City College Nottingham

Diploma in Digital Learning Design Level 3 or 4

Description: Digital Learning Design Level 3 ASCENTIS Diploma – create E-learning material using industry standard software Learn the power of …



    Digital Learning Design Level 3 ASCENTIS Diploma – create E-learning material using industry standard software

    Learn the power of digital learning using industry standard software to create e-learning documents for learning and training. E-Learning is a great way for educational professionals, academics, and companies to deliver training. E-learning can reach multiple students, including: distance learners, Performance Support Users, Learners with Disabilities, and Global Users. Learn how to create interesting and stimulating material for eLearning by using the wide variety of technologies available, making learning accessible and intuitive for students of all ages.

    The UK has the largest e-learning industry in the EU, with more than 400 companies specialising in e-learning for the corporate market generating over £540 million in 2011.  The Digital Learning Design course is a clear qualification pathway to train e-learning designers. The Digital Learning Design course has been designed to address his skills shortage and providing a dedicated training route for roles such as: education professionals, Digital Learning designers, VLE Administrators, E-Learning Support Officers, Technology Enhanced Learning Coordinators, or Digital Learning Assistants.

    Units Include:

    • Introduction to the digital learning environment
    • Professional and personal development
    • User experience design
    • Working in a digital working lifecycle
    • Investigating and Analysing Requirements for Digital Learning Designs
    • Quality and standards
    • Effective Communication for Digital Learning Design
    • Collaborative Technologies and Outcomes
    • Developing Skills, Understanding and Confidence of Others in E-learning
    • Using Social Media Technologies
    • A/V Production
    • Graphic Design and Imagery
    • Story-boarding



    Ascentis Diploma Level 3 or 4 in Digital Learning Design


    Entry Requirements

    Ideally you should be working as an e-learning designer or want to move into this sector. Ideal for teachers/tutors who want to develop e-learning design skills.

    No entry requirements however a good understanding of Maths & English is required but support throughout the course can be given. You will need to complete either Functional Skills or GCSE maths & English if you haven’t obtained a grade C or above at GCSE.

    You must have a keen and enthusiastic attitude to work and learn.

    You will be required to complete the college’s initial assessments in Maths and English

    To successfully complete the full qualification it is necessary for you to achieve 90% attendance.

    Assessment & Achievements

    A variety of methods will be used, which may include tests, and building a portfolio of coursework. All elements must be successfully achieved in order to gain full certification.The portfolio is marked by the Awarding Body.


    Length of Course

    1 year. This course is a full time, college taught programme, over 2 days/week for one academic year (ie 3 terms), however, in addition to attendance in class, learners are expected to devote enough additional time as necessary for self-study, research and assignment writing, in order to complete the course successfully.

    Detailed timetables will be provided on course commencement


    Start Date

    Classes commence in September/January (Depending on numbers)


    Attendance Requirements

    Learners must achieve an attendance record of 85% over the duration of the course. Learners who miss any of their normal timetabled sessions will be expected to attend additional sessions (which may be with a different Tutor), to make up for lost learning hours. Learners who do not meet the attendance requirements will not be allowed to complete final assessment which leads to certification.


    • City College Nottingham, Carlton Rd, Nottingham, NG3 2NR


    All students pay a non-refundable Administration Fee of £10.00 regardless of status. Please contact our enrollment team for total cost of this course. Cost is supported by the advance learning loan – This loan is not repayable until in employment and earning £21k or more and then at payments start at £9.00 per month.

    For more information:

    Equipment and materials are provided free of charge, however, should you wish to pursue your learning in more depth, you may be advised to purchase one or more text books from a recommended reading list.

    Fee Waiver – If you receive one or more means tested state benefits (or you are a dependent of someone who is), tuition, assessment and certification will be free provided that you provide satisfactory ^evidence of receipt of benefits at the time of enrolment. Some courses are free of charge for all learners e.g. Literacy and numeracy, and certain Level 2 and Level 3 courses are fully funded by the Government.
    ^evidence must be current, and in line with funding criteria and partner audit requirements. You may need to provide further evidence when your benefit(s) are due for renewal, and you will be required to update the College in the event that your circumstances change over the duration of your studies.


    • Any other higher level course
    • Level 3 Diploma Access to HE
    • Level 3 Diploma in Management
    • Level 3 Apprenticeship
    • Employment

    How to enrol?

    Get in touch with us and speak with Chris Keeble:

    Call: 0115 9101455


    Come in and visit us: Carlton Road, Nottingham NG3 2NR

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