Creative and Digital Media (England)

What is an apprenticeship framework?

An apprenticeship framework is a definition of requirements for an apprenticeship programme. It is used by training providers, colleges, and employers to ensure that all apprenticeship programmes are delivered consistently and to agreed standards. Each framework includes details of the qualifications needed to be completed, the key skills targets, and any other requirements of the apprenticeship.

A typical framework consists of:

 

Centres must refer to the relevant full apprenticeship framework document on the Apprenticeships Frameworks Online (AFO) website here, however a summary of these requirements are shown below.


Advanced Level Apprenticeship in Creative and Digital Media (England) Level 3 FR02891

To achieve this apprenticeship, learners must meet the following requirements:

Entry Guidance into Apprenticeship Framework

There are no entry conditions for this framework.

Competence/Technical Skills & Knowledge/Credits

 

Competence qualifications available to this pathway:

 AIM Awards Level 3 Diploma in Creative and Digital Media (QCF)

Knowledge qualifications available to this pathway:

 AIM Awards Level 3 Certificate in Creative and Digital Media (QCF)

Combined qualifications available to this pathway:

 N/A

 

Qualification Information

Learners must achieve all qualifications detailed in this section.

Qualification

AIM Awards Level 3 Diploma in Creative and Digital Media (QCF)

Assessment

Internally assessed and externally moderated assessment evidence

Grading

Assessment is competent / not competent. There is no grading

Sector

9.3 Media and Communication

Qualification Accreditation Number

601/3413/6

Learning Aim Reference

60134136

Credits

71

Guided Learning Hours

450-540

Learner Age Range

16-18; 19+

Rules of Combination

Learners must achieve a minimum of 71 credits. 40 credits must be at the level of the qualification. All mandatory units (M) must be completed (30 credits). Exactly 4 credits must be achieved from O1 and exactly 2 credits must be achieved from O2.

Non-endorsed pathway – In addition, learners must complete a minimum of 35 credits from group 03A (of which a minimum of 23 credits must be taken from group 03a1 and maximum of 12 credits can be taken from group 03a2).

OR

Endorsed pathway - In addition, learners must complete all required mandatory and optional credits to achieve the chosen pathway (P1, P2, P3, P4, P5, P6 or P7 - see below for more details).

Qualification Specification

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Qualification

AIM Awards Level 3 Certificate in Creative and Digital Media (QCF)

Assessment

Internally assessed and externally moderated assessment evidence

Grading

Assessment is competent / not competent. There is no grading

Sector

9.3 Media and Communication

Qualification Accreditation Number

601/3355/7

Learning Aim Reference

60133557

Credits

20

Guided Learning Hours

120

Learner Age Range

16-18; 19+

Rules of Combination

Learners must achieve a minimum of 20 credits from the Optional Units (O) to achieve this qualification. A maximum of 5 credits may be achieved at Level 2.

Qualification Specification

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Transferable Skills

Apprentices must complete or have completed one of the English transferable skills qualifications, one of the Mathematical transferable skills and one of the ICT transferable skills qualifications listed in the relevant full apprenticeship framework document on the Apprenticeships Frameworks Online (AFO) website here.

Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)

ERR must be included in the induction process and at relevant times in the programme, as knowledge gained during the induction can be used as evidence for the "Employment Rights and Responsibilities " requirements of this framework. Creative Skillset will provide a template which specifies the nine ERR outcomes and records achievement and evidence of each outcome. Further details on the signposting and documentation for ERR, can be found here.

On and Off the Job Learning

The total on and off the job GLH for the programme is 750. Further details can be found in the relevant full apprenticeship framework document on the Apprenticeships Frameworks Online (AFO) website here.