Digital Journalism

Modern Apprenticeship in Digital Media

The qualification consists of
Diploma in Creative and Digital Media at SCQF Level 7

Modern Apprenticeship in Digital Media

Modern Apprenticeship
The qualification is accredited through Creative Skillset
The qualification is awarded by Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA).

The apprenticeship scheme runs over 1-1.5 years with attendance at Glasgow Kelvin College

Attendance at College
Series of 4-5 weekend workshops to Glasgow Clyde University, doing a combination of short courses taught by industry experts.

Compilation of Portfolio of Evidence.

Workplace observations.

Typical duties will include

Audio recording and editing; audiovisual recording and editing; image manipulation and freelancing, and writing for online.

You might write copy for websites and press releases and use social media to get people to spread the word because they are excited about it.

(Source: My World of Work)


Personal Qualities, Skills and Qualifications

  • Applicants should have an interest in journalism.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ideally candidates will have a knowledge of the role of social media and other digital platforms in marketing


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