Digital Apprentice Speaks: How you can progress to Level 4

Jakub Korupczynski works for Queens Alexandra College for the Blind.... Jakub has worked in the marketing department and during that time completed a Level 3 apprenticeship in Digital Marketing. He then was offered a full time contract of employment. He decided to continue to train with Creative Alliance and transition...

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Are Digital Apprenticeships right for your business?

Digital Marketing apprenticeships in all sectors From "one person start-ups" to large corporates, I’ve had conversations with business leaders along this whole spectrum in the last month. This month I’m going to look at the freelance, micro and small businesses that use digital apprenticeships as part of their growth strategy....

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Our Digital Apprentices up their game in serious digital skills!

Do you need skills in PHP, HTML and Adobe CC? What about a Digital apprenticeship? We work with employers every day. Part of our service is to help them recruit for digital apprenticeship positions. Recently we have had a few digital coding & web development type vacancies. This has been for app...

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Apprentices Speak: Why I did an apprenticeship

Apprentice Speaks  This week we spoke to a few of our apprentices who are about halfway through their apprenticeships. We asked them why they chose to pursue a Creative & Digital apprenticeship. Here are their thoughts:   Mathilde Petford 22 years old Digital Marketing apprentice with Big Brum Theatre in...

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How Digital Apprenticeship progressions are growing businesses across the UK.

A Digital apprenticeship all the way to foundation degree. The first time I speak with an employer about developing an apprenticeship in their business I talk about what the apprenticeship is. We first speak about the ethos of the apprenticeship; we speak about how an apprentice learns in your business...

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September Success: Record number of starts in one month

Quality over quantity does pay off! it’s unusual for me to brag about quantity: we’re a small specialist niche provider and I’ve emphasised quality rather than numbers. But this month will see 25 people start a creative, digital or marketing apprenticeship with us. So, the Government committed to their target...

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Talent Ideas

Thinking of taking on a Creative, Digital and Marketing Apprentice

A New FREE on-line digital Apprentice Employer Pack is now available. Produced by The Mighty Creatives it features loads of useful information & advice from employers who have been there and sorted it. It’s straightforward & easy to use. Click HERE to get the link to it. Developed by The...

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Creative and Digital Apprentices are not just for creative and digital agencies

"As a Digital Marketing assessor I have seen business develop and grow over 6 months of hiring" I work as a Digital Marketing Assessor for Creative Alliance. Also I have an extensive professional background in digital marketing and as a creative marketer I have managed apprentices and seen them develop....

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Invited to the national launch of the Creative Industires Toolkit

  The Creative Industries Council in collaboration with the West Midlands Combined Authority invite you to join us for the official launch of the national Creative Industries Toolkit. The creative industries have been the fastest grow­ing sector of the UK economy over the last two decades, making it one of...

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Foot in the Door and the next steps

In the latter half of July 2017 Creative Alliance held an event for their Foot in the Door project. At this event the young people involved were able to meet with Creative professionals to speak about how to start a career in the creative industry. There was a discussion about...

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