DIGITAL MARKETer LEVEL 3 apprenticeship

dIGITAL Marketer Level 3 apprenticeship

About the course

The aim of the Digital Marketer apprenticeship is to develop apprentices into well rounded digital marketing professionals. This involves elements of knowledge and technical competency towards the aims and objectives of the qualification stipulated by the British Computer Society (BCS).

The qualification will expose learners to several digital marketing channels and skills, including email, social media, coding and copywriting. It also introduces platforms such as HubSpot and Google Analytics, as well as the principles of marketing and strategy.

Hands on, work based learning will result in a well-rounded marketing professional, capable of setting up and running end to end marketing campaigns, both autonomously and as part of a team in their place of employment.

Employers Guide

Apprentice Guide


Highly skilled qualification – applicable across many industries

Free course. Earn and learn.


Apprentices skills highly applicable to workplace tasks. Helping make a difference to your marketing reach.

Entry Requirements

GCSE or equivalent at grade C/4 and above in English

Initial Assessments in Maths and English

Level 1 candidates will be expected to achieve Level 2 Functional Skills in Maths and English by the end of the apprenticeship

Course Duration

15-18 months (commencement of the end point assessment and professional portfolio after 15 months).


Months 1-3 Months 4-6 Months 7-9 Months 10-12 Months 13-15

Introduction of 15 Month Learning Outline

English and Maths Skills

Introduction to Hubspot

KM2 Marketing Principles

KM2 Exam

First Case Study is set

Progress Review  with employer

English and Maths Skills

First Case Study commencement and completion

KM1 Coding & Logic training and exam

Commence and complete Second Case Study

Progress Review with employer


Maths and English Skills completion

Google Analytics and Hubspot certifications

Third Case Study commencement and  completion

Progress Review with employer


Hubspot Email Marketing certification

Start and Complete Communications Log

Problem Solving with Case Study

Progress Review with employer

Social Media HubSpot certification

In-Bound Marketing certification

Start and complete CPD log

Review portfolio to ensure it is ready for submission

Synoptic Project and Interview preparation

Progress Review with employer

End Point Assessment (EPA) submission

What skills will learners gain?

Upon completion of the apprenticeship, learners will gain a good understanding of:

  • Core marketing principles including the Marketing Mix, Product Lifecyle and Customer Lifecycle
  • Target markets research and segmentation
  • Planning and implement digital marketing strategies and briefs
  • Basic understanding of coding and logic
  • Google Analytics IQ qualification
  • Certifications in Content Marketing, Inbound Marketing, Email Marketing and Social Media Marketing through Hubspot.


Career opportunities and progression

A majority of junior marketing roles require 1 to 2 years’ experience. The Digital Marketing qualification is designed to fast track hands-on-skills marketing, enabling access to a range of marketing careers. It allows candidates to ‘hit the ground running’ and add value to their employer and department throughout their apprenticeship. The skills learned make our apprentices highly current and valued.



Discuss with your GB Training contact who will advise. This will vary depending on whether you are a Levy or Non-Levy paying employer.

Levy employers

Your levy pot will be deducted £11,000 in installments over the course of the apprenticeship.  Further support and information is available from a member of our team.

Non-levy employers

If you are a company/SME whose payroll falls under £3Million per annum, you will be expected to contribute 5% towards training.

Apprenticeships are for businesses large and small and are supported with bonuses for companies.

Firms will receive £2,000 for each apprentice they take on and £1,500 for those apprentices over 25 years old.

When employers take on a 16-18-year-old on an apprenticeship, they will receive £1,000 to help meet the extra costs associated with this.

Estimated overall value of apprenticeship – approx. £11,000

Learner cost –  n/a cost covered. You will also be paid an hourly wage.


 Mitch brings a wealth of knowledge with him to the Digital Marketing Apprenticeship course. He has over 9 years’ experience in several strategic, ‘hands on’ tactical and consultative roles, within a wide range of sectors, from education, recruitment, IT, design, transactional and financial services industries.

He combines this expertise with his training and coaching education experience, to deliver a raft of best practice knowledge and a highly tailored, work applicable course for learners and employers to explore and apply.

Mitchell Goodall

Mitchell Goodall

Digital Marketing Tutor - Apprenticeships

If you are an employer and would like to finds out more about taking on a digital apprentice, or you’re thinking of becoming an apprentice, please get in touch via the form below and we will be in contact with you shortly.

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