What Is An Apprenticeship?

An apprenticeship is a job with training where someone can earn while they learn, develop key digital marketing skills and achieve a nationally recognised qualification.

Download the Digital Marketer programme sheet here

This qualification helps apprentices develop the knowledge and competency skills required to work in a range of social media and digital marketing roles.

Social Media and Digital Marketing has fast become an integral part of many businesses as people turn to the internet for information and insight. Keep your business  at the forefront of all things digital, and improve your digital lead generation and conversion by taking on a Digital Marketer Apprentice.

This programme helps  Apprentices to understand what social media and digital marketing is and how to utilise it in a business environment. It provides the knowledge and skills required to progress in a wide range of digital roles.

Train an existing member of staff or recruit someone new!

You may already have someone in mind that you would like to employ as your apprentice. If not, we offer a free of charge recruitment service to help you source the right person for you.

Benefits of Apprentices to your business

  • They can give a fresh perspective to new technologies
  • Many young people already have fantastic knowledge of all the social media channels
  • An Apprentice can use their understanding of these platforms to help convert followers into leads

Apprenticeships have long been seen as critical to securing the long term future of the UK’s digital economy. With a growing skills gap and the digital sector set for significant growth over the next few years, investment in digital apprenticeships can bridge this skills gap.

This qualification will help develop the knowledge and skills to:

  • Manage the social media accounts
  • Keep up to date with the social media trends
  • Understand how to both build a digital audience and help convert them into leads

How Can Remit Training Help You?

We work with a range of companies to support apprentices throughout their training. This can be an individual Apprentice or a bespoke programme for large annual cohorts of learners.

Your Apprentice will be allocated a dedicated assessor for the duration of their Apprenticeship programme. This person will  assess, coach and guide them through their qualification.. They will also be on hand should you or the apprentice have any queries or concerns about the programme.

Salary

  • Your apprentice should be paid at least the Apprentice National Minimum Wage until they over 19 and have been an apprentice for at least 12 months
  • The current minimum wage for an apprentice is £3.50 per hour. You can pay more if you wish, many employers increase the apprentice’s salary as they progress

 

Hours of Work

  •  The apprentice must work a minimum of 30 hours a week
  • Apprentices aged 16 or 17 can only work a maximum of 40 hours a week. They should work no more than 8 hours per day and will need 2 consecutive days off. They are not permitted to do overtime
  • An apprentice aged 18+ can only work a maximum of 48 hours per week and will need one day off