T Level Media, Broadcast and Production

T Level / Level 3

This course is suitable for students wanting to progress into a career in the media, broadcast and production sector.

Course Duration

2 year course

Entry Requirements

5 GCSEs grade 4-9 including English and Maths


Year 1: Core Component

This component covers the underpinning knowledge, concepts and skills that support threshold competence in the Media industry

• Core Paper – 2.5 Hours Written Exam (worth 60%)

• 15 Hours Employer Set Project (ESP) (worth 40%)

Year 2: Occupational Specialism in Content Creation and Production

The following components covers the Occupational Specialist knowledge and skills required to demonstrate threshold competence for the specialism. The Occupational Specialism is assessed by a skills-related project that synoptically assesses the performance outcome skills and associated underpinning knowledge.

Content Creation and Production – Externally Set Project (worth 100%) Students who complete their T Level will receive an overall grade of Pass, Merit, Distinction or Distinction*. Students will get a nationally recognised certificate which will show their overall grade and a breakdown of what they have achieved.

Course Overview

Students will learn the core knowledge and skills that are needed for entry to a range of media, broadcast and production occupations.

Subject Content

Core content: 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 • Legislation/Regulation

• Professionalism and Ethics

• Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

• Research Skills

• Project Methodology and Administration

• Continued Professional Development.

In addition to the core content, each student will also complete the occupational specialism – Content Creation and Production

Career Progression

Career options can include:

• TV or Film Production Assistant, Assistant Director, Film Director, Film Producer, Camera Operator

• Media Researcher

• Radio Broadcast Assistant

• Video Editor

• Broadcast Engineer

• Junior Content Producer

• Creative Content Assistant

• Audio Production Assistant

• Broadcast Assistant

• Production Management Assistant

• Programme Assistant

• Runner

• Junior Content Assistant

• Social Media Assistant/Co-Ordinator

• Junior Media Executive