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Art & Design (Media), Award
This course is aimed at adults (over 19 years old) who are looking to develop or expand their digital media skills and enable you to produce your own media content that can be used to enhance business promotion or lead to creative employment opportunities.
You will have the opportunity to create a range of media products including video content, graphic design, social media, interactive materials and more. You will also research and gain an understanding of different media products as well as how to attract and engage audiences. You will produce and document your work in the form of an online portfolio or sketchbook that can be used to showcase the skills you develop throughout the course.
This course will give you the opportunity to develop a series of vital digital skills and learn how to use various professional media tools. You will learn the fundamentals of media production including camera operation, digital design, and video editing. You will also have full access to the department’s technical equipment, mac computers and editing software, and your tutors will provide all the necessary guidance and support required to use these materials.
You’ll also have the opportunity to exhibit at our end-of-year art show.
This is an exciting opportunity for those with or without prior media experience or knowledge and tutors will gladly support any skill set to enable success.
On successful completion of the Level 1 you can progress onto the Level 2, this Award builds on the knowledge and skills gained in the Level 1 Award and covers more advanced techniques and concepts in media.
Throughout the course, students will have the opportunity to develop practical skills in media production, using professional equipment and software to produce their own media content. They will also be introduced to the creative processes involved in media production, from idea generation to post-production. The course is taught by experienced artists and educators who will provide guidance and support throughout the creative process.
By the end of the course, students will have developed a range of practical skills, including the ability to use professional media equipment, software, and techniques to produce their own media content. Students will also understand the creative processes involved in media production, as well as the cultural significance of media in contemporary society.
Assessment is based on practical assignments and a written evaluation. Students will be required to produce a portfolio of work that demonstrates their practical skills and understanding of the theoretical concepts covered in the course.
At Weston College we're passionate about helping our adult learners prepare for a bright future. We understand that whether you're looking to boost your career prospects, learn new skills or even switch careers entirely, it can be a daunting process. That's why our friendly and highly qualified careers advisors are here to guide you every step of the way.
Our dedicated team of experts is on hand to provide you with tailored advice and support to help you make the right decisions about your future career and course choices. Whether you need help developing your employability skills, exploring your options, or deciding which course to take, we're here to help you achieve your goals.
We also offer a free Career Coach programme, which provides a detailed careers assessment to help you discover your strengths and interests. You can then discuss your results with one of our advisors, who can point you in the right direction and recommend courses that will help you achieve your career aspirations.
Plus, as a Microsoft College, all of our students and apprentices get FREE access to LinkedIn Learning. This is an amazing online platform that offers expert-led courses to help you develop your business, technology-related, and creative skills.
At Weston College, we're dedicated to helping you achieve success in your career, whatever your goals may be. So why not take that first step today and join our adult community of learners? We can't wait to help you unlock your full potential!
There are no formal entry requirements.
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