Creative Digital Media Level 2 Award
Learn the practical skills and media knowledge that will allow you to ultimately thrive in the media industries and be highly employable in the modern media workplace.
- Develop practical skills in a range of media areas
- Media production in a variety of contexts
- Producing print advertisements
- Filming for music videos
- Create a variety of media products
- Pre-production, filming, lighting and editing techniques
All 16-19 year olds on full-time programmes will be required to retake GCSE English and Maths or to undertake Functional Skills, if they have not already attained the equivalent of a GCSE grade C in these subjects, every year of their course, until they complete their studies.
Those who want a practical course in the skills necessary to work in the ever changing media industries and to progress on to Level 3 courses.
Creative Media Production at Farnham College is an outstanding course. Excellent, energetic and inspirational teachers offer a high quality learning experience for all students. The department has fantastic resources with two Apple Mac suites, one PC suite, a television recording studio and a wealth of the latest media production software and hardware.
Your experience will be varied and include learning practical skills, looking at case studies, working as a team and preparing presentations. Homework: The nature of the BTEC course means that there is little formal setting of weekly homework. Instead, there is a longer timeframe in which to complete a collection of work. Students are expected to manage their own short term time-frames and complete all work to deadline.
At least four GCSEs at grade 3 (grade D) or above, including Maths and English Language.
Media (Creative Media Production) Level 3 BTEC Diploma or a package of A Level subjects including Media.
No specialist equipment is needed for this course as all materials, software and hardware are provided or available for student use. A course materials fee of £10 is charged to cover this. There are also occasional fees for course trips and study visits.