PR and Communications Assistant Apprentice

HS2 Old Oak Common Station Project Office, NW10 6DZ
£17,000.00 annually
01 Oct 2020
20 Oct 2020
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
What will the apprentice be doing?

Help to identify all project related stakeholders including residential and commercial neighbours and any other groups or individuals affected by the project. Assists with building and maintaining relationships with them

Assist with project communication register documenting complaints, accolades and in-coming and out-going communications

Assists with producing written communications for both internal & external audiences to include activity notices, newsletters, media articles, awards submissions

Coordinate volunteering activities and identify projects within the local community with which to develop partnerships

Assists with the production of project, client and business level report

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Training will be on-the-job, combined with skills and knowledge based workshops, e-learning and personal development coaching

The apprentice will gain a L4 Public Relations and Communications apprenticeship qualification. There will be an independently assessed End Point Assessment by the Aim awarding organisation in the last three months of the apprenticeship programme

Once this qualification has been achieved, the apprentice will be eligible to apply for full PRCA membership

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Progression to career in public relations and communication in public and private sectors.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience, Able to travel, Enthusiastic, Ability to write well


GCSE or equivalent Any subject (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Any subject (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Any subject (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 5) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 5) Essential
A Level or equivalent Any subject (Grade C) Essential
A Level or equivalent Any subject (Grade C) Essential

Things to consider

Applications encouraged from candidates living in Greater London

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