Level 2

Digital Skills

Duration

10 weeks

Location

Rush Green Campus

Starting

Apr 2022

Audience

Adult 19+

Careers

Digital & IT

This short course aims to develop practical understanding and application of digital skills in a work or personal environment.

There are two units in the Award:

  • Digital Content Creation: Text and Image
  • Digital Content Creation: Audio and video

Subjects covered include:

  • Sourcing and editing text, image, audio and video
  • Copyright
  • How to use digital design software such as Canva, Flipsnack, Crello, Publisher, Sites, Lucidpress and apps such as Screencast-o-matic, Meet and Teams for demonstrating
  • Storyboarding
  • Using a JamBoard and other collaborative tools
  • Navigation, linking and embedding
  • Compressing files
  • Storing and retrieving files locally and remotely

There are no exams. Skills, knowledge and understanding are assessed through an assignment which includes designing digital publications and demonstrating how they work, keeping a reflective account of your work and progress, and answering written questions.

On successful completion of the course you could move onto a Level 3 Digital Design apprenticeship, or onto the Level 3 Access to HE Diploma in Digital Technologies.

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.