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Marketing and PR Apprenticeships

Develop your skills and learn while you earn!

Organisations we work with

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

What is an Apprenticeship?

An apprenticeship combines a real job with practical training and study to gain skills, knowledge and experience.

There are many different apprenticeships available across a wide range of industries, and for a wide variety of job roles. As a paid employee, each apprentice works alongside their studies.


Who can do an apprenticeship

Apprenticeships are not just for new starters or people who are just about to enter the workplace, they are available to all ages and existing employed members of staff.

Available apprenticeships

The College is currently delivering the following marketing and PR apprenticeships:

The levels of apprenticeship

Apprenticeships have equivalent educational levels. You can train through an apprenticeship at a higher level than a qualification that you already hold. Or if there is significant new learning required for your role, you can train at lower or equivalent level to your existing qualification.

Name Level Equivalent education level
Intermediate 2 GCSE
Advanced 3 A-Level
Higher 4, 5, 6, and 7 Foundation degree and above
Degree 6 and 7 Bachelor's or master's degree

FAQs

Can an individual apply for an apprenticeship?

No. Apprenticeships are organised by the employer, who chooses the Apprentice training company.

How long does an apprenticeship take?

A minimum 12 months — plus your end point assessment — but time is dependent on the standard and your experience.

Will an apprenticeship cost me anything?

There is no cost to the apprentice. All apprentices must receive a minimum wage of £3.90 per hour plus 20 days paid holiday a year, but you may receive more.

Where can I find apprenticeship opportunities?

What our students say

It is really interesting. I don’t have formal training so all the theory is really useful. The Learning Zone is easy to use and easy to navigate in. It’s all interesting. I’m not a reader, so love the videos and doing things. I like talking through with my tutor because he has a different perspective.

Alice W Apprentice PR and communications Assistant, EI Group

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

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

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

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 for Apprenticeships and Technical Education 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. All our policies (i.e. Prevent, Health and Safety, Complaints, Safeguarding policies) are available on demand.

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