Arts and Heritage Alliance Apprenticeship Programme

Three great venues in MK, three great opportunities for an apprenticeship. Apply now! 

Not sure what your next steps are? If you’re looking for a new opportunity, there are three exciting Milton Keynes based apprenticeships available. 

We are committed to supporting diverse talent development in the cultural sector of Milton Keynes.

These three apprenticeships, supported by Milton Keynes City Council, are part of this commitment.

We are committed to implementing reasonable adjustments to ensure inclusivity and accessibility for all individuals. We strive to create an environment where everyone’s needs are met and ensure equal opportunities for everyone.

The Apprenticeships:

  1. MK Gallery – Digital Marketer Level 3
  2. Bletchley Park – Event Assistant Level 3
  3. Milton Keynes Theatre – Cultural Learning and Participation Officer Level 3

Hours: 30 hours per week: 6 hours (one day) with the training provider, Creative Alliance, and the remaining 24 hours (three or four days) at the employer’s workplace. Exact hours to be finalised with employer on appointment.  Occasional evening and weekend work may be requested. 

Pay: £10.90 p/h for the duration of this apprenticeship contract

This a partnership and pilot aiming to develop cultural apprenticeships in Milton Keynes.  The partnership is the made up of:

  • The three employers:  Bletchley Park, MK Gallery and Milton Keynes Theatre
  • The training provider: Creative Alliance https://creativealliance.org.uk/
  • Milton Keynes Arts & Heritage Alliance (AHA-MK) representing the MK cultural sector

AHA-MK has developed this partnership with Milton Keynes City Council.  AHA-MK will be an additional off-site mentor introducing the three successful candidates to the MK arts and heritage sector more widely, developing connections and understanding.

Deadline: Applications online on the Creative Alliance website by Friday 22nd September 2023.

Interviews: shortlisted candidates will be interviewed in Milton Keynes.

The successful candidates will start in October. 


For more information on the three apprenticeships check out the full job listings here: https://creativealliance.org.uk/vacancies/

Useful Resources:

Join us for an open session online via Instagram – Thursday 31st August 2023. Follow us on Instagram  for more updates or message us with any questions you might have. 

Milton Keynes Theatre – https://www.atgtickets.com/venues/milton-keynes-theatre/
MK Gallery – https://mkgallery.org
Bletchley Park – https://bletchleypark.org.uk

For more information on apprenticeships see the Creative Alliance website – https://creativealliance.org.uk/apprentices/

About the opportunity: 

These apprenticeships are created with the support of these three exciting venues, Arts and Heritage Alliance – Milton Keynes, the training provider Creative Alliance and Milton Keynes City Council. We are committed to supporting diverse talent development through equitable and inclusive practices in the cultural sector of Milton Keynes.

Eligibility and Recruitment

Creative Alliance will screen the applicants for eligibility. That means:
1. They are a British Citizen or have the right to work here. 2. They have GSCE grade 4 Maths and English. 3. They do not have a degree in the apprenticeship area (e.g. the digital marketing apprentice cannot have a degree in marketing, but they could have a degree in engineering or medicine).


The Arts & Heritage Alliance Milton Keynes (AHA-MK) is a forum of organisations that work together to position the arts and heritage sectors as strategic contributors to the community and economy of Milton Keynes.  We promote, represent and develop arts and heritage, collaboratively delivering or supporting exciting activities.

Through our work we champion the rich heritage and the creative future of Milton Keynes.

AHA-MK is the lead organisation for the Milton Keynes Cultural Education Partnership.  Together we nourish and support the creative and cultural wellbeing of our children and young people.

AHA-MK is a Charitable Incorporated Organisation

Charity number: 1158874