Learning Apprentice - Level 3

Learning Apprentice: Young People's Skills and Communities, London Transport Museum 

What qualifications you'll gain: L3 Business Administration, Gold Arts Award 

How long: 1.5 years  

Where: Based in offices at St James Park and remotely, with regular work at sites in Covent Garden and Acton.  

Salary: £21, 824       

What you'll need 

  • You are not eligible for this scheme if you currently hold or are working towards a qualification at the same or higher level in a related subject or have already studied content from the qualification for this scheme 
  • For those who do not have a GCSE level 4 (Grade C and above) or Functional skills level 2 in maths and English: during your apprenticeship you must achieve functional skills level 2 in maths and English before your end point assessment. You will be supported to achieve this 
  • You must be 18 years old before the start date (June 2023) 

You will be required to provide original certificates and/or predicted grades as proof for your eligibility checks.  

The role requires an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check arranged by the museum before you start.                                                                    

Job overview 

London Transport Museum (LTM) tells the story of the capital city's transport heritage. It is a thriving hub, celebrating London's fascinating past and engaging people in debate about its future.

LTM has been working with young people for over a decade and prides itself on being an organisation that listens to young people, involving them in the decision making and the running of Museum activities. 

We are seeking 3 apprentices to support the Young People's Skills and Communities team with the organisation, communications and delivery of our 3 programming strands: 

  1. Progression Routes is a comprehensive career support programme for young people aged 16-25 who are seeking careers in the transport sector. The programme comprises of Route into Work, a short pre-employability skills course, transport depot visits, training days and Skills Late - our annual transport careers festival 
  2. The Communities programme works with community partners in Covent Garden and Acton to open up access to museum spaces and resources. We run tours, workshops, training and responsive projects with key community partners in the neighbourhood 
  3. The Creative Careers programme is for young people seeking careers in the creative sector. The programme includes creative young people's projects and helps build opportunities for several development roles including a Khadija Saye Photography Fellow and six Young Freelancers. This year we also hope to launch a new apprenticeship network 

What you'll be doing 

You'll support the Young People's Skills and Communities team to deliver a range of inspiring learning activities and opportunities for young Londoners and community partners. You will be a part of supporting young people to build skills, knowledge and confidence to help them make an actual step on their career paths and to help our museum Depot in Acton become a truly useful resource for our neighbours in the community. 

You will:  

  • Plan and deliver creative projects and events for young people and community partners, supporting them to learn new skills and share their perspectives and creativity with the Museum 
  • Support the delivery of our ongoing programme of events and activities enabling young people to develop skills and supporting community access to Museum spaces  
  • Support and manage the programme's administration including; managing the email inbox, creating social media content, processing financial transactions and recording expenditure, organising and planning resources for events and helping to schedule meetings 
  • Build positive and lasting relationships with a variety of different colleagues in the Museum and key youth, cultural and community partners in order to bring new ideas and opportunities for young people and communities, the Museum and its audiences 
  • Make a difference to the lives of other young Londoners by advising and shaping the work that we do 
  • Work as part of a team that will also include six Young Freelancers and the Khadija Saye Photography Fellow 

Where this career can take you 

Each apprentices' path can be different, depending on your own interests and passions. Alumni have gone on to work in the charity sector supporting vulnerable adults, museum learning programmes and youth work. Our team will support you to find the right fit for you as you approach the end of your placement and provide transition training and networking opportunities to help you find a new role. 

Meet the Alumni

"At London Transport Museum, I've had creative freedom and immense opportunities alongside support from my incredible team. I now have a fantastic support system from the networks I have grown. I have not only been valued by the museum, but nurtured to value myself, which is something I will carry with me for the rest of my career."

Georgia Olive - Learning Apprentice: Creative Careers