Routes to Channel 4
Choose your path
There are lots of ways to get your start in the TV and Broadcasting industry, but what are your options?
Depending on the Channel 4 business area you want to join, there are different ways for you to start out on your journey. We've put together some of the pathways you can choose to take your first step into the industry.
Start an Apprenticeship
Become an apprentice at Channel 4 and learn the ropes within the business. With students joining Channel 4 fresh out of school, they have the opportunity to learn the ins and outs of the industry from one of the largest broadcasters in the UK. This could be a great option for you if you find it easier to learn from on-the-job practical tasks than from theoretical school teaching. It could also be the right option for you if you’re eager to get your start in the TV industry and make your mark! By starting as an apprentice, you’ll be sure to learn a lot and if successful, you’re likely to progress within the company.Find out more
Production Training Scheme
The perfect programme for entry-level talent who have a passion for making TV programmes. This scheme is particularly there to help under- represented groups get into the TV industry. You'll spend a week in TV Boot Camp with Channel 4 before going off to work at a real Production Company. With support from Channel 4 during the programme, you'll learn skills to set you up for a lifetime!Find out more
Channel 4 Talent Schemes are perfect for the next generation of storytellers. For those who are able to come up with new, exciting concepts, but also have the vision to find new ways to share them with the world. From degree's and qualifications, to awards and competitions, there's lots of ways you can get involved to showcase your storytelling talents.Find out more
This 14 week paid training and placement programme, is for people based in Leeds or Manchester. Focusing on getting new talent into the industry, there's no need for previous experience. All you need is a passion for digital content, and the drive to turn that into your future career.Find out more