Quality Apprentice talent

A real CV that shows the real talent that we have applying to our apprenticeships

The CV below demonstrates a talented person looking at their next direction to go down after graduation in July. This candidate now believes an apprenticeship opportunity is the best way to gain that in-depth practical experience within their chosen industry. As you can see this applicant has both academic and practical experience is both Film and Radio producing. The applicant is wishing to broaden their knowledge of several creative sectors, and what Creative Alliance can offer in regards to frameworks and quality of delivery can really change a person’s career path. The network of employers Creative Alliance has fantastic relationships with is another contributing factor as to why we’re attracting some of the best talent in the region.

This is an example of an application for a digital or creative content production role. We are getting similar quality applications for all our creative, digital, marketing and business administration roles

If you want to talk about your company starting an apprenticeship position then please get in touch. 

 

Education and Training

Current –          University of South Wales

BA Scriptwriting (Graduating July 2017)

Modules include; Scriptwriting 1-3, Script Reporting, Script Editing, Professional

Practice 1 & 2, Transmedia Storytelling, Drama for Young People 2012-2014 – North Warwickshire and Hinckley College

BTEC Extended Diploma Performing Arts (Acting) Grade DMM

Level 2 English Grade Pass

Level 1 Mathematics Grade Pass

2007-2012 –    Blue Coat Church of England Secondary School and Music Academy, Coventry

Seven GCSEs at Grade C including Maths and English, one GCSE at Grade B equivalent Writing Experience

RADIO

2017-               Smith & Fox is a 5-part radio crime drama, which I have written, to be produced by myself and the 2017 Station Manager for the University of South Wales’s Student radio station Dragon Radio

2016-17           Role: Deputy Head of Arts and Script Editor/Producer for USW’s student radio station, Dragon Radio

  • Working as part of a team- to help DRAGON RADIO perform at its best
  • Review blogs and scripts- to give constructive feedback with attention to detail editing to fit amongst the scheduling for shows to be recorded

2015-16           Role: Radio Show Presenter for THE DOCTOR WHO SHOW and Reviewer on USW’s student radio station, Dragon Radio

 Presenter- Research and create content, confidence speaking live on air, managing differences of opinion

THEATRE

2017                Role: Creative Writer/Workshop Supporter for Hijinx Theatre Company

  • Created small scenes/pieces of writing tailored to the requirements of the actors involved, considering the disabilities of the actors under my own initiative
  • Assisted the development of a performance using the stimulus painting “The Raft of Medusa” to be performed on Cardiff Bay

2015-               Gran’s House was performed in a Scratch Night event, Scratch Your Eyes Out hosted by Dragon Radio

2015-Present Role: Theatre Technical support as Sound Technician and Stage Manager for Abbey Theatre, Nuneaton

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  • Good communication skills- simplifying instructions to ensure projects go as smoothly as possible
  • Time management- able to stick to a deadline and assist others to meet the deadlines
  • Work effectively with other departments- collaborating with Lighting to give the show/performance the best show

TV

2017-               Beneath the Surface is my final year major project about a TDC transferring to Locksford, a Birmingham Police Station and finding that everything she thought she knew about her family and the job is a lie.

Professional Experience

2015-17           University of South Wales Students’ Union

Role: Student Ambassador for Open Days and Interview Days

Talking to the public, booking people onto and giving tours of the ATRiuM building, booking people onto tours of Cardiff, answering questions about the University, directing possible students to their sessions, directing possible students round the campus

 

Awards

2017-               I Love Student Radio Awards- Best Student Team

Dragon Radio Management Team 2017

2012-              Coventry Inspires Writing Competition

First Prize for 14-18 year olds category completing a short story

 

Other Experience

2010                Whitestone Infant School, Nuneaton

Role: Teaching Assistance for 4-5 year olds

Looking after small groups of children, reading and helping them with arithmetic etc., playground duty, cleaning and preparing classroom for study time, working as a team member with teachers

2010                 Workshop with Blood Brothers West End Cast                Role: Actor in workshop

2008-12            Blue Coat Church of England Secondary School and Music Academy               Role: Librarian

 

Hobbies and Interests I have a variety of hobbies such as archery, swimming and playing the guitar.

References Available On Request

As you can see the CV’s of apprentices are at an all time high and its now up to employers to really engage with this talent. Creative Alliance offers support and understanding throughout the process. All you need is to get in touch.

 

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