BBC Apprentice Hub: Everything You Need to Know

Written by Luke Kitchen

The BBC apprentice hub is coming to the west midlands, and it’s going to be a huge opportunity for apprentices in the UK! It’s a great opportunity for people who want to start their career with the BBC, and it’s also a chance to learn from some of the best professionals in the industry. We’ll tell you everything you need to know about the hub, including where it is, when it’s opening and what kinds of apprenticeships will be available. We’ll also explain how you can apply to be a part of it! If you’re interested in applying, keep reading for more information!  

Are you ready to launch your career in a creative or digital business? The BBC Apprentice Hub is offering flexible apprenticeships in the creative and digital sector in the West Midlands, UK. Whether you’re a school leaver, a graduate or you’re just looking for an opportunity to change your career, the BBC Apprentice Hub, working in partnership with other employers, could kick start your career into a job that you love. 

What is the BBC Apprentice Hub? 

The BBC Apprentice Hub is a brand new initiative creating apprenticeship opportunities in a wide range of creative, gaming, cultural and digital businesses based in and around the West Midlands. The initiative is a pioneering scheme and the BBC Apprentice Hub is paving the way creating new apprenticeship opportunities, experiences and work-based placements.  

Who Can Apply? 

The BBC are looking for passionate and committed individuals, over the age of 18, who are looking for an exciting career path. Applicants could be school, college or university leavers or individuals who are looking to change their career to work in a different industry. The BBC Apprentice Hub is recruiting talented people from all backgrounds, who have a passion for working in the creative industries and the energy and commitment to succeed. Opportunities at the BBC Apprentice Hub are available to those that live in Black Country, Birmingham & Solihull and Coventry & Warwickshire. 

How Does the BBC Apprentice Hub Work? 

The BBC Apprentice Hub will offer various types of apprenticeship schemes that will include formal off-the-job training and work-based placements in a range of creative, gaming, cultural and digital businesses across the West Midlands. During the programme participants will earn a salary, gain a recognised apprenticeship qualification, have access to lots of training and development and be supported by dedicated training specialists that will help support and guide you through your programme. 

Through a collaborative industry approach, BBC Hub apprentices will get the opportunity to have direct exposure for working across the industry through completing exciting placements, working for different employers.  

How Can I Apply? 

You can find out what courses are available to you by visiting the BBC Apprentice Hub Website. You can find out more about available courses in Business, Design and Technology and Production. Once you have found out more about the course and decided to apply, you will be guided to the BBC Careers Hub and prompted to login or create an account. You can also apply to BBC apprenticeships listed on our very own job board! 

What Does It Mean for Apprenticeships in the UK? 

The launch of the BBC Apprentice Hub is part of the BBC’s effort to double its commitment to apprenticeships and have 1,000 apprentices by 2026. 80% of these apprenticeships will be based outside of London. The Across the UK plan is the biggest transformation of the BBC in decades. Aiming to move power, production and investment out of London. It will ensure the BBC better serves and reflects communities throughout the country.  

For more information on apprenticeships take a look at the rest of our advice on Employing an Apprentice. To look for alternative apprenticeship opportunities, check out our live jobs board! Don’t hesitate to contact us with any queries. Make sure to subscribe to our newsletter to keep updated with all of the latest news and information. 

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Last Updated: Friday July 22 2022
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