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Learn digital media production skills with a FREE course at ELATT

Step into digital media production with a FREE course at ELATT

About Digital Media Production

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. You will be taught be experienced teachers, and we also support you with employability, including opportunities to speak to professionals and access mentoring, volunteering and work experience.

Career Potential

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.

Once qualified, you could earn a starting salary of £16,000 rising to £50,000 with experience.
Apply now to gain new skills, qualifications and take the first step to your new career.

We're here for you as the UK emerges from the coronavirus pandemic: our Sixth Form classes are now all face-to-face, and we're offering a mix of online and in-class options for our adult courses. You'll receive the same personalised support whichever way you study at ELATT.

Read more about online learning at ELATT

TBD Weeks
Duration

TBD Days
Days per week

9.30am - 4.30pm
Morning Hours

6.00pm - 9.00pm
Evening Hours

Classroom
Environment


Content

Level 1 Award [0 Credits]:

  • TBD

Requirements, Qualifications and Progression

Entry Requirements:

  • Basic computing knowledge (File Management / Microsoft Word)
  • Literacy - Level 1

Qualifications:

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

Progression Options:

  • Web Design and Development - Level 2
  • Computer Engineering - Level 1

9 - 10 Weeks
Duration

6 Hours
Hours per week

9.30am - 4.30pm
Daytime study

6.00pm - 9.00pm
Evening study

Online
Environment


Content

  • Audio software: get started in music production using BandLab
  • Video software: get started in video editing using Clipchamp
  • Design software: get started in digital design using Canva and Photopea

Requirements and Qualifications

Entry Requirements:

  • English: Entry 3 (Speaking, Listening, Reading, Writing)
  • IT: Basic Skills
  • Please bring your prior qualification certificates with you to your first Assessment meeting.
  • If you don't have your certificates, we'll ask you to complete a short English and IT assessment so that we can make sure you're ready for this course. Find out more about the application process here.

Awarding Body:

  • City & Guilds

Qualifications:

  • Award for IT Users (ITQ) Level 2

6 - 12 Weeks
Duration

6 - 12 Hours
Hours per week

9.30am - 4.30pm
Daytime study

6.00pm - 9.00pm
Evening study

Online
Environment


Content

  • Improving productivity using IT: learn how to plan, evaluate and improve procedures involving the use of IT tools and systems, improving your productivity and efficiency in work activities
  • Presentation software: use PowerPoint, Keynote and Prezi to create powerful, dynamic presentations with rich media capabilities
  • Multimedia software: Buildbox is a no-code development platform focused on game creation without programming, coding or scripting
  • Audio software: improve your music production, recording skills and audio capabilities using BandLab & GarageBand
  • Video software: develop your film editing skills using iMovie

Requirements and Qualifications

Entry Requirements:

  • English: Level 1 (Speaking, Listening, Reading, Writing)
  • IT: Basic Skills
  • Please bring your prior qualification certificates with you to your first Assessment meeting.
  • If you don't have your certificates, we'll ask you to complete a short English and IT assessment so that we can make sure you're ready for this course. Find out more about the application process here.

Awarding Body:

  • NCFE

Qualifications:

  • Certificate in Creative Media Level 2

24 Weeks
Duration

8 Hours
Hours per week

9.30am - 4.30pm
Daytime study

6.00pm - 9.00pm
Evening study

Online
Environment


Content

  • Improving productivity using IT: learn how to plan, evaluate and improve procedures involving the use of IT tools and systems, improving your productivity and efficiency in work activities
  • 3D design software: improve your skills in 3D design using online software Tinkercad, equipping the next generation of designers and engineers with the foundational skills for 3D innovation!
  • Website software: develop your website using Wix.com, allowing you to create HTML5 websites and mobile sites through the use of online drag and drop tools
  • Bespoke software: digital design using Foyr to build high-quality, true-to-scale, 2D and 3D interactive floor plans
  • Specialist software: 3D printing with MakerBot optimizes and streamlines the 3D printing process for any workflow, allowing you to discover, prepare, manage, and share 3D prints
  • Imaging software: Photopea is a web-based photo & graphics editor which can work with raster and vector graphics. Use it for image editing, making illustrations, web design or converting between different image formats - and more!
  • Desktop publishing software: create newsletters and other documentation using Lucid Press and Vivid Designer
  • 3D drawing and planning software: using Third.design and Krita to create 3D drawings and plans
  • 3D animation software: create animations that are sleek and fun using Piskel and Animaker, enabling you to create animated videos using pre-built characters and templates
  • Presentation software: use Keynote and PowerPoint to create powerful, dynamic presentations with rich media capabilities

Requirements and Qualifications

Entry Requirements:

  • English: Level 1 (Speaking, Listening, Reading, Writing)
  • IT: Basic Skills
  • Please bring your prior qualification certificates with you to your first Assessment meeting.
  • If you don't have your certificates, we'll ask you to complete a short English and IT assessment so that we can make sure you're ready for this course. Find out more about the application process here.

Awarding Body:

  • City & Guilds

Qualifications:

  • Diploma for IT Users (ITQ) Level 2

TBD Weeks
Duration

TBD Days
Days per week

9.30am - 4.30pm
Morning Hours

6.00pm - 9.00pm
Evening Hours

Classroom
Environment


Content

Level 3 Diploma [0 Credits]:

  • TBD

Requirements, Qualifications and Progression

Entry Requirements:

  • Basic computing knowledge (File Management / Microsoft Word)
  • Literacy - Level 1

Qualifications:

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

Progression Options:

  • Web Design and Development - Level 2
  • Computer Engineering - Level 1

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.


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 2020-2021 we had 900 students in total, and none had to pay fees. That means 100% 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 Fees: free courses at ELATT Apply for a course


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


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.

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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 advisor found out about web design courses close to my home at ELATT."