When & Where

  • Orange calendar icon 11 September 2024 - 27 June 2026 ( 600 hours, 72 weeks )
  • Orange map marker icon Chelsea Centre

Quick Facts

  • Availability Yes (course free to 16-18 year olds)
  • Course Code C24MPND04A
  • Suitable For This course is free for 16-18s

What you will learn

During the 2-year programme, students will learn the core knowledge and skills that are needed for entry to a range of media, broadcast and production occupations. Students will develop an understanding of a broad range of issues relevant to the sector. This two year programme includes 9 weeks minimum working with an employer on an industry work placement.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the dynamic and rapidly evolving media industry.
  • Contribute to the broader cultural landscape.
  • Use research skills to identify audience preferences
  • Tailor creative products and services to meet market demands.
  • Follow legal and regulatory requirements in the creative media sector.
  • Uphold professional standards in the creative media sector

Class format and activities

You will spend 80% of your time in the classroom and 20% on a 45-day placement with an employer to give you the skills and knowledge companies look for. Your industry placement will give you the chance to learn what a real career is like while continuing your studies.

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs at 9-5, inclusive of English and Maths. Successful interview and portfolio

What you need

An enthusiasm for working in the creative media sector. 5 GCSEs at 9-4, inclusive of English and Maths

What you can do next

Potential career options include:Studio Sound Engineer Audio Visual Technician Live Sound Engineer TV or Film Sound Technician Stagehand Lighting Technician TV or Film Production Assistant Radio Broadcast Assistant TV or Film Assistant Director TV or Film Director TV or Film Producer Media Researcher Video Editor Broadcast Engineer TV or Film Camera Operator You will also have UCAS points that will allow you to study at university.