T Level Media, Broadcast and Production - Creative Media Technician

Level 1 Diploma

Course Location


Stockport College


Stockport College

Further Details


College 16-18


T Level

Course Start Date

Monday 2nd September 2024

Course Duration

Full-Time, 2 Years

Course Time

Course Fee

£ 17166.00
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Course Code


Course Overview

T Levels are new qualifications that will follow GCSEs and are equivalent to three A Levels.

The T Level Technical Qualification in Media, Broadcast and Production combines classroom theory and practical learning, and are made up of the following:
 Technical Qualification: the substantial component of your course.
 Industry placement: of at least 315 hours (approximately 45 days) with an employer to make sure you have authentic experience of the workplace.

The Technical Qualification (TQ) is the main classroom-based element of the T Level.

During your two-year course, you will learn the core knowledge that underpins the sector, and you will also develop occupationally specific skills that will allow you to enter skilled employment within a specific occupation.

Course Requirements

At least 4 GCSE’s at grade 4+ including English Language GCSE and maths GCSE.

What you will Learn


The core component will be assessed by two exams and an employer set project. Your choice of occupational specialism will allow you to develop the relevant skills in preparation for your career in the media, broadcast and production sector. The
occupational specialism is assessed by a project that is created in conjunction with employers.


Achieving this Technical Qualification will provide several progression options. These could include Skilled employment or Higher Education Degree related programmes:
 BA Communications, Media and Marketing
 BA Media Studies
 BA Media and Communications
 BA Media Production
 BA Film and TV production

Like many degree programmes, there are a spectrum of entry requirements for media, broadcast and production; so be prepared to show a portfolio or speak about your experience. When it comes to soft skills, you’ll want to show curiosity, a natural flair with technology, creativity, consistency, patience, and drive.

Career Options

Achieving this Technical Qualification will provide several progression options.
These could include:
Skilled employment in:
 Control, servicing, repair and storage of complex technical equipment.
 Operating broadcast systems in TV/radio studio, outside broadcast operation and outdoor transmissions.
 Audio production assistant, broadcast assistant, production management assistant, programme assistant, runner and TV production assistant.
 Junior content assistant, social media assistant/co-ordinator, and junior media executive.

Mandatory Units

Occupational specialism – Creative Media Technician
The core component provides a broad understanding of the creative industry and covers
the following topics:
 The creative economy
 The individual in the creative industries
 Cultural context and vocabulary
 Professionalism and ethics
 Equality, diversity and inclusion
 Research skills
 Project methodology and administration
 Continued professional development.

Contact Details

For further information please contact T: 0161 886 7070 or E: info@trafford.ac.uk

Extra Costs Involved

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How Long To Complete

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Although every care has been taken to ensure that the information contained within this document is accurate, there may be changes to this programme and provision. We will endeavour to keep prospective and current students updated where appropriate and when the information becomes available.
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