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Why complete an apprenticeship?

The Royal Opera House has been offering apprenticeships in backstage production and technical departments since 2007, providing high-quality vocational training by learning on the job from some of the best skilled in the industry.

Complete an apprenticeship at the Royal Opera House and you will be extremely employable in your apprenticeship discipline, having gained skills and work experience at a world-leading, international Opera House.

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Royal Opera House Apprentice Scheme


Find out more details about the apprenticeship scheme and how to apply.

Current Vacancies

When we have apprentice vacancies, they will be listed here.

Case Studies

Read what our apprentices say about why they applied for their role and what they do day-to-day.


Find out more about apprenticeships with our video playlist.


Find out more about the ROH exhibition offering an insight into training opportunities.

News and features

  1. 5 May 2015

    Eight new apprenticeships offered at the Royal Opera House for September 2015

    Opportunities are available across our Backstage, Technical, and Learning and Participation departments.

  2. 12 March 2015

    Apprentices’ advice to others considering job options: ‘I’m doing things that I would never get to do in a classroom’

    ROH apprentices on the various avenues open to young people through workplace training.

  3. 13 January 2015

    Free exhibition at ROH focuses on the skills and passion of apprentices

    Exhibition offers an insight into training opportunities within the arts.