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Level 3

Content Creator L3 Apprenticeship Standard


This is an apprenticeship that will see learners working full time in an organisation as a content creator while spending 1 day per week learning remotely through the college. Apprentices and employers for this standard can be based anywhere in England.
Occupation summary
This occupation is found in employers across all sectors. It is a role that can be found in both
creative and non-creative industries. This can be in any business creating content to engage with
its audience.
Employers can vary in size from micro businesses to multinational. The occupation is found in a
very broad range of businesses, ranging from public, private and third sector employer. This may
include charities, social media employers, digital agencies and broadcasters.
The broad purpose of the occupation is to develop and create written and audio visual content
that can be used across a variety of platforms and media. This may include social media,
broadcast or in print.
A content creator works to a brief. They research, prepare and develop the messaging to
maximise audience engagement. They capture the strategy and objectives of the brand and
needs of the customer, client or business.
The content they create can be used as part of media, advertising, documenting and marketing
They simplify and tailor a message to the audience to suit the purpose. These can be used across
different platforms and channels. An interest in technology and creating content is a must.
In their daily work, an employee in this occupation interacts with a wide range of internal and
external stakeholders throughout the end-to-end content creation process.
Typically, they are likely to interact with clients, marketing and digital teams, production teams,
budget holders, contributors, artists and end users.
An employee in this occupation will be responsible for delivering high quality content on time and
on budget that meets the brief. They need to be aware of the legal and regulatory framework and
take this into account throughout the content development process.
A content creator would need to take into account ethical considerations and wider
organisational policies. A content creator would typically report to a senior colleague within their
functional area.
They are required to keep up to date with new technologies, platform developments and
consumer trends.


This course is suitable for both school/college leavers as well as graduates, career changers and people seeking to upskill in the world of content creation.

In order to apply you need to have a min of a pass grade in GCSE Maths and English (in some instances we can offer this as additional training alongside the apprenticeship if required)


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