Creative and Digital Media (Wales)

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.


Apprenticeship in Creative and Digital Media (Wales) Level 3 FR03012

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:

 N/A

Knowledge qualifications available to this pathway:

 N/A

Combined qualifications available to this pathway:

 AIM Awards Level 3 Diploma in Media Creation, Production and  Craft  Support

 

Qualification Information

Learners must achieve all qualifications detailed in this section.

 

Qualification

 AIM Awards Level 3 Diploma in Media Creation, Production and  Craft  Support

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

601/8449/8

Learning Aim Reference

60184498

Credits

63

Guided Learning Hours

628 (TQT), 258 (GLH) see specification for more info

Learner Age Range

16-18; 19+

Rules of Combination

Learners must achieve 63 credits from one chosen pathway to achieve this qualification.  Learners must achieve 24 credits from the Mandatory units (M) and the required Optional units from one chosen pathway:

 

If learners choose the Media Creation & Production pathway, a minimum of 4 credits from Optional Group A and a minimum of 35 credits from Optional Group B must be achieved.

 

If learners choose the Media Craft & Technical Support pathway, a minimum of 4 credits from Optional Group A and a minimum of 35 credits from Optional Group B must be achieved. A maximum of 31 credits may be achieved at L2 for this pathway.

Qualification Specification

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Transferable Skills

Essential Skills (Wales)

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 853 hours (Media Creation and Production Pathway) and 860 hours (Media Craft and Technical Support Pathway). Further details can be found in the relevant full apprenticeship framework document on the Apprenticeships Frameworks Online (AFO) website here.


Higher Apprenticeship in Creative and Digital Media (Wales) Level 4 FR03012

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:

 N/A

Knowledge qualifications available to this pathway:

 N/A

Combined qualifications available to this pathway:

 AIM Awards Level 4 Diploma in Interactive Media (QCF)

 

Qualification Information

Learners must achieve all qualifications detailed in this section.

 

Qualification

AIM Awards Level 4 Diploma in Interactive Media (QCF)

Assessment

Internally assessed and externally moderated assessment evidence

Grading

Assessment is competent / not competent. There is no grading

Progression Opportunities

Learners from this qualification will normally progress into employment within the sector

Sector

9.3 Media and Communication

Qualification Number

600/9862/4

 

Learning Aim Reference

60098624

Credit Value

65

Guided Learning Hours (GLH)

360 - 495

Learner Age Range

18+; 19+

Rules of Combination

Learners must achieve 65 credits in total to achieve this qualification. 16 credits must be achieved from the 3 mandatory units (M) and a minimum of 46 credits must be achieved from the Optional Group A (OA) and a minimum of 3 credits must be achieved from Optional Group B (OB). A minimum of 33 credits must be achieved at Level 4.

Qualification Specification

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Transferable Skills

Essential Skills (Wales)

Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)

Underpinning knowledge of ERR is addressed in the combined qualification through the following units:

​ERR must be completed by the end of the Apprenticeship period, and training providers will be required to submit proof of the achieved Combined qualification to the "certifying authority" in order to evidence completion of ERR.

On and Off the Job Learning

The total on and off the job GLH for the programme is 628. Further details can be found in the relevant full apprenticeship framework document on the Apprenticeships Frameworks Online (AFO) website here.