Creative Media Production Diploma

Creative Media Production Diploma

Study Mode: Full Time
Course Code: MEAAA093BCF0
Course Level: Level 1

Where will this course lead?

This course will teach basic skills in digital photography, film making, animation and editing that will build the foundation for students to progress onto the Level 2 Creative Media Production course.

What will I study?

You will be studying 11 Units over 1 academic year, focusing on areas of Video Production, Digital Photography and gaining employment in the media industry. Assessment will come through performance in class, on location and completion of assignments.

Examples of Units and projects you will be studying are:

-Developing Multimedia Products
-Digital Photography
-Editing techniques - for editing film/audio projects.
-Jobs in the Media
-Video Production linked to editing and audio techniques "Film Trailer"
-Audio Production - 'Radio Advertisements'

How will this course be delivered?

The course will be delivered on site, although students will be expected to do some film work off campus either during class time or in own time. You will be expected to do research and homework outside of class time and you may need to use the editing suites outside of class time.

What qualifications will I get?

Please note: For September 2017 all current BTEC qualifications are being revised and some content may change.

How will I be assessed?

You must complete all 11 Units over the 1 academic year programmes in order to achieve the full Diploma. Most Units have 4 credits attached to them. You need to achieve a minimum of 37 credits in total.

Assessment is via practical assignments, course work, presentations and class work in each unit.

How do I get a place on the course?

Applicants must have an interest in media. Submit an application to the college. Primary interview, attending open/taster day.

What are the entry requirements?

To apply for a place on this course, you such possess qualifications at Entry level 3, including English and Maths. You should have an interest in the Media, be able to work in a team as well as stick to tight deadlines and schedules. You will need to bring evidence of your original certificates at Induction.

You do not need to have any previous media experience, although this is desirable. You should be passionate about visual media.

If you have Learning Difficulty or Disability please let us know when you apply. You will be offered support in your interview. If you need help completing your application we can help with this too.

What else do I need to know?

You do not need to purchase any specialist equipment, as it will all be provided for you. However, you will need stationery and a memory stick for your academic work.

What can I do after this course?

If you pass this course, then you may be able to continue studying at Level 2, if you have successfully met the course requirements.

You will leave the course with a range of skills desirable to employers, such as communication skills, report writing, working to deadline and working with others.


Solihull College, Blossomfield Road, Solihull, B91 1SB Tel: 0121 678 7000 Minicom: 0121 628 7005 Email: Internet:

Have a question about the course?
Please contact Admissions on 0121 678 7000 with any queries.
Start Date
Course Fee

Blossomfield Campus

September 2017



Not Applicable to 16-18 year olds