You should have 4 GCSE grades 9-4 or A* - C or equivalent, this should include English and maths. A keen interest in the creative media industries as a whole.
Is this course right for me?
This course is for you if you are interested in: TV, Video, Magazine or Radio production.
The Level 3 Diploma in Creative Media Production and Technology gives you a deeper knowledge of a wide range of roles and opportunities for study in more specialist media fields. This is a wide scope media course that allows you to develop skills in a wide range of different creative media fields including video production, photography, animation, editing and print. It has been designed to provide learners with the skills, knowledge and understanding necessary to progress to entry level roles or further study and training in a range of media-related subjects. It also introduces you to the diversity of roles and responsibilities in the media sector and gives you the opportunity to explore the history and context of a variety of media discplines.
Your areas of study will include: An introduction to creative media methods and skills. An introduction to production techniques in creative media. How to understand audiences in creative media production. How to conduct contextual research for creative media productions. Exploring audio production and technology. Exploring visual production and technology. Exploring interactive media production and technology.
Your assessments throughout this course will keep you on track to achieve; these could include group projects, assignment tasks and a portfolio of work to support your learning. Your year culminates in your Final Major Project which sees you specialising in an area of your choosing.
Your Tutor will be on hand to support you throughout your course to develop your skills, prepare you for your next steps and help you to achieve your goals.
Your Study Programme includes valuable additions to help you succeed!
Personal Professional Development sessions (PPD) will teach you valuable skills that employers are looking for including communication, time management and life skills that you can take with you anywhere you go!
You will have a regular 1:1 appointment with highly qualified and experienced professionals who will help you to manage your workload, give you valuable feedback and ensure that you meet College expectations.
English & Maths: You may not be sure whether these subjects are relevant to you, but good English and Maths skills will be vital to any career path and we¿re here to support you in developing yours.
Work Experience, workbased learning and enrichment opportunities are all crucial to preparing you for your next steps and here you will have access to a wide range of opportunities to make sure you gain plenty of experience outside of the classroom. Careers Advice & Guidance is available throughout your time at CBC from our friendly, dedicated Advisors. They can provide you with a wide range of support including CV writing, UCAS applications, interview skills and much more.
What options are there after completing this course?
Upon completing your course, you have a great range of options available to help you continue your adventure. You may choose to continue your studies into a variety of different creative courses at Level 3 including Creative Media, Photography, Graphic Design or Animation. The course can also lead to successful careers in a wide variety of media jobs. Want to know more? Click here to see where this course can take you!
Coming to College is a full time commitment and you will need to ensure that you have factored in the cost of travelling to College and potentially to a local work placement. If you are concerned about this, please click here to see what financial support is available through our Student Services team.