Train to be an e-learning designer in your own time. The course is delivered both face-to-face and online. This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to work in a digital teaching and learning environment.

Level 3 & Level 4 Diploma in Digital Learning Design

Introduction

The aim of these qualifications is to provide skills-based qualifications to train technical staff to convert content into eLearning resources within the occupational role of a digital learning designer. The skills required by a digital learning designer cut across a number of subject specialisms and this qualification brings together those skills into a single qualification.

There are several features of these qualifications that make them very appropriate for the learners:

  • Unit certification is available for each of the units
  • Can be delivered either as a classroom-based course or as a blended learning programme
  • Evidence can be generated within a wide range of organisational contexts allowing the qualification to meet the specific occupational requirements of the learners.

This a skills-based qualification to train technical staff to create digital learning content thus creating a new occupational role of ‘digital learning designer’. The skills required by a ‘digital learning designer’ cut across a number of subject specialisms and this qualification brings together those skills into a single qualification.

Aims

The aims of the qualification are:

  • To provide learners with the knowledge and competency specific to the ‘digital learning designer’ role
  • To allow learners to study a wide range of units, combining them within a portfolio of evidence to complete a qualification
  • To prepare learners for further training

Level 3 - Digital Learning Design

CreditsGuided Learning HoursUnits
GROUP A: MANDATORY UNITS
330Introduction to the Digital Learning Environment
330Personal and Professional Development
330Working in a Digital Learning Lifecycle
330Effective Communication for Digital Learning Design
330User Experience Design
330Quality and Standards
330Investigating and Analysing Requirements for Digital Learning Designs
GROUP B: OPTIONAL UNITS (CHOOSE ANY THREE)
330Collaborative Technologies and Outcomes
330Emerging Digital Software
330Introducing Immersive Technologies
330Technical Advice and Guidance
330Using Social Media Technologies
330Developing Skills, Understanding and Confidence of Others In E-Learning
GROUP C: OPTIONAL UNITS (CHOOSE ANY THREE)
330A/V Production
330Converging Digital Technologies
330Graphic Design and Imagery
330Introduction to Website Production
330Mobile IT Technologies
330Storyboarding

Level 4 - Digital Learning Design

CreditsGuided Learning HoursUnits
GROUP A: MANDATORY UNITS
330Personal and Professional Development
440The Digital Learning Project Lifecycle
550Managing Communications to Investigate and Define the Requirements of Digital Learning Designs
440User Experience Design
330Science of Learning and Design
440Quality and Standards
440Digital Assessment Design
GROUP B: OPTIONAL UNITS (CHOOSE ANY THREE)
460Accessible Learning Design
430Managing Digital Learning Environments
460Supporting Social Learning
450Safe and Responsible Online Use
460User-Centred Design
430Digital Law and Compliance
430Developing Skills, Understanding and Confidence of Others In E-Learning
GROUP C: OPTIONAL UNITS (CHOOSE ANY THREE)
440Platform Development and Software
430Video Production
430Audio Production
460Gamification
450Digital Storytelling
440Authoring Tools