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Apply for an apprentice vacancy

Browse our range of apprenticeships with industry leading employers

Reasons why apprenticeships are worth taking

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Put your learning into practice

Through apprenticeships, you have the opportunity to work alongside experienced professionals in the creative industry, which allows you to apply the concepts and skills you have learned in a practical way.

Get paid to study

Access a wage and study at the same time – no student loan needed! You’ll get paid the national apprenticeship wage or above, so you’re not only learning but you’re earning too!
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Break into the creative industry

If you want to take the next step and get started in your creative career, our apprenticeships will help you build your skills and open the right doors.

See how Tamuka’s apprenticeship secured him a job at ITN

Tamuka studied a Digital Media Apprenticeship with ITN. They were so impressed with his work it lead to a full-time role as a Cameraman for ITV London. He worked four days at ITN studios and one day at college to gain his qualification.
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How do I apply
to an apprenticeship?

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Step 1

Apply For a Vacancy

Navigate to our vacancies page to see all of the available apprenticeships BCE has to offer. Find your perfect job and apply.

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Step 2

Application Review

A member of the Apprenticeship team will review your eligibility and fit for the role.

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Step 3

Screening Call

If your application has progressed, a member of the team will arrange a screening call with you.

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Step 4

Employer Review

If your screening call is successful your application will be sent to the employer for review. The employer will then select whom they would like to interview.

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At this point you will be contacted regarding the interview. If successful, an offer will be made and you will start your apprenticeship on a confiremd date.

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Begin your Apprenticeship!

If successful in the interview. An offer will be made and you will be provided with the relevant apprenticeship information and a confirmed start date.

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Watch the Application Video

Learn how our application process works by watching our video. This video outlines all you need to know as a new applicant!

What are you waiting for?

Level 3 and 4 creative apprenticeships

Our award-winning creative apprenticeships help you develop your skills and knowledge, building confidence and employability so you can succeed in your dream creative career.

Content Creator

Digital Marketing

Event Assistant

2D Visual Effects

Creative Marketing Assistant

Music Business Assistant

Opening doors for thousands of young creatives

Our apprenticeships are designed in collaboration with some of the creative industry’s leading companies in music, media and marketing.
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Am I Eligible?



years of age to be able to apply to an apprenticeship

English & Maths


Grade or above (or functional skills level 2) in English & Maths to qualify,

I don’t have 5 GCSE’s but I still want to apply


Why students choose BCE for their apprenticeships

Frequently Asked Questions


  • I will be finishing education soon, can I apply for an apprenticeship now?
    It is recommended that you begin to apply for apprenticeships about 1 month prior to finishing education as we aim to fill our apprenticeship vacancies ASAP.
  • How long will it take to receive a response regarding my application
    You will receive a response within 10 working days. 
  • The application closing date has passed but the role is still on the website. Can I still apply for the apprenticeship?
    The application closing dates are not final. If the role is visible on our website, it has not been filled so you may apply.
  • Eligibility Criteria

  • Can Graduates apply for apprenticeships?
    Yes! Graduates can apply for apprenticeships, as long as your degree isn’t the same as the apprenticeship standard you intend to apply for.  For example, if you have a Digital Marketing degree, you will not be able to apply for a Digital Marketing apprenticeship as you have already achieved a qualification higher than a level 3. If you have a Digital Marketing Degree and would like to apply for an Events apprenticeship, then this is acceptable.  It’s also important to ensure that you meet the other eligibility criteria (see here).
  • Am I “too old” to apply for an apprenticeship?
    There is no such thing as being “too old” for an apprenticeship. The age criteria for an apprenticeship is 16+.  It’s also important to ensure that you meet the other eligibility criteria (see here).
  • English & Maths

  • What happens when I apply for an apprenticeship in relations to maths and english?
    When you apply for a BCE apprenticeship, we will conduct a search of your Personal Learning Record to evidence your qualification achievements in Maths and English. In some cases, where there is no central record due to timeframe – you may be required to supply copies of your Maths and English certificates.  Acceptable Evidence  If you do not have a certificate from the awarding organization, you will need to provide a replacement certificate before the commencement of your apprenticeship. This can be obtained through the ‘awarding body’. If you are still unsure please let us know and our Apprenticeship support team will be happy to assist you. 
  • I do not have a grade of 4 or above in GCSE English and Maths. Can I still do an apprenticeship at BCE?
    No.  If you are 19+ you can apply for our Functional Skills English and Maths courses here.  If you are 16-18 you can apply for a Traineeship where you’d be able to redo these qualifications as part of the program  Once you successfully achieve Level 2 in Maths and English you will then be eligible for a BCE apprenticeship
  • I did not complete Maths & English GCSEs in the U.K. Am I still eligible for an apprenticeship?
    If you completed IGCSEs and achieved a grade 4/C or above in Maths & English then you are eligible to apply for our apprenticeships. If you completed a different qualification in high school or outside of the UK, you will need to visit the ECCTIS website  to translate your English and Maths qualifications to see if they’re equivalent to GCSEs. (follow the guidance)  (Different rules apply for Scotland) -- Through ECCTIS you will need to supply a statement of comparability (which will also confirm your name and date you were awarded the certificates and if it is comparable with the English English and Maths grade 4/C and above
    • Comparable with relevant English/Maths Framework (Regulated qualification Level 2)
    • Comparable with relevant English/Maths GCSE (Grade 4 and above)