Recognition that the course provides industry-relevant skills, and strong links with industry professionals and potential employers.
25 February 2020: The BRIT School has been ScreenSkills Select endorsed for it’s Level 3 Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production and Technology – Film and Media Production course. It will be the only accredited centre at this level within London.
The accreditation assures prospective employers that students have the levels of knowledge and skill they want in new employees opening up positive job prospects for students.
ScreenSkills Select enhances the quality of endorsed courses through a rigorous application process and annual monitoring. Each course is reviewed and discussed annually with industry evaluators.
Director of Film and Media Production Graham Chalk said, “Being awarded the accreditation and receiving industry backing is a reflection of the quality of teaching and learning within the department and also credible proof that Film and Media at The BRIT School prepares you for entry into industry from age 18. It is important that young people can understand which option can provide them with the best opportunities after course completion. The Film and Media course at The BRIT School has a real focus on the skills that learners require in order to make their first step into a successful creative career and the quality of the film, TV and online work that our students produce is not only current and relevant but is now getting the recognition that it deserves. I’m excited for all the benefits and opportunities that the accreditation will deliver to our students.”
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The BRIT School is the UK’s leading performing arts and technology State School, providing a unique and free education for 1,400 pupils aged between 14 and 19. The School, situated in Selhurst, Croydon, opened in 1991 with the support of the Department of Education and the British Record Industry Trust.
The School provides training for young people from every socio-economic background and has launched the careers of many. It has an unrivalled track record of nearly 100% of graduating students in employment, education or training within three months of leaving the School. The alumni are a strong measure of the School’s success; global music artists include Adele, Amy Winehouse, Ella Eyre, Jessie J, Imogen Heap, Katy B, Katie Melua, Kate Nash, King Krule, Kate Tempest, Leona Lewis, Loyle Carner, Rex Orange County. Add to that the many filmmakers, dancers, musicians, actors, producers, games designers, set designers and community arts practitioners who contribute to the cultural wealth of the UK, both now and in the future.