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Junior Content Producer Level 3 Apprenticeship

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

This programme has various start dates throughout the year and will take 12 months to complete.

Entry requirements

  • Learners will need to be at least 16 years of age
  • You must hold five GCSEs at grade A*-C/4 including English and maths
  • You need to be employed within the creative and digital media industry or have an employer in this area willing to take you on as an apprentice
  • Please see our Apprenticeship vacancies: https://www.barnsley.ac.uk/our-departments/apprenticeships/apprenticeship-vacancies/

You will achieve

You will achieve a Level 3 Junior Content Producer Apprenticeship.

Course overview

A Junior Content Producer (also referred to as a Creative Content Assistant) is responsible for developing and creating content that can be used across a variety of media including digital, social media, broadcast or in print. Working to the customer/client brief, they research, prepare and develop the media messaging to maximise audience engagement, capturing the strategy and objectives of the brand and needs of the customer they are representing. The content they create can be used as part of media, advertising and marketing campaigns.

They have to capture what is exciting about a campaign and design the elements that can be used across media platforms and channels. Junior Content Producers 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. They can work in advertising, marketing or digital agencies, or in interactive roles for broadcasters.

Click here for further information regarding the Standard Apprenticeship.


Course content

This Apprenticeship comprises the core skills and knowledge needed to be competent in the role and to be able to develop and create exciting content and materials including:

  • Content planning
  • Content development
  • Content creation and evaluation
  • Industry awareness

The End Point Assessment will take place in the last 4 weeks of the Apprenticeship and will comprise three components: a Workplace Observation, a Set Test and a Professional Discussion. The End Point Assessment Organisation will provide guidance materials for the each of the Assessment Methods.

You will need a folder, plastic wallets, dividers and a USB device.

Old Mill Lane campus
Church Street
S70 2AX

Junior Content Producers may progress into Content Creation/Development roles at more senior levels across the industry, including with digital agencies, broadcasters and publishers.

How much does the course cost?

There is no cost to being an apprentice. All costs associated with your apprenticeship, including the cost of training and your salary, will be paid by your employer.

Junior Content Producer Level 3 Apprenticeship

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