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Creative iMedia

General Information

Creative and Digital Media Level 1/2 Cambridge National Certificate plays an important part in many areas of our everyday lives and is also an important part of the UK economy. There is a demand from employers for an increasingly skilled and technically literate workforce as more and more media products are produced digitally. Creative iMedia provides pupils with specific and transferable skills and a solid foundation in understanding and applying this subject, whether it is in employment or higher education.

First Exam Date Wednesday 8th January

The Course Structure

Unit1: R081: Pre-production skills

This unit will enable learners to understand pre-production skills used in the creative and digital media sector. It will develop their understanding of the client brief, time frames, deadlines and preparation techniques that form part of the planning and creation process.

Unit 2: R082: Creating digital graphics

The aim of this unit is for learners to understand the basics of digital graphics editing for the creative and digital media sector. They will learn where and why digital graphics are used and what techniques are involved in their creation.

Unit 3: R085: Web Design

This unit will enable learners to understand the basics of website creation. It will enable them to interpret a client brief, use planning and preparation techniques and to create their own website using digital techniques.

Unit 4: R090: Digital Photography

This unit enables learners to understand the basics of Digital Photography for the creative and digital media sector. Learners will be able to plan a Digital Photography to a client brief, use cameras to take photographs and be able to store, export and review the final product.

Assessment

  • Unit 1 R081: Pre-production skills, Written paper 1 hour 15 mins – 60 marks
  • Unit 2 R082: Creating digital graphics hours, controlled assessment – 60 marks
  • Unit 3 R085: Web Design, controlled assessment - 60 marks
  • Unit 4: R090: Digital Photography, controlled assessment - 60 marks

Past Papers

Exams

Mark Schemes

Signposts

  • National Diplomas in practical media subjects
  • Apprenticeships
  • Potential Careers in:
  • Marketing, media production, public relations