Training and Courses
To help UK film thrive on the best talent with the highest level of skills, Creative Skillset funds a range of schemes targeting new entrants and the existing workforce across the industry.
Our support enables organisations to provide training at subsidised rates, making it affordable for individuals to keep their skills and knowledge up-to-date in this fast-moving sector.
The training we fund addresses priorities identified through industry research. In 2013/4, our priorities are:
- Craft and technical skills
- Production management
- Career and business support
- Digital content and audience choice
- Developing writers, producers and directors
Browse Creative Skillset funded courses.
Find out more about the three Creative Skillset Film Academies
We also accredit the very best screenwriting courses in the UK, all awarded the Creative Skillset Tick.
If you are a freelancer or an employee and need help funding your course fees, then visit our Funding for individuals section to find out how Creative Skillset could help you pay for your training.
You can also find details below of training opportunities supported by Creative Skillset.
Training and development funded in 2013/14
These training courses and development opportunities were funded in September 2013 through Creative Skillset's Film Skills FundRead More
New Distribution and Exhibition projects announced
Creative Skillset have funded eight organisations across the UK to run exhibition and distribution programmes.Read More
New projects announced for Regional Film and Creative Talent Development funds
Creative Skillset has funded 24 new projects from the Regional Film Fund and Creative Talent Development programmes, investing over £700,000 into the UK film industry.Read More
Set Crafts Apprenticeships
In addition to being employed to work on film productions, apprentices will gain qualifications which recognise their technical knowledge, competence and transferable skillsRead More
The Business and Creativity of Programming Cultural Film
This one-day course will equip you with the business and creative skills, knowledge and inspiration to create film programmes that will excite your local audience and get bums on seats.Read More
Skills Fusion - A VFX careers project
Creative Skillset has funded Skills Fusion, an VFX careers project which aims to support the growth of the UK VFX industry by providing students, teachers, careers advisors and parents with information and advice about the range of VFX careers available.Read More