Is a BTEC in Creative Digital Media Production Right For You?

Are you looking for a career in television, advertising or all things media related? Maybe you’re looking to progress to higher education to complete a course in television and film or journalism and photography?

Visualised it, a leading Yorkshire based video production and advertising agency, are offering young people an Edexcel BTEC Level 2 First Certificate in Creative Digital Media Production.

Is a Creative Digital Media Production BTEC right for me?

The BTEC is a vocational course that allows you to explore a range of different media applications from video editing to photography to radio production.

The benefits of a BTEC course is that you will learn important skills, such as independent learning and researching skills that aims to help you in their future careers. Unlike traditional A Level exams, where students generally spend 2 years gearing up for major exams, BTEC students are continually assessed on their coursework and practical based projects. If you hate the idea of exams, then a BTEC is definitely the right option for you.

Throughout the course, you will get hands-on experience in filmmaking, how to operate industry standard cameras and will gain a great understanding of film editing software – all transferable skills should you wish to move onto higher education or straight into a career.

The Creative Digital Media Production BTEC allows you to start putting together a portfolio or showreel of your projects for when you attend university or job interviews – an invaluable tool with which you can showcase your skills.

Will I be able to get into university?

The idea that universities won’t accept BTEC qualifications is a myth –  most universities, even Oxford and Cambridge, will accept BTEC qualifications in some form or another. The majority of BTEC media graduates will go on to study related courses at university – with the knowledge this qualification gives you, expect to be head and shoulders above everyone else. 

What does the BTEC course consist of?

The course will be structured around assignments which enables you to make real-life media products and will also allow you to develop your individual aptitudes, skills and knowledge. All BTEC courses are 100% coursework and project-based and will give you offer you real-life skills that you can apply in the media industry.

Come and learn with Visualised it!

The Visualised it team offer digital media training, formal qualifications and pastoral support for young people in Barnsley, along with workshops in schools, colleges and universities.

If undertaking a BTEC in Creative Digital Media Production, lessons will take place at our headquarters in the Barnsley Digital Media Centre. Visualised it Video School aims to inspire young people to learn outside of the traditional environment.

Lessons, assessment and resources are provided by our qualified staff – we are industry professionals with a wealth of knowledge and we love what we do.

Contact Visualised it today to start learning with Yorkshire’s leading media specialists.