Creative Pioneers Apprenticeships

Creative Pioneers™ is an award winning nationwide campaign to find the next generation of advertising, creative and digital media talent by providing brilliant Apprenticeship opportunities across the Creative and Digital industries.  

Creative Pioneers is driven by the Institute of Practitioners in Advertising (IPA –, and is run in marketing partnership with national urban newspaper Metro.



The White Room deliver Creative Pioneers in Manchester and the North West of England in partnership with The Manchester College and the local business community.

Our courses are developed by and for the industry we work with. Based around the combination of creative, technical and business skills, we provide customised training for the best and brightest talent in the region. 



If you are a advertising, marketing, creative or digital media agency or from another sector and building your need a social media and digital media capacity, we can work with you to find the best and brightest young talent for your business.

If you are a company thinking of hiring an Apprentice and want to be part of the of the Creative Pioneers Challenge, email :[email protected] to talk through the opportunities.



If you are between 16 and 24 and think you’d like to work in a dynamic, challenging industry, we have a range of amazing opportunities to work in some of the best agencies in the region.

Sign up now for one of our free 3 week induction courses or register your interest for one of over 30 Apprenticeships we have coming on stream this year. email us your cv and short cover letter to [email protected]