What is a Development Coach?

A Creative and Digital coach to get you fit for work

A development coach is your teacher/mentor during your apprenticeship. At the start of your apprenticeship, you will be assigned a coach who will mentor you during your apprenticeship. They will be the ones giving you your 1-to-1’s and your point of contact if you have any problems or questions. You will meet our other development coaches when doing your seminars.  

They train you and get you ready to pass your apprenticeship.

All of our development coaches are industry professionals so they will have a wealth of knowledge to give you the best education possible. Most of our coaches are trained and experienced in multiple creative trades so no matter what project you have, our coaches will be able to assist in its development. 

A development coach isn’t just there to teach, they will also assess and grade your work to make sure you’re hitting your goals and targets. Getting ready for your EPA.They will push you to make sure that you keep learning and you don’t stop progressing as a creative professional. A development coach is great asset to have because you’ll have full access to talk to an industry professional about how to best develop and how to learn new skills. 

They will tailor your apprenticeship to what you are doing.

Their job is to make sure you are competent at your job, that means that they take the government approved apprenticeship course and they tailor it to what you are doing. There are criteria you need to hit (see full standard for the digital marketer level 3 apprenticeship here) but they can be adapted to what you do and your development coach will guide you through that. This means your experience will be unique to you.

If you’re interested in an apprenticeship have a look at our vacancies, click here!