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Supporting creative employers to train staff and recruit new talent
Transforming the National College Creative Industries
Created by employers, the National College Creative Industries re-launched on 1st February 2020 as a joint venture partnership with specialist national training provider, Access Creative College, and successful regional further and higher education provider, South Essex College. Read more
The National College Creative Industries Ltd offers specialist technical production courses through its partner, South Essex College. Courses are designed to give students the skills and hands-on experience required to progress to further study or employment in backstage or off-stage careers. To be successful you will need to be hard resilient, working, independent and creative, with a desire to learn new things and push your own boundaries.
The National College Creative Industries Ltd offers specialist technical production and business support apprenticeships through its partner, Access Creative College. Training is designed to meet the staff development needs of creative and cultural industries employers supported by experienced Industry Practitioners, and to give new entrants to the sector the skills and hands-on experience required to progress in their career.
The UK's creative industries generate £111.7bn and continue to grow by 5x the rate of the UK economy as whole
The Creative Industries employ over 2 million people in the UK and are projected to create an additional one million jobs by 2030
The Creative economy accounts for 1 in 10 jobs across the UK and 87% of creative jobs are at low or no risk of automation
Jobs in the Creative Industries are growing at three times the UK average
Our Founding Employers
The industry has long recognised the need to develop new and enthusiastic professionals to support the production of the performing arts.
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.