- Course Information
Do you enjoy social media, web design and IT? This could be the course for you!
- Validated By
- City & Guilds
- Attendance Pattern
- Course Level
- Level 3
- Study Mode
- Course Location
- work based
- Age Group
- Adults (19+)
School Leavers (16-18)
- Course Duration
- 18 (+4 EPA) months
With organisations across the world increasingly looking to develop their online presence and expand into the world of digital marketing, an apprenticeship in this field could see you working with a variety of organisations across a range of sectors. As a digital marketer you may be required to work as part of a team and towards set marketing briefs or instructions, which will often include digital campaigns across various online platforms and social media networks. Ultimately, this apprenticeship will teach you how to acquire, engage and retain customers for your organisation with various forms of technology, an increasingly sought after skill set.
- Entry Requirements
A Level 2 Qualification in an IT related field or relevant industry experience.
4 x GCSE at A*-D / 9-3 which must include GCSE Maths at A*-C / 9-4 and English at A*-D / 9-3 or equivalent, and a Level 2 Qualification in an IT related field or relevant industry experience. A Level 2 Qualification in an IT related field or relevant industry experience.
Please note that employers may stipulate higher entry requirements than those listed and should therefore be treated as the minimum entry criteria. However, if you do not currently meet the entry requirements for the apprenticeship you wish to apply for, you may also be considered based on related subject qualifications and/or life/work experience or upon successfully achieving the required Basic and Key Skill Builder (BKSB) results.
Should you meet entry requirements but not hold a level 4/C in English and/or Maths you will need to complete a functional skills course alongside your apprenticeship. As part of the application process you will be assessed to see your current working level, acceptance will be based on this outcome. Your programme duration may be extended to allow for functional skills.
All information correct at the time of publication but could be subject to change.
- How will I be assessed?
Candidates will build a portfolio of evidence containing examples of work-based evidence, observations and written work. Each candidate will be allocated a qualified work-based assessor who will assess the candidate’s practical skills and competence in the workplace.
- Employer Requirements
Employers must be prepared to work with the candidate to provide a wide range of learning and training opportunities for the development of knowledge and skills. Employers are also expected to support candidates to be able to attend all delivery sessions and 1:1 reviews.
- Progression Pathway
After Level 3, if the candidate has developed within the workplace, they may be able to progress into specialist roles within the organisation, e.g. Digital Marketing Manager.
- National Careers Service
For guidance about what careers subjects can lead on to please follow this link to the National Careers Service.