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Apprenticeships UK

We are the UK’s market-leading apprenticeship provider in Arts, Media and Publishing

We are a Government-approved apprenticeships provider unlike any other

Operating inside one of the world’s biggest media businesses, we specialise in apprenticeships across media, digital and leadership.


Our full apprenticeship portfolio

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Register 12 or more learners to unlock a free workshop using the LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® materials and methodology.

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Unique industry-based background

Delivering apprenticeships from inside the industry allows us to provide impactful programmes to develop entry level talent and upskill and reskill people at all career stages.

We work with over 60 employers, including the BBC, Channel 4 and ITV, to co-create bespoke and flexible apprenticeships that meet the needs of their business, people, and culture.


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In-person or online

With key learning centres in London, Peterborough, Birmingham, and Manchester, we offer open programmes, with start dates across the year, and closed groups for employers with 8 or more learners.


Current open programmes

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Fully levy-funded

All our apprenticeships are fully funded by the Apprenticeship Levy, meaning employers don’t need to invest any additional training budget.


Apprenticeship 101s

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Innovative curriculum

Described by Ofsted as having “established a creative and innovative curriculum”, all our apprenticeship programmes are dedicated to the development of high-quality skills, with effective learner support services and safeguarding provision.

Thriving learning communities

We offer multiple opportunities for learners to connect and collaborate  – both via our apprenticeships and through our enrichment programme called Accelerator.

Aligned to Bauer Academy’s Learner Attributes, Accelerator provides rich resources and impactful development sessions. Outside the apprenticeship curriculum, Accelerator provides the space, support, and tools for learners to take their career to the next level.

The cornerstone of Accelerator is its interactive online workshops, designed to cultivate essential personal and professional skills. Also open to all learners is the Accelerator Portal, which features a variety of resources on emotional intelligence, confidence, as well as career insights and guidance.

Our programmes

3 reasons to choose us as your apprenticeship provider

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Bauer Academy’s team are ‘highly skilled with extensive experience of working inside the media industry’, and leaders are successful in ensuring ‘a high-quality learning experience’.

–Ofsted 2020

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We have a 99% pass rate, with the majority of our learners securing Merits or Distinctions

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We work with over 60 employers, including the BBC, Channel 4, and ITV

Let’s discuss which apprenticeship is right for you and your business

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