Work in Broadcast

Trainee schemes

Academy trainee schemes are full time learning programmes that equip the brightest and best talent with in-depth training and experience for future careers – no matter what their background. Find out more about the schemes here, and apply via


Engineering Apprenticeship

If you’re a school or college leaver with good grades in maths and science the Engineering Apprenticeship offers you the chance to get a university degree in Broadcast Engineering courtesy of the BBC and to help shape future innovation in broadcast technology.


If you’re a graduate in computing, engineering or a related subject, why not embark on a career in broadcasting through the Engineering Traineeship? You’ll come away with a masters degree and a CV-load of industry experience.

Digital Journalist Apprenticeship

We're offering journalism apprenticeships to talented, creative storytellers who will get the chance to work in the biggest and most respected news organisation in the world.


Could you be one of the creative leaders of the future? Do you have the talent and potential to do great things in the broadcast industry? Then the Production Trainee Scheme could be for you.

Local Apprenticeship

Put your town on the map and earn while you learn with the BBC Local Apprenticeship - the BBC’s biggest ever apprenticeship scheme.


The competition is tough to get on the Journalism Trainee Scheme and you’ll need to prove you have what it takes, but if you can make it through you’ll get the best start for a career as a broadcast journalist.

Production Apprenticeship

Are you passionate about the media and looking for a way to get started? If you’d like to work in broadcasting and you don’t have a degree, take a look at our Production Apprenticeships and Production Coordinator Apprenticeships. They could be your first step.


Do you want to get behind the scenes making programmes? Are you full of ideas and enthusiasm? If so, you’re the kind of person we’re looking for to join the Production Talent Pool.

Production Management

For those with a little experience in production management at a junior level, the Production Management Trainee Scheme is there to take you to the next stage. Through a range of placements and training you’ll gain the skills to become a production coordinator or gallery production coordinator.


If you have a disability, check out the Extend scheme for a variety of work placements across the BBC. You’ll get full training and support and there are positions in all parts of the business, from accounts to technology, journalism to production.