Creative and Digital Media
Glasgow Kelvin College, Easterhouse Campus
SCQF Level 6
All day Tuesday at college
All day Thursday shared between college and work placement
According to Creative Skillset’s 2012 Census, the Creative Industries in Scotland employ 12,500 people. This represents 7% of the UK Creative Industries workforce, up from 4% in 2009. Creative industries include roles within interactive media, TV, Radio, Computer Gaming, Film and Animation.
Increases in new technology has led to a demand for new entrants to be multi-skilled and able to work over a variety of platforms. Starting in S6, a Foundation Apprenticeship in Creative Digital Media presents an opportunity for senior phase pupils, still attending school, to undertake industry specific qualifications and blend an academic qualification with work-based learning.
Candidates intending to leave school at the end of S6 with minimum of one or more Highers in relevant subject areas and Nat 5’s.
Essential criteria as follows:
• Achieved or working towards Higher (A-C) in relevant subject areas – IT, English, Maths etc. by end of S6
National Progression Award in Creative and Digital Media: Technologies, Processes and Practices
• Creative Industries: An Introduction - Scotland
• Creative Industries: Understanding a Creative Brief • Media: Understanding the creative process
• Storytelling for the Creative Industries
Diploma in Creative and Digital Media
• Work effectively with others in the Creative Industries
• Ensure your own actions reduce risks to Health and Safety
• Communicating using digital marketing/ sales channels
• Use digital and social media in marketing campaigns
Industry Challenge Project
• Modern Apprenticeship in Creative and Digital Media
• HNC/D in Creative Industries