Level 4 UAL Professional Diploma in Technical and Production for the Creative Industries

Qualification Level 4 UAL Professional Diploma in Technical and Production for the Creative Industries
Subject Area Media
Attendance On-site
Age Group(s) Adults
Duration Full Time

Course Content

The UAL Awarding Body Level 4 Professional Diploma in Technical & Production Practice for the Creative Industries has been designed to provide students with the skills, knowledge and understanding necessary to work within the production arts industry. It is a one‑year fast track into employment and will open up the possibility of further progression with Higher Education.

This qualification can be used as a starting point for students who have identified a specific career in the performing arts industry that they wish to progress to, such as:

  • Assistant stage manager
  • Lighting technician
  • Sound technician
  • Project management
  • Event management
  • Production management
  • Videographer
  • Editor
  • Games Designer.

The objectives of this qualification are to give students the opportunity to: Develop and demonstrate industry knowledge to support their competence development. Develop and demonstrate a range of technical skills and behaviours to support their competence development. Develop their personal growth and engagement in learning. Achieve a nationally recognised Level 4 qualification.

Course Outcomes

Achievement of an Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production.


Higher education/university.


Entry Requirements

There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. However, students may find it helpful if they have already completed A‑Levels, Level 3 Diplomas or Extended Diplomas or a relevant apprenticeship. Passion for the course area is a must and a portfolio is desirable but not essential.


Mainly coursework internally assessed and externally moderated. There is some external assessment.


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