Level 1

Digital Media Introductory

Duration

1 year

Location

Rush Green Campus

Starting

Sep 2022

Audience

16-18
Adult 19+

This course will provide a broad introduction to the film and gaming sectors and is a great option for those looking for a career in the digital media industry.

You'll start to build your knowledge and experience of digital media so that you're ready to progress to the next level of study, where you can further develop your technical skills.

You'll be taught by enthusiastic and highly-skilled staff, who are experienced in the film, gaming and animation industries.

On this course you will begin to develop the technical skills required for a career in the digital media industry. This will include video filming and editing, creating animations, making audio recordings and producing adverts.

You'll also develop your employability and transferable skills, with a focus on being organised, working with others and researching. You'll develop a personal progression plan so you're ready for the next step towards your future learning and careers goals.

You'll be assessed via internal assignment briefs. There are no external exams on this programme.

To be eligible for this course you will need 3 GCSEs at grade 2 or above. This will need to include grade 2 or above in English & Maths or Entry Level 3 Functional Skills in English & Maths.

We have many links with employers in the film, gaming and animation industry, so you'll have access to real work experience or project briefs.

On successful completion of this course you will have developed the foundational skills and knowledge so you're ready to progress with your studies to the Level 2 in Creative Media Skills in either game, film or esports.

Where it can lead to

There are number of routes you can take following successful completion of a course. Further study can include Higher Education courses or a Higher Apprenticeship where you will expand your skills through study whilst earning a wage. Or you may choose to move directly into employment.

Contact our careers team for further guidance.