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Creative and design apprenticeships

Types of apprenticeships that you can apply for in the creative and design sector. 

You’ll be using creativity in all of these jobs. Explore these jobs if you’re an ideas person and like creating things that are useful and visually appealing.

There are apprenticeship available in several sectors of in creative and design sector:

  • digital media

  • graphic design

  • animation

  • product design

  • photography

  • fashion

Levels of apprenticeship

Apprenticeships have equivalent educational levels.

Name Level Equivalent educational level
Intermediate 2 GCSE
Advanced 3 A level
Higher 4,5,6 and 7 Foundation degree and above
Degree 6 and 7 Bachelor’s or master’s degree

Some apprenticeships may also give you an additional qualification, such as a diploma.

Apply for a creative and design apprenticeship

You can become an apprentice in England if you’re:

  • 16 or over

  • eligible to work in England

  • not in full-time education

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