Apprenticeship Standards

We offer a range of creative and media-based Apprenticeship programmes, but we also deliver training for leadership, business administration, sales and public relations.

 

Junior Journalist

Journalists will develop their knowledge and skills to produce news and information for TV, radio, print and digital publications.  They will carry out research and interviews, build contacts, create quality stories, produce content which includes video and photographic material, and build their communication skills.  They will gain relevant knowledge of web analytics, User Generated Content, the law, and emerging trends in the media.

“Learning while working in the industry has enabled me to put new skills straight into practice. But it’s not just the practical skills I’ve found really helpful, also assignments on Ofcom and Media law have been beneficial. The assignments are never dull, and we are always expected to deliver them in a creative way!’

Natalie, Yorkshire, Journalist

Benefit to your business: Editorial teams will be equipped with the technical and latest industry skills and knowledge to operate confidently and effectively

 

Junior Creative Content Producer

A Junior Content Producer (also referred to as a Creative Content Assistant) will learn how to create content across multiple media platforms. Working to a brief, they will research, prepare and develop ideas to capture the strategy and objectives of the brand and the needs of the customer, becoming brilliant story-tellers in the process!

“Creative Content Producer is so different to any course I’ve ever been on, it’s great to learn from such encouraging and inspiring people. The creative skills we’re developing are vital for my career, and transferable to the wider world!”

Elise, Liverpool, Creative Content Producer

Benefit to your business: Staff will have a comprehensive understanding of how to reach your target market, and a valuable skillset to do it successfully.

 

Digital Marketer

A Digital Marketer will develop a range of skills including marketing principles, SEO, analytics, coding, digital design, build and implementation.  They will work on dedicated briefs and be given responsibility for implementing and overseeing various elements of campaigns.

“The Digital Marketer course is exactly what every business needs. It is helping us gain further understanding in an exciting, fast moving area, using a live project”.

Colin, Manchester, Digital Marketer

Benefit to your business: Staff will develop valuable digital and marketing knowledge and skills to drive your business forward.

 

Team Leader / supervisor

Key responsibilities are likely to include supporting, managing and developing team members, managing projects, planning and monitoring workloads and resources, delivering operational plans, resolving problems, and building relationships internally and externally.

“I have found the team leader course insightful, with meaningful work-specific follow-ups to maintain focus after the workshops. It motivates me to consider long-term strategies with new information in mind”.

Rachel, London, Team Leader

Benefit to your business: Developing staff with excellent leadership, interpersonal, communication, and project management skills

 

Broadcast production assistant

Working as part of a team, the Broadcast Production Assistant will learn on the job to build their understanding of the TV and radio industry.  They will develop programme ideas, support the pitching of these as well as deliver them.  The role may also include planning projects and events, managing resources, and assisting with technical and operational support

Benefit to your business: Staff will learn on the job, developing knowledge and experience across a broad spectrum of disciplines.

 

Business Administrator

A business administrator will support and engage with different parts of the organisation and interact with internal or external customers. With a focus on adding value, the role of business administrator contributes to the efficiency of an organisation, through the support of functional areas, working across teams and resolving issues as requested.

Benefit to your business: Strong problem-solving, communication skills and teaches delegates to seek improvements in working practice.

 

Coming early 2018: Sales Executive, PR Assistant

 

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