Digital Applications

We course we study is the Level 1 Certificate in Digital Applications (CIDA)

Why study Digital Applications?

Digital Applications aims to empower learners to play an active role in the digital sector rather than being simply consumers of digital content. Tailor-made to meet the needs of today’s creative industries, this qualification will cover imaging, creative multimedia, website development and computer game production.

This course is ideal for students who want the opportunity to explore and acquire a broad understanding and knowledge of the creative digital industries and the ability to apply that knowledge in practical contexts.

Course Content

CiDA at Level 1 consists of 2 units, both of which are internally assessed.

Unit 1 - Developing Web Products            25% of the qualification

Unit 4 - Game Design                                     75% of the qualification


Assessment consists of 2 units, both of which are internally assessed and externally moderated.

Access to Further and Higher Education

After completing this qualification, you’ll have the foundation of knowledge and skills you need to further study computing and IT-related courses at FE College and beyond.

Career Opportunities

Career opportunities include: Computer games developer, Computer games tester, Computer service and repair technician, Data entry clerk, E-learning developer, Forensic computer analyst, Helpdesk professional, IT security coordinator, IT support technician, Librarian, Library assistant, Media researcher, Office equipment service technician, Security service personnel, Telephonist-switchboard operator, Web designer, Web developer and many more.
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