Whether you are a storyteller, artist, techie or designer, there is a job for you in Scotland’s creative sector. It covers broadcasting, TV, journalism, design, textiles, publishing, gaming and more. Learn how to write memorable stories as a journalist. Develop eye-catching art as a graphic designer. Discover what it takes to create the next online craze as a gaming technician.
This apprenticeship can teach you how to thrive within a digital media environment. You’ll learn about managing marketing and social media campaigns. You'll get to work with the latest digital technology and produce rewarding content. Whatever your interests, you'll have the chance to develop your creative ideas.
You will gain a Modern Apprenticeship at SCQF Level 7.
Your qualification includes:
core units of an SVQ in Creative and Digital Media at SCQF Level 7
a range of work experience in an exciting industry
During your apprenticeship, you'll learn how to:
develop your creative ideas
create lasting relationships in a digital environment
create high-quality content
work effectively across different creative industries
manage digital marketing campaigns
You'll also develop the following core skills:
These transferrable skills are useful for working in other jobs such as broadcast journalism and TV production.
This Modern Apprenticeship gives you many options. Choose to carry on your education with a creative degree or get a job in the creative industry.
Further education: Carry on your studies by studying for a BA in journalism or another creative-based degree. You could go on to study for an MA or PHD in a related field. Your experience will support your university application.
Straight to work: Use your qualifications and find a creative job. There is a variety of jobs to choose from and several are listed below:
There are no set entry requirements for this apprenticeship.
How does it work?
You’ll learn in a real-world environment and earn a wage. You’ll also study with a college or another learning provider.
How long will it take?
This Modern Apprenticeship will take 12 to 24 months to complete.
How to apply
Use the 'Find vacancies near you' search at the end of this page to look for vacancies, then you can apply online.
You'll apply on Apprenticeships.scot or the company’s own website – there are details on the vacancy advert.