Welcome to Creative Skillset's Publishing web pages - the source of up-to-date information on work with the sector including training and education, careers information and useful links. You can find out about upcoming initiatives that will benefit the industry.
You can also read insights on the latest publishing industry developments on the Creative Skillset Blog
Use the links below to explore further how to get into or get on in the industry.
About the Publishing industry
Publishing is a wide-ranging industry. It covers books, journals, directories, databases, information services, newspapers, news agencies, magazines and business media both in print and online. Find out more here.Read More
Careers in Publishing
The variety of jobs available in publishing is wide. Whatever the product, it involves people working in editorial, content development, production, sales, marketing, licensing, rights and more. Find out where you could fit in.Read More
Qualifications, Training and Standards
Publishing has a highly qualified workforce, with 51% of the workforce holding a degree or equivalent. There are also a number of National Occupational Standards relevant to the industry. Find out about the relevant qualifications, training and standards here.Read More
The Industry Panels
Creative Skillset is looking for people working in the UK Creative Industries to take part in short surveys either as employers or members of the workforce.Read More
Useful Links in Publishing
Do you want to find out about key trade organisations and publications, available training and education, careers information or sources of possible funding? A host of useful links are listed here.Read More
The Publishing Team focus on liaising closely with employers, training and education providers and other public bodies to improve skills development for the industry.Read More