Kickstart your career in the creative industries
Gain valuable experience and develop your skills
Apply to the unique programme that brings together classroom-led learning and practical work experience to give you the perfect experience to launch you into a creative career. The course will take place between the 11th September – 8th March, and include 8 weeks of training and a 16 week work placement.
There's 3 stages to this programme...
You'll spend 8 weeks at the beginning of the programme receiving bespoke training, focusing on a range of courses from digital storytelling to idea generation.
The following 16 weeks will be spent on a placement at 4Studio or one of Channel 4's creative partners. This is where you'll put your skills into practice and gain real-world experience.
With the new skills you've developed and experience you've gained, you'll finish the programme equipped with the tools to start a successful career in the creative industry.
What can you expect?
Your bespoke training will be with SharpFutures, a social enterprise that supports diverse talent into employment in the creative digital sector. With SharpFutures you'll expand on your current skillset and those skills will then be put into practice in your placement. You'll develop skills in areas including:
- - Production techniques
- - Digital Storytelling
- - Ideas Generation
- - Pitching
- - Communication & Teamwork
Who is the programme for?
The Content Creatives scheme is open to anyone aged over the age of 18 currently living in West Yorkshire or Manchester or able to commute. We are particularly keen to offer opportunities to people from lower socio-economic backgrounds. Applicants do not need to have any previous experience or a degree in media or digital. We just want to hear from people who have a passion for digital content and want to see how they can turn this into a career.
What's in it for you?
Get paid to develop your skills and increase your future career prospects
Have the chance to develop lifelong skills and gain hands-on experience within one of the most exciting industries.