Come and talk to us at 'Find Your Future' on Friday 7 Feb 2020

If you are interested in working as an apprentice or trainee in film, TV, theatre or live events then 'Find Your Future' is the careers event for you and it's free to attend!

The National College Creative Industries and its partners, South Essex College and Access Creative College, will be at 'Find Your Future 2020' this Friday, 7 February. Come and see us at Westminster Kingsway College's King's Cross Centre, to hear about our courses and apprenticeships, and find out more about opportunities on offer from a host of employers across the media and entertainment sectors. If you are interested in a creative future, this event will help you decide on your next steps.

The event is aimed at 16-24 year olds who are not pursuing higher education, and are looking for opportunities in the creative industries. All those interested in apprenticeships and trainee schemes, including teachers and parents are very welcome to attend.

So come and meet employers and other supportive organisations in the Market Place, take part in workshops, panel discussions and talks. 

The event is supported by:

English National Opera, National Theatre, Channel 4, Global Academy, Association of British Theatre Technicians, DiVA apprenticeships, Media Trust, Trade Union Council, Bectu, Prospect, White light, Sara Putt Associates, Film Fixer, Rich Mix, Screen Skills, Access VFX, The Mill, Westminster Kingsway College. National College Creative Industries Ltd in partnership with Access Creative College and South Essex College.

Panel session 1: So you want to work in theatre?

Join Matt Noddings Technical Director at the English National Opera and Kath Geraghty, Apprenticeship manager at the National Theatre to discuss opportunities for a career in theatre and live events.

Chaired by Sofie Mason, Bectu National Officer

Panel 2: Everything you need to know about Apprenticeships and Trainee Schemes

Nina Fosu Recruitment Coordinator from DiVa Apprenticeships and Yasmin Mehmet from Channel 4’s 4Talent talk about how best to navigate applying for apprenticeship placements.

Panel 3: So you want to work in Film and TV?

Sue Russo – training and development manager from Film Fixer and Gareth Ellis-Unwin - Head of Film for Screen Skills discuss how best to access the industry, the opportunities that are available for young people and where to look for training and work experience.

Chaired by Rachel Bennett - Training and Skills manager at Bectu and Prospect.

Panel 4: Getting your foot in the door – creating opportunities for young workers

Rich Mix present The New Creatives Programme.

Rich Mix are one of the capital’s most diverse and dynamic arts centres. Rooted in the city but open to the world. We feature the best live music, theatre, dance, visual arts and cinema, presented across three performance spaces and a three-screen cinema in our landmark five-floor Shoreditch home. Rich Mix are industry leaders in creating opportunities for young people, local communities and addressing diversity issues in the creative industries.