Top quality, professional training in TV & Film is expensive, so wouldn't it be great if you could get a little extra towards your next course?
Well, some good news. Creative Skillset's new bursary mean freelancers can get up to £800 towards their next training course. And to help you navigate the process for applying - and find out whether you're eligible - we've created a handy summary below.
This bursary is for those working in TV drama, and is called the 'High End TV' bursary.
And don't forget: Talent Manager Pro members get hefty discounts already on a wide range of training courses.
The High End TV Bursary - What you need to know:
Up to £800 is available for eligible individuals to cover course fees, travel and childcare costs (where applicable). The roles currently being prioritised for funding include Line Producers, Production Managers, Production Coordinators, Accountants and 1st & 2nd ADs.
Find out here about DV Talent's Intro to Production Management and Essential Skills for Production Coordinators courses.
To apply for a bursary for a training course in one of these areas, you MUST meet the following criteria:
- Have proven professional working experience in the UK screen industries
- Have been accepted onto a training course
- Can demonstrate that the training will benefit your career progression within the TV industry
When submitting your application form you will need to supply a letter confirming your place on a training course - so contact your training provider first!
It will take up to 4 weeks for your application to be processed by Creative Skillset.
Your course must start at least 24 hours after you submit your application
To apply for a place on DV Talent's Intro to Production Management and Essential Skills for Production Coordinators courses, please email firstname.lastname@example.org confirming you have met the eligibility criteria.
Once you've received your course offer letter, download your application form for the High End TV Bursary here
Deadline for applications is 31st March 2019
Only valid for courses starting before March 31st 2019