This course is the equivalent to three AS levels and enables you to learn a range of skills required to produce radio programmes, video, photography and digital media content.
The level 3 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.
Subjects studied may include:
Unit 01 - Analysing media products and audiences
Unit 10 - Media adaptations
Unit 46 - Audio-Visual promos
Unit 16 - Planning and pitching an audio-visual media product
Unit 17 - Producing an audio-visual media product
Unit 19 - Planning and pitching an audio media product
Unit 20 - Producing an audio media product
Unit 55 - Talk and music radio production
Unit 31 - Photography for media products
The course will be timetable for 21 hours per week, 15 hours of vocational classes, 3 hours of employability skills and 3 hours of Essential skills English and Maths.
You will also work towards a Personal Development qualification and will be involved in a range of activities, designed to improve employability. You will be required to complete Essential Skills in ICT, Literacy and Numeracy if you do not have a GCSE grade C in English, Maths or ICT.