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New materials are now available to purchase

New curriculum materials available

24 June 2019

Creative & Cultural Skills has been working with partners from the industry to develop curriculum materials to support the off-the-job training offer for different apprenticeship standards. Materials are now available for the Level 5 Operations/Departmental Manager and the Level 3 Museums and Galleries Technician apprenticeships.




Cohort 3 of Cultural Ambition is now live!

7 June 2019

We are pleased to announce that recruitment for the next cohort of Cultural Ambition trainees is now live. This training programme is an exciting opportunity for a young person wishing to learn about working in the cultural heritage sector.




Creative Skills Europe publications now available

16 April 2019

Creative Skills Europe, the European Platform on Employment and Training in the Audiovisual and Live Performance sectors, is a project which aims at collecting information and at developing tools to help the cultural and creative sectors adjust their skills to the realities of the field.



Winners of the Creative & Cultural Skills Awards announced!

1 April 2019

These annual awards showcase the individuals and organisations that have shown an outstanding commitment to skill development and learning in the creative industries. The 2019 winners were announced on Monday 1 April at a special ceremony in the National Museum Cardiff.




2019 marks the tenth year of the annual Creative & Cultural Skills National Conference

Important information for delegates at this year’s conference and awards ceremony

19 March 2019

On Monday 1 April we will be gathering creative professionals, educators and policy makers in Cardiff City Hall, for a day of discussion, debate and best practices on breaking down barriers to entry for the cultural sector. Later that evening we will move over to the National Museum Cardiff to celebrate the 2019 Creative & Cultural Skills Awards! 


Delegates are invited to email us with their selection.

Pick your breakout session now!

13 March 2019

Breakout sessions are now open to book at this year’s Creative & Cultural Skills National Conference. This year’s event will consider the barriers in the cultural sector – and how we can break them down.




We are working to embed apprenticeships in the cultural sector

Use our resources to help you run great apprenticeships

7 March 2019

We have been involved in apprenticeships since 2008, when we first supported the development of the creative apprenticeship frameworks for the industry. Since then we have gathered a wealth of knowledge and expertise supporting organisations and training provider to manage the effective delivery of apprenticeships. Take a look at some of our most popular resources.




Book your travel to this year’s National Conference!

28 February 2019

This is the tenth year of the Creative & Cultural Skills National Conference and it’s heading to Cardiff for the very first time. Cardiff is a thriving city, with a nearby airport and just two hours by train from London.


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