Digital
Media Production
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Level 1 - 2 Courses Available: Learn about producing and handling forms of media, from photography to audio manipulation.

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Become a digital media creative with a FREE course at ELATT

Our media course is a skills based introduction to the media industry. The course is designed to explore the fundamentals of the digital media. It focuses on developing creative skills through project based tasks, as well as completing theory units that will give you insight into the working in the media industry.

You will learn Graphic Design, Video Production, Photography, Music/Audio Production and Game Design basics.

Media is one of the UK's growth industries, as smart technologies allow for the expansion of the media markets. By 2022, due to the use of media on smartphones, tablets and wearables, it's estimated that the digital media market will be worth £76 billion. Understanding digital media is the key to securing skills for the future.

digital-media-productions

5 - 10 Weeks
Duration

1.5 - 2 Days
Days per week

9.30am - 4.30pm
Morning Hours

6.00pm - 9.00pm
Evening Hours

Online
Environment


Content

Mandatory Units:

  • Improving productivity using IT

Additional/Optional Units:

  • Audio software
  • Video software
  • Design software
  • Imaging software
  • Desktop publishing software

Requirements, Qualifications and Progression

Entry Requirements:

  • Basic computing knowledge
  • Literacy - Entry Level 3

Qualifications:

  • City and Guilds Award/Certificate for IT Users - Level 1

Progression Options:

  • Digital Media Production - Level 2

10 - 15 Weeks
Duration

2 - 2.5 Days
Days per week

9.30am - 4.30pm
Morning Hours

6.00pm - 9.00pm
Evening Hours

Online
Environment


Content

Mandatory Units:

  • Improving productivity using IT

Additional/Optional Units:

  • Audio software
  • Video software
  • Design software
  • Imaging software
  • Desktop publishing software
  • Multimedia software (Film Production - Documentary)

Requirements, Qualifications and Progression

Entry Requirements:

  • Literacy - Level 1
  • Digital Media Production Certificate - Level 1 / equivalent

Qualifications:

  • City and Guilds Certificate or Diploma for IT Users - Level 2
  • ACA (Adobe Certified Associate) Certifications in Photo Shop

Progression Options:

  • Employment Pathways / University

Which units will I study for my course?

All our courses have one or more mandatory units and a choice of additional units.

Course content is tailored for you (and your employer) and the list of units outlined here are a guide only. Units covered will also depend on your prior learning and credit requirement. If there is something specific that you are interested in learning, please discuss this with your tutor during induction.


What if I don't have the entry requirements for a course?

There are other courses available to help you build up the skills and qualifications you need to be eligible for our courses. Please get in touch to discuss this further!


Which level can I study?

During your appointment assessment, we will help you work out which course will be the most suitable for you based on your results, previous experiences and interests.


Studying Hours

These are all the study days and times. Your course will take place on some of these times. You'll find out more information after you apply.

Mornings

Monday9.30 - 16.30

Tuesday9.30 - 16.30

Wednesday9.30 - 16.30

Thursday9.30 - 16.30

Friday9.30 - 16.30

SaturdayClosed

SundayClosed

Evenings

MondayClosed

Tuesday18.00 - 21.00

WednesdayClosed

Thursday18.00 - 21.00

FridayClosed

SaturdayClosed

SundayClosed


Will my course cost?

Course tuition fees
As a charity, ELATT works tirelessly to access a range of funding and donations to keep our courses free.

In 2018-2019 we had 900 students in total, and only 10 had to pay fees. That means 890 (99.9%) got a free course!

If you are over 19, you might have to take out a student loan to do a Level 3 course. We also can't train you if you are on a Student Visa, Visitor's Visa or Temporary Stay, or are an Overseas Student.

Each year we support hundreds of different people from all walks of life, of all backgrounds, ages, circumstances and skills levels. There's a really good chance that you can get a free course at ELATT, so apply now!

Course registration fees
Our courses for students aged over 19 usually have a registration fee of £30. If you are unemployed or earning less than the London Living Wage annually, you won't need to pay this course registration fee.

Course Fees: free courses at ELATT Apply for a course


You are more than welcome to give us a call at 0800-0420-184 or email hello@elatt.org.uk to ask questions and find out more. We are available from 9am-5pm on weekdays.

Benefits of this topic

Work with Multimedia

Learn to produce and modify all kinds of multimedia ranging from photography to audio editing.

Think Creatively

Unlike many other courses, this topic provides you with a chance to aspire to your inner creativity.

Unique Career

Use the learning of this topic to work your way into a career that provides unique opportunities.

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Meet Frankie

Occupation: Business and Tech Analyst

"I got interested in graphics design and games design, but I soon found out that I did not have the qualifications to get onto any of the right courses. To help me find a pathway towards Games Design, my resettlement broker found out about web design courses close to my home at ELATT."