Course Duration
1 Year
Location
Cauldon Campus
Course Cost
£ -
Do I have to pay this fee? These courses receive government funding, and some learners will be eligible for FREE tuition if they meet specific criteria. Some L code courses at Level 3 to 6 may also have an Advanced Learning Loan available for learners aged 19 and over.
Course Code
FL8028
Start Date
02/09/2024
Start Time
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Course Summary

A totally new course, this T Level is suitable for anyone wanting a career in media sectors, marketing, film/TV, animation, visual effects and social media. All students will develop a general understanding of broadcast media through topics including specialist software skills, studio work, camera work, audio/visual capture and project management, before specialising in content creation.

This 3 A Level equivalent has been created by a number of experts specialising in Media, Broadcast & Production, including the BFI, ScreenSkills & leading creative universities.

Based in our sector-leading Digital and Creative Hub, this is a two year Level 3 course that is experience-based and will prepare you for a variety of content creation and production jobs, such as TV/film director, producer, camera operator, researcher, social media marketer, editor. In addition to your college course, you will work with an employer for a minimum of 315 hours (about 45 days) to ensure you have an authentic work experience.

Course content covers core knowledge and core skills. You will learn all areas of the industry sector including:
The Creative Economy and Industries
Audience and Consumer Needs
Research Skills
Ideas Generation
Professionalism and Ethics
Branding and Brand Awareness
Understanding of the Production Process

You will develop skills and be completely trained in a variety of audio/visual techniques and processes, using a variety of industry equipment and software programs, and be able to produce creative and visually appealing media content for a number of platforms and audiences.

We will help develop your core soft skills, giving you employability skills so you are workplace ready. Attributes such as teamwork, Collaborative cloud computing tools, resilience, independent of thought, communication skills, problem solving skills and the articulation of creative ideas will all be supported throughout the course.

What is a T-Level
A level 3 qualification, T Level is a new nationally recognised qualification that is equivalent to 3 A-Levels with the same number of UCAS points for university entry. You will develop both operational and technical skills through courses and your real-world work placement. Access to professional standards equipment, including a new fully equipped film studio and control room. This course gives you the tools, skills and knowledge to get ahead into the growing Film, Television and Social Media production industries. Excellent hands-on experience in the classroom and studio, working as part of a team to articulate ideas, develop projects and be able to deliver to deadlines.

T-Level Placement
The Industrial Placement is a compulsory part of the T Level course and full T Level certification cannot be achieved without completion of the Industrial Placement. A placement takes significantly longer than traditional work experience and can therefore be very beneficial for both you and the employer. It is anticipated you will receive appropriate technical training as needed through your placement.

Course Requirements

Entry Requirements

You should be aged 16-19 and will need a minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade 4 or above including Maths and English.

How Is It Assessed

Assessment is through a combination of coursework, work-based observations, an employer project, some examinations and an end point assessment. Technical Qualification: 80% (100% External Assessment) Industry Placement: 20% Awarding Body: Pearson Edexcel The core knowledge and understanding of the T Level is assessed through an examination. The core skills are assessed through the practical employer-set project.

How Is It Taught

Based in our sector-leading Digital and Creative Hub, our T Levels are delivered using state-of-the-art, specialist facilities and industry equipment found in the workplace. The mixture of classroom learning and 'on the job' experience through a minimum 9 week industry placement allows you to apply the skills developed in the classroom to a real working environment.

What Could I do Next

When you have completed this course, you will be able to choose between moving into: * Employment in roles such as Media Teacher, Content Creator, Video Technician or Studio Assistant * Further study including Higher Technical Qualifications or Higher Education * Higher or degree-level Apprenticeships

Entry Requirements

You should be aged 16-19 and will need a minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade 4 or above including Maths and English.

How Is It Assessed

Assessment is through a combination of coursework, work-based observations, an employer project, some examinations and an end point assessment. Technical Qualification: 80% (100% External Assessment) Industry Placement: 20% Awarding Body: Pearson Edexcel The core knowledge and understanding of the T Level is assessed through an examination. The core skills are assessed through the practical employer-set project.

How Is It Taught

Based in our sector-leading Digital and Creative Hub, our T Levels are delivered using state-of-the-art, specialist facilities and industry equipment found in the workplace. The mixture of classroom learning and 'on the job' experience through a minimum 9 week industry placement allows you to apply the skills developed in the classroom to a real working environment.

What Could I do Next

When you have completed this course, you will be able to choose between moving into: * Employment in roles such as Media Teacher, Content Creator, Video Technician or Studio Assistant * Further study including Higher Technical Qualifications or Higher Education * Higher or degree-level Apprenticeships