Category Archives: Apprenticeship

BBC Education and Earn as you Learn initiatives

BBC Academy gives guidance on approaches young people should take prior to embarking onto a career within the industry. Information packs can be found Our BBC career advisor packs can be found here.

Other BBC initiatives:

BBC Micro:Bit: – As you may know the BBC Micro:bit will be handed to every Year 7 or equivalent student from this year.

Make-It-Digital: – Inspiring Young and Old to get into Digital Media and Tech.

BBC Education: – Home for BBC Bitesize and other resources and tools for schools.

Apprenticeships – Learn as you Earn!

The BBC is launching a new pilot local apprenticeship across BBC English Regions that offer a career pathway into Broadcast & Communication Operations. On May 8th the applications for the 2016 Broadcast Operator (BOA) Apprenticeship close. We are looking for those aged 17+ and interested in Camera/Sound Operation to work at one of our local Radio/TV stations whilst gaining a qualification to support the newsgathering, radio and current affairs content creation our local editorial teams produce each and every day.

We also have a new 4 year degree based Software Developer apprenticeship based up in Salford, North West England.

Broadcast Operator Scheme Video

Software Development/Engineering Apprenticeship: (iPlayer/CBBC, iWonder, Playlister,

Not keen to move to England?

BBC Scotland Apprenticeship

Hairdressing Apprenticeship

Pele Hair & Beauty are offering a Modern Apprenticeship in their stunning city centre salon. The training to go with this position is provided by UConcept Training Academy who are based right beside Pele in Hope Street Glasgow. It will be Level 2 with the possibility of progression to Level 3. The candidate MUST attend training one day a week. The rate of pay is £4 per hour, and the apprentice will be offered upwards of 30 hours.
Please contact Mrs Nizam for further details.

Scottish Power Apprenticeships

Scottish Power are looking to recruit 28 young people between the ages of 16 – 19 to study at college either in the Midlothian or Glasgow areas with a September 2016 start.  Successful students will:

  • Gain a NC Level 2 qualification in Electrical Engineering
  • Receive 4 weeks of employer-led technical training at our training centre in Cumbernauld
  • Get paid £200 a month in sponsorship
  • Be given a full PPE kit for them to use and keep once the programme is finished
  • Get a chance of gaining full employment with Scottish Power as an Apprentice

The programme is only 6 months in length and will finish at the end of February with the top students being selected to move directly into a Craft Apprenticeship with Scottish Power in March 2017.

Apply using the following link:
The closing date for all applications is Sunday 17th April 2016.