BTEC Level 1/2 First

Creative Digital Media Production

If you’re considering a career in the creative industries you’ll get a great foundation with the BTEC First in Creative Digital Media Production.

You will learn about the digital media industry and develop skills and knowledge which could lead to further study at a higher level or employment in junior roles in the creative digital media industry.

This qualification is currently only available at our Walsall centre, where our state-of-the-art media suite has everything you need to create amazing project work for our qualification.

The Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Award is a Level 2 qualification, but it is graded at Level 2 Pass, Level 2 Merit, Level 2 Distinction, Level 2 Distinction, Level 1 and Unclassified.

Level

1 & 2

Learning

In person

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What to expect from Skills Training UK

Energising and well-structured lessons, in small groups.

Individual support and mentoring to help you achieve your goals.

Access to our virtual learning environment for on-demand videos and materials to reinforce learning.

Extra support with English and Maths if you need it.

What does a learner need to do?

Attend regular classes either in-person or online.

Allow time for project work and study each week.

Talk to your trainer for support and guidance if you need more support.

Bring a positive attitude to class and any work experience to make sure you get the most from the opportunity.

Course content

The course comprises of two core units and five optional units, of which you choose two.

The core units:

  • Unit 1 Digital Media Sectors and Audiences – learners will explore the digital media industry and all five key sectors that fall under it: Digital Moving Image, Digital Audio Production, Digital Publishing, Website Production and Digital Games Production.
  • Unit 2 Planning and Pitching a Digital Media Product – in this unit learners develop and pitch ideas for a product that they then plan to produce.

Optional specialist units include:

  • Digital Moving Image Production
  • Digital Audio Production
  • Digital Publishing Production
  • Website Production
  • Digital Games Production

Eligibility

Learners do not need to achieve any other qualifications before registering for a BTEC First. No prior knowledge, understanding or skills are necessary.

Qualifications

Depending on the result of your assessment you may be awarded a Level 1 or Level 2 qualification.

Assessment

The Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Award is a Level 2 qualification but it is graded at Level 2 Pass, Level 2 Merit, Level 2 Distinction, Level 2 Distinction, Level 1 and Unclassified.

The course has a combination of internally assessed units and one externally assessed core unit. Evidence for assessment will be generated throughout the course from project work, assignments, workplace assessment and presentations.

“My time with Skills Training UK has greatly transformed every aspect of my life. I could not have achieved it without the belief of my tutors and their unconditional support.”

Mustapha Abubakr

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