Training Providers

We work with a range of local training providers in each of our City hubs to spread the word, increase employer numbers and deliver assessment and training. Find out more about who they are here.

Creative Alliance - Birmingham

Creative Alliance is a leading independent learning provider within the creative and cultural sector in the Midlands. We enable creative talent to get into and get on in our sector through providing a range of careers services, apprenticeships and training programmes. Since 2010 we’ve worked with over 200 employers, and supported the learning and employment of young people, across a wide range of leading creative and cultural organisations. Apprenticeships we offer include those in creative and digital media, cultural venue management, design and marketing.

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Cirencester College - Gloucestershire

Drawing on a 20 year track record of working with creative industry employers, Cirencester College provides training with companies in TV, film, publishing, web development, marketing and advertising, ranging in size from the BBC to small design agencies. The College delivers the Creative and Digital Media Advanced Apprenticeship for which we were accredited in 2012 by Creative Skillset as a ‘ticked’ provider as well as the new Higher Level Apprenticeships. Our apprentices, who work for employers across Bristol, Gloucestershire and Wiltshire, receive training input from expert practitioners who strive to provide the skills required by the industry in the future as well as the present.


Creative Pioneers - London

Creative Pioneers London, formally Creative Process, is a not for profit training agency that launched the digital apprenticeship at Apple in 2010 and now delivers hundreds of creative, digital media and digital marketing apprenticeships with a range of leading companies, recruiting the best in a new generation of digital savvy talent and training them to the meet the demands of a fast moving digital world.


The Manchester College - Manchester


The White Room - Manchester

The White Room is a unique digital training company working with a range of global media organisations and SMEs worldwide with clients including BSkyB, BBC, ITV, News International, Sony Pictures, Adobe, Discovery Networks, Foxtel, Sharp Futures and MediaCityUK.  We take this experience and re-work it to provide the most industry relevant training for the IPA Creative Pioneers Apprenticeships. 


Creative North - Newcastle & North East

Creative North, the campaign to highlight the creativity and capability of the creative and digital industries in the North of England was launched by in September 2014 by a representative group of business bosses. 

The campaign has been established to create greater recognition of the career opportunities available in the region, to stop talent leaving the area, and to boost the business prospects of the companies that support Creative North.

Creative North will eventually sign up the support of 500 creative businesses, schools and organisations, and have 150 of those businesses engaging with schools and training programmes by August 2015.

It will also promote the region as a place to work in the creative industry to young people from outside of the region, and attract 100 of these young talented individuals to take apprenticeships in the North of England.

Creative Pioneers North East

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