Media Courses


Courses currently on offer include:

  • Song Writing
  • Music Production
  • Graphic Design
  • Digital Photography
  • Music Business
  • Camera Work
  • Editing
  • Script Writing
  • Web Design
  • CGI Animation

CYL alongside Digital Holdings have created a range of media related accredited courses available to students aged 13-25, at 3 difficulty levels, under the Arts Award and AQA accreditation frameworks. All courses and projects are subject to our robust monitoring and evaluation processes with outcomes evaluated in line with the ‘Every Child Matters’ (ECM) outcomes.

Our courses offer a fun, educational, hands on training and experience for young people, whilst enabling them to gain employable skills within a professional and safe environment. Each course  has been created and  designed by a team of industry professionals, Working with young people to create our curriculum we aim to ensure our courses are fully subscribed with each subject offered being popular and interesting over the 12-36 week period.

CYL Times and Duration

Courses are delivered over a 12 week term during the academic year or school holidays. Learners attend 1 day per week per course and may attend more than one course per term. All students will partake in a taster day, to ensure they enter courses at the appropriate level that best suits their knowledge and experience. Our 12 week courses have 3 levels – beginners, intermediate and advanced, enabling learners to progress onto higher levels of learning.