Marketing Apprenticeship Level 2

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This programme prepares students for a career within a marketing profession by building the skills and knowledge required to succeed.

Course Information

With this apprenticeship, you will gain an introduction to multiple aspects of marketing so you can get a grasp of the basic principles of the industry. The marketing industry includes the marketing of traditional goods and services, conferences and events, market research and digital marketing. The marketing industry is extremely competitive and is driven by the need to develop both innovative and cost-effective methods of working whilst keeping pace with rapidly changing consumer preferences.


Benefits / Skills

  • Collecting and organising market research data
  • Measuring marketing responses
  • Working with people in a business environment
  • Improving your performance in a business environment
  • Understanding the principles of marketing theory
  • Understanding legal, regulatory and ethical requirements in sales or marketing
  • Entry Requirements

    The employer will agree entry requirements for these apprenticeships and these will depend on the role that they are advertising.

    Please check that you meet all essential criteria before applying for a position, you can find the details of these on the full vacancy description (links below). If you are unsure about this please contact the Apprenticeship Recruitment Team on 0113 284 6464.

    Career Progression

    Marketing Assistant

    As a marketing assistant you will undertake a range of activities that could include collecting market research data, analysing competitor activity and contributing to marketing campaigns. In addition, you may plan and organise an event or exhibition and use a range of digital technologies for marketing purposes.

    Below are some Leeds City College apprenticeships you could potentially progress on to once you have completed this programme:

  • Marketing Apprenticeship Level 3
  • Events Assistant Apprenticeship Level 3
  • Business Administrator Apprenticeship Level 3
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      Course Facts


      Social media is still the largest platform for marketing and advertising in the world.

      Extra Curriculum

      94.7% of apprentices found that our college induction was useful and provided them with the knowledge required for their course.

      Labour Market

      The average salary of a qualified marketing assistant is £21,000.

      Course FAQs

      How do I know that the employer environment is safe?

      Leeds City College has a responsibility for the safeguarding for all of its learners. We conduct safety checks on all of our employers to ensure the environment our apprentices are working in is compliant with health and safety laws and has minimised any potential risks related to their job role.

      This will be my child’s first job. Is there any support available to get them ready?

      Yes, they will be brought in to the college for an information session prior to being sent to an employer. This session will cover information on apprenticeships and an introduction to employability topics such as interview techniques and CV writing. If your child requires further support, we have a link with a local authority for further employability training.

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