Broadcast Operator Apprenticeship

at BBC

Across UK • 2mo ago

Jan 7, 2018

The BBCs Local and Regional Broadcast services are at the heart of communities across the UK; telling stories that matter to people close to home, on TV, radio, online and via our wider digital services. Many of todays media industry leaders started out their careers working on the BBCs local and regional programmes. Through this apprenticeship opportunity, you could be part of the next generation.

Working alongside our journalists and programme makers are a dedicated team of Broadcast TechnicalOperators who make sure our broadcast equipment and technology side of our business runs smoothly. This Apprenticeship is an exciting entry level opportunity to join the BBC in towns and cities right across the country; helping to sustain the reliability and quality of the BBCs servicesto over 300 million people worldwide.

Role Responsibility

You will gain thefollowing skills via a combination of classroom based learning at College (and with the BBC Academy) and via on the job learning by doing.

On successfully completing this level 3 apprenticeship, you may wish to progress your career-path into the following specialisms:

  • Camera Operations/Floor Management
  • TV Vision Mixing
  • Radio Sound Operations
  • Technical Directing
  • Sound & Vision Editing
  • Network Monitoring,
  • Master Control Room Operating,
  • Support Technician
  • Shoot/ Edit Multi-skilled Operator
  • Media Managing

The Ideal Candidate

This apprenticeship is all about being part of the action; whether that’s behind the scenes of a live broadcast in a studio, or behind the camera andknee deep in a muddy field. You will be a fast problem solver and multi-tasker. You don’t need to have previous work experience however we would love to see examples of transferable practicalskills through extra curricular activities and volunteering.

We will teach you the rest!

This is an apprenticeship role ideally aimed at school leavers. You just need to be over 18 at time of starting in September.