National Occupation Standards for Design

Creative & Cultural Skills
Creative & Cultural Skills is the sector skills council for design, craft, cultural heritage, music, literature, performing and visual arts. Creative & Cultural Skills alongside the Design Council facilitates the UK Design Alliance.

In 2009, the National Occupational Standards for Design were published by Creative & Cultural Skills. National Occupational Standards provide a clear description of what you need to know and do, to perform a job successfully.

Designers can sometimes struggle to quantify and describe the detail of their day-to-day practice. This can be an issue, not only when working with a client, but also when writing a job description, recruiting for a new position or planning staff development for your business.

In Northern Ireland 86% of design businesses employ fewer than 5 people and this model is common across the UK. As a small (or large) company, these standards offer a great resource by outlining the knowledge and skills required to run a professional design business.

If you run a design company, why not download them now and use them within your own organisation?

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