Unit 1 - Digital Graphics
This unit is designed to provide you with an understanding of the types and uses of digital graphics. You will explore the equipment and settings required to take photographs and source digital images. You will develop skills in using digital image manipulation software to edit digital images to a particular specification and will be able to save these in different formats for different purposes. Find out more here.
Unit 2 - Web Authoring
In this unit you will develop an understanding of web authoring and the skills involved in building a website. You will learn to use web design software to create, add content, test, publish and review a website. Find out more here.
Unit 3 - Digital Animation
In this unit you will learn animation techniques and skills in the creation of digital animation. You will firstly develop an understanding of what a basic animation is and how it is produced. You will then explore what digital animation is and where, when and why it is used. You will be able to use a digital animation program to create and test a simple animation that is suitable for integration into digital pages. Finally you will be able to export the animation files in the correct format. Find out more here.
Unit 4 - Interactive Multimedia
The aim of this unit is to introduce you to multimedia technologies, applications and design processes. You will investigate how multimedia is used effectively in a range of existing professional products. The unit will equip you with the knowledge and skills to creatively design, test and implement elements of a multimedia product using multimedia authoring tools an including a variety of media content from images to video. Find out more here.
Unit 5 - Digital Sound
This unit is designed to accredit understanding of digital sound files. You will develop an understanding of what sound is and how it is produced. You will be able to record, edit and review digital sound content from a variety of sources and applications such as WWW, CD ROM and test the sound file(s) created. Find out more here.
Unit 6 - Digital Video
This unit is designed to accredit an understanding and develop skills required in preparing for and recording digital video. You will investigate the technology currently used in the video industry. You will develop competencies in using a digital video camera to capture footage. You will be able to use basic editing tools and features of appropriate software to store, edit, produce and test the final cut of a video sequence in appropriate format. Find out more here.