Do you have a passion for film and TV? Would you like to learn about and try out the techniques and processes involved in creating film and TV productions? If so, our BTEC Creative Media (Film and Video) courses are perfect for you.

These qualifications will provide you with the knowledge, skills and experience required for an exciting range of roles within the creative media industry such as production, commissioning and editing.

We offer the course at two separate levels, and the qualification level you opt for will be determined by your future career plans. 

The Extended Certificate is a one A Level equivalent. 

You'll need to meet the entry criteria for your chosen pathway.

For further information on the pathways, please click here.


NOTE: Cannot be studied with Creative Digital Media (Digital Games)

The topics you study will give you a wide and comprehensive understanding of the creative industries and prepare you for further study or employment. Topics you’ll study include:

- Video editing techniques
- Film production
- Sound design
- Documentary production

Our BTEC Creative Digital Media (Film and Video) courses are creative hands-on programmes. You’ll complete a range of specialist projects, carrying out your own research and learning a range of advanced technical skills.

You’ll be taught by experienced and dedicated teachers, who will guide you through the course, helping you to understand how the media works and the diverse career paths available. And you’ll learn in state-of-the-art facilities, including our Video Editing suite, where you’ll have access to industry standard equipment and software.

You’ll enjoy experiences, which will give you a vivid insight into the world of TV and Film. This includes high quality trips and visits and inspiring talks from guest speakers working in the creative media industries.

These courses are assessed via presentations, group work and assignments, and externally assessed exams.


Our BTEC Creative Media courses have a proven track record of supporting students to progress to higher education. Our students often opt for related degrees such as Film Production, Television Production, Journalism and Editing.

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As part of your course, you'll have the option to specialise in areas such as editing and single camera production, allowing you to study topics that align with your future goals. 

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