Clapper Loaders & Focus Pullers

Media Students at LCC. Copyright UAL
Media Students at LCC. Copyright UAL

The Level 2 Diploma for Clapper Loaders and Level 3 Diploma for Focus Pullers are important qualifications for the Motion Picture Industry, developed and informed by those working in the sector with the full support of Skillset, the Sector Skills Council for the creative media industries.

Qualifications are not used as a licence to practice in this sector. However, in discrete occupational areas, employers and practitioners support formal recognition of the demonstration of competence in the workplace in the interests of health and safety.

The purpose of these qualifications is to assess the competence and underpinning knowledge of individuals working in the role of Clapper Loader or Focus Puller. The qualification is rigorously assessed in the workplace and recognises the learner’s ability to behave professionally, collaboratively, and in line with industry standards.

Qualification at a glance

 

 Clapper LoadersFocus Pullers
Level23
Units1012
TQT (Hours)TBCTBC
GLH200195
Typical course duration1 year1 year
UCAS points (Pass/Merit/Distinction)N/AN/A
QAN600/2555/4600/2554/2
Typical progression 

Specification and documents

Stakeholder support

This qualification has been developed in collaboration with subject matter experts, practitioners and further education colleges to ensure that it provides learners with the skills, knowledge and understanding needed to prepare learners for employment and/or support a role in the workplace

The following organisations have provided letters of support for this qualification:

Working with us

Interested in delivering the Level 2 Diploma for Clapper Loaders or Level 3 Diploma for Focus Pullers?

Visit the working with us page for information on the approval process for new and existing centres.

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