The week commencing Monday 21st January is Creative Apprenticeship Week and to celebrate the National Skills Academy, Creative & Cultural Skills are holding a free event to explore the value of taking on an apprentice and provide an opportunity to learn more about Arts Council Englands £15m Creative Employment Programme.
Date: 27/02/2024 – 27/02/2024
Employers in the creative and cultural sector will be able to find out how they can access wage subsidies from this programme to help them take on apprentices and paid interns.
Save the Date: Tuesday 22nd January from 1.30pm
Venue: Tate Modern, Starr Auditorium
Guest speakers include:
- Caroline Collier Director, Tate National
- Moira Sinclair Executive Director (London), Arts Council England
- Vic Grimes Director (London and South East), National Apprenticeship Service
- Catherine Large Joint CEO, Creative & Cultural Skills
There are limited places available so please register now at the link below to confirm your place: http://creativeapprenticeshipsweek.eventbrite.co.uk/
Who should attend?
Organisations in the creative and cultural sector interested in accessing funding to take on apprentices and paid interns. This includes National Portfolio Organisations, Major Partner Museums and any other organisation working within the Arts Council’s footprint of music, dance, theatre, literature, visual arts, contemporary craft, combined arts, galleries, circus, carnival arts, museums and libraries.
About the Event
The Creative Employment Programme will create up to 6,500 new apprenticeships, pre-apprenticeships and paid internships in a variety of roles across the arts and cultural sector at a time when many young people are struggling to find paid employment. This event will:
- Help organisations understand how apprenticeships and paid internships can create fair access into the sector and increase workforce diversity
- Encourage employers to recognise the value of apprenticeships and paid interns in supporting the next generation of talent into our sector
- Introduce the Creative Employment Programme and the application process
- Support employers in understanding their next steps
- Encourage partnerships between organisations applying to the Creative Employment Programme
- Give examples of best practice taking place within the sector
- Demonstrate the value of membership of the National Skills Academy