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Local Apprenticeship

Put your town on the map and earn while you learn with the BBC Local Apprenticeship. It’s the BBC’s biggest ever apprenticeship scheme, and forms part of BBC DG Tony Hall’s pledge to open up the BBC to people from a wider range of backgrounds. Over 40 placements are on offer in BBC Radio teams across the UK, Northern Ireland and the Channel Islands.

BBC LAS Blog: Balancing work and study as an apprentice

Being on a BBC apprenticeship means taking on both work and study, which can be a tricky balance. Find out how it's done from two of our Local Apprentices.

BBC LAS Blog: How I went from watching the news to being on it

Just three weeks into his placement at BBC Essex, electrician turned Local Apprentice Robby West found himself with an exclusive story on his hands that was featured across BBC News and beyond.

BBC Local Apprentices: The first day

Take a look behind the scenes as 46 new apprentices start training at the BBC Academy in Birmingham.

BBC Local Apprentices: the first few weeks

From interviewing actors to driving radio cars, our apprentices have got stuck in at their local radio stations

BBC Local Apprentices: time for training

Two BBC Local Apprentices - Ngaio Anyia from BBC Bristol and Kamran Ellahi from BBC Surrey and Sussex - take some time away from training to talk about what they've been up to so far

Blog: BBC Local Apprentices are in the building

The 46 passionate new apprentices who will be working at BBC Local Radio stations across the UK have started their training – and they’re already learning something new, writes programme coordinator Rachael Smith.

Get In: Local Apprenticeship pictures

Pictures from insight events hosted by BBC Local Radio stations across the country

BBC Local Apprenticeship opens for applications

The BBC's biggest ever apprenticeship is offering 45 placements in BBC radio teams across the UK

BBC LAS: routes into radio

Top BBC radio talent tell all about how they first got into radio via their local stations