Frequently Asked Questions
The Marketing Apprenticeship Scheme Questions
Who is this scheme aimed at?
It will also assist businesses with the training costs of a new recruit.
How long will the scheme be for?
What qualifications are covered under this apprenticeship?
The Chartered Institute of Marketing Foundation Certificate in Digital Marketing (Level 3) with modules ‘Marketing Principles’ and ‘Digital Fundementals’ plus the first module of the CIM Certificate in Digital Marketing (Level 4) ‘Marketing’. (www.cim.co.uk )
What businesses can get involved with this scheme?
We have a marketing apprentice – what do we do now?
Where are the exams taken?
Students take their exams at the local CIM Exam Centre hosted by The Marketing Partnership at IQE, and will submit their assignments to The Marketing Partnership Ltd via the IQE offices (Merchants House, 24 North Quay, Douglas, Isle of Man, IM1 4LE).
Who pays the apprentice?
Need more information?
If you need any additional information on the programmes, please contact Heather Blackley at email@example.com. For DED information, please contact Raymond Sloane at firstname.lastname@example.org.
When will the scheme start?
The scheme will start again in September 2020 (to coincide with the general academic study course dates).
How will the scheme work?
How many places are there available each year?
Initially, there were 6 places available to pilot the scheme in 2017 followed by 12 further places in 2018, with a limit of one apprentice per company (subject to demand). Additional places may be available to follow the same programme outside the Apprenticeship Scheme (scheme subject to numbers).
How does an employer obtain an apprentice?
What will the study centre (The Marketing Partnership Ltd) do?
How will the financial support work?
Will the Department of Economic Development support full CIM qualification via this scheme?
No, this scheme only applies to the Foundation Certificate in Digital Marketing (L3). The VTFSS will be available to those individuals who wish to progress to complete Levels 4 (CIM Certificate in Professional Digital Marketing) and L6 (CIM Diploma in Professional Marketing, leading on to Chartered Marketer Status).