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Level 2 Cambridge Technical Diploma in Media

This popular media course will provide you with the technical skills in video, audio and photography production.

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We have 3 sessions available for this course running in Bangor, Downpatrick, Lisburn

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Title Campus Type Week Starting Places Available Fee
Level 2 Cambridge Technical Diploma in Media
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Full-Time 03/09/2018
18 £0.00 Apply Now
Level 2 Cambridge Technical Diploma in Media
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Full-Time 03/09/2018
18 £0.00 Apply Now
Level 2 Cambridge Technical Diploma in Media
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Full-Time 03/09/2018
18 £0.00 Apply Now

During your study, you may need financial support and SERC is here to help. Find out more information on student fees and financial support in the Student Finance section.

Course Overview

This Level 2 course is equivalent to 4 GCSEs at grades A*-C 

The level 2  Cambridge Technicals in Media production offers a course of study empowering students to work with media products production processes and technologies.

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.

Examples of the technologies that the student will learn Adobe Premier, Photoshop, Adobe illustrator, Adobe Audition, Moviemaker, Scriptwriting Celtex.

The Cambridge Technicals in Media  provide opportunities to develop skills demanded by employers.

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.

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 and Maths.

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)
Visual effects for media products or Graphic design for media products

You will be required to complete Essential Skills in Literacy and Numeracy and ICT if you do not have a GCSE grade C in English, Maths or ICT

Entry Requirements

2 GCSEs grades D-G.

You will be required to attend an interview, complete a media related project, and you should have an interest in media studies and be able to demonstrate an ability to benefit from the course.

Where will it take me?
This course can lead directly to careers in broadcasting and media production. Alternatively further study at a higher level will lead to jobs such as a radio producer, photo journalist or video editor.
How will it make me more employable?
As well as gaining a recognised qualification you take part in employability skills workshops such as teamworking, pitching and presenting, and learning entrepreneurial skills.
How will I be assessed and given feedback?
You will be continually assessed throughout the year on practical assignments such as film production, photography and audio recording.  Written work will also be required for certain units.
Additional Costs
You will be required to purchase a number of items to enable you to complete coursework. Items include:- External hard drive, USB stick,  memory cards, headphones. Estimated cost £60.00
Terms & Conditions

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

While we endeavour to run all our courses on the advertised day, SERC reserves the right to change the day of week on which the course runs.

In addition to the above Terms & Conditions students must also adhere to the following:

Students are required to:

  • Comply with College Policies and procedures

  • Submit all coursework and assessments by specified dates, coursework submitted without consent after the deadline shall not normally be accepted

  • Pass all modules in each year of study in order to proceed to the next year of the programme.

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