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Creative Media Production (TV & Film) BTEC Level 3 Diploma at Holy Family Catholic School

Course description

Creative Media Production is a fast growing industry and one of the biggest and most powerful in the world. With technology ever changing, the media we consume everyday has even more impact and influence on our lives as individuals as well as progressing society. Creative Media Production is a ‘hands on’ course that gives you the feel of what real industry work is like. Assignments are set out in vocational context with the opportunity for individual and group work and develop new skills such as research, scriptwriting and pre-production techniques.

Course content

Compulsory Units:

Unit 1 Pre-Production Techniques for the Creative Media Industries,

Unit 2 Communication Skills for Creative Media Production,

Unit 3 Research Techniques for the Creative Media Industries, 

Unit 4 Creative Media Production Management Project,

Unit 5 Working to a Brief in the Creative Media Industries. 

Optional Units include:

Unit 8 Understanding the Television & Film Industries,

Unit 16 Film and Editing Techniques,

Unit 21 Understanding Video Technology,

Unit 24 Writing for Television and Video,

Unit 25 Television and Video Studies,

Unit 30 Advertisement Production for Television,

Unit 32 Designing Idents for Television,

Unit 38 Soundtrack Production for the Moving Image.

Entry requirements

GCSE Average: 4.2, GCSE C in English Language.


All units are centre assessed and externally moderated by BTEC. There are no formal examinations, but students will have to submit completed units by specified deadlines.

Future opportunities

This course can lead to apprenticeships in the Media Industry or onto degree and foundation degrees within Media Studies / Film Production. This course provides practical skills that will appeal to employers in fields such as, researching for the Media, Film/ TV production, Directing, Visual Analysis, Script Writing, New Media Design, PR and Advertising, Media Performance, Editing and Post-Production.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Holy Family Catholic School directly.

Last updated date: 06 September 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years