Videojournalism level 3 diploma
An effective journalism course for individuals and businesses
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Our online videojournalism course equips you with the skills you need to write, shoot and edit packages for a variety of multimedia markets.
There is a huge market for topical, unique and top-quality audio-visual content, whether it is shot using a traditional video recorder, smartphone or tablet.
Our videojournalism course teaches you how to create the type of professional content editors and producers want, even if you are a complete beginner.
You will learn the essential technical aspects of videojournalism, such as choosing the right camera angles, achieving lighting effects and mastering editing techniques.
We also teach you how to develop saleable ideas for video packages, write scripts and find suitable outlets for your work.
On successfully completing our course, you will be a confident videojournalist, able to sell your work to a range of markets or find employment with any number of online or broadcast channels.
What will I learn?
Our comprehensive videojournalism course will teach you how to:
- Create ideas for video packages and match them to multimedia platforms.
- Write, shoot and edit professional video content.
- Upload videos to a variety of online platforms.
- Apply media law and ethics to the world of videojournalism.
- Sell your work and get paid.
You will benefit from unlimited tutor support from Andy Carter, who is a professional group head of news, and a radio presenter and producer. He will help you every step of the way.
He will also give you personal feedback on every assignment, answer your questions and provide expert careers guidance, so you get the very best out of the course.
When you graduate, you will receive the ABC Awards level 3 diploma in videojournalism. It proves you are a qualified videojournalist. ABC Awards is regulated by Ofqual.
Our videojournalism course has been independently endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme. So, when you finish, you will receive the ABC Awards level 3 diploma in videojournalism, and a learner unit summary. This lists the subjects you have studied.
The ABC diploma guarantees that you have been assessed at level 3 standards, and are competent to practise. ABC Awards is a leading national awarding body, and is regulated by Ofqual.
In addition, you will receive the fully accredited CMP diploma in videojournalism, which is recognised in the UK and beyond. It proves you are a qualified videojournalist.
These awards will equip you to apply for videojournalism jobs, learn new skills to use at work or find freelance work.
Videojournalism course tutor: Andy Carter
Group head of news | radio presenter | producer
As a videojournalism course learner, you will work 1-2-1 with Andy Carter, who is a radio presenter and producer, and group head of news.
Andy has worked for the UK’s top broadcasting companies, and was group head of news for 27 local radio stations.
He will mark your work, answer your questions and give you friendly help and advice.
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Videojournalism course subjects
This vocational course covers every aspect of videojournalism. Each lesson includes a practical assignment, based on real-world videojournalism.
Every assignment is personally marked and graded by your tutor, so you’ll receive expert feedback on your progress.
Who is this course for?
Our videojournalism course is suitable for over-16s of all abilities.
We regularly work with:
- Beginners who want to become professional videojournalists.
- People who need to write engaging and original content at work.
- Small businesses and freelancers who want to attract more clients.
- Experienced writers and journalists who want to retrain, or upgrade their skills.
- People looking to start their own freelance videojournalism businesses.
- Videojournalists who want recognised qualifications.
We have an excellent reputation working with disabled learners, and people who are housebound or terminally ill.
Access to our resources library
You will have free and unlimited access to our extensive resources library. It contains downloadable podcasts, videos, ebooks and tips files to help your career.
This is in addition to your comprehensive course materials and tutor support.
You can study this online course wherever you live. We have students in more than 100 countries. And you can trust us, as we are accredited by two international accrediting bodies:
Both organisations promote excellence in worldwide online study, so international students can verify our quality before they enrol.
Accreditation and quality
We comply with the very highest external standards. We are:
Each organisation has its own standards, code of practice and complaints procedure, so you can enrol with complete confidence.
CMP Charter Mark
The Charter Mark is our benchmark of educational quality. We award it to graduates who have also demonstrated they can work professionally in the online environment.
The Charter Mark gives employers the confidence that candidates applying for jobs or freelance work have received accredited training and independent assessment. And it gives learners credibility in the competitive world of journalism.