Creative Media Practice (Video, Games, Animation and Sound) Level 2 First Certificate

Level 1 Diploma
Course Location


Stockport College


Stockport College

Course Overview

On this introduction to the Creative Media industries our professional team will support you in learning about audience, representation, promotion, TV and film, advertising, photography and radio skills. By completing a range of units, you will gain the confidence to complete further study on higher level courses within the creative industries, which include media production, games design and graphic design. You will learn about all the stages required to get an idea onto screen including pre-production, production and post production techniques.

Further Details


College 16-18

Course Start Date


Course Duration

Full-Time - 1 Year


Creative Digital Media

You must have 4 GCSES at grades 3 or above including English. You will also have an interview and assessment to confirm suitability for the course.

This course will give you the skills to help you better understand a range of Media techniques. You may choose to study this course prior to completing a 90 Credit Diploma in TV/Film or Games Development. Alternatively, you may wish to seek employment.

This course allows learners to develop a wide range of skills relevant to the creative media industries and is designed for those with a keen interest in the creative media sector.

The course is made up of units relating to specialist digital creative media disciplines, learn a wide range of skills and decide which areas you may wish to progress into, including;

– Game Level Design

– Video Production

– Animation Techniques

You will learn in a variety of ways, including workshops, individual and interactive group tasks, demonstrations and lectures. You will be expected to work as part of a production crew in order to produce quality pieces of work, as well as working on your own projects.

Students have access to fully equipped computer suites, drawing tablets, high quality photographic and video recording equipment and facilities.
There are no optional units on this course.

If you are keen to start your career in the industry, our BTEC Level 3 Foundation Diploma (Film and Television Production) or BTEC Level 3 Foundation Diploma (Games Development) would be the next level of study after you have successfully completed this study programme at Merit level.

You will be required to complete a range of assignments throughout the academic year, that will culminate in a final major project.

This further education course is free for all 16-18 year olds who are a resident in the UK and the European Economic Area or have been for the last 3 years. You must be under 19 years old on 31st August in the calendar year you start your course.

19+ learners, please contact the Customer Services team on 0161 886 7070 for course and fee information.

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