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Creative Media Production (Film and TV) - Level 2 NQF Diploma at Vision West Nottinghamshire College

Course description

This course is designed to prepare you for a wide range of career opportunities in the media and progression to higher-level courses.

In our modern world video production is everywhere. From YouTube to iPlayer we now live our lives visually. Welcome to the exciting world of broadcast media production. Study film and television from around the world and learn to make a range of quality media products, such as adverts, documentaries, dramas and radio programmes. Use the very latest technology and equipment. Develop skills in making video, using HD cameras, lighting techniques, Apple Mac editing systems and Adobe Creative Suite.

Entry requirements

  • Four GCSEs with at least 3 points (grade D) supported by a Level 1 literacy qualification
  • A portfolio of evidence demonstrating your creative ability

All applicants progressing from a Level 1 programme must be able to show a high level of commitment, willingness and teamwork.

You will need to attend an interview with the tutor before being accepted on to the course. You may also need to supply at least one written reference from a teacher or employer (in some cases two) and/or your current school or college report.

Mature students (those aged 21 or over) who do not have the qualifications required for entry may still be eligible, subject to an interview. Relevant experience, a strong portfolio of work and a commitment to the subject you wish to study may be acceptable for certain courses.


Assessment takes place through controlled assignments set by tutors and externally verified.

You will take part in projects and practical workshops based on realistic workplace situations.  

Future opportunities

This course will provide you with a comprehensive introduction to employment in a wide range of media industries.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Vision West Nottinghamshire College directly.

Last updated date: 13 December 2016

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    • Our main campus at Derby Road has seen big changes as part of a £40 million redevelopment across the college. Home to our largest cohort of students, the campus is made up of dedicated study zones for curriculum areas; equipped with the latest facilities and state-of-the-art technology which ensures our students become work-ready.

      The campus is also home to our commercial venues, Butterflies Day Nursery, a 150-seat theatre, fine dining restaurant and hair and beauty salon and spa; giving students the opportunity to gain the practical skills needed for employment.

      Vision University Centre, which offers university-level education to the people of Mansfield and Ashfield is also based here.