This course is ideal for School Leavers who want to pursue a career in the media industry.
The Level 1 BTEC Introductory Certificate in Digital Media is designed to offer a broad introduction to this area of work. It aims to develop the personal skills and attributes that learners need in order to achieve their full potential at this level.
It is also a chance for those who wish to make a fresh start on a course that offers a different learning and assessment style.
We believe this qualification should be available for everyone who is capable of reaching the required standard. This will be assessed in an interview and will take into account all achievements and not just qualifications achieved at school.
If you have any questions about this course then please contact us by phone on 01252 40 55 55 or message us.
You will be taught through lessons and practical workshops. Teaching of concepts and theories will be delivered in the classroom, but there will lots of practical lessons where you will be using various equipment like cameras and digital audio recorders in and out of the classroom.
You will also have the opportunity to use our broadcast radio studios.
All young people will continue to improve their skills in English and Mathematics while studying at the college. If you have lower than a 3 grade GCSE in Mathematics or English Language, you will be supported to work towards this level.
You will be assessed through coursework and projects. There are no exams within the media course. For each unit you study you will be given an assignment and you will work on producing what is requested which is marked by your tutors.
Visit www.farn-ct.ac.uk/portfolios to see examples of students' work across all of our creative subjects.
Successful completion of the course along with good attendance, a positive attitude and appropriate behaviour across the year will enable you to progress to a Level 2 qualification.