Level 1/Level 2 First Diploma in Creative Digital Media Production

Start (w/c): 02/09/2019 Full Time - To be arranged (09:00 to 16:00) Aberdare

Course Information

This course is designed to provide you with an engaging and stimulating introduction to the world of media.

What Will I Learn?

You will study a variety of topics to include, Planning and Pitching a Product, Digital Media Sectors and Audiences, Digital Moving Image Production, Digital Audio Production, Digital Publishing Production, Website Production and Digital Games Production.

Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs at grades A*- D preferably including English/Welsh and Maths/Numeracy or ESW at Level 2, or a Level 1 sector skills course qualification.


To be successful in this qualification you will need to complete practical and assessments and an evidence based portfolio.


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Please note: Fees are payable for each year of study. Fees for Part time courses starting September 2019 have yet to be decided. We estimate that they will be confirmed by April 2019.

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Career Progression

  • Successful completion of this course will enable you to progress to level 3 or enter employment in the creative digital media sector.

Potential Careers

Career Info

  • Photographer, audio-visual or broadcasting equipment operator

    Average salary: £20,982

  • Graphic designer

    Average salary: £24,200


Workers in this unit group operate and assist with still, cine and television cameras and operate other equipment to record, manipulate and project sound and vision for entertainment, cultural, commercial and industrial purposes.

Entry Requirements

There are no set academic requirements although entrants usually possess GCSEs/S grades, A levels/H grades and are able to demonstrate proof of pre- entry work experience. A variety of diplomas, degrees and postgraduate qualifications are available. NVQs/SVQs in Photography are available at Levels 2, 3 and 4.


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