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Content Creator Apprenticeship

Level 3 - Advanced

Content Creator Apprenticeship

Land your first break in the industry - apply to be a Content Creator! You will be taught a range of practical skills used within the graphic design or media sector including Photoshop, Premier Pro, Audition, InDesign and Illustrator.

If you are looking to apply for this apprenticeship and are available to start immediately, please follow this link where you will find our current apprenticeship vacancies.

As a content creator you will collaborate with designers and developers, using authoring languages to create content for the World Wide Web, which may include video, images, text (or “copy”) and web pages and social media content, so an enthusiasm for technology and creating great online experiences is a must.

The beauty of this apprenticeship is that you will have the space to develop in the classroom alongside undertaking real-world briefs set by your employer.

For any other information about this particular apprenticeship please contact us via



James Watt College



* Courses are free for 16-18s. Students aged 19 or over could be charged fees and is subject to a fee assessment. Learners on benefits in the majority of cases courses are also free. Fee assessments are completed at enrolment.

Course Length: 72 Weeks

Applicants must have a minimum of 4 GCSE’s at Grade C/4 or above including Maths and English upon entry to this programme.

It would be desirable for a candidate to have some prior experience of one or more applications from the Adobe Creative Cloud applications such as Photoshop, Premier Pro, InDesign or Illustrator is preferred, as is previous experience of digital creative work.

Of equal importance are skills like motivation and work ethic, good interpersonal skills, good communication skills and a willingness to learn.

Classroom knowledge delivery, feedback professional discussion, action planning and skills development/CPD in the workplace.

Full-time employment or Higher Apprenticeships.

Some of the Modules covered in this apprenticeship are:

  • Working Practices
  • Asset management/storage of media
  • Basics of Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Business of media
  • Media markets and sectors
  • Audience research
  • Intellectual property
  • Writing proposals
  • How to Pitch
  • Legal and regulatory issues of industry in relation to media e.g. Copywriting and access
  • Effective and safe use of social media
  • Search engine optimisation

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