Applications now being taken for 2019
Supporting employers to train staff and recruit new talent
The UK's creative industries generate £91.8bn and continue to outgrow the rest of the economy
Creative industries are worth £10.5 million an hour to the economy
There are 3.1 million jobs in the creative economy
Creative jobs account for 9% of jobs in the UK
Creative industry jobs increased by 2.55 per cent in 2017, compared to the 1.5 per cent increase in the wider UK workforce.
The creation of The National College at The Backstage Centre is hugely important.
Having a National College for the creative industries will ensure that young people with talent and enthusiasm have the best opportunity to discover that world.
The creative industry is always looking for resilient, independent, curious and hard-working people.