Students develop employability skills and knowledge through contextual projects, which build their communication skills and ability to work collaboratively
Equivalent to 3 A Levels at A* – E
A – Exploring and Developing Creative Media Skills
B – Advancing Creative Practice
Creative Industry Response
The Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Creative Media Practice is equivalent in size to 3 A Levels.
Students wishing to take this BTEC will have successfully completed a Level 2 programme of learning with GCSEs or vocational qualifications.
The qualification is for post-16 students wishing to focus their learning on creative digital media production, with a view to progressing to a related higher education course, and potentially a career in the creative industries.
The qualification is equivalent in size to 3 A Levels and is suitable for progression to university.
Students develop employability skills and knowledge through contextual projects, which build their communication skills and ability to work collaboratively, as well as developing practical skills in digital media hardware, software and processes. This would give students an advantage when applying for entry level roles in the industry such as a runner or production assistant in a television or film production company, or as a games tester in a games company, or to apprenticeships in 2D visual effects or digital content