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There is a digital revolution sweeping the globe and UK is at the forefront of this. Digital technology is transforming the way we live, work and play and in so doing is creating new career opportunities and jobs that didn’t even exist a couple of years ago.

Digital Advantage is a Pop-up Digital Agency that captures the energy of this revolution and brings industry trainers, work experience and digital skills into your College or School.

DA Manchester Winners

Digital Advantage Winners

Emojo win Digital Advantage 2016 Against all the odds the £5000 Digital Advantage 2015-16 enterprise competition has been won by Chorlton High School with their app to create and share your own customised Emojis – called Emojo. The innovative digital skills programme Digital Advantage, designed and developed by The White Room, and funded by Manchester

All about me As a year 10 student at Chorlton High School, I am given the opportunity to find work experience placements for two weeks during my final term. After I graduate high school I would like to study Journalism and Law in further education. I spoke to my Media Studies teacher about my interests

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Digital enterprise competition

The digital enterprise competition provides Schools and Colleges with real-world digital employability skills in a way that complements existing delivery.

Impartial, inspiring careers advice

We provide inspiring careers information, advice and guidance from industry experts and people making their careers in digital.

Linking you with the creative industry

We provide privileged access to placements, live briefs, work-experience and access to over 100 Digital Apprenticeships in the region.

Learn the skills and knowledge required to successfully plan, produce and present a creative or digital project and use these to gain employment with one of over 100 Digital Apprenticeships.

Learn from our industry experts how to create, code and market a digital product or service. Receive inspirational careers advice and guidance to help join the fastest growing sector in the UK. Attend free digital holiday and use our on-line resources to learn more and find your perfect first job.

Digital Apprenticeships

The creative and digital sector is the UKs fastest growing industry with over 1m people working in Advertising, Marketing, PR, Media, Digital, Design, Arts and technology businesses. Hundreds of new higher-level Apprenticeships are being created and they are a brilliant way to start a great career.

You don’t need to be creative and have great technical knowledge to be an Apprentice in a digital business. Apprentices come from all sort of backgrounds and have all sort of qualifications. If you are bright, articulate, have ambition, drive and dedication you can make it in the creative and digital sector.

I have loved being an Apprentice as it has given opportunities within the industry I would have struggled to get even if I had completed university. Creative Pioneers has provided the perfect environment for me to grow my knowledge both in work and whilst studying.

Ben Lester

On-Line Planning Apprentice, MEC Global

Are you ready for a career in digital?

  • You will often need a deep understanding of one area, with an interest in or knowledge of others.
  • You are an inventive problem solver who is dedicated, hard working and who never ceases to learn.
  • You will need to start on the bottom rung but can rapidly scale the career ladder to well paid and rewarding jobs in an industry that will carry on growing.

Digital Careers

There is a digital revolution sweeping the globe and UK Industries are at the forefront of this. Digital technology is transforming the way we live, work and play and in so doing is creating new career opportunities and jobs that didn’t even exist a couple of years ago. The industry has undergone a massive convergence of skills and capabilities in recent years but the industry basically breaks down into three over lapping groups Creative, Technical and Business or the T-Shirt, Anorak and Suit.

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Contact Us

For more information about the opportunities for your school please email andy.lovatt@digitaladvantage.org

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