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This Apprenticeship is suitable for those who are in an Event Management Assistant, Junior Marketing Executive, Market Researcher role. Some of the duties in these roles may include day-to-day liaison with sponsorship clients, supporting the organisation of events, preparing event speakers, helping to source suppliers and the on-the-day support of a wide range of event activities, developing working relationships with stakeholders, communicating with the target audience, producing marketing materials, writing marketing copy, supporting designers, helping organise events and conducting market research.

Course details

The Apprenticeship framework includes the following qualifications:

  • Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Marketing
  • Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Marketing
  • Level 1 Functional Skill English
  • Level 1 Functional Skill maths
  • Level 1 Functional Skill in ICT

The mandatory units on the Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Marketing are:

  • Collect and organize market research data
  • Contribute to measuring the marketing response
  • Work with other people in a business environment
  • Improve own performance in a business environment
Entry guidelines

Apprentices must be in paid employment of at least 30 hours per week. Apprenticeships where the Apprentice is working and studying for less than 30 hours per week are by exception only. In any circumstances the Apprentice must not work for less than 16 hours per week. There are no specific entry requirements for this Apprenticeship; however a good standard of English and maths would be advantageous.

If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

Additional Information

Apprenticeships are designed for individuals who are in paid employment within the sector and would like to achieve qualifications which recognise the skills they gain in the workplace. An Advanced Level Apprenticeship will take a minimum of 15 months and a maximum of 24 months. If you have already found a job you may be able to convert it into an Apprenticeship. Speak to your employer and discuss the opportunity of you becoming an Apprentice. There is plenty of help and support for you and your employer and they may be eligible for a grant. Contact our Employer Services team for more information on 0151 551 7610 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. If you are looking for a job with an Apprenticeship you can register on the National Apprenticeship Vacancy website www.apprenticeships.org.uk or to view the Apprenticeship we are currently advertising go to http://wmc.ac.uk/apprenticeships/apprenticeships-vacancies/

Where can I progress to?

Where can I progress to?

  • Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Marketing
  • Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeships such as Sales & Telesales or Management
  • Further Education to undertake marketing, social research or other qualifications

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When does this course run?

For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services on 0151 551 7777 or call into our Conway Park Campus Monday to Friday from 10am to 4pm (all year round) and Wednesdays and Thursdays 10am-6.30pm (term time only).

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