Technical Media courses

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 Technical BTEC course is a great first step to a successful career in the creative industries.


Why Blackburn College?

  • Benefit from our progression Partnership with University of the Arts London (UAL), a world-renowned art and design institution.
  • Showcase your talents in our Annual Creative Arts Show, taking place in college and across local galleries to invited guests, the public and local and national art experts.
  • 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 Futures Centre - complete with purpose-built television studio.

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