Production Certificate Qualification

This year the qualification has been redeveloped to encompass the changing role now required of producers. The qualification will prepare them for the challenges they will face in becoming producers of the future. It will take them through the processes for all types production from traditional commercials , online content, stills, non-traditional media and producing in-house productions.

Production Certificate Qualification

This an application-based qualification. Applications are not yet open but you are able to register your interest here for the 2019 intake. We will keep you up to date with any new information we release about the redeveloped qualification. 

Who is this qualification for?

Production assistants and junior producers with at least 18 months experience in their role. From recent graduates in their first production role, to people entering a production role from other industry disciplines. 

What is covered?

  • The role and importance of the agency producer
  • The disciplines: contracts, copyright & legal
  • Looking at a script and deck in detail, scheduling & ball parking
  • PIBS contracts
  • Insurance
  • Choosing directors
  • Understanding a production quote
  • Animatics explained
  • Animation Casting, usage & contracts
  • SAG, foreign talent & shooting abroad
  • Post production
  • Pre-production meetings
  • Music
  • Cinema
  • Radio
  • Stills
  • Digital media / social media content
  • Ad funded programming / branded content
  • Producing in-house productions

How the learning is delivered and assessed

This qualification is delivered over 6 days. Three full consecutive Monday's:

  • Monday 7th October
  • Monday 14th October
  • Monday 21st October

Followed by a 3 day residential element from Thursday 31st October - Saturday 2nd November. 

The qualification will also be formally assessed. We will release more information about this at a later date. 

The qualification is designed to be interactive, with group workshops and industry experts sharing their knowledge and providing practical advice. 


We will soon release information about when we open applications for the 2019 intake. In the meantime however you are able to complete this form to join our interest list. 

We will keep you up to date with any new information we release about the qualification.