Training provider DiVA are pleased to announce they have been awarded the Creative Skillset Tick recognising the outstanding industry relevant training DiVA provides companies in the creative and digital media industries!


The accreditation assures employers and apprentices that DiVA's Apprenticeship programme meets the rigorous standards required by the industry.


DiVA has an excellent track record of delivering apprenticeships and graduate work placements across the creative sector. Organisations they have worked with include Live Nation/Ticketmaster, Twentieth Century Fox, Ruby Films, Film Four, Revolution Films, Rich Visions and West Digital. Their apprenticeships cover a variety of jobs the creative sector depends on such as Producers Assistant, Junior Web Designer, Office Administrator and Social Media Marketing Assistant.


Official statistics released in February showed there were 457,200 apprenticeships starts in 2010/11 - an increase of 63.5% in 2009/10. DiVA is the sole London based independent training provider to have been awarded the tick!


Creative Skillset's CEO Dinah Caine had this to say:

"Our industries have been crying out for signposting to high quality providers, a call that has grown louder in recent years as apprenticeships have become such a priority and the government has called fore more rigour in apprenticeship training. The providers whose programmes now carry the Tick have been through a robust and in-depth process that was led by the industries they serve, ensuring that their training provision is in keeping industry standards and will help employers to develop a generation of apprentices who are the future of our industries. "


DiVA's Managing Director Arit Eminue, had this to say: 

"As a team we are very passionate about the development of creative businesses and creative talent. To have our apprenticeship training recognized as one of exceptional quality is incredibly encouraging and rewarding. Apprenticeships are a fantastic and innovative way for employers to develop the fresh talent they need to continue driving their business forward. As an employer of apprentices we are certainly reaping rewards. We look forward to working with more employers in the delivery of apprenticeships that meet their company needs and develop our industries future talent."


To find out more about apprenticeships and the grant funding available to small employers, please contact Arit Eminue on 0843 289 9204.



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Contact: Arit Eminue




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DiVA is the independent training provider for creative media professionals, delivering a range of training programmes across the creative industries, including film, TV and digital media. Their core work includes apprenticeships, graduate work placements, bespoke and accredited training.


DiVA has extensive contacts, locally and internationally across the film, TV and digital media landscape as well as within industry support organisations.


Creative Skillset is the Creative Industries' Sector Skills Council (SSC). SSCs are licensed by government to be independent, employer-led, UK-wide organisations. They actively involve trade unions, professional bodies and other stakeholders in their industries.