Trainee Production Broadcast Apprentice

18195.00 - 18195.00 GBP Annual + GBP18195/annum
02 Sep 2020
30 Sep 2020
Creative / Design
Start Date
ITV Apprenticeship - Trainee Production Broadcast Apprentice, ITV News Meridian

Location: Remote working initially and flexibility afterwards.

Office address - Southampton, Whiteley (PO15 7AD)

Salary: GBP18,195

Duration: Minimum 13 months & End point Assessment (This is a full time role from Monday to Friday - 37.5 hours per week)

Qualification: Broadcast Production Assistant, Level 3

Why you should join us???

We connect with millions of people every day, make content they can't get enough of and reflect and shape the world we live in??? and we do all this through the power of creativity.

ITV News has been providing award-winning news coverage for more than 50 years. And we're very proud of it. Every day, millions of viewers watch our programmes on-air and connect with us online to get the latest, breaking news from Britain's most popular commercial broadcaster.

As our apprentice, you'll be working within a busy 'real newsroom environment' with deadlines & an ever changing news agenda. You will be part of a multiskilled team providing technical, craft,

operational and administrative skills across all areas of the news service

There's an opportunity to learn lots of new technical production skills and be part of a great team. Learning from very experienced colleagues.

Key Responsibilities/Essential Criteria


Good awareness & a structured approach to organisation and problem-solving.


Team player with a willingness to learn and help out


Demonstrates enthusiasm and pride in maintaining a high standard throughout


A keen eye for detail


Ability to multitask and prioritise responsibilities


Enjoy working in a fast paced environment & embrace change


An eagerness for learning new skills as you'll get opportunities to be a part of lots of great new experiences.


An interest in digital & learning new technology


Understanding the importance of working collaboratively & independently


Keen interest to work in a diverse and collaborative environment

Candidates who declared a disability and meet the minimum criteria will be invited to an interview - find out more here.

Minimum Criteria


Demonstrates a clear understanding & passion for the apprenticeship role they are applying for as well as ITV


Clearly understands the qualification proposition & how that would enhance the apprenticeship


Able to balance the qualification learning aspect of the role whilst working full time


Scoring at least 8/9 through the multiple choice application questions


Descriptive and detail orientated answers to the set application questions


Due to the nature of this apprenticeship, it would suit school/college leavers from 16 years of age & there is no upper age limit. You are only eligible to apply if:


You have lived within the UK/EEA for a minimum of 3 years consecutively


You have at least a Level 1 qualification in Maths and English (GCSE or equivalent, at grades 4-9/A-D)


You have not completed a degree.


You cannot have achieved the qualification already and you must not already be in full time education at the point of enrolment

What's next?

Applications can be made for this scheme online. However, if you require this information in an alternative format, please contact us.

If you are shortlisted to the second stage, you will be invited to attend an ITV Experience workshop. This will be held on Week commencing 11th October 2020. (subject to change) & will be via a virtual meeting, using Zoom. Interviews will be arranged following on from this.

*In order to manage the volume of interest, we can only accept your first application. If you apply for multiple roles, we can only accept your first one*

Closing date: 20th September 2020

**If successful, you'll either join us in January or April 2021. Full details to follow. Good Luck!**

*Disclaimer - Please note due to COVID-19 some of these opportunities might be affected*

We reach millions of people everyday, that's why having diverse talents and being an organisation where colleagues feel included is crucial to us. We have various networks who celebrate and support our colleagues. We try to embed an inclusive mindset in everything we do. Find out more here

Candidates who declared a disability and meet the minimum criteria will be invited to an interview - find out more here. We're happy to discuss any additional support you may need during our application process as part of our reasonable adjustments approach. So we encourage you to get in touch with us if you require additional support