What is Creative iMedia?

Are you good at using software to develop products such as movies, images and multimedia products?  Do you enjoy creating ICT based products to meet a particular purpose and target audience?  Are you interested in a career in games or web development?  If so, this may be the course for you!  The Cambridge National in Creative iMedia is a course for those with a creative mind.  You’ll be asked to plan, design, develop and review products using a range of software.

Course Details

Qualification Exam Board Specification
Level 1 / 2 Cambridge National Certificate in Creative iMedia OCR J834

Department Leader

Mr T. Mayer
Department Leader for IT

Course Overview

The video below explains the different topics you will study on the Creative iMedia course:


The course is made up of:

Title Assessment type Weighting
Creative iMedia in the Media Industry Exam 40%
Visual Identity and Digital Graphics Controlled assessment 25%
Interactive Digital Media Controlled assessment 35%

Creative iMedia in the Media Industry – In this unit you will learn about the sectors, products and job roles that form the media industry. You will learn about the legal and ethical issues involved, and the processes used to plan and create digital media products. You will learn to choose the most appropriate format and properties for different media products.

Visual Identity and Digital Graphics – In this unit you will learn how to develop visual identities for clients. You will also learn to apply the concepts of graphic design to create original digital graphics which incorporate your visual identity, to engage a target audience.

Interactive Digital Media – In this unit you will learn to design and create interactive digital media products for chosen platforms. You will learn to select, edit and repurpose multimedia content of different kinds, and create the structure and interactive elements necessary for an effective user experience.

You will need access to a desktop or laptop computer and internet access is preferable.  Teaching and learning methods include teacher-directed guidance and directed independent study via Google Classroom.

With further training or study, possible careers could include animator, applications developer, cartographer, digital marketer, games developer and film & video editor.

Got A Question?

If you have a question about Creative iMedia you can use the form below to contact Mr Mayer, Department Leader for IT.


    Updated: 18/01/2023