Qualification: Level 2 Diploma
Level: Level 2
Start Date: 06 September 2017
You will normally work in a group of about 16 students, as well as individually, and emphasis is placed on your ability to work as a member of a team. The course is usually timetabled over three days. It is practically based but you will also gain an understanding of how the media industries communicate meanings to their targeted audiences. Practical projects will be taught in our state-of-the-art professional TV studio equipped with 3 multi-cameras, using the latest technologies in film editing such as Final Cut and Adobe Audition for radio production.
You will study:
In the second half of the course you will begin working towards a final major project.
You will improve your English and maths and gain employability skills as part of your course.
Level 3 Extended Diploma in Media Production. Because it is an introductory course, the Level 2 Diploma will not normally lead directly into professional media work.
This course is free for students under 19 years.
Please see our Fees and Concessions page or call 020 8326 2015 for further details.
"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.