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Level 2 Technical Diploma in Media

This popular media course will provide you with the technical skills in video, audio and photography production. This Level 2 course is equivalent to 4 GCSEs at grades A*-C
Bangor, Downpatrick, Lisburn
1 Years
Level 2

Course Overview

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.  It also provide opportunities to develop skills demanded by employers.

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

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 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)

Graphic Design 


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Course Code: 10358

Ideal If:

you wish to work with media products, production processes and technologies. The practical and creative skills that you will learn can immediately transfer into the workplace.

Unit choices cover a diverse range of Media production including print, web, radio, television, film, scriptwriting, lighting, advertising and photography.

You'll Learn:

How to plan and produce packages such as radio documentary’s and short films, Media photography, how the media industry works and how to engage an audience.

You'll Love:

The hands-on approach to this course and getting experience in using equipment such as zoom microphones, digital SLR cameras, Radio studios etc.

Developing your creativity by making short films.

Working with the college community radio stations such as Bangor FM, Lisburn 98 FM and FM 105.

You'll Progress:

onto employment or further study on the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Media.

You'll Need:

2 GCSEs Grades D-G and successful outcome at skills test and interview.

There will be additional costs for equipment.  Your tutor will give you details of these. 

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, Maths and ICT

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

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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