T-Levels are innovative new courses which combine technical learning, practical work and a minimum 45 days (315 hours) industry placement with a local employer to ensure you have relevant and real experience in the workplace. This new qualification has been developed with employers within the industry to ensure you learn the skills, behaviours and knowledge that will make you the most employable, now and in the future.
WHAT WILL I LEARN?
Students will develop an understanding of a broad range of issues relevant to the sector, including:
the creative economy
the individual in the creative industries
cultural context and vocabulary
audience and consumer needs
legal and regulatory requirements
professional standards and conduct in the workplace
equality, diversity and inclusion requirements
project methodology and administration
continued professional development
In addition to the core content, each student will also complete at least one module of occupation-specific content.
The specialisms available in the Media, Broadcast and Production T-Level are:
creative media technician
events and venues technician
content creation and production
HOW WILL I BE TAUGHT?
80% of your studies will be within the College, this will be either in a classroom where you will build theoretical knowledge, or in one of our specialist learning environments where you can develop your practical skills.
20% of the qualification will involve a 45 day (315 hours) industry placement with a local employer. During this time you will gain real work experience within the industry, placing you in a great position to progress into employment once you complete your T-Level qualification.
HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?
You will complete formal assessments and examinations.
WHAT CAN I DO NEXT?
This course is suitable for anyone wanting a career in the media, broadcast and production sector. Career options might include:
Studio Sound Engineer
TV or Film Sound Technician
TV or Film Production Assistant
TV or Film Director
Audio Visual Technician
Radio Broadcast Assistant
TV or Film Producer
Live Sound Engineer
TV or Film Assistant Director
TV or Film Camera Operator
Applicants will have achieved a minimum of five GSCE passes at grades 9-4, including a minimum of Grade 5 in mathematics and English*. A successful interview is also required. *Individual cases will be considered at the point of entry where the criteria has not been met.