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TV & Film BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate at NewVIc

Course description

This course is designed to give you an introduction to the TV and Film industry. Through a range of practical projects you will research, plan and produce a variety of programmes and films. You will use industrystandard editing software and have access to professional quality cameras and other production equipment.

Course content

The course will focus on:

  • film industry practices
  • documentary
  • music video
  • TV advertising
  • TV drama
  • short film production
  • film and TV theory

On the course you will:

  • develop technical skills across a range of disciplines
  • plan, produce, film and edit TV and film productions
  • develop scripts and professional pitching techniques
  • develop your communication skills

Entry requirements

Five or more A*-C grades at GCSE, including English Language (grade 9-5).


You will be assessed on a range of TV and film projects. Research, planning and pre-production is graded alongside completed practical work. Projects that are produced to professional standards and meet industry expectations, will be showcased in local venues and at national film festivals.

Future opportunities

A variety of options will be open to you after completing this course, including further study in higher education.

Other options include progression routes such as employment in film and TV production, Post-Production, Advertising and Marketing, Research and Events Management.

Further information

The one-year Certificate is equivalent to an AS-level. The two-year Subsidiary Diploma is equivalent to an A-level.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact NewVIc directly.

Last updated date: 21 October 2016
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    • Newham Sixth Form College (NewVIc) is London's largest sixth form college, offering full-time courses for 16 to 19-year-olds. NewVIc offers over 50 A Level subjects, 31 level 2 and 3 vocational programmes, as well as foundation, entry level and ESOL programmes.

      It is a diverse and friendly learning community, with an outstanding record of achievement. In 2013, 767 students progressed to university (91% of all applicants); 130 students gained places at the most selective universities, including 60 at Russell Group universities.

      The NewVIc Honours Programme is unique and provides academically gifted students with specialist pathways, a tailored curriculum and support for progression to the most selective universities.

      NewVIc has excellent sports facilities and is one of four London colleges accredited with Sports Leadership status. The college's extra-curricular enrichment programme is aimed at developing employability and leadership skills through various activities including mentoring, the Student Union and volunteering in the community.