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Creative and Digital Media

Are you looking to train a young employee interested in working within Creative and Digital Media?

Glasgow Clyde College is offering an exciting Modern Apprenticeship in Creative and Digital Media, providing structured, informed and relevant training in a number of digital platforms and work-based disciplines.

What will students be taught?

They will learn industry related skills through a number of workshops and units while studying at the college. They will then be able to apply these skills in their place of work as well as evidencing and reflecting on what work has been carried out in their job role. On completion of the course, they will have qualified with an SQA diploma in Creative and Digital Media (SCQF Level 7).

The college works closely with the employers throughout the course conducting work place visits and regular progress reviews.

Course content

Below are some examples of what is covered in the course:

  • Recording and editing audio and visual material
  • Writing for online audiences
  • Presenting ideas and pitches in the creative industry
  • Capturing and editing photographs
  • Safe and effective use of digital media
  • Understanding relevant legislation.

This course is delivered in conjunction with SQA and Skills Development Scotland (SDS).

SDS fund the training, which means employers will not incur any training costs.
Individuals need to be in employed in a media related job role or a media related apprenticeship to take the course.

Entry Requirements

The employer will stipulate in its job advert what entry qualifications their modern apprentice should possess.

Progression routes

Successful MA can progress to a range of courses at a higher level including HNC/D Creative Industries: Television; HNC/D Creative Industries: Radio; or HNC/D.

They can also gain employment as a Journalist, Communications Officer, Digital Media Officer, Research Assistant amongst other roles.

Information for employers

Employers will need to recruit an apprentice first of all or they can use this training for an existing employee. For advice on how to create the job role advert, please contact the coordinator of the course via the details at the end of the page.

SDS fund the training, which means employers will not incur any training costs.
Candidates need to be in employed in a media related job role or a media related apprenticeship to take the course.

Previous employers who have worked with us include STV, Johnston Press, Newsquest and various Members of Parliament (MPs) and Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs). Modern Apprentices have been employed as journalists, communications officers, research assistants and multi-media specialists.

Level
SCQF Level 7

Start date
Various start dates throughout the year.

Length of course
1 year

Glasgow Clyde College Paul Gallagher STV