BTEC works for

Are you looking for a way to build a career around your creativity? Then it’s good news: the World Economic Forum (WEF) named creativity as the third most important skill employees needed to thrive.

Have you tried our 3-minute quiz? Take the quiz to uncover your strengths and get information based on your interests and aspirations. You can also take a look at our printable leaflet for background on the course, units at a glance, career pathways and much more!

The top 5 skills employers look for that you’ll learn on a Creatives course:

Problem Solving



Work Ethic

Communication (in different formats)

What kind of career can I go into?

The world’s your oyster – creative talent can take you into a wide range of industries and career paths. Here are a few ideas to get you started:

Crafts, Fashion and Design

TV, Film, Radio and Photography

Music, Performing and Visual Arts

Museums and Galleries

Advertising and Marketing

Crafts, Fashion and Design
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Music, Performing and Visual Arts
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Real life BTEC Creatives stories

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Jamal Edwards MBE

Entrepeneur and founder of SB.TV

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Josephine Kiaga

Film Production Student at Salford University

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Rowan Scourfield

Current BTEC learner