What will the apprentice be doing?
You will gain experience in exciting areas of our newsroom such as
- Video and Audio
- Visual Journalism
- SEO and Data Insight
- Social Media
- Digital Publishing
- Print Production.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
In this two-year programme you will receive top-level journalism training, one day every week, in an industry-accredited course leading to a NCTJ certificate.
At the same time you will get on-the-job experience in a variety of areas of publishing in our Victoria based newsroom, as well as receive mentoring from leading journalists.
Higher level in Journalist
Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
On completeing this apprenticeship individuals will be able to apply for junior roles within a newsroom or other media outlet.
Skills RequiredCommunication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience
Qualifications RequiredGCSE or equivalent English (Grade Level 1) Desired