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Media and Journalism

Digital Media Introductory Certificate Level 1

  • Course Type: Diploma/Certificate

What can this course lead to?

Once you have successfully completed this course you could progress onto a Level 2 Media or Level 2 IT course.

Who is it for?

This qualification has been designed for learners who wish to achieve a level 1 media qualification in preparation for future study.

This qualification is not designed to lead directly to employment but will maximise opportunities for a learner’s progression to Level 2 qualifications in a related subject, when combined with English and maths.

What is covered?

You will focus on several elements of media production including:

  • Audio recording
  • How to produce adverts
  • Layout design for a digital product

The course help you progress through lessons on personal organisation and creating a Personal Progression Plan.

These combined with preparation for work experience, tutorial sessions and English and maths should support you progressing the following year onto a Level 2 Media or IT course.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

English at Grade 1 or above (although candidates without this may still be considered if they can demonstrate a real interest in the subject).

Start date: 02/09/2024

Course Code
<P>Starting on the week commencing the 1st September, this is a full time course consisting of at least 3 days in college and then additional virtual sessions needing to be completed.<P></P>

Full-time courses are fully funded for 16 to 18-year-olds. For age 19+, various funding options are available.

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Since joining Peterborough College, I’ve transformed into a confident film professional. The supportive environment and approachable lecturers have been pivotal, especially in an area with few media specialists like Peterborough.

Joe Hollick
L3 Creative Media Practice

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