In the last few years there has been a 24% rise in jobs in this sector, due to the demand for more and more TV, film and digital content. Careers in this sector can cover anything from camera operators, to animators, to directors. The opportunity for progression is huge, with TV and film being one of the most globally dominating industries. The UK film sector contributes approximately £1.3bn to the economy, and has the third largest consumer market worldwide for filmed entertainment.
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Units you will cover include:
These skills are developed over a series of projects that will allow you to learn and demonstrate a wide range of pre- production, production and post production skills. The projects will cover short films, documentaries, music videos and advertisements, giving you a wide range of skills in filming and editing techniques for different briefs. Utilizing the skills you will learn on the course we will support you in finding work experience that will allow you to demonstrate the skills you learn in a real life scenario.
This is a full-time level Three course which gives you the option to study for one year to achieve the Diploma, or the Extended Diploma over the full two years.
You will learn the fundamentals skills of creative media production over a wide range of projects. You will work on the projects that are split into three stages – pre-production, production and post-production. This will give you the opportunity to demonstrate the skills you will learn in your vocational sessions and workshops. You will work on a range of projects including fiction and non-fiction. In the first year will complete eight of the 14 Units. Units one to seven will build your confidence in developing your own products. Unit eight will give you the chance to develop your own product with the support of your tutors, allowing you to show your creativity.
When you progress to the second year, you will have the remaining six units to complete. This will have a focus on further development of those production skills, as well as preparing you for your next steps, this could be University, Apprenticeships or heading straight into industry.
There is a key focus on work experience in both years to ensure you develop employability skills and apply them in a real environment. We have a dedicated team to support you with work experience and opportunities for enhanced work experience opportunities where you will work with a company for a number of weeks.
The UK has the largest design industry in Europe.
The UK ranks fourth in the world for design exports, and exports 50% more design than it imports.