Vocational Media courses

Key Information 

Create your own films, build sets, record live performances, host a chat show and even write your own soap opera! Blackburn College has everything you need to succeed in the booming creative industries. Whether you see yourself as the next Steven Spielberg or Louis Theroux - rest assured we have the tutors, facilities and passion to help you accomplish your goals. A Vocational BTEC course is a great first step to a successful career in the creative industries.

Why Blackburn College?

  • Progression Partnership with University of the Arts London (UAL), a world-renowned art and design institution.
  • Annual creative arts exhibition allows you to showcase your work to staff, students and the general public.
  • Work on live briefs with employers and gain experience in a real world environment.
  • Workshops and guest lecturers from renowned filmmakers.
  • Study in our state-of-the-art Media facilities located in our £7m Futures Centre - complete with purpose-built television studio.

HOW MUCH CAN I EXPECT TO EARN?

You can expect a starting salary of approximately £15,000 - which can rise significantly as your career progresses.

Career Opportunities 

Here are just a few of the careers and job roles our students have gone on to do:

  • Animator
  • Camera Operator
  • Film Producer
  • Film Director
  • Documentary Maker
  • Post-Production Editor
  • Professional Blogger
  • Radio Producer
  • Video Editor
  • Visual FX Designer