Get Into Media Production – Study Programme

Get Into Media Production – Study Programme

The Get Into Media Production course is for any young person that wants to take their first steps towards a career in the world of interactive media and content creation. The course will help you to develop a strong understanding and practical skills in areas such as graphic design, photo editing and digital marketing.

As well as gaining practical experience in a number of areas of media production, you will also develop personal capabilities such as working to deadlines, time management and project planning, independent study and professional communication. These will help you to prepare for roles within media or for further study on a level 3 course, at university, and beyond.

By the end of the course, you will have a portfolio of work which could include a real-life marketing campaign, personal blog, photo portfolio, website or personal YouTube account, ready to help you on your journey to becoming the next big content creator online.

What will I do on the Get Into Media Production Course? 

  • Work on projects involving digital marketing, design and image editing.
  • Develop your skills in essential software such as Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.
  • Meet industry professionals working within the digital media industry.
  • Take part in an industry-relevant work placement.
  • Build a portfolio of work and learn how to market yourself professionally online through a personal blog and professional social media accounts.
  • Explore different careers in the media industry.
  • Improve your English and Maths and gain Functional Skills or work towards a GCSE

Due to the current ongoing situation with COVID-19, the course will be taught online via Microsoft Teams. We will be able to offer some face to face learning for students who fit the “vulnerable groups” category if this is requested.


Location

Due to the current ongoing situation with COVID-19, the course will be taught online via Microsoft Teams. We will be able to offer some face to face learning for students who fit the “vulnerable groups” category if this is requested.

We intend to offer further face to face learning from our centre in Croydon as the lockdown restrictions are removed, however, the course will remain available online for all learners.


Entry Requirements

An interest in media production and content creation, and a commitment to attend and complete the programme. You must be 16-19* years old (up to the age of 25 with an Education, Health and Care Plan) and be eligible to reside and learn in the UK. You must not have already completed a similar qualification at Level 2 or Level 3, and must not be studying at another school or college. * Must have been 18 years old on 31st August 2020


Qualification

Level 2 Certificate in Creative Media, alongside relevant English and/or Maths qualifications (working towards FS Level 2 or Grade 4 in GCSE) if not previously attained.


Who is this course for?

This programme is a new course designed for young people who are looking to gain foundation skills in media production and a relevant qualification, as well as preparation to move into further training (ie Level 3 Media Production), employment/self-employment or an apprenticeship.


Course Benefits

  • Achieve a Level 2 Certificate in Media
  • Gain a firm foundation in software such as Photoshop and illustrator
  • Develop your voice as a media practitioner
  • Take part in a week’s work experience in a media-related job.
  • Meet and speak with media industry professionals
  • Build an understanding of various roles within the media industry
  • Progress to Media Production courses at Level 3
  • Access Bursary and Free school meals support for eligible young people

If you are interested in applying, please complete the following quick form and we will be in contact to support you with your application. You will receive useful information about whether you are eligible for government funding, course fees, start dates and much more.

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Quick Facts

Start Dates

1st March 2021

End Date

29th July 2021

Hours

Tue - Fri 9.45 am – 4.20 pm

Fees

Fully funded subject to eligibility criteria

During the Christmas holidays, LLC offices will be closed from the 18th December 2020 and we will re-open the 4th January 2021.

Wishing you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.