Art, Design, Creative Media & Music

BTEC (Introductory) Diploma in Digital Media - P087

12 Quays Full Time Level 1 Duration 36 weeks

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The Level 1 (Introductory) Diploma in Digital Media provides learners with opportunities to develop a range of skills needed for a career in the digital media sector, while also supporting routes into further study.

Course Details

This course is will introduce you to the activities and demands of the digital media sector, while also providing opportunities to develop essential learning skills needed for progression into further study. Students complete a variety of core and sector focused units designed introduce and develop the skillset needed in order to showcase sector knowledge, understanding and skills.

Core units:

  • Being organised
  • Developing a personal progression plan
  • Working with others
  • Researching a topic

Sector units:

  • Creating a Storyboard
  • Producing an Advert
  • Creating an Animation
  • Shooting a Short Film
  • Making an Audio Recording
  • Editing and Sharing a Media Product

This course offers a pathway onto the Level 2 Extended Certificate in Creative Digital Media Production, an apprenticeship or employment.

Entry Guidelines

This is a study programme for students who are 16-18 years.

  • 3 GCSE's at grade 2/E (preferably including English and Maths) or a relevant Entry Level qualification.
  • A satisfactory interview and assessment.
  • A satisfactory school report and reference.

If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

Equipment Required

Students enrolled onto this course are expected to bring the following equipment to every session:

  • 16GB SD Card
  • USB portable storage device
  • Headphones
  • General stationery
Assessment Method

100% assessed through coursework, with no external assessment or exams.

Additional Information

This course is assessed through 100% coursework. There are no external assessment or exams.

Where can I progress to?
BTEC Extended Certificate in Creative Digital Media Production

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Starting 5th September 2022 - Ending - 26th June 2023

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Planned Timetable

Day Times Campus
Monday 13:00 — 15:00 12 Quays Main Building
Monday 09:00 — 10:00 Online
Thursday 09:00 — 15:00 Online
Friday 09:00 — 14:00 Online

If you are aged 16-18:


This study programme is free for students, who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, and students aged 19-24 with an Education, Health & Care Plan.

If you are aged 19 or over:

Did you know that many of our courses are free for students aged 19 and above?

Find out if you are eligible for free funding here, or contact our student service team on 0151 551 7777.

If you are required to pay a fee you may be entitled to an Adult Learner Loan or other financial support. For more information on support available visit Bursaries and Loans. We also allow payment by instalments for some courses.

Fee : £1800.00

The fee quoted is for the academic year 22/23.

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