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Apprenticeship standards

Creative Skillset has been supporting "trailblazer" employer groups to develop new apprenticeship standards. 

Standards that are already approved and ready for use:

  • NEW Junior Content Producer Level 3 
  • NEW Broadcast Production Assistant Level 3
  • Creative & Digital Media (existing framework) Level 3
  • Junior Journalist Level 3
  • Photo Imaging (existing framework) Level 3
  • Assistant Technical Director (VFX) Level 4
  • Junior 2D Artist (VFX) Level 4
  • Broadcast Technology (existing framework) Level 6
  • Outside Broadcast Engineer Level 7
  • Bespoke Tailor & Cutter Level 5

The following standards are in development and planned for use from autumn 2018: 

  • Photographic Assistant Level 3 
  • Creative Industries Production Manager Level 7
  • Post Production Technical Operator Level 4
  • Assistant Animator Level 4 
  • Storyboard Artist Level 7
  • Broadcast and Media Systems Engineer Level 6 Degree Apprenticeship 
  • Broadcast and Media Systems Technical Operator Level 3 
  • Broadcast and Media Systems Technician Level 5 
  • Props Technician Level 3 

Awaiting approval from the Institute of Apprenticeships to develop:

  • Production Co-ordinator Level 4

The full list of creative media and related apprenticeships is available here (updated Feb 2018).

Further information about the standards development process and the role of employers is available here.  Employers interested to join one of the screen industry trailblazer working groups should contact apprenticeships@creativeskillset.org.

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