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Overview

If you are a school leaver who had support at school who is thinking about a career using media or computers this course is what you want. If you already have had an introduction to media and IT, this course will help you further develop your knowledge and skills.

This course is ideal for anyone who is interested in a career in ICT, but who needs more experience of the area and/or needs to improve English, maths or confidence to progress. It will give you a solid foundation in the principles of IT and media from which you can develop your knowledge and skills.

Course description

Most employers today expect their staff to be able to use a computer, and technology is a tool that can empower you and help you succeed.

You will be taught by tutors who have years of experience, who will combine theory and practice enabling you to develop high-level skills and knowledge. Industry visits and work experience opportunities will enhance your learning, and help you to understand how to apply what you learn to a range of business sectors.

The course is offered at Entry Level 3 and Level 1, and you will study English and maths at the level appropriate for you.

Due to the current COVID-19 situation and with health and safety of our students as a priority, we have redesigned this course to include a mixture of classroom-based and online learning.

What areas will I study?

  • Self-assessment
  • Career progression
  • IT user fundamentals
  • Developing multimedia products
  • Job opportunities in creative media
  • Multimedia software
  • Presentation software
  • Website software
  • Video software
  • Digital sound recording
  • Functional Skills maths, English and ICT

Course options

Age range Start Fees Duration Further Information
16-18 September 2021, Duration: 1 Academic year - 1 Academic year Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
19-23 September 2021, Duration: 1 Academic year £900.00- Exam Fee:£162 1 Academic year In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
24+ September 2021, Duration: 1 Academic year Please contact the college for fee information 1 Academic year In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.