Start Date: 12 September 2022
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 introductory course provides a solid foundation to develop your skills and understanding within art and media, directly linking to creative media, photography and video content, graphic design, and marketing.

Throughout the course, you will develop your understanding and skills within art and media, with creative media being the primary focus. Therefore, if you are a fan of video production or photography and think you could potentially become a content creator, this might be the starting course for you.

During the course you will also be introduced to the world of game design at a beginner’s level, looking into units that consist of promotion and product design within both industries.

Course Content

  • Introduction to materials, processes and skills in media and design
  • Introduction to contextual research in media and design
  • Introduction to communication skills in media and design
  • Solving 2D, 3D and time-based creative problems
  • Work experience
  • Personal project

Entry Requirements

A portfolio of work demonstrating art, media or games-related content, plus four GCSEs (1-9), including English and Maths, or a relevant Entry Level 3 qualification.

Assessment Methods

  • Coursework
  • Digital Portfolio
  • Practical Work


Upon successful completion of this course you could progress to a Level 2 Diploma in Art and Design, a Level 2 in Media, or a Level 2 in Digital Technologies. This will then lead to our Level 3 in Film and TV should you wish to continue on the media pathway. There also options for apprenticeships with the college.

Case Study

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Che Morris

Chesterfield College

Level 2 Creative Media Production and Technology


1455.00 incl VAT


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