Calling all storytellers, techies, designers and creative thinkers. This is a Foundation Apprenticeship that lets you bring your ideas to life.
There’s a career for you in Scotland’s thriving creative industry – whatever your interests. It’s one of Scotland’s most diverse sectors, covering architecture, TV, radio, film, fashion and textiles, cultural heritage, design, journalism, publishing, music, visual arts, gaming and more.
You could become a broadcast journalist, TV or film producer, lighting technician, dance teacher, actor, fashion designer, graphic designer or photographer.
You’ll gain a Foundation Apprenticeship in Creative and Digital Media, which is the same level of learning as an SQA Higher (SCQF level 6).
As part of your National Progression Award, your topics will include:
For your Diploma units, you’ll be assessed as part of your work placement. You’ll learn how to:
Your Foundation Apprenticeship will also help you to develop core skills valued by employers, particularly:
These transferable skills are necessary and highly desirable for working in a range of other related jobs.
Your Foundation Apprenticeship gives you lots of options: it’s up to you where you go next.
You'll complete your Foundation Apprenticeship at school, alongside your other subjects. You'll spend time learning at a learning provider, such as a college, and with an employer on a practical work placement. It'll give your career a head-start, and look great on your CV.
If you're staying on at school, you can apply for a Foundation Apprenticeship.
First, use the search tool at the bottom of the page to find out if this subject is available at your school. Next, fill out the form to let us know you're interested, and we'll get back to you with more information.