BBC Director unveils apprenticeship scheme for non-graduates

A new apprenticeship scheme has been launched by the BBC, creating 45 jobs for young people across the UK . As part of the scheme, the BBC will employ an apprentice in every BBC local radio station across Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland by September 2014.

According to the Mirror, the jobs will be for people aged 18 or over who haven’t been to university.

BBC Director-Genereal Tony Hall said: “I believe passionately in apprenticeships. This announcement of an additional 45 BBC apprentices demonstrates our commitment to broadening the routes through which talented young people can join the BBC. It also reaffirms our commitment to investing in talent from the broadest possible range of backgrounds and communities across the UK.”