Screen NETS

Screen NETS is a 6-month apprenticeship programme providing on-the-job training in technical, production and design roles for high-end film and TV drama.

Screen NETS is a 6-month apprenticeship programme providing on-the-job training in technical, production and design roles for high-end film and TV drama in Scotland.

The programme is currently recruiting for six fully-funded traineeships in a range of roles. The programme lasts for 6 months and provides paid, on-the-job training in technical, production and design roles for high-end film and TV drama in Scotland.

Trainees will have the opportunity to build their knowledge and understanding to help develop a freelance career in the film and television sector, as well as the potential to make important industry contacts.

Screen NETS is funded by Screen Scotland in partnership with Screen Academy Scotland/Edinburgh Napier University.

We are keen to select individuals who are ready to specialise in a specific department and already have some limited entry-level experience within the industry or transferrable skills that will meet the criteria for the specific department. We will be selecting one trainee for each of the following specialisms:

  • Production Office Trainee
  • Locations Trainee
  • Grip Trainee
  • Production Accounts Trainee
  • Camera Trainee
  • Costume Trainee

Screen NETS is committed to inclusivity. Applications are encouraged from people from underrepresented groups, including:

  • People from a BAME background
  • People with disabilities
  • Members of the LGBT+ community
  • People from low income backgrounds
  • People with strong transferable skills but no financial support to establish themselves as a freelancer
  • People who have no Higher Education degree but whose work experience can transfer well
  • People who are the first person in their family to enter the industry

How to apply

To learn more about the programme and apply, please download the Screen NETS guidelines and application form from http://www.screenacademyscotland.ac.uk/screennets/applyThe deadline to apply is Tuesday 12 March at 1pm. 

Please note that those currently enrolled in further or higher education are not eligible for the Screen NETS programme as they must be available for freelance employment upon completion of the programme.

If you have questions about the programme, please contact Catherine Aitken, Screen NETS Delivery Manager by telephone on 0131 455 2572.