Modern Apprenticeship in Creative and Digital Media City of Glasgow College
Modern ApprenticeshipCreative and Digital Media
School of Creative Industries• Our experienced and knowledgeable staff help our students create powerful content across varied digital platforms• We have programmes from non-advanced courses for school leavers to 4th year degree programmes in Photography and TVKey Portfolio: • Television • Professional Writing • Photography • Acting • Digital Media • Media and • Journalism Communication • Radio • Printing
Modern Apprenticeship• Three main components of a Creative and Digital Media Modern Apprenticeship
Why choose an Apprentice?• 77% of employers believe apprenticeships make them more competitive;• 80% feel that apprenticeships reduce staff turnover;• Two-thirds of respondents believe that their apprenticeship programme helps them fill vacancies more quickly;• 88% of respondents believe that apprenticeships lead to a more motivated and satisfied workforce; (Source: Populus, on behalf of the LSC, Feb 08 from Skillset Scotland Website)
Why choose an Apprentice? Training apprentices has proved to be more cost effective than traditional routes You define the Apprentices are training content more likely to to ensure it’s be enthusiastic Relevant to the and motivated job employees.
Why? An Employer Perspective "Our ‘grow your own’ approach has seennumerous young people flourish with us anddevelop into valuable members of our teams. Oval is committed to the "Apprenticeship" approach to employment.” Executive Director Operations, Oval Ltd (Source: http://staging.apprenticeships.org.uk/Employers/Employer-quotes.aspx)
How does the Apprenticeship Work?• There are several options open to an employer interested in taking on an Apprentice.• The employer has the option of: 1. Putting forward a current member of staff for the apprenticeship 2. Recruiting an apprentice directly 3. Or allowing an apprenticeship training provider to provide suitable candidates for you to interview
The Basics• How long? – A year minimum with day or block release to college• Who pays? – Employers pay wages – Government covers training costs
Questions• Further information is available from• James Wilson Head of School Creative Industries 0141 566 4288• Stuart McDowall Business Development Officer 0141 566 1561
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