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About Creative Skillset

We are working to help our Creative Industries collectively own and invest in skills and talent and to ensure they have world-beating leaders, who are inspirational, innovative and visionary entrepreneurs. We use our research programme and evidence base to highlight the link between skills and growth and work to ensure SMEs and micro enterprises are supported and partnered to address their skills and growth ambitions.

We want the creative industries workforce, including the large freelance community, to be able to access and invest in high quality, affordable training and development and to ensure that learning and training is of the highest quality and aligned to industry needs. We signpost that quality training to individuals and employers.

We work to ensure there are clear pathways into our industries for diverse new talent, with a focus on careers, apprenticeships, internships and traineeships. We guide employers to recruit openly and fairly and from the widest talent pool to ensure our industries attract the brightest and the best.

How We Work

Creative Skillset is the industry body which supports skills and training for people and businesses to ensure the UK Creative Industries maintain their world class position. Find out more about how we do this here.

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Defining the Creative Industries

Creative Skillset is the Creative Industries' Sector Skills Council and works to raise skills levels in every sector of industry within its remit.

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Diversity Celebrity Squares

Creative Skillset is passionate about promoting diversity, which remains a key focus within the Creative Industries. Certain groups are still underrepresented within the workforce, as highlighted in our research.

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Vision and Mission

In order to provide clarity of purpose for us as an organisation we have developed a vision which will provide the focus we require to achieve our mission

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What we do and don't do

Creative Skillset don't deliver training, provide job listings or fund productions: here's what we can and can't offer you.

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Creative Skillset's Governance Structure

Creative Skillset works with key industry partners as well as experts in particular fields to direct and progress its work. To ensure the close involvement of industry in our work, we use a number of distinct formal groups

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