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Comhairle Nan Eilean Siar

Course Type:
Type 4 - Certified Courses (including Foundation Apprenticeships)


Age Group:
S4, S5, S6


Start/End Dates:
Available between 6th Sep - 31st Dec 2021

Timetable Availability:
Mondays/Tuesdays/Wednesdays/Thursdays/Fridays (AM only)

Number of Sessions:

50 minutes


Repetition Frequency:

Max Capacity:
Minimum 6 - Maximum 15

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.

Additional Requirements:
This course does have a work experience element and is available through the medium of both English and Gaelic.

Other Info:
Not at this time.

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