Applying your digital skills in teaching and learning - Introduction to digital content creation and design

Digital Skills Enhancement Programme

This online course introduces you to instructional design, a process that can be used to develop individual self-study learning modules or complete courses. This course is free and is delivered on Foundation Online Learning. Learn more about the course and find a link for registration below:

Pricing options

All seven of the Applying your digital skills short online courses are FREE of charge. Every teacher, trainer and assessor in the sector will be able to access the courses for FREE as part of a special promotion to develop the capability of practitioners in the FE and Skills sector. Whilst the courses are FREE, there is an expectation that staff who enrol for theses short supported online courses are committed to completing them.

To enrol on this course, please click HERE

Who is this course for?

This course is aimed at teachers, trainers and assessors in the learning and skills sector who would like to incorporate digital content creation and design into their delivery strategies. 

Training aim

To develop your teaching and learning delivery strategies by exploring how digital content creation can be used.


You will have the knowledge and confidence to:

  • understand the importance of instructional design when creating digital content 
    • apply an instructional design model (ADDIE) to plan self-study modules 
    • use storyboarding techniques
    • find multimedia content for inclusion into your learning modules 
    • convert multimedia formats
    • evaluate your learning resources.

    Length of the course

    Each course will be five guided learning hours. Online support for the course discussions and bookable online tutor support is available for the first four weeks following enrolment.

    Entry Requirements

    You need to be delivering learning in an educational and training setting to ensure that you can benefit from the course.  

    Contact us

    If this course is not currently available in your area, and you would like to attend then register your interest. We will let you know about new events as they are announced.

    If you have any questions, please contact:

    T: 0800 0 831 830