Press play on a career in the TV industry with the ITV Production Training Scheme

ITV are looking for applicants from diverse backgrounds for the new Production Training Scheme with 11 opportunities up for grabs.

The newly launched training scheme has opened for applicants and is looking for people who are new to the TV industry with less than three months experience.


Applicants from diverse backgrounds including those who are from BAME or lower socio-economic backgrounds, or those who are disabled, are encouraged to apply to the new scheme.

With the aim to fast track people into a TV career, the scheme is the perfect starting point for people who would love to work in the TV industry but don’t know how to get started, or those who have never considered it but have the required skills and want to make a change.

The scheme is open for people aged 18 or over, including older applicants who are looking for a career change.


Lasting for 12 months, there is positions available at production companies across the UK. With 11 opportunities available, you could become a trainee researcher, script editor or editorial assistant on a scripted or unscripted production. Some of the production companies involved include Emmerdale, Coronation Street and ITV Entertainment.

With positions available in London, Cardiff, Manchester and Leeds, successful applicants will receive monthly training that will teach them everything they need to know to pursue a successful career in the TV industry.

The scheme also offers £21,000 for positions outside of London and £24,000 for positions in London.

You can apply for a career in the TV industry now: the deadline for applications is Friday 19 February with placements starting in late May.

Find out more about the scheme and how to apply now.

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