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Meet the Apprentices – Discover! Creative Careers Week

Meet the Apprentices Discover! Creative Careers Week Creative, Digital and Marketing Apprentices What do they do? What do they learn? Why did they choose an apprenticeship? If you’ve ever asked yourself these questions then this is the event for you. This event is FREE and is suitable for students in years 10,11,12 &...

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Software developers needed for project

Introduction We are looking for ‘Skill Builders’. Software or Web Developer companies in the Birmingham and surrounding areas, who are concerned about the future of their industry, company and career. All companies are built on the skills and talents of their employers. Understanding trends, technology, systems, processes and the pure...

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Festival of Enterprise – Register your tickets here.

Click the image to download the full interactive PDF and register your tickets for the Festival of Enterprise.

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List for standards in the creative, digital and marketing sector

Download the apprenticeship standard map to see the list of all the standards available for the creative, digital and marketing sector. Creative and Cultural skills working with the National Skills Academy have developed a "map" of apprenticeship standards that are available or due to be available very soon. Please find...

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Life beyond my apprenticeship – Matthew Bubb – Superdream – Media Executive

Matthew Bubb, started his apprenticeship in business administration for a marketing agency in 2016. We asked him about his life beyond the apprenticeship and to reflect back on his journey to where he is now. "17th May 2016, I’m no longer an apprentice and the real word awaited me. Fast...

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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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Communications Coordinator Job Advert

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 contract. £20k per annum...

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Foot In The Door: Open Doors: Paper & Presence

Last week we hosted the first of three Open Doors events - Paper and Presence – which explored how to best present yourself on paper, in person and online. The Session began with an introduction by Noel Dunne, Company Director at Creative Alliance followed by each of our industry experts...

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4 Reasons why a Digital Apprenticeship is the best way to kick off the New Year

As 2018 has just begun, this can be a time of reflection for many young people. Most have caught themselves wondering 'what can i do better this year?' and 'what opportunities lie ahead for me?'. We want to show you 4 reasons why a Digital Apprenticeship could be perfect for you...

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7 successful people you didn’t know were apprentices

7 successful people you didn't know were apprentices   There is a common misconception that apprenticeships are only available in careers such as construction, manufacturing and technology, but in reality, apprenticeships are available in everything from fashion design to food to formula one. This means that apprenticeships are a great beginning...

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