Creative and Cultural
There are approximately 3,000 businesses in Scotland employing 57,000 people within the Creative and Cultural Skills sector. We work with industry to develop qualifications that meet national standards and equip people with the skills to be successful within this sector.
SQA qualifications within the Creative and Cultural skills sector range from: Music Business to Jewellery Manufacture, and much more.
About the industry
Industry recognised qualifications
Creative Skillset empowers the Creative Industries to develop skills and talent by influencing and shaping policy, ensuring quality and by securing the vital investment for individuals to become the best in their field and for businesses to grow.
As the industry skills body for the Creative Industries, Creative Skillset work across film, television, radio, fashion, animation, games, visual effects, textiles, publishing, advertising and marketing communications.
Getting into the industry
Skills for Work: Creative Digital Media National 4
National 4 Skills for Work: Creative Digital Media is an introductory qualification that develops the skills, knowledge and attitudes, needed for work in the creative digital media industry.
Learners will gain an awareness of development and production processes in the industry: starting with awareness-raising experiences, moving through creative and technical requirements and considerations, and culminating in the experience of a mixed-media production project.