web & social media

Web & Social Media Apprenticeships


3aaa is the outstanding provider of Apprenticeships in England, specialising in the delivery of Web & Social Media Apprenticeships.

We combine these vital, modern sectors to deliver a truly diverse programme in which your Apprentice will learn a range of different skills such as Social Media, Content Management, Digital Marketing and Web Development so that they are fully equipped to meet the needs of your business.

Your Apprentice will become pivotal by maximising your online presence through the power of SEO and Social Media. This will take your business to the next level with the help of the practical support that your Apprentice will receive via our in depth training programme. We also offer the flexibility within the programme to ensure that you can mould your Apprentices in exactly the way that you choose.

key facts

the figures that matter to you

  • £3.40per hourMinimum Apprentice Wage
  • 30hours p/weekMinimum hours p/week*
  • 2years maxCourse Length**
  • 90%success ratefor 3aaa Apprentices
* A minimum of 30 hours per week with a maximum of 40 hours per week.
**A maximum of 2 years for Level 3 progression onto Level 4.
A maximum of 12 months if it is decided that the Apprentice will only do Level 3.

technical details

the important stuff

Course Name, Details and Length:
- Level 3 Web & Social Media
- A maximum of 2 years for Level 3 progression onto Level 4. A minimum of 12 months if it decided that the Apprentice will only do Level 3.
- Training will be delivered by our industry experienced team, with the Apprentice attending their local Academy, through independent study and ongoing training in the work place.
During the initial Level 3 12 month programme, your Apprentice will initially attend the Academy for 2 weeks delivery as a boot camp (schedule subject to local academy) from Monday to Thursday per week.
There will then be an additional 14 day release as per the current Web and Social Media delivery (as agreed with Employer and Apprentice).
Your Apprentice will work towards:
- Level 3 Web & Social Media
- Level 2 Functional Skills in ICT, Maths or English (Where applicable)
Your Apprentice will learn the following units:
- Web Fundamentals (Level 2)
- Communication and Employment Skills (Level 3)
- E-Commerce(Level 3)
- Web Development ( Level 3)
- Health and Safety (Level 1)
- Develop Professionalism (Level 3)
- Interpersonal and Written (Level 3)
- Designing Website (Level 4)
- Imaging Software (Level 3)
Additional Units
- Principles of Social Media
- Keywords & Optimisation
- Content Management
- Advertising & Promotion

did you know?

  • 96% of Employers report that taking on an Apprentice benefits their business.
  • Research states that 81% of consumers would prefer to use a company that employs Apprentices.
  • 88% of employers who employ apprentices believe that Apprenticeships lead to a more motivated and satisfied workforce

ofsted outstanding

What ofsted said?

“The 3aaa teams are extremely successful in matching Apprentices to employers and as a result, retention, success and progression from programmes is very high.” Ofsted November 2014

level 4 progression

don't stop at level 3

There are excellent progression routes available to your Web & Social Media Apprentice as they move onto a Level 4 qualification. After completing their dual Level 3 qualification, they will have the choice of Level 4 Technology or Level 4 Digital Marketing, depending on which direction they would like to take their career.

Your dedicated Recruitment Executive will be on hand to discuss any questions you have regarding the Level 4 Apprenticeship programme. An Assessor will regularly visit you and your Apprentice in the workplace to carry out onsite reviews and assessments. This ensures that your Apprentice is on track with their work and that you as their employer are fully informed of their progress.

Please speak to a member of the 3aaa team to discuss your progression.

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