Diploma in Creative and Digital Media

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Modern Apprenticeships: Creative and Digital Media SCQF Level 7

The Diploma in Creative and Digital Media at SCQF level 7 is a work-based qualification that will allow learners to demonstrate their aptitude in creative and digital media.

This Diploma includes areas such as social media marketing communications and video journalism. This course will give employees the ability to develop their own professional practice, and working with digital media. In addition, it includes managing and marketing yourself as a freelancer and ensuring your own actions reduce risks to health and safety in a creative industry environment.

This qualification is supported by the Scottish Government and is also part of a Modern Apprenticeship for Digital and Creative Media. Various representatives from the creative and digital media industry were also involved in the development of the diploma. It is made up of Units which are based on National Occupational Standards (NOS) developed by Creative Skillset.

Creative & Digital Media apprentices are an ideal addition to any organisation that is looking to expand their brand through videos, visual web pages, and social networking.

The Diploma in Creative & Digital Media SCQF Level 7 may suit employees working in the following general roles:

  • Videographer
  • Photographer
  • Marketing Staff
  • Those working in the creative industries
  • Web designers


Scott’s next steps are really up to him. We are trying to give him the tools and assistance to actually start his own business within videography. He has already got some clients under his belt.
Scott McPhie
Modern Apprentice

Entry Requirements


  • Candidates must have a valid contract of employment
  • The candidate must not be involved in any full time education
  • Candidates must have a desire to develop their skills and a willingness to learn
  • Candidates must be 16 or over

Diploma in Creative and Digital Media SCQF Level 7