Kerry ETB – Broadcast Production Skills – Film and TV Level 5

Programme
Broadcast Production Skills – Film and TV

Award
City & Guilds Diploma in Media Techniques (Video production) 7601-03 BECTU – Creative Industries Safety Passport Occupational first aid – FETAC L5 Safe Pass & Manual handling

Location
Tralee

Duration
54 Weeks (Starts September)

Course Aims


The Broadcast Production Skills course is designed to provide the Television and Digital Cinema industries with new entrants that have the skills, competences and in-depth knowledge to work in any of the three phases of production: Pre-production , Production and Post-production.

Broadcast production Skills is a practical, production-focused course providing an in-depth education in the production of documentary, drama, and entertainment formats. You will learn about producing, researching, writing, directing, capturing media, editing and delivering content for both location and studio-based productions.

Modules


  1. Induction – The planned outcomes and conditions attached to attendance on the course; good safety, health and hygiene practices; the basic principles involved in environmental issues; and the meaning of equal opportunities.

 

  1. Media Industries: Organisation Regulations & Practice* This module investigates organisations, regulations and working practices in the media industries in order to understand how the media operates, the main legal constraints involved and professional working practices. In the second outcome learners will focus on health and safety

practices.

 

  1. Research Recording & Presenting Information*

This module is concerned with understanding researching,

recording and presenting information in media industries.

 

  1. Video Production Techniques*

The main aim of this module is to provide learners with the

opportunity to explore and develop basic skills in a variety

of roles involved in video production with a view to further

training and skills development either at an entry level

within the industry or in higher education.

 

  1. Commercial Video Production*

The main aim of this module is to provide learners with the

opportunity to explore and develop basic skills in a variety of

roles involved in commercial video production with a view to

further training and skills development either at an entry

level within the industry or in higher education.

 

* Denotes assessed modules.

 

  
  1. Freelance Employment Techniques*

This module develops learners’ ability and skills to operate as

Freelance professionals in the media and creative industry – vitally

important in today’s changing world.

 

  1. Sound Recording Techniques*

The aim of this unit is to provide learners with the opportunity

to explore and develop basic skills in a variety of roles involved in

sound recording with a view to further training and skills

development either at an entry level within the industry or in higher

education.

 

  1. Lighting for TV & Film Production*

The main aim of this module is to provide learners with the

opportunity to explore and develop basic skills in a variety of roles

involved in lighting design and realisation in a TV studio production

with a view to further training and skills development either at an

entry level within the industry or in higher education.

 

  1. Career planning & Job Seeking Skills –

Plan and achieve realistic employment goals.

Requirements


  • Participants must reach 18 years of age before the end of the Traineeship. Applicants who are under 18 years of age require a Garda Parent/Guardian Consent Form signed by their parent or guardian.
  • Leaving certificate standard of education of equivalent.
  • A good verbal and written command of the English language
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to relate to people at different levels.
  • Demonstrate a positive outlook, be adaptable, and have the ability to work on your own initiative, to take direction and to work with others as part of a team.
  • Computer skills are essential.
  • Knowledge of the Irish media industry and sectors within.

Driving licence is an advantage.