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Level 2 Extended Certificate Digital Creative Media Production

This course is for anyone interested in developing an understanding of the media and its role within society, as well as developing technical skills to produce your own media products.

The course provides an excellent foundation for further study, particularly at Level 3 vocational programmes. The practical element of the course also provides students with an opportunity to develop skills and techniques required to work professionally within the media industry.

The types of skills embedded in each unit include creative investigation and ideas generation, communication, using creative development processes, developing and applying practical skills and using productive working skills.

Learners who complete this qualification may progress to further learning at Level 3, for example the Pearson BTEC National Extended Diploma in Creative Media Practice or a 540- GLH Diploma in Creative Media alongside another diploma in a complementary sector.

Course Content

The course is assessed through 100% coursework, therefore enabling students to develop skills and techniques more reflecting on media industries.

Core Units

Students will study two mandatory learning and teaching modules:

• Exploring and Developing Creative Media Skills

• Personal Development.


The actual subjects within these modules may vary year to year but may include:-

  • Film Noir Production
  • Documentary Production
  • Music Video Production
  • Branding & Marketing 
  • Personal Progression (Jobs/CV/work experience)

Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs grade 3 and above, including Maths and English.




Studying Media Studies will enhance your practical skills and your ability to analyse texts, preparing you for study at Level 3 and a range of career options, including:

  • Advertising
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Editorial Online / Print Work
  • Event Organising
  • Journalism
  • Market Research
  • Writing
  • Film / TV / Radio Production
  • Animation
  • Gaming