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Digital and Creative Industries Level 2 Award Part-time

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

This course is starting on 8 January 2024. Classes are on Mondays between 9.15am and 12.30pm for 10 weeks.

Entry requirements

There is no requirement for you to have achieved any qualifications or units prior to undertaking this qualification, however a reasonable standard of computing skills will be required.

You will achieve

Level 2 Award in Digital and Creative Industries

Course overview

This qualification provides you with the knowledge, skills and behaviours in a variety of areas in the digital and creative industries.

The qualifications offer progression from the Level 1 Creative Industries Qualification. This is a broad qualification that covers a number of areas, and can allow you to progress on to an Access course, if you are wishing to study at University level in the future.

Course content

You will agree a topic of study for a digital and creative industries project, then plan and undertake a project. This will lead to the production of a creative media product, which you will present and review the product and your working practices, reflecting on your decisions.

You will be introduced to new and previously used software to assist in this project and you will be provided with guided pathways in which you can produce a project for. Throughout the project you will;

  • Identify, explain and outline your project
  • Research and present data for your project
  • Plan, Produce and edit your project
  • Present and showcase your final project
  • Reflect and evaluate your skills and knowledge

You will be assessed using a range of methods such as practical tasks and written coursework within a portfolio of evidence. This portfolio will be used to determine your grade.

All equipment will be provided.

SciTech Digital Innovation Centre
Falcon Street
S70 2EY

On completion you could study the Level 3 Access to HE Diploma (Creative Digital Media)

How much does the course cost?

This course can be studied for free, subject to funding criteria.

Extra information

You may not have to pay for this course if you are employed but earn below £21,255 a year, or if you receive Job Seekers Allowance, Employment and Support Allowance or Universal Credit. If you are unemployed, actively seeking employment and receive Council Tax Benefit, Housing Benefit, Income Support or WFTC then you may also receive funding for this course. You will need to provide evidence of your eligibility which will be checked at enrolment.

This course is funded by South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority (SYMCA) and/or West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA). You must be living in the South or West Yorkshire regions to qualify for funding.

If the course is listed as full fee payable, you will have to pay for the course.

For further information please contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email info@barnsley.ac.uk

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Digital and Creative Industries Level 2 Award Part-time

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