Exciting careers in engineering - discovery day at BBC BIRMINGHAM

The BBC Academy in Birmingham is holding a special day to show young women what it takes behind the scenes to keep the world's most famous broadcaster on air.

There are a limited number of places for this discovery day at BBC Birmingham which takes place on Saturday 7th November 2015 at The Mailbox, from 9.30am to 4pm.

Attendance is by advance registration only. It is not possible for people to turn up on the day because of the limited number of places.

The BBC are looking for girls who are studying or have studied A-level maths and/or science, and could have their eyes opened by the unexpected and exciting jobs that exist in broadcast engineering and technology. They are interested to receive attendance nominations for bright girls from disadvantaged backgrounds.

It will be a hands-on day, involving problem-solving scenarios and working safely with BBC equipment. The BBC has a Child Protection
and Safeguarding policy which will be in place for this day and there will be a full risk assessment. The BBCwill need a signed parental or guardian consent form which will be sent out in advance of the day.

The participants will receive information about the BBC's engineering apprenticeship scheme, which will soon be open for applications recruiting for September 2016 admissions.

Due to the limited number of places could you confirm your attendance at your earliest convenience.

Please contact sukhi.nagra@bbc.co.uk for further information and to submit a nomination.

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