This course is designed to equip learners with the skills to become a creative, digitally competent, multi-skilled worker, able to work across a range of digital technologies. You can fast track through the course or complete it in 9 months. Learners may progress onto higher level training or to roles within the industry. Roles include media researcher, TV film editor/director, art director, animator, computer games designer, radio producer, advertising agency junior executive and more.
At LCAM study Creative and Digital Media and become a creative spark in this exciting industry.
Sample Topic: 3D Painting
Learners must achieve a minimum of 71 credits. 40 credits must be at the level of the qualification. All mandatory units (M) must be completed (30 credits). Exactly 4 credits must be achieved from O1 and exactly 2 credits must be achieved from O2. Non-endorsed pathway – In addition, learners must complete a minimum of 35 credits from group 03A (of which a minimum of 23 credits must be taken from group 03a1 and maximum of 12 credits can be taken from group 03a2).
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Awareness of Converging Digital
Technology in the Creative Media Sector
Awareness of Employment in the
Creative Media Sector
Communicating and Presenting Ideas in
the Creative Media Sector
Contribute to Good Working
Ensure your Own Actions Reduce Risks
to Health and Safety
Professional Behaviour in the Creative
Creative Media Industry Awareness
Awareness of Health and Safety in the
Creative Media Sector
Prepare Assets for Use in Interactive
Edit Audiovisual Journalistic Material
Produce Copy for Interactive Media Products
Identify Sources of Information and Present Findings
Pitch Ideas for Radio Content
Research Audiences for Radio
Start Date: Flexible
Length of Course: The maximum time that you may take to complete your course is 9 months.
This is a 100% distance learning course so it’s your choice. Study at home, at work, on the beach or on the go.
Online tutorials, videos, elearning materials, activities, projects, one-to-one support and more to equip you with the knowledge and skills that you will need to pass the course.
You will create a portfolio of evidence.
You do not need to have specific qualifications to do this course.
We do recommend that you have a:
- good command of English (written and spoken)
You need to be computer literate and have:
- access to a computer (a tablet or smart phone may also be used and will require an app to be installed)
- access to the internet
You may also need occasional access to a printer.
Visit prospects.ac.uk for futher information about careers in creative media or click on the heading below.
Jobs that you could do after your course at a junior level include:
- Media planner
- Multimedia specialist
- Programme researcher, broadcasting/film/video
- Public relations officer
- Runner, broadcasting/film/video
- Social media manager
- Television/film/video producer
Jobs where your would be useful include:
- Advertising account executive
- Broadcast journalist
- Editorial assistant
- Event organiser
- Information officer
- Magazine journalist
- Market researcher
- UX designer