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Professional Diploma in Multimedia Level 2 at Richmond Adult Community College

Course description

This essentially practical course covers a wide range of multimedia skills, and aims to provide a solid foundation in the key programs used in today's fast-moving media industry, including Photoshop, InDesign, Flash, Dreamweaver, Final Cut Pro (for video) and Powerpoint. There will also be an individual tutorial session which will help you develop your career portfolio. This course is designed to function as a self-contained unit for those interested in acquiring a broad foundation in multimedia skills; for those looking for a more in-depth knowledge, perhaps with a view to career change, the course serves as a progression route to the higher Level 3 Access to HE Diploma in Multimedia Technology (September start for students 19 or over on 31st August in year of application). Please ask your course tutor for advice and guidance. The course is taught in a purpose-built Multimedia suite running up-to-date professional standard software and multimedia hardware, and leads to a NOCN Level 2 Diploma in IT User Skills.

Course content

Your course will cover: • Digital Imaging (Photoshop) • Web Design and Development • Video (Final Cut Pro) • Desktop Publishing • Animation (Flash) • Office Skills (Word, Powerpoint) • Improving Productivity • Building a Career Portfolio and Writing a CV The course combines practical exercises and theory. You will learn through practical demonstration, formal instruction and individual tuition. A tutorial system helps you with your work and planning.

Entry requirements

Good keyboard skills and basic computer literacy are essential. You will be interviewed to assess whether the course is appropriate for you. Previous program experience is not necessary, but enthusiasm for exploring new techniques and processes and genuine commitment to learning are vital.


Assessment for each unit will be through in-class observation of practical work, and submission of written coursework.

Further information This course may not be set up yet but it will be available in 2012

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Richmond Adult Community College directly.

Last updated date: 14 July 2017
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