Creating news items using a combination of words, pictures and moving images.
3 (equivalent to A levels at grades A to E)
- Typical length
- 18 months
- Current funding band
Up to £12,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
- Entry requirements
Set by employer.
- What apprentices will learn
- identifying and researching stories
- building a range of reliable contacts and audiences, including via social media
- how to create quality stories while working in an ethical manner
- creating content for digital platforms
- working to tight deadlines
- accurately taking notes
- other skills related to one of the following specialisms: print, TV and radio, PR and corporate communications
Apprentices will achieve the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ) Level 3 Diploma in Journalism.
Before taking their end-point assessment, apprentices must achieve level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C).
- Professional registration
- End-Point Assessment
- More Information
The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.