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Gaelic TV and Film training opportunities

19 April 2023

Deadline for applications: 12 noon Monday 1 May 2023

CVs should be submitted to

MG ALBA are offering the following to successful candidates:

  • Up to six months of paid full-time on the job training on work placements across various productions in TV/FILM scripted and factual programming and other projects within the creative digital media sectors
  • A programme of short induction courses with BECTU Vision
  • Tailored support and guidance throughout for each trainee.

You will be working with, and learning from, industry professionals as part of a team, gaining on the job experience in a real working environment.

Trainees will receive a monthly salary based on the Real Living Wage (Currently at £10.90 per hour before tax and NI.) for a 40 or  up to 55-hour week. This will be paid at the end of each month.

When attached to on-the-job work placements within the drama production sector you will work up to 55 hours a week.

Online training workshops and on-the-job placements on factual productions will generally involve a 40 hour-week.

Traineeships will commence from 15 May 2023 for 6 months.

The first on-the-job training placement block will be with the An Clò Mòr drama production on Lewis & Harris for 5 weeks.

Other placements will be either within the Western isles or on mainland Scotland.

Trainees will be reimbursed for travel and accommodation costs.