Filmcraft & Animation SCQF Level 6

Introducing you to the skills required for the exciting film and animation industries, in preparation for study at a higher level.


Why take this course?

On this course, you will develop flexible, wide-ranging skills appropriate to the film and animation industries, which will enable you to progress to a variety of advanced courses in related areas.

Learners will have access to a range of high-quality resources to support their learning e.g. cameras, editing equipment, and animation software.

What you will experience

The course will introduce you to a range of film and animation topics, including:

  • Animation skills
  • Video production and post-production
  • Sound design for visual media
students working in tv control room

Key facts

Mode of study
Where you can study
19 Weeks

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a minimum of three course passes at National 5 level or equivalent. For those returning to education, life skills and experience may allow entry.

English language requirements

If English is not your first language, please view the specific English language requirements for this course.

What you need to know

Next steps


At North East Scotland College

Successful students could progress to advanced level courses such as:



Aberdeen City Campus

STARTS Duration Code
February 2020
19 Weeks
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Online applications

You can apply for a place on this course by completing an online application form, which you can access using the 'Apply Online' button. Once completed, this will be received by our Admissions Team who will then process your application.

Paper applications

You may submit a paper application form, and return it to us completed and signed.

All completed paper applications should be returned to the following freepost address:

The Student Information & Admissions Manager
North East Scotland College
Aberdeen City Campus

Should you have any problems with your application, please contact the Student Advice Centre:

Telephone: 01224 612330

If you take up a place on a College course, at the start of the course you will be asked to sign an enrolment form. In signing the form and/or taking up a place on a College course, you will enter into a contract with the College and be bound by the North East Scotland College Standard Terms and Conditions of Study. Copies of the Terms and Conditions are available for inspection on notice boards and at various locations throughout the College, at the College Reception, on the College website:, or can be obtained on request from the Student Funding and Admissions Manager, North East Scotland College, Aberdeen City Campus, Gallowgate, Aberdeen AB25 1BN. Please note that courses are offered subject to (a) there being sufficient numbers of enrolments and (b) the availability of resources. The College reserves its right (i) not to run courses where the number of students is considered insufficient or where resources are unavailable and (ii) in certain circumstances, to refuse admission to an individual applicant.