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Media - Content Creation & Production T Level Transition Programme Level 2 is a transition programme designed for learners who are wanting to progress onto the Media Broadcast and Production T Level, and for anyone who is wanting a career in the Media, Broadcast and Production Sector.

Career options might include: 

  • TV or film sound technician
  • Stagehand
  • TV or film production assistant
  • TV or film director
  • Video editor
  • Media researcher
  • TV or film camera operator
  • And many more

Waltham Forest College is putting sustainability at the heart of everything that we do, and in this course, you will learn practices that support pollution prevention, ecosystem management and environmental protection. Our creative courses also incorporate and promote green skills and sustainability. Art & Design and Fashion students produce projects on climate change, recycling and upcycling, and our Media students support the College's green agenda by submitting their work digitally throughout the duration of the course.

The course is scheduled over 3-4 days per week and will be a mixture of theory and practical lessons.

  • Sector Overview

    The UK's creative industries boast a range of interesting and exciting careers for those looking to enter a thriving and innovative sector, with opportunities ranging from jobs involved with arts, culture and design to working in video gaming or the media.

    The creative industries bring together a range of sub-sectors involved with economic activities that all have creativity at their centre. From fashion, crafts and visual arts to music, publishing, TV, radio and film, these are all part of what's known as the UK's creative economy.

  • Entry Requirements

    The entry requirements for this course are:

    • 4 GCSEs at Grade 3 (D) with a Grade 4 in English or maths, or equivalent

    As part of the Transition Programme you will be required to achieve a Grade 4 in both English and maths to progress onto the T Level.

    You will be required to attend an informal interview which may include completing an assessment based on your prior qualifications.

  • What will I study?

    This course consists of the following modules:

    • Propose solutions to meet creative and design business opportunities
    • Respond to a brief by pitching production and craft ideas
    • Apply technical skills to produce creative and design outputs
    • English, maths and digital skills
    • Work experience with an employer(s) on an industry placement
  • How will I be assessed?

    You will be assessed using a range of methods including:

    • Observation
    • Assignments
    • Work placement/journal
    • Projects
    • Witness testimony
    • Personal statements
  • Enrichment

    To further enhance your progression, you will actively participate in community projects, such as the Griffin Flag Project or take part in the BFI Film Academy workshops.

    You will have opportunities to take part in trips and visits, such as the Tate Britain and William Morris Gallery. You will also be invited to take part in funder-raiser events such as The Toy Library and Children in Need.

    You will have access to key employers that will deliver guest lectures to build your industry knowledge and create your future.

  • Work Experience

    You must complete 36 hours (1 week) of external work placement which is an essential part of the programme.

    Some of the opportunities will include placements with employers such as, CANADA, Kode Media and Continuum VR.

  • Progression opportunities

    The completion of this course will allow you to progress onto:

    • Media: Content Creation & Production T Level Level 3

    Completion of the T Level course will allow you to progress onto:

    • University degree
    • Higher Level Apprenticeship
    • Higher National Diploma
  • Alumni

    Waltham Forest College is a vibrant and aspirational college and will support you to reach your career aspirations. Last year 96% of learners progressed onto a positive destination either to higher levels of study, employment, or an Apprenticeship.

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