This Higher Apprenticeship lasting 15 months was developed out of a pilot by the BBC and Channel 4 which looked into addressing the needs for new recruits in critical roles across the broadcast industry. This Higher Apprenticeship in Broadcast Production has been developed for people working as Production Co-ordinators and will gain experience in public and independent sector broadcasting.
Qualification: Pearson Edexcel BTEC Level 4 Diploma in Broadcast Production
Level: Level 4
Mode: PT - For experienced people who have been working in a broadcast role we can offer a flexible delivery model in the workplace but for staff with less experience we will offer a one-day release programme at college. In addition all apprentices will be visited by an assessor in the workplace every three weeks.
Start Date: 01 August 2016
Apprentices must achieve a minimum of 95 credits from the following mandatory and optional units.
Optional units (A):
Optional units (B):
To successfully complete the Apprenticeship, the following elements need to be achieved:
Pearson Edexcel BTEC Level 4 Diploma in Broadcast Production. Your assessor will go through these units with you and your employer in more detail and discuss how the credits work so you may achieve your qualification successfully. Your assessor will visit you in the workplace to assess you to ensure you meet the minimum national standards.
Personal Learning and Thinking Skills: Evidence will be collected to show that the following skills have been acquired:
Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
The ERR (Employment Rights and Responsibilities) programme is now covered by the online e-learning found on the Instructus website.
For the Higher Apprenticeship programme, you should be 16 years or older, working at least 30 hours per week or alternatively seeking an Apprenticeship with an employer.
You will need to have passed a GCSE in English and mathematics at Grade C or above or have Functional Skills at Level 2.
If you’re seeking an Apprenticeship Role, then here are some examples of qualifications that may prove useful in gaining an apprenticeship in broadcast production:
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"I would definitely recommend this course if you're someone who likes the practical aspects of filming and making productions. When I started the course I was anxious and thought, can I do this? but once I started, I began learning and acquiring new skills and knowledge."
Jim Jenkins specialises in production at West Thames College, after working many years in the media industry. Jim worked on hundreds of live shows and corporate films, contributing his varied skills in video, staging, lighting, sound and projection.