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  • Start date:   August 2023
  • Level of Qualification:   Schools - SCQF Level 4
  • Course Type:   Schools Course


This course is for 4th or 5th pupils who are interested in the creative industries including games or app development, social media, advertising, TV, film or the creative arts. It may also be suitable for 3rd year pupils, who are encouraged to apply.

Days: Friday
1 year

  • What the course includes

    This is a practical course which will give you the opportunity to explore the creative industries using our up-to-date digital resources.

    You’ll learn about what is involved in the creative industries and the opportunities for work. You’ll meet our teaching team and get the chance to consider further study in a creative area, such as art, film, photography or graphics.

Why choose this course

You will receive expert guidance and support from our skilled teaching team and achieve the following SQA units:

  • Creative industries: basics
  • Creative industries: practical skills development

Entry requirements

The course is for anyone interested in the creative industries. You don’t need previous experience or knowledge.

  • Where this course leads

    The course will help you progress on to further study at West Lothian College, including our new NC in Creative Industries at level 5. 

Interview arrangements

We will invite you to meet with a member of the creative team for an informal discussion about what you are looking for, to answer any questions, and to explain what the course is about and what college can offer you.

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Take that next step in your career and apply for this course today. If the course is not yet open for applications, feel free to ask any questions by clicking make an enquiry.