Mechanical Engineering Apprenticeship

  • Level 3 (Advanced)
  • London
  • This position has been filled.


What will I do as part of the scheme?

Looking for your first job after leaving school/college or possibly looking for a career change? Interested in earning and learning at the same time? Then a BBC Mechanical Engineering apprenticeship might be for you.

A career within our Broadcast Mechanical Services team is an ideal way to kick-start your career in a wide variety of challenging and exciting mechanical engineering opportunities within the Creative Media industry.

Our team provide the support and maintenance of broadcast equipment in our live studios ranging from camera pedestals, cranes to the latest in camera robotics. We are also responsible for the regular servicing and health and safety checks of many mechanical and electronic equipment our programme makers and broadcast engineers use.

You should be someone who has a real passion for mechanical engineering including interest in machining and small scale manufacturing using lathes, drills, CNC mills, folding press and woodworking machinery.

If that wasn’t enough you will also be directly involved with problem solving issues impacting our broadcast facilities, designing new solutions using skills you will acquire to produce engineering drawings and undertake fault finding and investigations of incidents reported from our colleagues across many parts of the organisation.

Over the two year period of this scheme you will undertake a L3 qualification with a local college; you can also work towards professional accreditation by a recognised industry body like The Institute of Engineering and Technology at EngTech level.

Who are you?

Ideally you will have at least 4 GCSEs at grade C/4 or equivalent including Maths, English and a relevant engineering/technology based subject.


In your first year of the apprenticeship you will receive an annual salary of £18,810 in London rising in the second year to £20,310. Following which and on completion of your apprenticeship you will hopefully secure a permanent position at a competitive rate.


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