Accessibility links

Exploring the Creative Arts and Media Sectors BTEC Certificate/Extended Certificate Level 1 at City College Plymouth

Course description

This study programme will introduce students to the world of work within the creative industries. It will cover the real world work skills in live events, performing arts and music along with employability and personal development modules. If you're interested in a career in the creative and media industries but aren't sure which path to take, or are looking to return to learning then this could be the study programme for you! 

Course content

The units covered in this course include;

Group 1
Introduction to the Creative Arts and Media Sectors

Group 2
Acting pathway;

  • Exploring Acting Skills
  • Preparing Performing Arts work
  • Presenting Performing Arts work
  • Exploring Digital Photography (Mandatory)

Dance pathway;

  • Exploring Dance Skills
  • Preparing Performing Arts work
  • Presenting Performing Arts work
  • Exploring Digital Photography (Mandatory)

Music Pathway;

  • Exploring Music Performance skills
  • Preparing Performing Arts work
  • Presenting Performing Arts work
  • Exploring Digital Photography (Mandatory)

Live Events Pathway;

  • Exploring design skills for the performing arts
  • Preparing Performing Arts work 
  • Presenting performing arts work
  • Exploring Digital Photography (Mandatory)

Media Pathway;

  • Developing video products
  • Audio and video editing
  • Developing Multimedia products
  • Exploring Digital Photography (Mandatory)

Group 3

  • Working in a team
  • Planning an enterprise activity
  • Running an enterprise
  • Self management skills

Your individualised study programme will be made up of the following four areas:

  • the qualification you are studying
  • English and maths
  • work experience
  • other activities to develop your personal skills e.g. preparing you for employment, training or higher/further education.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course, you only need to have an enthusiasm to develop skills within Creative Arts and Media. 

Future opportunities

On successful completion of this course, you may be able to progress to level 2 courses in Media or Performing Arts. 

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact City College Plymouth directly.

Last updated date: 26 February 2016

Key information

Venues