Level 2 Traineeship in Creative Media Production & Technology

Level 2 Traineeships are ideal for learners who wish to develop and practice the skills required for employment within the media industry


Academic Year: 2024/25
Course Code: 11185
Campus: Bangor, Downpatrick, Lisburn
Study Type: Full-Time
Education Level Further Education
Department: Media

Available Sessions

The following sessions are open for application on this course:

Campus & Course Type Start
Full-Time
Bangor
02/09/2024
Full-Time
Downpatrick
02/09/2024
Full-Time
Lisburn
02/09/2024
Course Overview

The Traineeship programme will allow participants to achieve a full Level 2 qualification and will comprise the following key elements:

A main vocational based qualification

Vocational skills development Transversal and digital skills

Work placement

Literacy and numeracy qualifications at Level 2 (may include GCSE qualifications in English and Mathematics)

Course modules may include:

  • Introduction to Creative Media Methods and Skills.
  • Introduction to Production Techniques in Creative Media
  • Understanding an Audience in Creative Media production.
  • Contextual Research for Creative Media production 
  • Exploring Audio Production and Technology
  • Exploring Visual Production and Technology
  • Exploring Interactive Media Production and Technology
  • Personal Project and Presentation in Creative Media Production.

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.

How to plan and produce packages such as radio documentary’s and short films, Media photography, how the media industry works and how to engage an audience.

Developing your wider skills:  As well as providing you with the technical skills and knowledge in your chosen area, the Traineeship will help you to develop a range of transversal skills that are important for employment including:   Problem solving, Teamwork, Communication, Time management, Entrepreneurship

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.

Project Based Learning will also be a key feature of Traineeships. ‚ÄčThis is a dynamic approach to learning in which you will explore real-world problems and challenges that have been developed with employers.

Successful completion of this course can lead to employment or further study on the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Creative Media.

to be over 16 years of age and working towards:

  • minimum GCSE grade E in English
  • minimum GCSE grade D in Mathematics 
  • and two other GCSEs grade F or above or equivalent qualification level

Please note Course Entry Requirements may be subject to change.

Applicants that have not obtained the above grades may be eligible to enrol as an Introductory Trainee. Please contact us for further information.

There will be two weeks Induction when the course commences in September.

There will be an interview and skills test for this course

Available Sessions

The following sessions are open for application on this course:

Campus & Course Type Start
Full-Time
Bangor
02/09/2024
Full-Time
Downpatrick
02/09/2024
Full-Time
Lisburn
02/09/2024

Enquiries Information

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Available Sessions

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Level 2 Traineeship in Creative Media Production & Technology
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Bangor

02/09/2024
18
FT
FE
Level 2 Traineeship in Creative Media Production & Technology
Y11185DF1A

Downpatrick

02/09/2024
18
FT
FE
Level 2 Traineeship in Creative Media Production & Technology
Y11185LF1A

Lisburn

02/09/2024
18

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Terms & Conditions

Students will be required to comply with SERC's Terms & Conditions of study.

We strive to ensure the description of courses on SERC's website and in publications is accurate. However, for various reasons there may be occasions when the College may need to change arrangements or be unable to deliver classes due to circumstances such as reduced funding. If there are insufficient numbers applying for a course it may not be viable to deliver the class.

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