Skills for Work Creative Industries National 5 (SCHOOLS)

***PLEASE NOTE - only pupils who will be at school during session 2021/22 can apply for this course***

The Creative Industries Course is designed to provide a qualification which reflects the knowledge and skills required for employment/further study in the wide range of sectors in the Creative Industries. It also develops an awareness of the opportunities and range of employment within a chosen sector. The Course will enable candidates to develop practical skills together with employability skills and attitudes needed to work in the Creative Industries.

Attendance:

Falkirk: Tuesday and Thursday (afternoons)

Stirling: Friday (all day)

This Course is at National 5 level (SCQF level 5) and consists of 4 Mandatory Units:

  • Creative Industries: An Introduction
  • Creative Industries: The Creative Process
  • Creative Industries: Skills Development
  • Creative Industries: Creative Project

***THIS COURSE WILL BE DELIVERED IN AN ART AND DESIGN SETTING AND WILL BE AN ART BASED COURSE ***

Creative Industries: An Introduction

The Unit introduces candidates to different sectors of the Creative Industries and the career paths, job roles and responsibilities of those working within the industry. The Unit will raise awareness of the employability skills and qualifications required by the industry.

Creative Industries: Skills Development

The focus of this Unit is primarily on practical activity. It is designed to allow candidates the opportunity to practise and develop their craft and improve practical skills associated with a chosen job role in the Creative Industries. The candidate will be required to set targets, plan and use a variety of approaches to develop their practical skills in a creative, working environment.

Creative Industries: The Creative Process

The focus of this Unit is creative thinking and collaborative working. The Unit will provide candidates with an awareness of the key stages of a creative process.

Creative Industries: Creative Project

The focus of this Unit is primarily on practical activity carried out in a creative context. Candidates will work as part of a team throughout the planning and implementation of a creative project to a given brief. Candidates will contribute to, and participate in all stages of the implementation of a creative project and evaluate the completed project and their contribution to it.

This Unit will give candidates the opportunity to develop their creativity alongside key employability skills such as working with others and problem solving. Assessment in this Course is based on a range of methods including a candidate folio and practical activities. Candidates 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.

The skills learned through studying this course should equip candidates with employability skills that suit a wide range of employers, both in Creative Industries and in other workplaces.

***PLEASE NOTE - only students who will be at School during session 2020/21 can apply for this course***

  • No formal entry requirements
  • Candidates should be able to demonstrate an enthusiasm for the Creative Industries

This Course is at National 5 level (SCQF level 5) and consists of 4 Mandatory Units:

  • Creative Industries: An Introduction
  • Creative Industries: The Creative Process
  • Creative Industries: Skills Development
  • Creative Industries: Creative Project

***THIS COURSE WILL BE DELIVERED IN AN ART AND DESIGN SETTING AND WILL BE AN ART BASED COURSE ***

Creative Industries: An Introduction

The Unit introduces candidates to different sectors of the Creative Industries and the career paths, job roles and responsibilities of those working within the industry. The Unit will raise awareness of the employability skills and qualifications required by the industry.

Creative Industries: Skills Development

The focus of this Unit is primarily on practical activity. It is designed to allow candidates the opportunity to practise and develop their craft and improve practical skills associated with a chosen job role in the Creative Industries. The candidate will be required to set targets, plan and use a variety of approaches to develop their practical skills in a creative, working environment.

Creative Industries: The Creative Process

The focus of this Unit is creative thinking and collaborative working. The Unit will provide candidates with an awareness of the key stages of a creative process.

Creative Industries: Creative Project

The focus of this Unit is primarily on practical activity carried out in a creative context. Candidates will work as part of a team throughout the planning and implementation of a creative project to a given brief. Candidates will contribute to, and participate in all stages of the implementation of a creative project and evaluate the completed project and their contribution to it.

This Unit will give candidates the opportunity to develop their creativity alongside key employability skills such as working with others and problem solving. Assessment in this Course is based on a range of methods including a candidate folio and practical activities. Candidates 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.

For more information, please contact your pupil support teacher in your school.

  • Location

    Falkirk Campus

  • Start date

    24 August 2021

  • End date

    21 April 2022

  • SCQF Level

    Level 5

  • Location

    Stirling Campus

  • Start date

    27 August 2021

  • End date

    20 May 2022

  • SCQF Level

    Level 5