Design Level 3 Apprenticeship (FADF)

Arts, Media and Publishing

Arts, Media and Publishing
Arts, Media and Publishing
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code BC9
Qualification Type Apprenticeship
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


This Apprenticeship covers roles across the creative and digital media industries. You will develop an understanding of the end to end production cycle in relation to different platforms e.g. audio, visual, interactive and emerging technologies.


You will study all of the mandatory units from the list below which relate to your job role.

Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Design mandatory units:

•Research a design concept

•Write a design brief

•Interpret a design brief and follow the design process

•Understand the concept and techniques used in branding

•Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skills

•Collaborate in a creative process

•Understand market research

•Develop a presentation

•Deliver a presentation

•Working with costs and budgets

•Balance business needs and personal life

Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Art & Design mandatory and optional units:

•Visual recording in Art and Design

•Materials, techniques and processes in Art and Design

•Ideas and concepts in Art and Design

•Communication through Art and Design

•Digital photography

•Graphic design

•Web design

•Interior design


•Interactive media

•Audio, visual production

•Typography and layout

You will also study:

•Employment, Rights and Responsibilities (ERR) Booklet

•Level 2 Functional Skills in English, maths and ICT (if required)

•Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)

How will it be delivered?

You will be assessed by your assessor using a portfolio of evidence, practical demonstrations and assignments. You will be assessed both in College and in your place of work.

Entry requirements

•Five GCSEs at grade 4/C or above including English and maths

•You will need to be at least 16 years of age

•You will need to find an employer to employ you as an apprentice

•Please see our Apprenticeship vacancies.

Your next steps...

Upon completion you could progress onto the Level 4 Higher Apprenticeship in Advertising and Marketing or apply for job roles including:

•Junior Designer

•Interior Designer

•Type Designer


•Web Developer