This 2- year qualification combines classroom learning with a minimum 9 week industry placement. Alongside the course each student will also complete at least one module of ocupational-specific content specialising as a Creative Media Technician. Successful completion of this course accrues UCAS points and a number of major UK universities accept T Levels. Please see points achieved by grades below.T Level Distinction* = 168 UCAS Tariff Points = A*A*A* at A LevelT Level Distinction = 144 UCAS Tariff Points = AAA at A LevelT Level Merit = 120 UCAS Tariff Points = BBB at A LevelT Level Pass (C or above) = 96 UCAS Tariff Points = CCC at A LevelT Level Pass (D or E) = 72 UCAS Tariff Points = DDD at A LevelDue to the high-level academic nature of the T-Level and the considerable industry placement element totalling a minimum of 315 hours, you will also have the necessary knowledge, skills, and behaviours to successfully progress directly in to specialist area of the science industry, or you can progress on to an apprenticeship or higher level study.
What can this course lead to?
Who is it for?
This course is suitable for anyone wanting a career in the media, broadcast and production sector in careers such as an Creative Media Technician.This course offers you an attractive alternative to A Levels and apprenticeships. An industry-based work placement is required to run alongside your course, this must be a minimum of 315 hours and will further reinforce your newly learned skills and offer a true insight into the media, broadcast and production industry.
What is covered?
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
- Research skills,
- Project, methodology and administration
- Continued professional development.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
5 GCSE at grade 4/C and above including English language and Maths with English at grade 5/C. Or, a relevant Level 2 qualification at Merit Grade plus English and Maths at grade 4/C or above.
You will also need to have a strong interest in undertaking a media-based career
In the first year you will be expected to complete two core knowledge paper-based exams and an employer-set project which contains controlled assessments.In the second year, you will complete an occupational specialism assessment to allow you to demonstrate your application of the relevant knowledge, skills and behaviours required for the occupation.
Your T-Level will include an industry placement with an employer to develop the practical and technical skills required for the occupation.We will support you in finding relevant work placements but you must demonstrate willingness to travel to your work placements.These will last a minimum of 315 hours (around 45 days). Employers can offer industry placements as a block, day release or a combination of the two.