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Creative Digital Media Production - Equivalent to 1 A Level

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate in Digital Film and Video Production

“Creative Digital Media is a fantastic course at BTH Sixth Form and it makes you more knowledgeable about what goes on in the media and in TV and Film. The facilities at Sixth Form are perfect to get the best understanding of a range of media and are also fun to use.” Dylan Year 12

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Why study Film/TV Production?
The Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate in Digital Film and Video Production was written after consultation with over 5000 industry professionals and teachers, it provides learners with up to date skills to equip them to work in the Media industry or to go on to further study. Assessment of the course is through a range of practical assignments where students can showcase their skills, resulting in the awarding of the final qualification. TV and Film in the North West of England is a thriving sector of the Media industry with many new job opportunities in recent years.
Units for this course include: - Digital Media Skills, Film Production – (Fiction), Single  camera and Multi camera techniques.


Extra-curricular aspects of the course
During the course there will be opportunities to visit productions and shows and learn about how TV and films are put together. In the past we have also visited an advertising studio, the BBC and seen professional photography in action.
 

Entry Requirements
Students considering this course are required to have a grade 5 in GCSE English and Mathematics. This course would suit someone with an interest in the Media industries, ICT or Art. A willingness to invest time in developing software skills is essential.


Higher Education and Careers
BTEC National qualification primarily give students the skills to meet the needs of employers and give access to Higher Education. This means you can be confident this high-quality course will fit whatever progression route you want to follow be it work or further study. On successful completion of this course students may progress on to Degree courses such as: advertising, media, TV & film to name just a few. Possible career opportunities include: advertising, animation, media & TV, lighting technician, radio presenter/producer, stage/set designer, producer and video design.
Assessment
Assessment is via assessed tasks one of which is set and marked by the exam board after being completed in controlled conditions, others are internally set and marked.

Unit Number 

Content

Weighting

Assessment

Mandatory/ Optional 

3

Digital Media Skills

0.4

Externally

Mandatory

10

Film Production -Fiction

0.2

Internally

Mandatory

20

Single Camera Techniques

0.2

Internally

Optional

35

Multi Camera Technique

0.2

Internally 

Optional

For more information on this course please contact 

 Mr M Lish
mrlish@bthcc.org.uk