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Junior 2D artist (visual effects)

Assist senior visual effects (VFX) artists with the integration of live action footage and computer generated imagery to create images for TV and film.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


4 (equivalent to certificate of higher education)

Typical length
18 months
Current funding band
Up to £9,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer.

Candidates will usually have

  • A levels (or equivalent) in a moving picture or art-related subject
  • English and maths at level 2 (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)
What apprentices will learn
  • the tools, techniques and terminology used for VFX projects
  • principles of colour space, pixel maths, roto-scoping
  • plate preparation and painting, image featuring tracking and maniulation, 3D fundamentals

Before taking their end-point assessment, apprentices must achieve level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C).

Professional registration

None specified.

End-Point Assessment
View a list of end-point assessment organisations for this standard
Organisation Phone Number Email
AIM Qualifications and Assessment Group 01332341822
More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.