Course Details

  • If you’ve ever thought about working in creative media production, whichever area that may be, this Level 1 BTEC Diploma is a great place to start to get a comprehensive introduction to the industry and a solid understanding of the skills you’ll need for a successful career.

    With a focus on digital art and animation, you’ll be looking at a number of different topics throughout this course, including digital photography, web design, and digital image creation. You’ll learn how to develop and edit video and audio productions, and how to work in a team.

    Working with industry-standard tools and software, you’ll be developing the technology skills required for a number of different jobs in Media, as well as getting an insight into what it’s like to work in this exciting industry.

  • Please Click Here to view the specific entry requirements for our 16-18 Study Programmes.

    Work Experience is a vital part of the course and you will be supported in finding a work placement relevant to your study.

  • The course is split into 10 units, which are each assessed in a variety of different ways, including practical assessments, written assignments, research projects and presentation work.

  • You’ll have developed a good basic understanding of the industry after completing this course, and developed the skills required to advance onto a Level 2 course with us at The Manchester College, in either Creative Media Production and Technology, or Art and Design.

    From here, you’ll be able to build on your knowledge and abilities, working towards a number of exciting and dynamic roles in the media industry. You could pursue a career in anything from Concept Artwork to Production Design, or from Creative Direction to Video Editing.

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  • If you’re 16-18 years old, without other qualifications, you won’t have to pay tuition fees for this course. There may also be funding available for those with other circumstances or those over 19.

    Tuition fees and funding can be a little confusing, which is why we’ve put together a dedicated finance page, to help you understand all your options. You may be eligible for special bursaries, grants or support from the government, and you can also find out about specific loans and funding help just for tuition fees.

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  • Our course enquiries team is on-hand to answer any questions you might have about this qualification, the application process, enrolment, or anything else about life at The Manchester College.

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In one of The Manchester College’s 19 Centres of Excellence you’ll develop the skills and gain the qualifications that you need to take the next steps towards your dream career.

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