Deadline Nov 19 , 2018

Outlander Training Programme

  • Owner: Sony Pictures Television
  • Location: Scotland
  • Age: 18+
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Award-winning TV show Outlander is recruiting up to 18 trainees, across various departments to train on Season 5 from December 2018. 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. 

Trainees will be paid salaries between: £386 and £545 per week for between 42.5 and 60 hours per week, depending on role.

How to apply

Please thoroughly read the application information before completing the online application form. You may wish to make a note of the questions and work on your answers separately before filling in the online application. Please note any information will be lost when you leave the page. You may submit separate applications for more than one trainee position but please consider that we are looking for trainees with a commitment to the department they are applying for and therefore applications to different departments may work against you.

In addition to answering the application questions, Sony asks that you complete an anonymous diversity monitoring form and attach a copy of your CV - you'll find the links to these on the application page.

To submit your application, you must click the 'done' button at the bottom of the application page after which you will see a screen which says 'Your application has been submitted'. If you do not see this screen, your application has not reached Sony, so please try again.


The deadline for applications is 10am 19 November 2018, interviews will be held between 26 November and 7 December 2018. The traineeship will commence on 10 December 2018 and run to approximately October 2019.

Sony Pictures aims to contact everyone within two weeks of the application deadline, although this may vary depending on the volume of applications received.

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