TRAINEESHIP ProgrammE

Recruiting now for April 2019

Ages

16 - 18

Location

Brighton & Bexhill

Duration

5 days per week
(3 days with employer, 2 days at Dv8 Sussex)

Traineeship PROGRAMME COURSE OVERVIEW

The Traineeship Programme is perfect for young people looking for a taste of what the real working world is like whilst building complimentary creative skills in an exciting thirteen week work placement. Combining a unique opportunity in the workplace and the tailored support offered at college, this is the chance to put yourself at the front of the queue for a truly rewarding career.
 
During your initial induction you will get work ready and build a foundation of skills to support you in the workplace such as; digital marketing, project management, and problem solving. Once in placement you will be supported in the workplace with regular tutor visits. College sessions will include industry speakers and skills workshops in a range of creative industry skills areas. Throughout the programme you will build a portfolio showcasing your skills and achievements, culminating in a graduation ceremony at the end of the programme.
  • We will be starting a new cohort on the week commencing 29th April. 
  • Students will be placed with employers after joining. 
  • During the April programme students will be able to achieve Functional Skills Level 1 or 2 in Maths and English. Should you join a study programme in September 2019 after completing your traineeship you can obtain a full Maths and English GCSE qualification.
  • Your placement with an employer will run for 13 weeks. Students could be in different placements across the 13 weeks.
  • You will be with your employer for 3 days a week and at Dv8 Sussex for 1-2 days a week.
  • Brighton: Dv8 days are Monday / Tuesday. Students not studying English and Maths have self directed learning in the afternoons.
  • Bexhill: Dv8 days are Tuesday / Wednesday.  Students not studying English and Maths have self directed learning. 

What will i do?

• Complete a paid work placement with an exciting employer over 13 weeks
• Visit a variety of creative businesses and employers
• Meet industry specialists
• Build a portfolio of work showcasing your skills
• Have access to Dv8’s music, media and fashion resources to develop your creative knowledge and skills
• Develop a range of employability skills including problem solving, working to briefs, creative thinking, collaboration, presentation and workplace digital skills
• Previous placements have included Eastbourne Royal Hippodrome, Go Kid Music, Komedia, Big Egg Films, Rialto Theatre, Stick It On

on the TRAINEESHIP programme you will

• Complete a 13 week work placement with relevant employers
• Achieve Level 1 or 2 Maths / English Functional Skills (if not previously attained)
• Earn £10 for each day with an employer
 Progress to an Apprenticeship, a vocational course or to employment in a variety of roles
  • No previous qualifications are required to join the Traineeship Programme. 
  • We cannot accept applicants with a Level 3 or equivalent qualification. 
  • Must be aged between 16-19 (turned 19 after September 1st 2018)
  • As this is a work based study programme you must be ready for the workplace and to commit to a thirteen week work placement

Dv8’s Traineeship Programme helps employers gain an extra pair of hands, benefiting multiple aspects of their business. Our students bring fresh ideas to the table, increase capacity and even improve staff morale! Combining a unique opportunity in the workplace with tailored support offered by us at Dv8 Sussex, this is a chance to give a young person the skills to start a truly rewarding career. If you’re interested in giving a young person a work placement, please email us at marketing@dv8sussex.com

EMPLOYERS YOU CAN WORK WITH ON OUR TRAINEESHIP PROGRAMME

Company: Freshly Squeezed Music and Publishing 

Job Title: Record Label Assistant

Location: Brighton

Opportunity: As a member of the Freshly Squeezed team you will have a rare and unique insight into the complete inner workings of an established record label. Working alongside industry professionals you will develop working knowledge to effectively release commercial music and commercial music content.

Click here for the job description.

Click here to visit Freshly Squeezed’s website. 

Company: Fat Promotions

Job Title: Marketing Assistant

Location: St Leonards-on-Sea

Opportunity: This is an exciting role within a web development company where you will be given huge input and idea creation to help spread the word about Fat Promotions to re-attract existing clients and (hopefully) attract new ones!

Click here for the job description.

Click here to visit Fat Promotion’s website. 

Company: Smarter Uniforms and FAIR 

Job Title: Junior Intern for Sustainable Fashion Initiatives

Location: Brighton

Opportunity: This Internship allows experience into sustainable fashion and a local environmental not for profit organisation. The individual will benefit from partaking in small and enthusiastic team with opportunities to develop a breadth of skillset.

Click here for the job description.

Click here to visit Smarter Uniform’s website.

Company: Carrot Events

Job Title: Operations Assistant

Location: Eastbourne

Opportunity:
Witness and take part in the “behind the scenes” aspect of events, meeting both a variety of contacts in and outside of the industry. Take part in group brainstorming sessions and provide input and ideas on how to make our events the best they can be.

Click here for the job description.

Click here to visit Carrot Events’ website.

Company: Renewable World 

Job Title: Marketing Assistant

Location: Brighton

Opportunity: This position will provide the successful candidate with valuable on-the-job experience in the fields of fundraising, event management, communications, as well experience of working in a small international NGO.

Click here for the job description.

Click here to visit Renewable World’s website.

Company: Ideal

Job Title: Digital Marketing Intern

Location: Brighton

Opportunity: This position will offer you the opportunity to work as a core part of the team building new inbound marketing websites and gaining experience in key digital marketing areas including search and content marketing, video and social media, and allow you to use leading marketing platforms.

Click here for the job description.

Click here to visit Ideal’s website.

“THE TRAINEESHIP PROGRAMME IS A FANTASTIC COURSE INCLUDING LOTS OF RELEVANT KNOWLEDGE TOWARDS WORK AND LIFE SKILLS. IT’S IMPROVED MY CONFIDENCE AND GIVEN ME IDEAS FOR MY NEXT STEPS IN LIFE” – TOBY, TRAINEESHIP GRADUATE

SOME OF THE EMPLOYERS WE HAVE WORKED WITH...

Previous employers we have worked with

What our previous students say

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I have met some great people on my course and learnt new skills such as how to make a website from scratch!

Tilly

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The Traineeship Programme is a good alternative to getting a job. The course gives you the ability to get an apprenticeship and build on real life experience for your CV.

Jamie