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