What should I expect as an apprentice in the creative and media industry?
As an apprentice in the creative industry you may find yourself learning a variety of skills from how to engage users on social media to learning about stage lighting to developing new project management expertise on cross-company projects.
Where can I find creative and media apprenticeships in England?
A lot of creative apprenticeships are based around major cities such as London, Manchester and Bristol, so it might take you a bit more time if
you’re looking for something more regional. If you enjoy ‘learning by doing’ but still want a degree qualification, an apprenticeship in the creative industry may be for you.
Top employers for creative and media apprentices
The BBC and Warner Bros rank #34 and #100 respectively in RateMyApprenticeship’s Top 100 Employers 2018-2019.
Where can I learn more about creative or media apprenticeships?
Our guide covers three of the most popular creative apprenticeship sectors you might be aware of; digital media and marketing, journalism, and theatre and live events. Learn more about what the guide covers below:
- Explore degree or higher degree apprenticeships and the benefits they can offer you, including how to earn a degree without tuition fees while also getting paid.
- Find examples of apprenticeships across the creative and media sector, looking at roles in traditional media, marketing, social media, and theatre.
- Hear what apprentices have learned from this field and how they feel about their apprenticeship schemes.
- Find out how to apply and where to apply for apprenticeship vacancies including what companies offer these apprenticeships, for example The Times, BBC, and the Royal Shakespeare Company.
- See what employers are looking for when they recruit, with guidance and tips on what to expect from the application cycle.