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Key details

Attendance Full-time
Duration 1 Year
Code PLWL1DIG
Awarding Body Pearson
Level BTEC Level 1
Start Date 06/09/2021

Other start dates

Course overview

This new BTEC level 1 Introductory qualification has been developed in response from learner feedback highlighting the need for a distinct, graded Level 1 BTEC that is motivating. The qualification is designed to not only introduce you to Digital Media but also help you to develop the learning skills you will need to progress to further learning, an apprenticeship or employment.

What you'll study

You will learn through lectures, online modules (Moodle), group work, electronic resources and external speakers.

BTEC have designed this new graded qualification to give the learners the core skills they need to progress. This course is available as an award.

There is a possibility of work placement and speakers from the industry.

Examples of subjects covered include:

  • storyboards, layouts and interactive presentations
  • producing adverts and animations
  • audio and film making
  • editing and sharing media
  • developing a personal progression plan
  • being organised.

You will also study for an award in personal social development (PSD).

The course is based on a Programme of Study, which consists of: the vocational qualification itself; a City & Guilds Employability and Personal Development Award, maths and English, a tutorial programme and work experience. Learners will study three core Employability units and one sector specific units over the duration of the course.

Examples of modules covered:

Digital Media Topics Include: Storyboards, layouts and interactive presentations; Producing adverts and animations; Audio and film making; Editing and sharing media

 

  • You will learn through lectures, online modules (Moodle), group work, electronic resources and external speakers.

  • BTEC have designed this new graded qualification to give the learners the core skills they need to progress. This course is available as an award.

    There is a possibility of work placement and speakers from the industry.

    Examples of subjects covered include:

    • storyboards, layouts and interactive presentations
    • producing adverts and animations
    • audio and film making
    • editing and sharing media
    • developing a personal progression plan
    • being organised.

    You will also study for an award in personal social development (PSD).

    The course is based on a Programme of Study, which consists of: the vocational qualification itself; a City & Guilds Employability and Personal Development Award, maths and English, a tutorial programme and work experience. Learners will study three core Employability units and one sector specific units over the duration of the course.

    Examples of modules covered:

    Digital Media Topics Include: Storyboards, layouts and interactive presentations; Producing adverts and animations; Audio and film making; Editing and sharing media

     

Assessment

You will be assessed through a range of methods that include coursework, assignments and presentations.

Entry requirements

Entry 3: There are no entry requirements for this level apart from an interest in the specified subject and the ability to commit to positive behaviours and attendance.

Level 1: You should have keen interest in Digital Media and achieved a minimum 2 GCSE at grade 2 (E) or above. Entry level 3 qualifications with minimum Entry 3 at Maths and English are also accepted.

English and/or Mathematics will be included in your timetable if you have not achieved a GCSE at grade 4 or above in these subjects when you start your course.

Work experience

There will be opportunities for experience of work - 30 hours experience of work.

Tuition fees

If you are aged 19+ and studying a Further Education Course at Bradford College, you may have to pay course fees. Course fees are dependent on the number of hours and which course is being taken. Actual costs can be obtained from our team.

Email: information@bradfordcollege.ac.uk

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