Notes an over-supply of graduates in relation to jobs, yet graduates do not necessarily have the appropriate skills for working in the industry and lack of required level of training budgets from employers. Report concentrates on strategies to: Increase employer awareness of and confidence in the qualifications system; supporting the shift from a supply-led to a demand-led qualifications system; working with stakeholders to support rationalisation in the qualifications system; and ensuring qualifications that support entry to employment, progression within employment, and progression to further learning and training are clearly signposted.

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Creative & Cultural Skills
February 2016
The qualifications blueprint: a qualifications strategy for the creative and cultural industries