The Foundation Skills competitions have been created to showcase the skills of students with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND), additional learning needs (ALN), or who require additional support for learning (ASL), who are currently undertaking a course with an FE or training provider at Entry level or level 1.
These competitions provide opportunities for students and learners to develop their vocational skills, wider skills for work, personal, social and independence skills.
The competitions has been designed to focus on all the essential skills needed within the Digital Media industry. Overall, competitors undertake varying creative roles associated with producing a media production and are required to work towards industry standards.
The competition is largely practical and are open to people working up to Level 1 and are designed so that there is a clear line of sight to appropriate jobs, impacting on economic growth and personal success