Are you aged 16 to 24? – Impress and Progress with a BBC Make it Digital Traineeship

624This unique opportunity offers young people the chance to complete five weeks of training in areas such as Digital Skills, Employability Skills and a three week work placement focused on developing your digital skills.

The Traineeships are designed to support young people to progress into employment or an apprenticeship. The BBC’s programme has specific focus on developing the young person’s digital skills.

The BBC Make it Digital Traineeship launched in August 2014 and so far it has been a smashing success. For further information please read the press release issued by the BBC.

To find out more about the programme or to talk to the team call 0116 224 2240.


What are Traineeships?

Do you want training with built-in work experience to give you the skills and experience that employers want?

Traineeships – The right option for you

  • Flexible training to meet your needs: six-week courses
  • You will benefit from both study in College and high-quality work experience in industry to support your skills and career development
  • You will study CV writing, interview skills, team working and job search
  • English and Maths upskilling also available

Are you eligible?

You can apply for a traineeship if you’re:

  • eligible to work in England
  • unemployed and have little or no work experience
  • aged 16 to 24 and qualified below Level 3

What are the benefits to me?

On successful completion of the Traineeship you will have the confidence to take the first steps in your career, and you will be in a better position to compete for an Apprenticeship or other jobs.

We will support you to meet employers and apply for apprenticeship vacancies – with a guaranteed interview on successful completion.

How do I apply for a Traineeship?

For more information please call Leicester College on 0116 224 2240 or email

To apply please complete a Leicester College application form available online

Once we receive your completed application form we will invite you in for an interview.

What else do I need to know?

On successful completion of your training you will receive up to 3 qualifications:

  • English and Maths
  • Work skills
  • Technical skills