Digital Media BTEC Diploma Level 1

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Aimed at anyone with an interest in the media, this course explores creative media, performing arts, music, art, crafts, and design. You will learn filming and editing skills ready to create your own production. You will also develop an eye for photography. Our guest speakers deliver insightful talks on their roles and what they entail.


Who is this course for?

If you’re in year 11 or 12 and are looking to take the next steps towards your career these courses are for you. Our vast selection of vocational courses span a range of subjects and combine academic study with practical skills. Study in industry standard facilities and use our industry links to prepare for progression.

Benefits / Skills

  • Comfortably use software such as Adobe Premiere and Adobe Audition.
  • Create atmospheric sound to complement media products.
  • Plan, film, and edit your own video production using industry software.
  • Use technical equipment such as DSLR cameras

Entry Requirements

Two GCSEs at grade 2 or above.

Career Progression

Progression may include a level 2 qualification, an apprenticeship, or relevant employment.

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Course Details


1 year

Study Type

Full time

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Course Fee (16-18)

No fee

Course Facts


English and maths will be built into your course if your grades are below 4.

Extra Curriculum

We provide full-time arts education to over 1,000 students every year, from level 1 through to BA Honours degrees. If you are successful in gaining a place on one of our specialist courses, we will work with you to develop your creative skills and prepare you for the next big step – either to university, drama school, art college or the world of work.

Labour Market

On average Media professionals in Leeds earn £30,121.74 (Emsi).

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