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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


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

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.

End-Point Assessment
View a list of end-point assessment organisations for this standard
Organisation Phone Number Email
AIM Qualifications and Assessment Group 01332341822
More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.