Creative and design

This section summarises the occupations that have been added and removed from the Creative and Design occupational map as a result of the consultation and responds to additional comments that were submitted.

Breakdown of respondents

Creative responses graph


Summary of responses

The following occupations were proposed for inclusion; however Institute and route panel analysis concluded that they were likely to be covered by existing standards or standards under development:

  • Jeweller
  • Gemsetter
  • Silversmith
  • Restorer/Conservator
  • Pattern Cutter
  • Museum/ Heritage Learning Facilitator/ Producer

The following occupations were proposed for inclusion; however, Institute and route panel analysis concluded that there is insufficient evidence at this time for these to be considered as occupations for the development of apprenticeship standards:  

  • Programmer (Lighting and Sound)
  • Video Designer
  • Technician Manager
  • Creative Director
  • Projectionist
  • Film/projection/video production for live events
  • Scriptwriter
  • Mounter
  • Polisher
  • Metal Worker
  • Studio/ technical assistants
  • 2D Artist
  • 3D Artist
  • Junior 3D Artist.

Respondents suggested that Advanced Sewing Machinist should sit on the Engineering and Manufacturing route as it has very similar knowledge skills and behaviour to the Sewing Machinist (Level 2) standard. Following consultation with the respective route panels, this occupation has been moved.

Further comments

Respondents noted that there is no coverage of the performing arts on this Occupational Map, including occupations such as Musician, Dancer, Choreographer and Actor. The route panel will discuss the place of Performing Arts occupations as part of the wider route review.