2. Prospects – What media apprenticeships are available?
• Advertising and digital marketing
• Broadcast media production and editing – television and radio
• Film production
Media apprenticeships are usually offered at the following levels
Advanced – Level 3 equivalent to A-level
Higher – levels 4 and 5 equivalent to a foundation degree or above
Degree – Level 6 equivalent to a bachelors degree
4. BBC production fast track apprenticeship – The headlines based off
Get experience with the BBC production team making content for radio, TV or digital platforms. Have a
wide range of exciting roles across the UK. You'll learn on the job as part of BBC production team,
developing knowledge and skills in the area that interests you, while working towards your apprenticeship.
Depending on your chosen placement area, you could be helping to form ideas for
stories, content, providing logistical support to productions or learning how to use
technical equipment and specialist software.
Get BBC academy industry training. Learn skills on how to make content for
programmes, research, operate technical equipment cameras, editing and more.
You will be studying for your apprenticeship qualification learning both on and off the
5. Who the BBC are looking for (September 2023)
You will need to demonstrate
• you're passionate and curious about content, the production process and the BBC.
• Brimming with new ideas and perspectives
• Team player, deal with unexpected challenges
• Enthusiastic and motivated
• Flexible and adaptable approach to the pace of work
• They are more interested in passion to work at the BBC and help bring content to life rather than
6. What you'll get (September 2023)
• A starting salary of £19,500
• Flexible 35-hour working week, 25 days annual leave days, bank holidays and defined pension scheme.
Discounted dental, health care, gym and much more
• Dedicated team manager and scheme specialist to help with development
• Training and mentoring by industry professionals
• Industry leading production training through BBC academy
Towards the end of your apprenticeship
• Industry recognized apprenticeship qualification in production
• Chance to apply for internal vacancies
• Lots of experiences, new challenges and work opportunities within the BBC and other industries
7. Creative alliance apprenticeships
They offer creative, digital and marketing apprenticeships for levels 3-4 from:
• Digital marketer level 3
• Content creator level 3
• Production assistant level 3
• Marketing executive level 4
• Software developer level 4
• Ad media executive level 3
8. Creative Alliances apprenticeship search – digital content creator
"Work creating engaging content for multiple platforms and mediums with a digital content creator apprenticeship"
What is a digital content creator?
A digital content creator is responsible for developing and creating content that can be used across different media,
which can be digital, social media, broadcast or in print.
Working to the customer/client brief, they research, prepare and develop the media messaging to maximise
audience engagement, capturing the strategy and objectives for the customer and brands needs.
There are different opportunities that require different roles and are in different locations around the UK. In Milton
Keynes there is opportunities to be apart of "Events apprentice", "Cultural learning and participation officer". In
Birmingham there is "Social media coordinator apprentice", Towcester offers "Digital marketer apprentice". In
Woodford green offers "Cultural learning and participation apprentice".
9. Creative Alliances apprenticeship search – digital
content creator level 3
Why do this apprenticeship?
Content creation is a growing industry. Content creation is essential part of business marketing whether it
is print or on screen. This apprenticeship allows you to develop a wide range of skills in a variety of
Typical job roles include:
• Junior content producer
• Digital designer
• Graphic designer
• Video producer
• Web designer
10. End point assessment
For the content creator apprenticeship there is an end of point assessment. This is done in the final part of
the apprenticeship. This is how the apprentice is judged on their learning.
The content creator end point assessment (EPA) involves the following:
• Observation at work
• Set test and interview
• Submission of portfolio
Training will include:
• Brand and brand awareness
• Content planning and pitching
• Content development
• Principles of graphic design
• Image editing and manipulation
• Illustration and vectors
• Video capture and editing
• Desktop publishing
• Web design and user experience
• SEO and blog writing
• Content distribution and social media
• Analytic and feedback
12. How you learn
Apprentices learn the skills they need on the job with the guidance of a development coach who is an expert from the industry. You'll
finish your apprenticeship with a recognised qualification, valuable industry experience, money and substantial opportunities for
• Centre based/ online learning
• Work based training
• One to one
13. Channel 4 apprenticeships (2023)
14-36 months and a level 2,3,4 or 6 qualification in related subjects. You'll learn who's who, what's what
and where your department sits in the overall. A range of in-depth projects will give you details and will
count towards your qualification. They don’t look for specific qualifications, but need to impress us with
your passion for your chosen area and have the potential to stand out.
You have to convince us why you're right for us and why we're right for you. It's a chance to get to know
each other and to learn about what we have to offer.
The application stages
• Written application
• First stage interview
• Second stage interview
Typically, a 12-week summer experience and prime opportunity for college students to excel their career
by developing in demand skills. Complete business critical work, have the opportunity to apply their
studies to significant projects for the business while bringing their unique perpectives to the company.
The interview process
They hire for a variety of teams at Netflix. Internships interviews at netflix typically include a take-home
assessment followed by approximately three rounds of interviews, with advancement based on the
feedback at each stage. Your interviewers will be evaluating your technical (if applied), role – sepcific and
behavioral skills. During your interview they look to learn more about you, your skills and the kind of work
that excites you. This helps to match you with your dream team within Netflix.
15. Netflix – how to prepare for interviews
Read up on "culture memo", special part of Netflix is our work culture. They encourage us to ask your
interviewers questions about our culture, so you can hear what it's like to work at Netflix. You may be
asked about which aspect of the memo resonate with you or not, so being prepared is key.
Prepare to talk about your projects on your resume. They want to hear about your projects, internships
and any community/ organisations you are involved in. If you have been involved, use the STAR method
(situation, tasks, action and results).
Practice technical fundamentals (software engineering candidates). Want to see how well you code in
your favorite language. Practice basic algorithms your familiar with, and regain knowledge on common
16. Netflix - Tips for a successful interview
• Ask clarifying questions – we ask question before we start, we are here to explain anything, use us as a
resource and ask us to clarifying questions.
• Think out loud – share your thoughts with us, knowing what your thinking will help us be better partner
to you. Make the interview a collaborative experience.
• Open to feedback - if your interviewer gives you any feedback, we recommend you reflect on it. You
don’t need to agree with everything.
• If you're stuck, step back and re-evaluate - if you are working and things are becoming harder than they
should be. Take time to re-evaluate your approach.
• Don’t give up - we want to work with someone with grit, determination and a mindset to
I have noticed that different companies interview and overall process of apprenticeships are very different.
They have different requirements and different ways of deciding if you are good for the job role. I have
also noticed that they are very competitive as there is not a lot of media companies are offering
As this is the case I am going to apply for apprenticeship's that relate to what I want to do and learn as I
will hopefully have a chance in getting into at least one.