National 5 SfW Creative Industries (Course Code: C276 75)

SCQF Level 5 (24 SCQF credit points)

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Why study SfW Creative Industries?

This is an introduction to the creative industries in the UK with a focus on practical learning.

You will investigate a range of sectors and career opportunities in the creative industries before selecting a sector and job profile of personal interest on which to focus. You will have the opportunity to practise and develop specific practical skills, learn the key stages of a creative process and work as part of a team to plan and implement a creative project.

You will have the opportunity to work with others to plan, develop, implement and evaluate a creative project in response to a given brief.

The course covers a wide range of creative context including:

Career Pathways

To see what career areas this subject could lead to and the routes to get there, download and view these career pathways:

Art and Design

Communications and Media

Computing and ICT

Performing Arts

What do I need to get in?

Entry is at the discretion of the centre.

What will I study?

The course is made up of four mandatory units, each one taking 40 hours of study.

You will learn about:

Where will I take the course?

Training would usually be at a local college. Training sessions will take place for a set number of hours and weeks during term time.

Work experience/placements

You may be able to arrange a related work experience placement by speaking to your pastoral care or guidance teacher in school.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment will be based on a range of methods including a portfolio and practical activities. Performance evidence will be supported by assessor observation checklists and candidate reviews. You will be required to carry out self evaluation on a range of skills, review progress and identify action points as part of the assessment of employability skills.

What can I go on to next?

You may be able to progress to:

Employment /Training

Further/Higher Education

Further study, training or employment in:

Which jobs are related to this subject?