Prepare for further learning or training and/or develop knowledge and/or skills in a subject area
Qualification Grading Type
Why choose Gateway Qualifications for this qualification?
Gateway Qualifications offers a range of innovative, flexible and dynamic vocational qualifications that are valued and meaningful and which will develop the skills necessary to gain employment or to progress through further study.
Rules of Combination
Learners will have to complete a total of 40 credits, including 4 credits from the Mandatory Group, a further 22 credits from Optional Group O1: Creative and Media, remaining 14 credits can be taken from either Optional Group O1 or Optional Group O2: Employability.
Learners must achieve the single mandatory unit.
Creative Media Production Skills
Learners must achieve a minimum of 22 credits from this group.
Comic Artwork for Creative Media Industries
Concept Art for Creative Media Industries
Creative Craft Skills
Creative Writing Skills
Digital 3D Modelling for Creative Media Industries
Digital Graphics Editing
Game Engine Technologies for Creative Media Industries
Introduction to Programming
Sound and Audio Production Skills
Video Editing for Creative Industries
Video Production Skills for the Creative Industries
Learners may achieve up to 14 credits from this group.
Applying for a Job
Assessing own Personal, Learning and Thinking Skills
Building Working Relationships with Colleagues
Effective Communication in the Workplace
Effectiveness at Work
Exploring and Presenting Enterprise Ideas
Introduction to Self-Employment
Positive Attitudes and Behaviours at Work
Preparing for Work Placement
Preparing for an Interview
Searching for a Job
Setting and Meeting Targets at Work
Skills for Creative Thinkers
Skills for Effective Participants
Skills for Independent Enquirers
Skills for Reflective Learners
Skills for Self Managers
Skills for Team Workers
Solving Work-related Problems
Using ICT in the Workplace
Using Numeracy Skills in the Workplace
Work in a customer-friendly way
What is the purpose of this qualification?
The qualification provides an introduction to different areas of Creative Media. Learners take one mandatory unit and then choose from a variety of practical units in different aspects of Creative Media and from Employability units.
What skills, knowledge, or understanding does this qualification develop?
Learners will develop the ability to create a media product and to work with different media eg graphics, video, photography.
What are the progression options?
Learners who complete the qualification could progress to a range of level 2 vocational qualifications in creative media and related areas.
Progression & entry requirementsLearners will be able to progress to a range of level 2 qualifications in the sector or to other related sectors where they will be able to apply the underpinning knowledge and practical skills they have developed
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