Route3 BTEC Level 2 Certificate For 16-19 Year Olds

BTEC Level 2 Certificate: Creative Digital Media

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This course is offered as part of the college’s Transition programme. It is an exciting course covering some of the important skills needed for modern digital media including films and online.



To join this programme you will need 4 GCSEs at grade 3 (or equivalent). One of either English language or maths needs to be at least a grade 3 whilst the other needs to be no less than a grade 2.

Why study BTEC Creative Digital Media at Blackpool Sixth?

Develop your skills and confidence in an area that is at the heart of the modern world.

How will I be taught?

  • Each unit is split into a theory section and a practical section.
  • You will be taught through up-to-date and detailed case studies.
  • You will work closely with other students and peer assess and peer teach one another.
  • All work will be produced, stored and submitted digitally via Google Drive.
  • Where possible, the exam material is taught naturally through other units and as practically as possible.

Teacher expertise

You will be taught by experienced tutors with extensive knowledge in both creative media and photography. The department has a good spread of practical and theoretical knowledge in both media and visual arts.

What skills will I develop?

  • Teamwork
  • Time management
  • Organisation particularly in digital formats
  • Self-confidence in presenting and speaking in front of others
  • Digital skills on programmes such as Photoshop, Premiere Pro and After Effects
  • Workload management
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How will I be assessed?


  • 70% Coursework


  • 30% Exam
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What will you study and other information about BTEC Level 2 Certificate: Creative Digital Media

Where does it lead?

Students tend to progress to the level 3 creative media (film and television production) course. However, the skills learned in this course will help prepare you for a wide variety of further study.

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