QQI LEVEL 6 COURSES
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TV and Film
Advance your technical and artistic skills in the Film and TV Production Level 6 course in Kinsale College. This course builds upon students skills gained on our level 5 course and grows their expertise and professional training for the Film and TV and creative industries. In this one-year course, students will write, shoot and edit their own films using special effects, lighting, audio recording and editing skills. Students have the opportunity to work collaboratively in all aspects of film crew roles and pursue their own creative interests.
|Entry requirements:||1. For entry to Level 6 a full QQI Level 5 in a complementary area is required|
2. All applicants will be required to attend an interview
3. An offer of a place on this course means that the applicant has met the minimum
entry requirements set out and satisfactory presentation at the interview
|Course Duration:||1 year|
|Commencement Date:||September 2020|
|Course Co-Ordinator:||Fran McMorran|
About The Course
Students who successfully complete the Film & TV, level 5 course will be eligible to apply for this advanced course. This course is designed to prepare students to work in the Film and TV sector.
This is a one-year course, which combines a range of digital video shooting, editing, special effects, audio recording and editing skills.
Those who complete the course may gain entry into the second year of a Level 8 degree course.
Students are given access to an editing suite (iMac with Adobe Premiere Pro) four full days per week and access to HD video equipment, all week. They also have access to professional Video, Sound and Lighting equipment.
There are individual and group projects on the course. Students are encouraged to produce short films on topics of interest to themselves, provided they fit within the given brief. The majority of this course is practical rather than theory based, which allows students to produce varied and substantial portfolios.
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The Award may enable graduates to gain employment in the TV and Film Industry. Learners can pursue careers in Camera Operations, Scriptwriting, Post-production Editing, Researcher and freelance careers in the TV and Film Sector.
Education Progression Opportunities
Successful graduates of the course can pursue 3rd Level Degree courses in a range of colleges in Ireland and the UK including: Limerick Institute of Technology, Institute of Technology Tralee, Ballyfermot College, Cork Institute of Technology, Crawford College of Art & Design, DIT and Dun Laoghaire Institute of Technology.
Participants will be required to undertake 10 days of work placement in a suitable area. The college will assist participants in identifying suitable placements.