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Creative and design

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Craft and Design Pathway
Technical Occupations Higher Technical Occupations Professional Occupations
Skilled occupations that a college leaver or an apprentice would be entering. Typically require qualifications at levels 2/3 Require more knowledge and skills acquired through experience in the workplace or further technical education. Typically require qualifications at levels 4/5 Occupations where there is a clear career progression from higher technical occupations, as well as occupations where a degree apprenticeship exists
Design Technician
Design of presentations, animations and products often using software technologies and the making of models
3D Drawing Technician
Graphic Designer
Illustrator
Model Maker
Designer
Design of bespoke costumes, leather goods and textiles
Costume Designer
Leather Goods Designer
Textile Designer
Design Professional
Design of clothing, furniture and interiors
Fashion Designer
Furniture Designer
Interior Designer
Heritage Craftsperson
Use traditional hand craft skills to shape and sculpt natural materials
Calligrapher
Cordwainer
CAD/CAM Processes
Casting
Enamelling
Engraving
Lapidary
Mounting
Polishing & Finishing
Silversmith
Stone Setting
Sign Writer
Wood Turner
Heritage Specialist
A specialist in using traditional hand craft skills to shape and sculpt natural materials.
Precision Manufacturing Craftsperson
Use traditional craft hand engineering and metal working skills to manufacture and restore precision items often with a high artistic merit and value
Antiques Restorer
Glassmaker
Musical Instrument Repairer/Tuner
Textile Craftsperson
Using traditional craft hand skills to use textiles and leather largely to make articles of clothing, footwear and traditional upholstery
Fashion Marketing & Communications
Product Development & Production
Sales & Operations
Upholsterer
Weaver
Fashion/Textile Specialist
Design and manufacture of bespoke clothes and footwear. Use largely craft skills to make props, sets and costumes
Cultural Heritage and Visitor Attractions Pathway
Technical Occupations Higher Technical Occupations Professional Occupations
Skilled occupations that a college leaver or an apprentice would be entering. Typically require qualifications at levels 2/3 Require more knowledge and skills acquired through experience in the workplace or further technical education. Typically require qualifications at levels 4/5 Occupations where there is a clear career progression from higher technical occupations, as well as occupations where a degree apprenticeship exists
Collections and Conservation Technician
Set-up exhibition collections and maximise the engagement of visitors
Collections and Conservation Specialist
Co-ordinate the conservation, preservation and curating of collections at cultural institutions
Collections and Conservation Expert
Manage the physical and digital preservation of collections of cultural collections
Media, Broadcast and Production Pathway
Technical Occupations Higher Technical Occupations Professional Occupations
Skilled occupations that a college leaver or an apprentice would be entering. Typically require qualifications at levels 2/3 Require more knowledge and skills acquired through experience in the workplace or further technical education. Typically require qualifications at levels 4/5 Occupations where there is a clear career progression from higher technical occupations, as well as occupations where a degree apprenticeship exists
Media and Broadcast Assistant
Production and distribution of media content using communications, archive and visual technology
Commercial, Editing & Post Production
Live Content Creation, Production Co-ordination
Technical Support
Print
Public Relations and Corporate Communications
TV/Radio
Assistant Photographer
Photographic Technician
Media, Broadcast and Production Technician
Design, development and editing of audio visual and text content using technology to generate broadcasting materials along with its co-ordination and management
3D Artist
Artistic Producer
Camera Assistant
Deputy Stage Manager
Hair & Wig Maker
2D Animation
3D Animation
Interactive Media & Immersive Reality
Stop Motion Animation
Lighting Assistant
Film, TV, Commercial, Short Form, Radio & Audio Production
Post Production, VFX & Animation Production
Music Technologist
Physical Special Effects Technician
Post Production Editing Assistant
Production Coordinator
Prosthetic Make-up Artist
Sound Assistant
Stage Manager
Media, Broadcast and Production Professional
Leadership, management, and the application technology of resources to create, produce and deliver broadcast content and artistic productions, often requiring specialist expertise
Animator
Broadcast & Communications Principal Technologist (degree)
Cinematographer
Costume Designer
Film, Television & Short Form Production
Live Performance Art Production
Production Accounting
VFX, Post-Production and Animation
Head Of Lighting
Head Of Sound
Lighting Designer
Producer
Set Designer
Sound Designer
Stage Designer
Video Designer
Production Arts Assistant
Work from event/staging designs to create impactful and safe staging and lighting solutions along with props and costume support