Digital
Media Productions
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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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About this Course

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, it is estimated that the digital media market will be worth £76 billion, due mostly to the use of media on smartphones, tablets and wearables. Understanding the digital media sector will be very important for finding jobs in the future.

digital-media-productions

5 - 10 Weeks
Duration

1.5 - 2 Days
Days per week

9.30am - 4.30pm
Hours

Classroom
Environment

Beginner
Difficulty


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 Productions - Level 2

10 - 15 Weeks
Duration

2 - 2.5 Days
Days per week

9.30am - 4.30pm
Hours

Classroom
Environment

Intermediate
Difficulty


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
  • Media Certificate - Level 1 / equivalent

Qualifications:

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

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.


Will my course cost?

This depends on age and a few other factors:

  • If you are 14-18 years old (young person) your courses will be completely free, regardless of which or how many courses you do.
  • If you are 19-23 years old your first course will be free, however your next course will cost.
  • If you are 24 years and older all courses will cost a fee.

If you're worried about costs, no problem. There are many financial options available to get past this barrier. Have a look at the fees page for more information!

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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.

Modern Technology

Build using modern technology that is continuously being innovated.

francis graduate

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."