Level 2 Technical Diploma in Media
This popular media course will provide you with the technical skills in video, audio and photography production. This Level 2 course is equivalent to 4 GCSEs at grades A*-C
This leads to practical and creative skills that transfer into the workplace. Unit choices cover a range of media including radio, television, film production, print and graphics production and photography. It also provide opportunities to develop skills demanded by employers.
Examples of the technologies that the student will learn Adobe Premier, Photoshop, Adobe illustrator, Adobe Audition, Moviemaker, Scriptwriting Celtx.
These qualifications and units are in the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF). They have been structured to enable learners to gain qualifications at their own pace and build on their achievements.
The Cambridge Technical qualifications offer learners the opportunity for a programme of study to:
· prepare for further learning or training
· develop essential knowledge, transferable skills and personal skills in a subject area that interests them with the aim of enhancing their employability
· move into different areas of employment
· develop their knowledge and skills as part of their Continual Professional Development (CPD)
· achieve a nationally recognised vocational qualification.
Learners will also have the opportunity to acquire the essential knowledge and tools for the world of work in the Media by developing transferable skills such as planning, research and analysis, working with others and effective communication.
Subjects studied will include:
Introducing media products and audiences (M)
Planning and producing a media product
Photography for media products
Film and TV media products
Audio-visual media skills (0.5)
Audio media skills (0.5)
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you wish to work with media products, production processes and technologies. The practical and creative skills that you will learn can immediately transfer into the workplace.
Unit choices cover a diverse range of Media production including print, web, radio, television, film, scriptwriting, lighting, advertising and photography.
The hands-on approach to this course and getting experience in using equipment such as zoom microphones, digital SLR cameras, Radio studios etc.
Developing your creativity by making short films.
Working with the college community radio stations such as Bangor FM, Lisburn 98 FM and FM 105.
2 GCSEs Grades D-G and successful outcome at skills test and interview.
There will be additional costs for equipment. Your tutor will give you details of these.
The Media course will be timetabled over 21 hours per week ie - 15 hours of vocational classes, 3 hours per week employability training and 3 hours per week Essential skills English, Maths and ICT
You will be required to complete Essential Skills in Literacy, Numeracy and ICT if you do not have a GCSE grade C or above in English, Maths or ICT
If you have just completed your GCSEs Further Education is most likely the option for you. FE covers qualifications from entry to higher level qualifications such as Awards, Certificates, Diplomas, NVQ, BTEC and Apprenticeships.Explore Further Education
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