Employability and Enterprise
Agriculture, Environment & Animal Care
Hair & Beauty
Qualifications
Vocational Qualifications
Public & Protective Services
Qualifications
Access to Higher Education
Vocational Qualifications
Supporting SEND
Qualifications
Personal & Social Development
Professional Development

Key Facts

Level:
Level 1
Subject Sector:
9.2 Crafts, Creative Arts and Design
Credits:
6
Qualification No:
603/6738/6
GLH:
45 hours
Total qualification time:
60 hours
Price:
Contact us
Age Range:
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?

    This qualification is part of a suite which includes an Award, Certificate and Diploma. Learners should take the Award if they need only a small amount of focused learning in creative industries before progressing to employment (with further training where possible) or to a Level 2 qualification.

    Rules of Combination

    Learners must complete the unit from Group M – Mandatory worth 3 credits and 3 further credits from Group O1 – Optional Units - Creative Industries.


    Units

    Mandatory

    Learners must complete the unit from Group M worth 3 credits.

    Working in the Creative Industries

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    25
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    T/618/4124
    Click here to view full unit details
    Optional Units: Creative Industries

    Learners may complete 3 or more credits from Group 01 – Optional Units: Creative Industries.

    Creative Industries

    Learners may take up to 3 credits from this group.

    Promoting a Creative Industries Event

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    L/617/1332
    Click here to view full unit details
    Art and Design

    Learners may take up to 3 credits from this group.

    Art & Design: A Personal Project

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    Y/502/3898
    Click here to view full unit details

    Art & Design: Explore Mixed Media

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    M/502/3891
    Click here to view full unit details

    Artwork and Imaging Software

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    20
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    J/504/8943
    Click here to view full unit details

    Creative Craft Skills

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    R/504/8945
    Click here to view full unit details

    Drawing and Painting - Human Figure, Colour

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    T/504/8954
    Click here to view full unit details

    Printmaking

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    F/504/8942
    Click here to view full unit details

    Produce Craft Work

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    20
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    T/503/0549
    Click here to view full unit details
    Music and Music Technology

    Learners may take up to 3 credits from this group.

    Basic Music Theory

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    38
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    T/506/6709
    Click here to view full unit details

    Collaborative Composition

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    K/506/6710
    Click here to view full unit details

    Creating Harmony

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    35
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    M/506/6711
    Click here to view full unit details

    DJing Skills

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    M/504/8032
    Click here to view full unit details

    Freelancing

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    34
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    T/506/6712
    Click here to view full unit details

    Live Sound Recording

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    A/506/6713
    Click here to view full unit details

    MIDI Sequencing and Software

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    40
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    R/504/8041
    Click here to view full unit details

    Multi-Track Audio Recording

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    F/506/6714
    Click here to view full unit details

    Music Arrangement

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    J/506/6715
    Click here to view full unit details

    Music Improvisation

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    L/506/6716
    Click here to view full unit details

    Music Marketing and Promotion

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    R/506/6717
    Click here to view full unit details

    Music Production and Remixing Techniques

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    32
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    Y/506/6718
    Click here to view full unit details

    Music Rehearsal Skills

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    D/506/6719
    Click here to view full unit details

    Putting on a Music Event

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    34
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    R/506/6720
    Click here to view full unit details

    Song Writing Skills in Popular Music

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    35
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    J/504/8053
    Click here to view full unit details

    Sound and Audio Production Skills

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    35
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    L/504/8054
    Click here to view full unit details

    Using Aural Skills in Music

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    Y/506/6721
    Click here to view full unit details

    Using the Internet as a Medium for Music

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    R/617/0991
    Click here to view full unit details
    Performing Arts

    Learners may take up to 3 credits from this group.

    Acting Skills

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    M/504/7852
    Click here to view full unit details

    Backstage Theatre Skills

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    Y/504/7974
    Click here to view full unit details

    Dance Skills

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    H/504/7976
    Click here to view full unit details

    Dance and Movement Workshop

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    35
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    D/504/7975
    Click here to view full unit details

    Design Skills for Performance

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    T/504/7979
    Click here to view full unit details

    Devising and Directing Dance

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    35
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    R/504/8024
    Click here to view full unit details

    Directing and Devising Drama

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    35
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    M/504/8029
    Click here to view full unit details

    Drama and Theatre Workshop

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    35
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    L/504/8037
    Click here to view full unit details

    Musical Theatre

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    K/504/8045
    Click here to view full unit details

    Musical Theatre Skills

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    T/504/8047
    Click here to view full unit details

    Performance Skills

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    R/504/8119
    Click here to view full unit details

    Performing Arts Individual Repertoire and Showcase

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    D/502/3840
    Click here to view full unit details

    Performing Physical Theatre

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    A/504/8048
    Click here to view full unit details

    Preparing Performing Arts Work

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    H/502/3838
    Click here to view full unit details

    Promoting a Performing Arts Event

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    A/504/8051
    Click here to view full unit details

    Rehearsing for a Production

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    F/504/8052
    Click here to view full unit details
    Fashion

    Learners may take up to 3 credits from this group.

    Fashion Design: Development

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    A/504/8955
    Click here to view full unit details

    Fashion Design: Illustration Techniques

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    A/505/1046
    Click here to view full unit details

    Fashion Design: Process

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    F/505/1047
    Click here to view full unit details

    Fashion Design: Theory and Practice

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    M/505/1044
    Click here to view full unit details

    Fashion Industry Production

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    Y/505/0874
    Click here to view full unit details

    Pattern Cutting: Manual Lay Planning

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    H/505/1025
    Click here to view full unit details

    Pattern Cutting: Theory and Techniques

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    H/505/1056
    Click here to view full unit details

    Preparation for Employment in the Fashion Industries

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    L/505/1035
    Click here to view full unit details

    Tailoring: Alterations

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    R/505/1036
    Click here to view full unit details

    Tailoring: Practical Skills

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    K/505/1057
    Click here to view full unit details

    Tailoring: Theory and Techniques

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    J/505/1017
    Click here to view full unit details

    The Different Markets for Fashion

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    R/505/1019
    Click here to view full unit details

    The Fashion Industry

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    J/505/0854
    Click here to view full unit details
    Digital

    Learners may take up to 3 credits from this group.

    Photo Editing Software

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    Y/618/3662
    Click here to view full unit details

    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?

    The Mandatory unit is:

    • Working in the Creative Industries

    Optional units include knowledge and skills relevant to different job roles in the sector.


    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 Award if they need only a small amount of focused learning in creative industries before progressing to employment (with further training where possible) or to a Level 2 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 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.

    Funding information

    Learning Aims Search

    The Hub provides a Learning Aims Search which you can use to check the funding status of any qualification or unit.

    View this qualification on the ESFA’s Hub website

    From 1st July 2021, the Hub will be replaced by a new Find a learning aim (FALA) service. This service is currently in BETA so if you experience any issues with finding funding details, please double check on the Hub above, or contact your account manager.

    View this qualification on the ESFA’s Find a learning aim website

    How to find a learning aim

    If you’re not sure how to use the new find a learning aim website, we’ve created a handy walkthrough to help you:

    How to Use: Find a learning Aim


    We have done our best to collate and summarise the key information, and wherever possible we alert our providers to changes in funding policy.

    This funding information is provided in good faith and it is always advisable to check directly with the funding agencies before committing to delivery.