Cultural Learning and Participation Officer

Level 3

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements


Level 3 Cultural Learning and Participation Officer


This apprenticeship will typically last 24 months.

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Apprentices will gain the skills and knowledge to run these projects at arts and cultural organisations such as galleries, museums, theatres, orchestras, concert halls, arts centres, dance companies, heritage sites and local authorities.

Apprentices engage with online sessions to further support their development – and work with their assigned tutor to build a portfolio of work-based evidence, and prepare for their practical observation and professional discussion.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, but a keen interest in this field is essential. Applicants must be prepared for both shift work and travel. Prior experience is not necessary, but useful and should be supported by a portfolio of evidence.


Charlotte Musselle


Working with Access Creative has helped to enhance our business. Their onboarding process was super thorough, giving us all the information and assistance we needed. The team didn’t just offer advice; they provided us with expert insights to help us make the right choices. It’s clear they’re committed to giving apprentices top-notch training whilst being super supportive to us companies.

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Noreen Riordan

Entec Sound & Light

The Live Event Technician L3 Apprenticeship, run by Access Industry, is an engaging course with great content and appropriate industry knowledge that translates well into the workplace.

It is an excellent opportunity for students to earn as they learn a trade while being supported in their development by tutors who know and care about the Creative Industry.

Overall, I am pleased and recommend that anyone wishing to enter the creative industry look at the courses available.

Find out more about Entec here.

Where do you see yourself?

This apprenticeship equips you with the skills to go onto:

A Cultural Learning and Participation Officer organises and manages artistic and cultural education workshops, activities and community engagement projects.

As a Learning and Engagement Assistant, an apprentice could be working within a variety of settings to assist the delivery of family, community, school and public focused educational programmes.

A Cultural Heritage Officer works to identify and conserve places and objects with valuable heritage and cultural significance. This includes assessing items and buildings to define restoration work needed, researching archive information and advising the public and organisations.

A Learning and Education Assistant supports teachers to help students develop educational and social skills, inside and outside the classroom environment.

A Digital Engagement Officer supports the delivery of impactful digital communications, including blogs, social media and even Digital PR activities.

A Schools Engagement Coordinator works with schools to bring in industry professionals, voluntary groups and other organisations to run fun and engaging sessions for children.