Course Brief


This unit provides learners with an opportunity to apply their knowledge, skills and understanding in the workplace and gain credit for working in a relevant area of the creative media sector.

Unit abstract

This unit is designed to develop learners' abilities to identify appropriate work placement opportunities in the creative media sector and explore the process of securing such placements.

Learners will develop both vocational and transferable skills within a practical industrial context.

Monitoring and evaluating the learner's performance and learning experience is integral to this unit.

  • This course is offered in 48 contact hours

On successful completion of this unit a learner will:

1      Be able to identify and negotiate work experience placements in the creative media sector

2      Understand the requirements of negotiated work placements

3      Be able to undertake work experience placements as negotiated

4      Be able to monitor and evaluate own performance and learning during work placements in the creative media sector

  • BTEC Higher National Diploma (HND) in Creative Media Production

    Getting a foot in the door in the field of media can be challenging. Employers are continuously looking for individuals who have the academic knowledge, qualification and the practical skills to execute. Most have one or the other in this competitive field, and the Pearson BTEC Higher National Diploma (HND) in Creative Media Production merges the best of both when preparing you to take the next step in your media pursuits.

    This UK qualification is recognized in more than 70 countries worldwide, and graduates of this programme gain direct access to the final year top-up BA (Hons) in Media and Communications programme offered in collaboration with the University of Greenwich.

    Why choose the Higher National Diploma in Creative Media Production?