The right programmes & the right qualification for the right roles

The government wants you to use the levy to create programmes that are right for you and your agency. Take the ones for digital marketers that are already proven winners and take note of those that we’re busy developing, like Media Planner & Buyer and Advertising & Media Executive.

TAKE A LOOK AT THE PROGRAMMES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE

(a word on ‘levels’: level 3 is for those right at the start of their career, level 4 is for those a level up, and level 6 is equivalent to a degree).
  • Programme
    Available
    Job Title
    Level
    Detail
  • Advertising
    Now
    Advertising & Media Executive
    Level 3
    View

    On this Advertising and Media Executive level 3 apprenticeship programme, learners will create messages which are intended to inform or influence the people who receive them. They help build and maintain relationships with media owners and use this to help negotiate rates strategically and tactically, conscious of long-term relationships. Alongside the apprenticeship training, the IPA Foundation Certificate will give apprentices a deeper understanding of the advertising sector.

    View the programme overview
  • Digital
    Now
    Junior Content Producer
    Level 3
    View

    A Junior Content Producer (also referred to as a Creative Content Assistant) is responsible for developing and creating content that can be used across a variety of media including 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 of the brand and needs of the customer they are representing.

    View the programme overview
  • Digital
    Now
    Digital Marketer
    Level 3
    View

    The primary role of a digital marketer is to define, design, build and implement digital campaigns across a variety of online and social media platforms to drive customer acquisition, customer engagement and customer retention. A digital marketer will typically be working as part of a team, in which they will have responsibility for some of the straightforward elements of the overall marketing plan or campaign. The marketer will work to marketing briefs and instructions. They will normally report to a digital marketing manager, a marketing manager or an IT Manager.

    View the programme overview
  • Digital
    Now
    Data Analyst
    Level 4
    View

    The primary role of a Data Analyst is to collect, organise and study data to provide business insight. Data analysts are typically involved with managing, cleansing, abstracting and aggregating data, and conducting a range of analytical studies on that data. They work across a variety of projects, providing technical data solutions to a range of stakeholders/customers issues. They document and report the results of data analysis activities making recommendations to improve business performance. They have a good understanding of data structures, database systems and procedures and the range of analytical tools used to undertake a range of different types of analyses.

    View the programme overview
  • IT
    Now
    IT Infrastructure Technician
    Level 3
    View

    An Infrastructure Technician provides support to internal and external customers, helping them to be productive when using technology to do their own jobs, by using tools to problem solve and trouble shoot non routine problems. The Infrastructure Technician sets people up on systems and provides support when they need it, rectifying issues to maintain the organisations productivity.

    View the programme overview
  • IT
    Now
    Network Engineer
    Level 4
    View

    The primary role of a network engineer is to design, install, maintain and support communication networks within an organisation or between organisations. Network engineers need to maintain high levels of operation of communication networks in order to provide maximum performance and availability for their users, such as staff, clients, customers and suppliers. They will understand network configuration, cloud, network administration and monitoring tools, and be able to give technical advice and guidance.

    View the programme overview
  • IT
    Now
    Software Developer
    Level 4
    View

    The primary role of a software developer is to build and test simple, high-quality code across front end, logic and database layers. A developer will typically be working as part of a larger team, in which they will have responsibility for some of the straightforward elements of the overall project. The developer will need to be able to interpret design documentation and specifications. The customer requirements will typically be defined and agreed by more experienced or specialist members of the team, such as a business analyst or technical architect.

    View the programme overview
  • IT
    Now
    Software Tester
    Level 4
    View

    The primary role of a Software Tester is to ensure that software operates as intended. Testers typically design and prepare test plans and conduct software testing as appropriate to ensure that software is fit for purpose. They document and report the results of testing activities. They have a good understanding of the software lifecycle and software development practices.

    View the programme overview
  • IT
    Now
    IS Business Analyst
    Level 4
    View

    Apprentices in this role are responsible for investigating business situations, identifying and evaluating options for
    improvement and facilitate, coordinate and document detailed business requirements.

    View the Government Standards
  • Finance
    Now
    Assistant Accountant
    Level 3
    View

    An Assistant Accountant provides support to internal and external customers and will work predominately either as an assistant accountant within practice or alternatively within the finance function of an organisation. Part of their role will involve assisting in the day to day financial activities such as data entry to month end management accounts and/or year-end financial statements. In addition the Assistant Accountant may find themselves involved in regulatory financial requirements such as the completion of VAT returns or assisting in the preparation of tax computations.

    View the programme overview
  • Finance
    Now
    Accounting Technician
    Level 4
    View

    Individuals in the role of an Accounting Technician will have responsibility for creating, and/or verifying and reviewing, accurate and timely financial information within the organisation in which they are employed or on behalf of another organisation.

    View the programme overview
  • HR
    Now
    HR Consultant
    Level 5
    View

    Learners in this role will use their HR expertise to provide and lead the delivery of HR solutions to business
    challenges, together with tailored advice to the business in a number of HR areas (Resourcing, Total
    Reward, Organisation Development or HR operations).

    View the programme overview
  • Management
    Now
    Leadership & Management
    Level 5
    View

    On this Operations/Departmental Manager Level 5 Apprenticeship, learners will gain AVADO’s CMI Level 5 Diploma in Management and Leadership qualification. The Chartered Management Institute’s (CMI) qualification is a globally respected accreditation and will give new and current managers the knowledge and skills to develop into high-performing managers and future-focused leaders. The apprenticeship is a key step towards Chartered Manager status, the highest professional management status.

    View the programme overview
  • Programme
    Advertising
    Available
    Now
    Job Title
    Advertising & Media Executive
    Level
    Level 3
    View

    On this Advertising and Media Executive level 3 apprenticeship programme, learners will create messages which are intended to inform or influence the people who receive them. They help build and maintain relationships with media owners and use this to help negotiate rates strategically and tactically, conscious of long-term relationships. Alongside the apprenticeship training, the IPA Foundation Certificate will give apprentices a deeper understanding of the advertising sector.

    View the programme overview
  • Programme
    Digital
    Available
    Now
    Job Title
    Junior Content Producer
    Level
    Level 3
    View

    A Junior Content Producer (also referred to as a Creative Content Assistant) is responsible for developing and creating content that can be used across a variety of media including 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 of the brand and needs of the customer they are representing.

    View the programme overview
  • Programme
    Digital
    Available
    Now
    Job Title
    Digital Marketer
    Level
    Level 3
    View

    The primary role of a digital marketer is to define, design, build and implement digital campaigns across a variety of online and social media platforms to drive customer acquisition, customer engagement and customer retention. A digital marketer will typically be working as part of a team, in which they will have responsibility for some of the straightforward elements of the overall marketing plan or campaign. The marketer will work to marketing briefs and instructions. They will normally report to a digital marketing manager, a marketing manager or an IT Manager.

    View the programme overview
  • Programme
    Digital
    Available
    Now
    Job Title
    Data Analyst
    Level
    Level 4
    View

    The primary role of a Data Analyst is to collect, organise and study data to provide business insight. Data analysts are typically involved with managing, cleansing, abstracting and aggregating data, and conducting a range of analytical studies on that data. They work across a variety of projects, providing technical data solutions to a range of stakeholders/customers issues. They document and report the results of data analysis activities making recommendations to improve business performance. They have a good understanding of data structures, database systems and procedures and the range of analytical tools used to undertake a range of different types of analyses.

    View the programme overview
  • Programme
    IT
    Available
    Now
    Job Title
    IT Infrastructure Technician
    Level
    Level 3
    View

    An Infrastructure Technician provides support to internal and external customers, helping them to be productive when using technology to do their own jobs, by using tools to problem solve and trouble shoot non routine problems. The Infrastructure Technician sets people up on systems and provides support when they need it, rectifying issues to maintain the organisations productivity.

    View the programme overview
  • Programme
    IT
    Available
    Now
    Job Title
    Network Engineer
    Level
    Level 4
    View

    The primary role of a network engineer is to design, install, maintain and support communication networks within an organisation or between organisations. Network engineers need to maintain high levels of operation of communication networks in order to provide maximum performance and availability for their users, such as staff, clients, customers and suppliers. They will understand network configuration, cloud, network administration and monitoring tools, and be able to give technical advice and guidance.

    View the programme overview
  • Programme
    IT
    Available
    Now
    Job Title
    Software Developer
    Level
    Level 4
    View

    The primary role of a software developer is to build and test simple, high-quality code across front end, logic and database layers. A developer will typically be working as part of a larger team, in which they will have responsibility for some of the straightforward elements of the overall project. The developer will need to be able to interpret design documentation and specifications. The customer requirements will typically be defined and agreed by more experienced or specialist members of the team, such as a business analyst or technical architect.

    View the programme overview
  • Programme
    IT
    Available
    Now
    Job Title
    Software Tester
    Level
    Level 4
    View

    The primary role of a Software Tester is to ensure that software operates as intended. Testers typically design and prepare test plans and conduct software testing as appropriate to ensure that software is fit for purpose. They document and report the results of testing activities. They have a good understanding of the software lifecycle and software development practices.

    View the programme overview
  • Programme
    IT
    Available
    Now
    Job Title
    IS Business Analyst
    Level
    Level 4
    View

    Apprentices in this role are responsible for investigating business situations, identifying and evaluating options for
    improvement and facilitate, coordinate and document detailed business requirements.

    View the Government Standards
  • Programme
    Finance
    Available
    Now
    Job Title
    Assistant Accountant
    Level
    Level 3
    View

    An Assistant Accountant provides support to internal and external customers and will work predominately either as an assistant accountant within practice or alternatively within the finance function of an organisation. Part of their role will involve assisting in the day to day financial activities such as data entry to month end management accounts and/or year-end financial statements. In addition the Assistant Accountant may find themselves involved in regulatory financial requirements such as the completion of VAT returns or assisting in the preparation of tax computations.

    View the programme overview
  • Programme
    Finance
    Available
    Now
    Job Title
    Accounting Technician
    Level
    Level 4
    View

    Individuals in the role of an Accounting Technician will have responsibility for creating, and/or verifying and reviewing, accurate and timely financial information within the organisation in which they are employed or on behalf of another organisation.

    View the programme overview
  • Programme
    HR
    Available
    Now
    Job Title
    HR Consultant
    Level
    Level 5
    View

    Learners in this role will use their HR expertise to provide and lead the delivery of HR solutions to business
    challenges, together with tailored advice to the business in a number of HR areas (Resourcing, Total
    Reward, Organisation Development or HR operations).

    View the programme overview
  • Programme
    Management
    Available
    Now
    Job Title
    Leadership & Management
    Level
    Level 5
    View

    On this Operations/Departmental Manager Level 5 Apprenticeship, learners will gain AVADO’s CMI Level 5 Diploma in Management and Leadership qualification. The Chartered Management Institute’s (CMI) qualification is a globally respected accreditation and will give new and current managers the knowledge and skills to develop into high-performing managers and future-focused leaders. The apprenticeship is a key step towards Chartered Manager status, the highest professional management status.

    View the programme overview

WHAT’S COMING NEXT?

Creative Pioneers is busy expanding the range of levy-funded programmes available to your agency. These will soon include programmes for media agencies, media planning & buying and client servicing. If you want to make a contribution to the future shape of these or other programmes, we want to hear from you.

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