TheLightBulb Apprenticeships

Skills Bootcamp in Pathway to Apprenticeship

Free 12-week course in Digital Marketing & Content Creating, giving you the opportunity to build valuable sector specific skills and develop underpinning industry knowledge.

Guaranteed job interview on completion

Get Set for a Skills Bootcamp Pathway to Apprenticeship.

TheLightBulb is now part of Get Set UK. Same great localised services, but under a new home.

You can find all the information about our Pathway to Apprenticeship Skills Bootcamp on the Get Set UK website here.

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What is the Skills Bootcamp in Pathway to Apprenticeship?

TheLightBulb (TLB) and Get Set UK’s (GSUK) Skills Bootcamp in Pathway to Apprenticeship has been designed to equip you with the underpinning industry knowledge and transferable skills to enable them to become an economically viable and productive member of staff when they transition directly into the practical elements of a Digital Marketing or Content Creator apprenticeship. Topics covered will include: defining, designing, building and implementing digital campaigns safely and securely, coding, use of software, portals, online tools (SEO and Website Analytics) and social media platforms.

This Accelerated Apprenticeship Skills Bootcamp has been designed to equip learners with the underpinning industry knowledge and transferable skills to enable you to become an economically viable and productive member of staff when you transition directly into the practical elements of a Digital Marketer or Content Creator apprenticeship.

We have worked closely with employers to create this highly interactive, practical and creative bootcamp which develops knowledge and skills needed within the sector. As part of this co-design employers are coding briefs to deliver real life industry campaign experience for the participants. This bootcamp uses a combination of tutor led workshops, 1:1 coaching and support sessions, e-learning content and self-study as well as promoting collaborative peer to peer engagement

Throughout the programme appropriate IAG and employability support will be delivered to ensure the learner is ready for employment.

At the end of the programme you will have created a portfolio of work samples and a presentation to deliver to prospective employers at their guaranteed interview.  You will have prepared a learning impact statement to detail the knowledge and skills you have developed throughout the bootcamp.

Course Structure:

Interactive online group sessions and 1:1 support sessions

12 week course - two workshop sessions a week - 9:00am to 2:30pm

Sessions delivered by employers, employability experts and Business owners


Aged 19 or over

Must have the right to work in the UK

Must live in a London Borough

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Summary of course content

The 7P’s, Customer Lifecycle, Relationship Marketing and Inclusive Marketing Strategy

Design, build and implement employer project using a range of marketing techniques

Software Development Lifecycle, Coding Languages, Algorithms, SEO and Web Technologies

How to write JavaScript, CSS and HTML to build your own website / portfolio

Create a range of content including Social Media posts and Video Editing

Introduction to Google Analytics, Complete Beginners, Advanced and GA4

Social Engineering, Hashtags, Rules of Social Media and sources of information for Marketers

Employability support in preparation for employer interviews and digital careers

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Where is the location of the course?

The course is all remote and will be held over Mircosoft Teams for the duration of the programme.

How many days a week is the Skills Bootcamp?

The course is over two days a week for 12 consecutive weeks.

Can I leave the session halfway through if necessary?

Yes, as long as the tutor has been made aware for them to send you the session overview.

Are the sessions recorded?

Yes, certain parts of the sessions are recorded and are sent to you by the tutor via Mircosoft Teams.

Am I guaranteed a job or apprenticeship at the end of it?

We can only guarantee a job interview.

Do we have exams throughout the course?

Yes, depending on what Skills Bootcamp you are on, you will have exams to complete throughout.

How much does the Skills Bootcamp cost?

The Skills Bootcamps are completely free, it is funded by the Department of Education (Dfe).