You will have the opportunity to develop your literacy, numeracy and your digital capabilities. Opportunities will also be provided to improve grades in GCSE Maths and English. Examples of units on the main qualification include:
Introducing Media Products and Audiences
This unit aims to allow learners to understand media institutions, how they work and the products they produce. Learners will understand production processes, target audiences, distribution and marketing through the analysis of media products.
Photography for Media products
By completing this unit learners will understand professional photographs used in media products. Learners will understand how to plan to take photographs for a specific media product, including how to take and edit a range of photographs. Learners will also understand how to review the final photographs produced.
Film and TV media products
By completing this unit learners will understand existing film and TV media products. Learners will be able to plan for the production of a 2-minute segment, for an original film or TV media product. They will gain some practical skills by producing and editing their own footage.
All learners will follow a Skills Pathway in which they will develop their literacy and numeracy skills for employment. Students who do not yet have the necessary GCSE grades at C or above will have additional teaching and support to study for either GCSE or Essential Skills Qualifications depending on prior GCSE grades.