Course Overview

Apprenticeships give you the opportunity to learn and train in your chosen career as well as earning a regular pay packet. You will be given first-hand experience and learn the majority of the skills needed on the job, whilst also completing off-the-job training within college by day release.

This apprenticeship covers roles across the creative and digital media industries including digital, television, animation, film and photo imaging. You will learn cutting-edge industry practices and techniques using the latest software available.

This apprenticeship equips you with the skills and knowledge required to compete and progress in a digital world.


Course Structure

Typical tasks:

  • Using graphic design programmes
  • Taking and editing photographs and video
  • Taking customer briefs.

You will be required to study on a day release basis.

Entry Requirements

GCSE Mathematics and English at Grade A*-C/9-4 or Level 1 on the Literacy and Numeracy BKSB.

English and/or Mathematics will be included in your timetable if you have not achieved a GCSE at grade 4 or above in these subjects when you start your course.

How Will I Learn?

You will attend day release training (2.00pm-7.00pm) and will be assessed in the workplace.

Skills You Will Develop

You will develop an understanding of the creative and digital media industry and how computerised information can be manipulated and used to create a variety of visual adaptations which can be used for print production, web design, packaging and social media advertising.


You will gain on the job experience using modern technology

Earn a minimum of £2.60 per hour

Work towards a recognised Apprenticeship programme including a variety of qualifications

Expect Also To

Experience working in a team

Build confidence in the workplace

How You Will Be Assessed

Assessment will take place in the workplace

Things You May Need

You will need an interest in digital media, basic computer skills and some knowledge of design software.

Information, Advice and Support

Careers Guidance

Help with choosing the right course and with thinking about where this might take you in the future.
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Learning Support

Support for applicants with a learning difficulty, disability, illness or other learning need.
Tel: 01274 088344
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For all other queries call 01274 088088