Life of an apprentice: Digital Marketing Apprentice Lisa Voss keeps us updated with her time at Formation Media.

A few months ago we published a blog about the first three months of Lisa Voss's Digital Marketing Apprenticeship at digital marketing and website design agency Formation Media. Lisa has continued to send us a diary of her time at Formation media. Read them below: March 2018 – Lisa Voss...

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Launch of the Promote WBL Platform

Understanding the future of training with a new digital platform Widening the Gate is part of our Erasmus + funded project Promote WBL. This is an online learning platform for teachers, tutors, coaches and mentors who work with young people. It’s all about helping those professionals better understand Work Based...

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Diversity & Work Based Learning: Stories about some of our European work

Is Diversity at work an issue? Diversity & Inclusion: Is a bit of an issue getting the workforce of the creative and cultural industries to reflect the makeup of its audiences and customers. As an industry we are incredibly open to ideas but if we truly look at our industry...

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Employer Case Study: Eastnor Pottery

Employer Jon Williams from Eastnor Pottery talks about his experience hiring and training apprentices We like to make sure what we do as a training provider is right for employers and the apprentices we work with. One of the ways we do this is to speak to employers about their...

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Employer Case Study: The Mighty Creatives

We talk with Rosanna Cant the communications manager for the Mighty Creatives about being an employer of apprentices. We like to make sure what we do as a training provider is right for employers and the apprentices we work with. One of the ways we do this is to speak...

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Apprentice Speaks: Jordan Walker – Hard Working apprentices get success.

Home Grown Creative, Digital & Marketing Talent As part of our ongoing campaign to speak to apprentices, past, present and future to tell the stories of how Creative Alliance is allowing talent to forge the career they deserve. Jordan Walker’s story is an example of how organisations have worked together...

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We are hiring! Communications Coordinator.

Communications Coordinator Job Role Looking for a paid job in communications as part of a career in the creative industries? Working with our talented team, young people and our contacts throughout the creative and cultural sectors the Communications Coordinator will deliver Creative Alliance’s Communications Plan. Full-time and 12-month fixed term...

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Digital Talent

Creative and Digital talent is coming in; are you ready?

We look over the best way to prepare for the next wave of Creative and Digital Talent. As a training provider that specialises in Creative, Digital and Marketing talent we have busy periods and quiet periods. Like any business that is somewhat seasonal we prepare for the busy periods and...

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Close the skills gaps with apprentices and strengthen your team

So what can you do? Many employers initially approach us because they are looking to recruit an apprentice to support and strengthen their team. By doing so, they recognise that they are also then able to develop their business. We are always keen to stress that the people coming into...

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Life of an apprentice: Digital Apprenticeship and their first weeks

Over the last few months we enlisted Lisa Voss, a graduate on our Digital Marketing Apprenticeship, to tell her story about her time as an apprentice for Formation Media Lisa has sent into us a diary of her time at Formation media as a Digital Apprentice. Writing 100 words each...

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