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DYW August 2021 > Foundation Apprenticeship Creative Digital Media

Course description and aims
What's the qualification? - Foundation Apprenticeship in Creative and Digital Media, which is the same level of learning as SQA Highers (SCQF level 6) and includes industry-standard, employer recognised qualifications, core skills and work experience:

- A National Progression Award (NPA) in Creative and digital media at SCQF level 6
- Core units of a Diploma in Creative Digital Media at SCQF level 7
- A media project unit at SCQF level 6

What will I learn? - As part of the National Progression Award, SQA Units in:

- Creative Industries - An Introduction – Scotland
- Creative Industries - Understanding a Creative Brief
- Media - Understanding the Creative Process
- Storytelling for the Creative Industries

SQA Diploma units, assessed as part of your industry/work placement(s):

- Work effectively with others in the Creative Industries
- Ensure your own actions reduce risks to health and safety
- Communicate using digital marketing/sales channels
- Use digital and social media in marketing campaigns

A Foundation Apprenticeship also helps to develop core skills valued by employers, particularly: Communication Problem solving Working with others Time management

These transferable skills are necessary and desirable for working in a range of other related jobs

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Who is it for?
S4; S5; S6

Course Type
Certified Courses (including Foundation Apprenticeships)

Max Number of Schools per live session
Minimum 6 Maximum 15

Additional requirements for participating schools
This course does have a work experience element and is available through the medium of both English adn Gaelic.

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Other Information
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