Creative Courses, Trainings and Schemes

Creative Courses, Trainings and Schemes

Do you have a passion for TV, film, music, gaming, sports or publishing?  Are you interested in finding a job within one of these creative industries? Or perhaps you think you need a skills refresh or want to strengthen your skillset with creative training course?

We’ve compiled a list of organisations from across the creative industries that offer training, networking events, helpful tips or apprenticeship schemes that might be exactly what you’re looking for.

Creative Skillset works with professionals, employers, trade associations, unions, learning and training providers, and Government to ensure that the creative industries have continued access to the skills and talent they require. It supports skills and training for people and businesses through investment, training, careers and research. Sign up for its newsletter here.

Hiive, which is powered by Creative Skillset, is a professional networking site of collaborators from across the creative industries where you can meet other creatives, find jobs or courses, or create likeminded communities to discuss projects, share ideas or promote events. Register here.

BFI NET.WORK is a nationwide platform that supports and nurtures, up and coming filmmaking talent. It helps new writers, directors and producers on the way to their first feature through funding or making connections with industry executives in its Postroom.  Sign up here.

BAFTA Guru is filled with advice from the best creative minds in film, TV and gaming. You can search by skill or browse our features to find your Guru. Take a look at open opportunities here.

The Network is an intensive introduction to working in the TV industry, run by the Edinburgh International Television Festival. You don’t need any experience in working in television but you do have to demonstrate that you love TV. If you’re looking to start a career in television, this might be for you.  Apply here and applications will be accepted until 4 April at 11 p.m.

Ones to Watch gives TV’s best and brightest access to inspiring sessions, creative debates and unrivalled networking opportunities at Edinburgh in August, as well as support and mentoring throughout the year.

Media Trust brings together experts from across the media, marketing and communications and charity sectors to deliver inspiring events on subjects that make a difference. Sign up for training courses here.

Future Learn provides a diverse selection of courses from leading universities and cultural institutions from around the world. These are delivered one step at a time so you can fit learning around your life. Explore the creative arts and media courses open here.

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