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Course Duration: 12-18 months

Course Qualification: Public Relations and Communications Assistant Level 4


We have recently partnered with Smoking Gun to deliver the PR & Communications L4 apprenticeship, where all training is delivered by current industry experts. We will continue to partner with new organisations so we can increase the number of available apprenticeships and help to get even more people into work.


The Academy’s founding apprenticeship was the first industry-led social media apprenticeship programme in the UK, through which we’re proud to have trained around 600 apprentices, supporting more than 500 businesses. We’re now really proud to launch one of the first industry-led PR & Communications apprenticeships, delivered by the award-winning Smoking Gun, backed by our proven track record of high-quality training and development opportunities for apprentices across the country.



Smoking Gun: Daring moves with game-changing rewards 

The agency boasts an enviable client roster from the NHS to Alton Towers Resort, PG Tips to Interflora and a diverse range of sectors in-between. 

Its 3i proven process has seen it help clients achieve both communications and business goals resulting in over 60 peer judges award wins including 7 global effectiveness awards from its Manchester HQ. 

Its highly experienced senior team blend years of newsroom know-how with digital darers, savvy strategists and creative can-do-ers. Their combined mission is to shift consumer behaviour and build trust. They change perceptions and move audiences. They do intelligent, disruptive, ingenious communications campaigns – that solve real business problems.


Please call 0161 5200 811 or email for further details. 


Are you looking for a way to kickstart your career in PR? Check out PR & Communications L4 Apprenticeship Programme! This brand-new course from a multi-award-winning apprenticeship provider is perfect for up-and-coming talent like you. 


By joining this programme, you’ll learn valuable skills that will help you stand out in the job market and make a real impact in the world of PR.

As part of the Level 4 PR & Communications standard, apprentices will learn: 


  • Media Relations 

  • Digital PR 

  • Influencer Marketing 

  • Reporting and Evaluation 

  • Reputation Management and Crisis Comms 

  • How to Run Effective Creative Campaigns


Apply to become a PR and Comms apprentice with some of the most successful brands in the UK.


Up for it? Good stuff! But before you go any further, be aware that we really are looking for the best and the competition is likely to be intense – but if you’re the sort of person we’re looking for, this is unlikely to put you off.


But, even if it does daunt you a little, don’t worry! Remember, we’re super experienced in finding truly committed and talented people. And, if you get on this course and make it through, your career in PR and comms will not only be rewarding (financially and professionally) but also exciting and enjoyable – you’ll actually ENJOY coming to work – how many people can say that? 


You apply online by filling out the enquiry form and we'll be in touch with further information on the application process. 

Make sure you read our course prospectus before applying!

If you have any questions about our PR & Comms apprenticeship, please visit our FAQ page. 

You can also contact Sam at The Juice Academy.

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