Higher National Certificate: Television (HND Year1)

HNCs are widely respected qualifications recognised by employers and many professional and technical bodies.  If you decide to follow on from your HNC to the HND,  you will have a qualication that will be accepted for entry to many degree courses, often directly into the second or third year.

Campus: Cumbernauld Campus

Duration: Full-Time 1 Year

Weekdays: Not Specified

What you need: Two Highers or equivalent or relevant Intermediate 2 courses and/or other modules/units.

Alternatively, other relevant work experience/prior learning. Successful completion of NC Creative Industries: Film & Photography

Info: This course will give you a thorough introduction to working in many of the roles involved in the production of Television programs. Using a range of film equipment in conjunction with Adobe Creative Cloud, you will learn about camera techniques, lighting, editing and sound before applying this knowledge in the production of various programmes and creative projects.

What’s involved:

Camera: an Introduction
Lighting: an Introduction
Sound Recording: an Introduction
Editing: an Introduction
Creative Industries: an Introduction
Television Graded Unit 1
Creative Content Generation
Production Skills: An Introduction
Audio Post-Production for Video
Digital Imaging and 2D Animation
Television Scriptwriting: Non-Factual Programmes

How you’ll learn: This course comprises demonstrations, studio-based group work, location shoots, and practical sessions. Your work is assessed throughout the year as part of an on-going learning process and has no end of year examinations.

Moving on: HND Creative Industries: Television (Year 2).

Job options: Employment prospects in the creative and broadcast industries. Potential roles include production assistants, assistant technicians (camera, lighting, sound etc.) and researchers.

Applications for courses beginning in August open in the January of that year



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