Apprentices will earn while they learn and can gain a qualification whilst working with on the job training and experience. To apply for an apprenticeship, leaners must live in England and be over 16. Employers must offer apprentices to work with experienced staff, to learn job-specific skills and agree for them to attend pre-arranged off-site training during their working week.
We specialise in Broadcast Production Assistant and Junior Content Producer apprenticeships. Both apprenticeships carry an industry standard Level 3 advanced qualification and specific qualifications are not required to enrol on these apprenticeships.. Apprentices will learn and develop the necessary skills required to be successful when working in the creative media sector.. These advanced apprenticeships are a recognised qualification by employers in businesses such as TV, radio, film, digital design, publishing and advertising.
Most of the training takes place in the workplace and is tailored to ensure apprentices develop the skills the company wants. This enables apprentices to have a real advantage in the workplace with better long-term salary prospects and progression opportunities for either studying further or to advance within the company and the industry itself.
All apprenticeships are real jobs and, as an apprentice, a salary of at least the national minimum apprenticeship wage is possible – the rates are usually updated annually, so please check here for more information on current rates. However, some employers may pay more, and apprentices should work for at least 30 hours per week. These apprenticeships normally take between a minimum of 12 months up to 18 months to complete. All Spring Media typically deliver these apprenticeship in 13 months.
Employers of apprentices should support the apprentice’s on-the-job learning utilising the skills and expertise of their workforce. They should also be involved in reviewing the progress of an apprentice. More information for employers considering taking on an apprentice can be found here.