Deadline Jun 05 , 2020

Outlander Traineeship Programme 2020

  • Owner: Screen Scotland and ScreenSkills
  • Location: Scotland
  • Age: 18+
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Award-winning TV show Outlander is recruiting for the next phase of its training programme. Up to 18 trainees, across various departments, will be selected to train on Season 6 from March 2020. As a trainee on Outlander, you would be learning from some of the finest technicians working in the film and television industry. The experience of training within in a real filming environment will create a strong platform for our trainees to embark on successful careers within this industry.

All trainees will attend an induction course at the start of their placement as well as a shadowing scheme where trainees will gain experience from other departments. You will have a training plan and there will also be regular meetings with supervisors to monitor your trainee development.

There are four traineeships in the following departments: production design (trainee), production design (junior concept artist), costume, plastering, painting. 

Trainees will be paid a salary and work between 42.5 and 60 hours per week, depending on role.

Eligibility criteria 

The Outlander Training Programme supports diversity and encourages applications from across all sections of the community. No formal qualifications are required, however applicants must be:

  • Normally living in Scotland (The production base is Cumbernauld)
  • Eligible to work in the UK
  • Over 18 years old (23 for some roles)
  • Have a basic understanding of the film and television industry, preferably with relevant work experience
  • Practically minded
  • Some roles require a clean driving licence

Individual departments may have additional or different criteria so please review each traineeship job description carefully prior to completing your application.

If you are experiencing any difficulties with your application please email Do not contact ScreenSkills or Screen Scotland.

How to apply

You can apply for the different departments by clicking on the respective job roles: 

The deadline for the above roles is 5pm on Friday 14 February 2020.

The deadline for the above role is 5pm on Friday 28 February 2020.

The deadline for the above role is 5pm on Friday 13 March 2020.

For more information about the Training Programme, please visit the recruitment page.

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