A career in the Creative Industries could include roles within interactive media, TV, radio, computer gaming, publishing, film, animation and online media. Over 97,000 people work in Scotland’s creative industries and with such a wide variety of jobs to choose from, skilled people are always in demand.
Developments in technology mean, as a new entrant to this sector, you must be multi-skilled and able to work over a variety of platforms.
Starting in S5 or S6, a Foundation Apprenticeship in Creative Digital Media presents an opportunity for senior phase students to undertake industry specific qualifications and blend an academic qualification with work based learning. So, if you like the idea of combining creative thinking with technical skills, design and storytelling, then a career in creative and digital media may be the right career choice for you.
The FA is delivered over one year and you will spend part of the week at College developing skills and knowledge across a range of topics and getting hands-on experience on placement with an employer.
On successful completion of the FA, you will achieve a Joint Qualification Certificate for the Foundation Apprenticeship in Creative Digital Media. This is a group award at SCQF Level 6, equivalent to a Higher, and includes:
This Course will start August
You must be in S5 or S6 and be capable of working at Higher grade SCQF level 6. You should be on track to achieve:
The Faculty of Business is a successful faculty with a broad variety of subjects on offer. Take a look at the video to find out about what we have to offer.