Level 2 Diploma in Creative Media Production and Technology – September 2020

Start Date: 07 September 2020
Funding information: Free for Eligible 16-18 year olds. Adult funding available dependant on learner circumstances otherwise course costs apply.
Duration: 1 Year
Attendance: Full-time Provision

Course Overview

This course is designed to enable you to develop broad experience and an understanding of the media production, preparing you for the reality of the media industry. This course will allow you to choose a progressive path and give you an idea of the careers available to you. You will have an introduction to both the creative and technical aspects of media production and focus on your own personal development to find an area of media that you enjoy and that suits your skillset. You will gain transferable skills, including collaboration, dependability, resilience, imagination and creativity. Most importantly, this course will give you the knowledge and understanding to progress into relate employment, as the emphasis of this course is placed on providing an experience that draws on the realities of working life in the creative industries.

Course Content

Modules include:

  • Research into film, tv, vfx, sound, graphics, interactive media
  • Creating Ideas
  • Photography skills
  • Graphics skills
  • Animation skills
  • Sound including podcast
  • Film and TV Production
  • Learning Camera Skills (with a mixture of photography and video production camera operations)
  • Post Production Editing Skills (including some VFX/animation and graphics)
  • Lighting and Sound
  • Industry placement of at least 30 hours
  • Your own final major project choosing your specialist media pathway (Photography, graphics, animation, film or tv)
  • Guest speakers from industry
  • Including opportunities to visit warner bros
  • Although this is a practical vocational course there are some academic written elements including research, analysis and evaluations. We do give students the options to do writer, audio or video files

Entry Requirements

Four GCSEs at grade D/3 or above including English or maths, or a relevant Level 1 qualification.

Assessment Methods

  • practical assignments

  • online learning

  • portfolio work
  • course work

  • homework


Upon successful completion of this course, you could choose to progress to employment in junior roles within the industry, or a related apprenticeships. You could also progress to one of the following Level 3 courses at college:

  • Film, TV & VFX
  • Graphic Design
  • Computer Games Development
  • Photography


£2258.25 incl VAT