Hey there! Sign in to join this conversationNew here? Join for free
    • Thread Starter
    Offline

    0
    ReputationRep:
    I've been looking for a decent digital marketing apprenticeship for years. Problem is there are none available in my area for exactly what I want to study and my family don't want me to move out which makes it difficult to look elsewhere. And even if I can find one somewhere else the pay is so low I couldn't move out!

    Help me.
    Offline

    0
    ReputationRep:
    Hello,

    Digital Marketing Apprenticeships are now beginning to become more popular so more and more companies are starting to offer this type of opportunity. It use to be the standard business admin/customer service apprenticeships but now these specialist roles are starting to pick up.

    Some companies do still pay the low apprentice wage but many now have moved away from this and now pay national age wage which is much more attractive. I would recommend looking at the local authorities near you as they have been given a target to recruit apprentices and they usually pay a good wage.

    What is your location by the way? i could see if i know of any.
    • Thread Starter
    Offline

    0
    ReputationRep:
    I spent hours today looking through the government website. I think the main issue is the cost of rent, I could be paid well above what's considered a normal wage but still not afford to live anywhere near

    I'm just outside of Cambridge but I've been focussing on opportunities in London
    • Official TSR Representative
    Offline

    1
    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by VelvetThreat)
    I've been looking for a decent digital marketing apprenticeship for years. Problem is there are none available in my area for exactly what I want to study and my family don't want me to move out which makes it difficult to look elsewhere. And even if I can find one somewhere else the pay is so low I couldn't move out!

    Help me.
    Hi VelvetThreat,

    Have you considered the IBM Apprenticeship Scheme? There are two job roles on offer within the scheme - Technical Solution Specialist and Business Specialist.

    While they are not specific Digital Marketing roles, both of them would provide the opportunity and experience of Digital Marketing if that was the route you wanted to go down, with the option to tailor your training to your chosen path.

    If you need any more information about the scheme then feel free to drop me a reply or a message.

    Gareth
    • Thread Starter
    Offline

    0
    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by IBM Apprentices)
    Hi VelvetThreat,

    Have you considered the IBM Apprenticeship Scheme? There are two job roles on offer within the scheme - Technical Solution Specialist and Business Specialist.

    While they are not specific Digital Marketing roles, both of them would provide the opportunity and experience of Digital Marketing if that was the route you wanted to go down, with the option to tailor your training to your chosen path.

    If you need any more information about the scheme then feel free to drop me a reply or a message.

    Gareth
    Hi
    Are applications for the scheme now closed? Only question I'd have otherwise is where apprentices are based, are you solely in London?
    • Official TSR Representative
    Offline

    1
    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by VelvetThreat)
    Hi
    Are applications for the scheme now closed? Only question I'd have otherwise is where apprentices are based, are you solely in London?

    Hi VelvetThreat,

    Applications for 2016 have unfortunately closed now due to a huge influx of applicants and candidates passing their assessment centres and we have sufficient numbers for the next induction. We are currently assessing numbers for the next induction later in the year so applications will reopen in the coming months.

    Regarding where apprentices are based, we have sites in a few places around the country. There are a few locations in London, such as Southbank and various client sites within the city. There are roles in places like Portsmouth, Preston and even up in Scotland in Greenock (where I am based).

    If you need any more help or have any other questions then feel free to let me know!


    Gareth
 
 
 
  • See more of what you like on The Student Room

    You can personalise what you see on TSR. Tell us a little about yourself to get started.

  • Poll
    Brussels sprouts
    Useful resources

    Apprenticeship zone:

    GIGF logo

    Apprenticeship Zone

    All you need to know about higher and degree apprenticeships.

    GIGF logo

    Meet the apprentices

    Read these case studies from real apprentices to hear the truth about what it's like!

    GIGF logo

    Apprenticeship Vacancies

    Find the latest higher and degree apprenticeship opportunities.

    Featured recruiter profiles:

    CGI logo

    CGI is open for applications

    "Offering a range of apprentice and sponsored degree positions."

    ICAEW logo

    ICAEW

    "Choose a career journey with limitless possibilities."

    Army logo

    The Army is recruiting now

    "With hundreds of roles available, there’s more than one way to be the best."

    Quick links:

    Unanswered apprenticeships and alternatives to university threads

    Groups associated with this forum:

    View associated groups
  • See more of what you like on The Student Room

    You can personalise what you see on TSR. Tell us a little about yourself to get started.

  • The Student Room, Get Revising and Marked by Teachers are trading names of The Student Room Group Ltd.

    Register Number: 04666380 (England and Wales), VAT No. 806 8067 22 Registered Office: International House, Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XE

    Quick reply
    Reputation gems: You get these gems as you gain rep from other members for making good contributions and giving helpful advice.