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Broadcast production assistant

Providing support and assistance to help with the delivery of content for TV or radio shows.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard

Level

3 (equivalent to A levels at grades A to E)

Typical length
12 months
Current funding band
Up to £9,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer.

What apprentices will learn
  • TV and radio industry principles and practices - including audiences, commercial pressures, commissioning, genres and production deadlines
  • using TV and radio tools and equipment - including cameras, lighting, editing and sound equipment
  • programme development and pitching - including copyright, project plans, research, tone of voice and writing styles
  • content creation - including capturing video and sound, conducting interviews and script editing
  • editing and post-production - including the editing process and accessing, storing and archiving material
  • specialist commercial, live content creation, production co-ordination, technical support or editing and post-production skills
  • health and safety practices and legislation within a broadcast environment - including licences, working time directive and workplace hazards and risks
Qualifications

None specified.

Before taking their end-point assessment apprentices must:

  • achieve level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)
Professional registration

None specified.

Documents

End Point Assessment

View a list of end point assessment organisations for this standard
Organisation Phone Number Email
DiVA Apprenticeships Ltd 0843 289 9204
AIM Awards 01332 224 657