Apprenticeships Marketing and PR Apprenticeships

Marketing and PR Apprenticeships: help your team develop the skills to grow your business.

Bakkavor Civica Ei Group EKC Group Fareham Healthcare at home Nationwide North Tyneside council Norwich City Paul Sandwell Suffolk county council Volker Abcam Woodland trust The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King's Lynn Sage NHS Gloucestershire East Sussex Fire & Rescue Service 3M

We are delivering our apprenticeships to a wide range of charities, local authorities and businesses from a diverse range of sectors including industrial, healthcare, life sciences, food and sports organisations. We are proud to be listed on many preferred suppliers lists  around the country.

About the Marketing and PR Apprenticeships

What is an Apprenticeship?

Apprenticeships are designed to reflect the changing needs of employers, learners and providers. Each apprenticeship will comply with a standard approved by the Institute of Apprenticeships

Aren't Apprenticeships just for young people?

No. Apprenticeships are about upskilling and supporting your existing workforce, as well as for new starters. An organisation can put any staff member through an apprenticeship, provided they require significant new learning for their role.

What Apprenticeships are available?

There are 300 apprenticeship standards so far approved by The Institute of Apprenticeships.

Each standard is created by an Employer Trailblazer group, and has to be approved by the Government. Each standard sets out what must be covered, the length of time, the amount of funding available and the end assessment — which may be a qualification.

What areas are covered in Apprenticeships?

Each apprenticeship covers: core units focused on the fundamental role responsibilities; specific elective units that allow businesses to tailor apprenticeships to focus on key industry and business challenges; and an end-point assessment, carried out by an independent End Point Assessor. Details of the assessment are in the Apprenticeship Standards.

What is the Levy and who will have to pay?

The Apprenticeship Levy is paid by large companies (i.e. with a pay bill of over £3 million a year). The levy is 0.5% of their annual payroll. Levy funds remain in a large company’s National Apprenticeship Service Account for a maximum of 24 months. After that time, the money can be taken away by the government, so use it or lose it! For many companies, this 24 months will end in April 2019.

Can an individual apply for an apprenticeship?

No. Apprenticeships are organised by the employer, who chooses the Apprentice training company. For more information for individuals, please visit The Institute of Apprenticeships website.

What our students say

I am really enjoying it and I am finding the Learning Zone engaging. I look forward to the catch ups with my tutor. All is very relevant. It doesn't feel like work because I am enjoying it. It's not easy but it's enjoyable and I am passionate about communications.

Seb A. Apprentice PR and Communications Assistant EKC

Really good and really interesting having an academic perspective. I am Enjoying that there are lots of different theories. The Online Learning Zone is easy to use. At the beginning, I used to study on Fridays but this didn’t work because people were off, so Fridays were really busy. Now I am booking the study time in meeting rooms and it is much better!

Charlotte E Apprentice PR and communications Assistant Fareham Borough Council

Really positive and really beneficial. I have been able to put into practice on a daily basis.

Danielle G Apprentice Marketing Executive Coventry City Council

Register your interest!

To register your interest, or if you have any questions about the marketing apprenticeships, contact Angie Annies on:

+44 (0)1954 234940 REGISTER YOUR INTEREST
Alternatively, you can talk to a team member using the LIVE CHAT at the bottom of your screen.

Approved provider

The College is approved by the Institute of Apprenticeships and is listed on the Register of Training Apprentice Providers (RoTAP). It is also member of the Association of Employment and Learning Providers (AELP) and an End Point Assessment (EPA) Organisation for the PR and Communications assistant apprenticeship.


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