Key Stage 4 and 5 only - BTEC level 2 and 3 Creative Media

The Award gives learners the opportunity to develop sector-specific knowledge and skills in a practical learning environment. The main focus is on four areas of equal importance, which cover the: 

  • development of key skills that prove your aptitude in creative media production such as investigating and developing ideas through pre-production, production and post-production of media products process that underpins effective ways of working in creative media production, such as responding to briefs and feedback, planning and generating ideas 
  • attitudes that are considered most important in creative media production, including personal management and communication 
  • knowledge that underpins effective use of skills, process and attitudes in the sector such as production processes and techniques. 


This course complements the learning in GCSE qualifications, such as Design and Technology, Art and Design, and Computer Science, by broadening the application of ‘design and make’ tasks, working with a media brief, and understanding and engaging different audiences through making compelling media products. The curriculum is designed at KS4 and 5 to engage and inform students in career opportunities available in the media industry and to equip them with the skills and understanding to make informed choices if this an area they want to explore further.


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