Fees indicated are based on the current year (August 2016 to July 2017) and are subject to change next year.
Our further education courses (Entry to Level 3) are usually free if you are 16-18 years old. Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for financial support to help with other costs associated with your course such as course materials and travel.
If you are aged 19 or over you may be required to pay fees.
If you are enrolling onto a Level 3 or 4 course and are over 19 years of age the fees may be higher and you will be required to take out an Advanced Learning Loan, please see the guide to fees for more information.
International students will be required to pay the full International course fee.
For more information, see our guide to fees.
This course is for students who have an interest in Multimedia, Business Admin and ICT. There will be a number of projects that students will work on during the course depending on areas of interest of the group.
Students will use digital cameras to take photographs and then manipulate images using Photoshop for various purposes. They will learn how to store and retrieve files as well as using Microsoft packages such as Excel, Powerpoint and Word.
There are no formal entry requirements. Suitability and assessments will be discussed at interview and based on individual circumstances. Entry 2 for English and maths is preferred.
All students will compile a portfolio of evidence that will contain a mixture of photographs, witness statements, personal statements and course work. The portfolios are internally assessed and verified prior to external verification by an Awarding Body. Some students complete a portfolio which records their progress and development using RARPA (Recognising and Recording Personal Achievement), these portfolios are internally verified.
Some students will be entered for Functional Skills English and maths live assessments at the level indicated during initial assessments and verified through continuous diagnostic assessments, or if they are not yet ready will do RARPA English and maths qualifications.
Students will have the opportunity to progress onto the Employability course, supported Internships or onto mainstream courses.
Progression is subject to students meeting the eligibility criteria for the programme applied for.
All students will participate in small group sessions comprising no more than 10 students. The students will demonstrate skills in a mixture of practical and formal based learning environments.