With support from our Skills Academy network of colleges, we deliver programmes designed to improve the provision of skills and training in the creative and cultural industries.

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Apprenticeship Information Events

 15 August 2017

Spread the word to employers in your area about our information events or be prepared to come along and meet employers who may be in need of your services, in their organisation.

Around the country Further Education Colleges are busy explaining to employers how Apprenticeships are designed to meet the needs of business, and how recruiting an Apprentice gives a company an opportunity to breathe fresh life into their organisation. Whereas in sectors such as Construction where the culture of Apprenticeships is a long standing one, the task is harder when approaching the Creative Industries. Here is a sector with a significant number of SMEs and micro businesses that nonetheless also see Apprenticeships as an important entry-route. Linking employers to the right training provider is a key role that the National Skills Academy can help... read more

Creative Education Forum 2017

 31 July 2017

The 2017 Creative Education Forum will be hosted by Gateshead College on Thursday 19th October.

Arts Award support

 27 January 2017

Don't miss out on FREE support sessions in February and March

Design Museum Student Design Competition 2016/17

 28 June 2016

Design Museum and Creative & Cultural Skills are pleased to offer this exclusive opportunity for students in the National Skills Academy to design to the theme of 'Making Design Work for Us'.