Creative and Cultural
This Modern Apprenticeship gives employees in the creative and cultural industries a solid grounding in the skills required for the sector.
This includes creative, technical, digital technology, business/professional and sales and marketing.
Employees could apply for work in such areas as:
live events and promotions
technical theatre operations
Your employee will study for a Modern Apprenticeship at SCQF Level 6 or 7. Their qualification will include:
SCQF level 6 in Creative and Cultural, studying the topic of Cultural Venue Operations
SCQF level 7 in Creative and Cultural, studying either Technical Theatre & Production Operations or Museums & Galleries Practice
There are no formal entry requirements for this apprenticeship.
Progression and development
After completing the apprenticeship, employees could work or train in more specialist areas. They could progress to:
higher-level creative and cultural qualifications in management
Higher National Certificate (HNC) or Higher National Diploma (HND) in a creative or cultural subject
BA Honours degree in creative or cultural subjects
in-house development programmes and CPD
a more specialised course, such as lighting or sound
How does it work?
Apprentices will learn in a real-world environment and earn a wage. They’ll also study with a college or other learning provider.
Cost and funding
We contribute towards training costs
We do this by paying the learning provider throughout the apprenticeship.
The training contribution calculator will show you our funding contribution for this framework.
An enhanced funding contribution is paid for employees aged 16 to 19. For those who are disabled and care-experienced, this is extended up to and including age 29.
Speak to a range of learning providers to find the best deal and agree on a flexible approach to meet your business needs.
Who pays the apprentice?
Like any other employee of your business, you’ll pay the Modern Apprentice's wages. This is not set by SDS, but we encourage all employers to pay the Living Wage. Remember, you must pay at least the National Minimum Wage.
How long will it take?
It will take between 12 and 24 months to complete.