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Key Facts

Level:
Entry Level 3
Subject Sector:
9.2 Crafts, Creative Arts and Design
Credits:
18
Qualification No:
603/3370/4
GLH:
150 hours
Total qualification time:
180 hours
Price:
£73.00 per learner
Age Range:
Pre 16, 16-18, 19+

Qualification purpose

Prepare for further learning or training and/or develop knowledge and/or skills in a subject area

Qualification Grading Type

Pass

Assessment Methods

  • Portfolio of Evidence

  • Why choose this qualification?

    These Entry 3 to Level 1 qualifications are intended to provide learners with a broad introduction to working in the Creative Industries sector equipping learners with underpinning knowledge and skills specific to the sector alongside a range of transferable employability skills. The qualifications contain a significant proportion of knowledge and understanding together with some skills development. Where skills are assessed these will, in the main, be assessed through simulated activities and scenarios, unless it is a type of activity that can realistically be carried out by the learners providing there is risk assessment built in, for example expedition skills.

    They are designed to support progression to further learning and ultimately to work in creative industries or other related creative industries, including apprenticeships.
    The Skills for Creative Industries qualifications form part of a suite of ‘Skills for…’ qualifications that cover a number of sectors. The employability skills units are common across the suite, enabling easy transfer of credits between qualifications and supporting opportunities for cross-faculty working.

    The qualifications have been developed with the support of the FE sector. They have been designed to be consistent with the principles for study programmes for 16-19 year olds but are also relevant, particularly in the case of the smaller qualifications, for adults including the unemployed. These qualifications are also suitable for pre-16 learners.

    Rules of Combination

    Learners must complete 18 credits, including 3 credits from Group M (Mandatory), 9 credits from Group O1 (Optional Units: Creative Media) and 6 further credits from either Group O1 or Group O2 (Optional - Employability Skills, English and Maths).

    Learners cannot include more than one unit with the same or similar title. For full details see list of barred units in the published qualification specification.


    Units

    Mandatory Group

    The learner must complete the 3 credits from the Mandatory Group.

    Working in Creative and Media

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    D/505/1895
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    Optional units: Creative Industries

    Learners must complete a minimum of 9 credits from Group O1 (Optional Units: Creative Industries).

    Acting Skills for Solo and Duologue

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    35
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    Y/504/7814
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    Art & Design: A Project in 2 or 3 Dimensions

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    K/502/3887
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    Audio and Video Software

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    15
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    H/502/0177
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    Basic Performing Arts Skills

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    H/504/7816
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    Clothing Design

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    A/504/8938
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    Creating Dance

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    35
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    M/504/7818
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    Creating Drama

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    35
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    T/504/7819
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    Creating Music and Lyrics

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    35
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    T/504/7822
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    Creating Sets and Stages

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    35
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    F/504/7838
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    Creative Media Skills

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    R/505/1893
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    Design Skills for Performance

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    36
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    F/504/7841
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    Developing Painting and Drawing

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    M/504/4594
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    Digital Media

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    20
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    J/505/1891
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    Digital Photography

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    25
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    D/504/8950
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    Ensemble Music Performance

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    35
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    Y/504/7845
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    Exploring Dance

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    35
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    H/504/7850
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    Imaging Software

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    15
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    H/503/3933
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    Introduction to Mixed Media in 2D

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    J/504/8957
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    Needle/Textile Crafts

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    R/504/8959
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    Performance Workshop

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    J/504/8120
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    Preparing for a Performance

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    18
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    F/504/8066
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    Print Journalism

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    Y/505/2317
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    Printmaking

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    A/504/8941
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    Promoting a Creative Industries Event

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    L/617/1315
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    Promoting a Performing Arts Event

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    J/504/8067
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    Using Graphics Software

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    10
    Credits:
    1
    Unit No:
    J/504/8960
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    Using the Body in a Dramatic Context

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    H/503/3978
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    Optional units: Employability, English and Maths

    A maximum of 6 credits may be completed from group O2a, O2b and O2c .

    Employability

    A maximum of 6 credits may be completed from group O2a, O2b and O2c .

    Applying for a Job

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    20
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    A/617/4047
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    Career Planning

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    20
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    K/617/4061
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    Communication Skills for Work

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    T/617/4080
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    Conduct at Work

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    20
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    L/617/4070
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    Customer service skills

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    20
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    D/617/4073
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    Digital Skills for Work

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    T/617/4158
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    Exploring Entrepreneurship

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    20
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    D/617/4090
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    Exploring and Presenting Enterprise Ideas

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    D/617/4087
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    Health and Safety in the Workplace

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    20
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    T/617/4094
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    Interview Skills

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    R/617/4099
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    Introduction to Self-Employment

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    J/617/4102
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    Making the Most of Work Placement

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    L/617/4103
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    Negotiation Skills

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    K/617/4108
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    Numeracy Skills for Work

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    R/617/4149
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    Searching for a Job

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    20
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    A/617/4131
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    Self-Management Skills for Work

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    20
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    L/617/4134
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    Setting and Meeting Work-Related Targets

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    20
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    H/617/4138
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    Skills for Creative Thinkers

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    15
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    J/504/6299
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    Skills for Effective Participants

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    15
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    A/504/6249
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    Skills for Independent Enquirers

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    15
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    T/504/6248
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    Skills for Reflective Learners

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    15
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    F/504/6902
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    Solving Work-Related Problems

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    20
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    M/617/4143
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    Time Management

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    20
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    F/617/4146
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    Working Safely

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    10
    Credits:
    1
    Unit No:
    T/617/4127
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    Working in a Team

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    R/617/4152
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    Working with Colleagues

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    20
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    H/617/4155
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    English

    A maximum of 6 credits may be completed from group O2a, O2b and O2c.

    Engage in Discussion

    Learners may choose 1 unit from this group.

    Engage in Discussion

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    20
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    M/505/6129
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    Engage in Discussion

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    20
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    Y/505/6321
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    Listen and Respond

    Learners may choose 1 unit from this group.

    Listen and Respond

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    20
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    H/505/4135
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    Listen and Respond

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    20
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    D/505/6319
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    Read for Information

    Learners may choose 1 unit from this group.

    Read for Information

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    H/505/6127
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    Read for Information

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    L/505/4131
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    Read for Purpose and Meaning

    Learners may choose 1 unit from this group.

    Read for Purpose and Meaning

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    D/505/6126
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    Read for Purpose and Meaning

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    Y/505/6318
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    Speak to Communicate

    Learners may choose 1 unit from this group.

    Speak to Communicate

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    20
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    K/505/6128
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    Speak to Communicate

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    20
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    R/505/6320
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    Write Accurately

    Learners may choose 1 unit from this group.

    Write Accurately

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    L/505/4159
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    Write with Accuracy

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    F/505/4160
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    Write to Communicate

    Learners may choose 1 unit from this group.

    Write to Communicate

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    H/505/6130
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    Write to Communicate

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    D/505/6322
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    Maths

    A maximum of 6 credits may be completed from group O2a, O2b and O2c.

    Making Calculations

    Learners may choose 1 unit from this group.

    Making Calculations

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    K/505/4864
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    Making Calculations

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    F/505/4868
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    Money, Time and Temperature

    Learners may choose 1 unit from this group.

    Money, Time and Temperature

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    D/505/4862
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    Money, Time and Temperature

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    M/505/4882
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    Numbers, Decimals, Fractions and Percentages

    Learners may choose 1 unit from this group.

    Numbers, Decimals, Fractions and Percentages

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    A/505/4867
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    Using Whole Numbers, Decimals, Fractions and Percentages

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    20
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    T/505/4866
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    Numerical Relationships, Algebra and Ratios

    Learners may choose 1 unit from this group.

    Numerical Relationships, Algebra and Ratios

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    20
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    J/505/4869
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    Using and Communicating Data

    Learners may choose 1 unit from this group.

    Using and Communicating Data

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    H/505/4863
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    Using and Communicating Data

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    J/505/4872
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    Using Probability

    Learners may choose 1 unit from this group.

    Using Probability

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    20
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    A/505/4870
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    Using Size and Shape

    Learners may choose 1 unit from this group.

    Using Size, Shape and Measures

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    M/505/4865
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    Using Size, Shape and Space

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    L/505/4890
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    What is the purpose of this qualification?

    This qualification provides an introductory set of knowledge and skills, relevant to creative industries.

    This qualification is particularly relevant for:

    • unemployed adults needing to demonstrate their interest in and commitment to a specific vocational area to potential employers, particularly where further work-based training will be on offer
    • young people on traineeships who are working at level 1 and are seeking a short, focused qualification in the sector in which they wish to work/gain an apprenticeship, as part of the work preparation training element of a traineeship
    • learners of any age who have been disengaged with learning and need a short introduction at level 1 before progressing straight to a larger certificate or diploma at level 2.


    What skills, knowledge, or understanding does this qualification develop?

    Learners will develop an understanding of the creative industries sector and skills.


    How is this qualification different from other, similar qualifications?

    This qualification is part of a suite which includes an Award, Certificate and Diploma. Learners should take the Certificate if they need a broad introduction to the sector, as well as more generic workplace skills, before progressing to employment (with further training where possible) or to a Level 1 qualification, as illustrated in the target learner profiles provided above.


    Which sector does this qualification support?

    This qualification could lead to an entry-level role in the creative industries sector.


    What are the progression options?

    Learners can progress to a Level 1 certificate or diploma in Creative Industries, including Gateway Qualifications’ Level 1 Certificate and Diploma in Skills for Creative Industries as well as other Level 1 qualifications.


    Progression & Entry Requirements

    Learners do not need any prior qualifications or a specific level of attainment to take this qualification.

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