We're excited to announce the newest arrivals to our Standards portfolio.
A suite of Creative and Digital sector Standards are being launched that will support not only the Creative and Digital sectors but also those in broader areas such as Marketing and Design; Content and Social Media; Film and Audio and Production.
Our new Standards include:
Level 7 Game Programmer
Typical roles: Developer Relations Engineer, Game Programmer, Game Server Programmer, Gameplay Engineer, Gameplay Programmer, Mobile Game Developer, Rendering/Graphics Engineer, Software Development Engineer.
This occupation is found in the games and interactive entertainment industries where programmers create software designed for entertainment. This includes organisations which develop games for games consoles, desktop computers, mobile devices, websites and TVs. This is a core and options apprenticeship standard, which means that apprentices must complete the core, and one option out of Game software programmer or Game technology programmer. Companies which employ Game software programmers range from large, international studios employing hundreds of staff, to small indie studios made up of a few developers. Game technology programmers are often employed by hardware developers (e.g. console manufacturers), middleware providers (e.g. game engine developers) as well as large game studios and would include specialists like server programmers in mobile game development companies.
This Standard has two options; Option 1 Game Software Programmer, Option 2 Game Technology Programmer.
Level 3 Content Creator
Typical roles: Content Assistant, Content Creator, Content Producer, Junior Content Producer, Multimedia Executive, Social Media Assistant, Social Media Co-ordinator, Social Media Executive.
This occupation is found in employers across all sectors. It is a role that can be found in both creative and non-creative industries. This can be in any business creating content to engage with its audience.
Employers can vary in size from micro businesses to multinational. The occupation is found in a very broad range of businesses, ranging from public, private and third sector employer. This may include charities, social media employers, digital agencies and broadcasters.
The broad purpose of the occupation is to develop and create written and audio visual content that can be used across a variety of platforms and media. This may include social media, broadcast or in print.
Specification coming soon.
Level 3 Production Assistant (screen and audio)
Typical roles: Audio Production Assistant, Broadcast Assistant, Production Assistant, Production Management Assistant, Production PA, Production Secretary, Programme Assistant, Runner, TV Production Assistant.
This occupation is found in a wide range of organisations, primarily but not exclusively based in the creative industries. This includes screen and audio sectors such as Film, TV, Radio, Podcast and online content producers. Employers range in size from small independent production companies to large multi-national organisations.
The broad purpose of the occupation is to provide support and assistance to editorial or technical colleagues to ensure the smooth delivery of content for productions. Production Assistants are involved in the end to end process of a production. They work to a brief and collaborate with a wide range of stakeholders to plan productions.
Specification coming soon.
We offer bespoke support materials for each option to include, Employer, Provider, and Apprentice EPA Journeys which each contain all of the information and documents needed for all our Standards.
For further information on any of our Standards please get in touch.