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Advanced Apprenticeship in Social Media for Business at Newcastle-under-Lyme College

Course description

The Social Media Advanced Apprenticeship framework covers the Level 3 Diploma in Social Media for Business. Level 2 Functional Skills in maths, English and ICT*. Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR). Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS). *Exempt from Functional Skills if GCSEs grade C or above or equivalent qualifications.

Entry requirements

Ideally you will need a minimum of four GCSEs at grade C or above including maths, English or ICT. If candidates do not have suitable Maths, English or ICT qualifications then there will be a need to complete an initial assessment to identify that you can achieve Level 2 Functional Skills. You must also be keen to seek employment and demonstrate employability skills.

Assessment

Your progress is monitored and assessments are arranged throughout the course and are usually done on-the-job.
Assessment has three aspects which include observation of your actual performance and your knowledge and understanding you display in response to written and/ or spoken questions, and a portfolio of support material which you will build up containing assignments, case studies and testimony evidence through the e-portfolio.

Financial information

While you are on an apprenticeship your employer pays you a salary and supports you whilst you undertake your training.

Future opportunities

These qualifications can lead to a wealth of career opportunities from Web developer, social media managers to digital marketing analysers and email marketeers.

Further information

On the apprenticeship programme you usually attend college one day a week and spend 30 hours minimum a week working with your employer.
Duration is 18 months.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Newcastle-under-Lyme College directly.

Last updated date: 21 November 2016
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