European Social Fund

PROFESSIONAL DIPLOMA IN TECHNICAL AND PRODUCTION PRACTICE FOR THE CREATIVE INDUSTRIES - LEVEL 4

Awarded By: University of the Arts London
Duration: 36 weeks
Level: Level 4
Last Updated: 22-06-22

You will learn advanced skills in the subject area to enable you to build a diverse portfolio to support progression onto university or a career in TV/Film, Theatre, Fashion, Editorial and Special Effects and Prosthetics.

WHAT WILL I LEARN?

The course may focus on a diverse range of practical skills and techniques that include Hair Styling, Wigs, and Body Art, Make-up, Special Effects, Prosthetics and Photography.

HOW WILL I BE TAUGHT?

You will be taught by tutors who specialise in the subject areas and have current industry experience.  This may consist of classroom work, workshops, working environments and lectures and practical sessions.

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

Projects, written and practical assignments, group work, portfolio work and classroom assessment.

WHAT CAN I DO NEXT?

Progression to university, freelance work, or apply for industry positions.

IS THERE ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW?

Whilst on the course you will need to wear all black clothing, no ripped jeans or crop tops. Comfy footwear but no open toes or heels. Short nails to the end of the finger are allowed.

There may be additional costs for uniform, kit/equipment, books, and trips.

EFA funded learners may be entitled to bursary support.

Adult learners will need to purchase a kit supplied by the college (approximately £220) or they may prefer to source and provide the required equipment detailed on the kit list independently.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

For 16-18 year old students who have recently been in education, we would typically expect an applicant to have attained GCSE English and maths and achieved a Level 3 in a related discipline.

For adult learners, Preston College operates a flexible admissions policy, welcoming applicants with a wide range of qualifications and/or experience, with each application assessed on its own merit. Applications from candidates with a goods levels of literacy, numeracy and a flare for the subject area will be considered.

A personal statement, professional interview and a workshop will be required.

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