36exp Photography Ltd

Photographic Assistant Level 3 Apprenticeship - Advanced (Level 3)

36exp Photography Ltd (Employer)

The Jga Group (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £187.50
37.5 hours per week 37.5 hours minimum, Monday to Friday, plus occasional evenings and weekends
18 months (duration)
30 September 2021(start date)
Photographic assistant (apprenticeship standard)
25 September 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

We are looking for a photography assistant to play an integral role in the continued success of our photography business. This person will be involved in all aspects of being a photographer, from assisting on shoots, editing, and post-production, setting up exhibitions, and coordinating courses.


The photography assistant will be involved with a wide range of photography tasks and will learn first hand, all aspects of being a professional photographer by working alongside a busy photographer in London. The successful applicant will accompany the photographer on shoots, both in the studio and on location throughout London. This will mean you’ll get the experience of setting up lighting and working with clients helping to direct shoots. Additionally, the post holder will help to set up photography-related events and exhibitions throughout the year.

An important aspect of the role is editing and post-production, so you will be trained on how to use Lightroom and Photoshop so that you can produce professionally retouched images that will be delivered to clients.

Future Prospects

  • The employer is looking for the apprentice to transition into a full-time member of staff

Reality Check


Work from home, with work at various locations across London. The main studio is in Kennington.

Additional Benefits Laptop, studio membership

Skills Required

  • Good IT skills
  • Customer focussed attitude

Qualities Required

  • Willing to learn on the job
  • Good focused attitude 
  • Passion for photography 

Qualifications Required

GCSEs (or equivalent) in English and maths at grade 4 (equivalent to a C) or above is required.

Training Provided

  • Photographic Assistant Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard
  • The programme will be delivered over an 18-month time frame and includes monthly masterclasses supported with on-going 1:2:1 interaction with the learner
  • After the training phase learners will pass through to 3 months end-point assessment (EPA) phase
  • This will be spent in preparation for their independent EPA against the official Standard of the skills, knowledge and behaviours deemed necessary by the industry, in order to competently perform the role
  • If the Apprentice does not have level 2 English and/or maths (or equivalent), there will be a small number of additional classes and access to online resources to prepare for Functional Skills assessments

For details of the programme please refer to the Standard & Assessment Plan link below:


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