BBC Software Engineering Degree Apprenticeship


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Number of Positions:
Contract Type:
£0 - £0
London or Salford
Closing Date:
Job Category:
Training, Trainees & Apprentices
BBC Region / Division:
Chief Operating Group
BBC Business Unit:
zD&E - North & Nations - Product & Systems

Job Introduction

 This is a fantastic opportunity for you if you have left formal education with A Levels or an equivalent qualification, and is perfect if you have a passion for coding, building websites and software development.

Our four-year degree apprenticeship enables you to experience different areas of BBC Design & Engineering, working on any of our dynamic products and services.  As well as studying for a full bachelor’s degree in Digital and Technology Solutions you will also become experienced in many different languages and methodologies, getting the opportunity to work on a variety of platforms, from an iOS app to developing scalable code on Amazon Web Services. You will also receive lots of relevant training from our award-winning in-house training facility and will be learning from some of the industry’s best senior developers and product specialists in a positive, friendly environment.

Main Responsibilities

Our Degree Apprenticeship is a unique way to join the exciting world of BBC Design & Engineering. 

We will provide you with the best possible technical skills and knowledge to really benefit from this fantastic opportunity.

At the end of the scheme you will have achieved

  • A full bachelor’s degree in Digital and Technology Solutions
  • Valuable work experience to help you get started in your software engineering career

You will also be able to apply for a full time role with us, and we have had fantastic success with previous apprentices still working for the BBC.

Are you the right candidate?

You have good analytical, creative and logical reasoning skills, alongside raw ability and a real interest in technology and software. You have good numeracy skills and a strong commitment to complete this four-year apprenticeship.

Our entry requirements

  • You are 18 years old or over at the start of September 2017
  • You have at least five GCSEs grades A*-C, including English and Maths
  • You have the right to work in the UK. We are unable to accept applications from you if you require a work permit
  • You have Level 3 qualifications, such as A levels or a BTEC National (or equivalent) in a relevant subject (e.g. maths or another science)
  • You can demonstrate a passion and interest in coding, building websites and software development

About the BBC

We do not focus simply on what we do we also care how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are important to us. You will be asked questions relating to the BBC Values as part of your application for this role.

The BBC is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and therefore strongly encourages applications from underrepresented groups. We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of their background.