Creative Employment

What if we could employ the power of a creative generation?

Along with the traditional graduate routes, there are fantastic pathways that could be created, resulting in practical ‘on-the-job’ skills being developed and young people directly contributing to the productivity and creativity of our most dynamic and fastest growing sector.

We’re creating quality workplace learning opportunities across the East Midlands by developing structured placements via programmes such as Creative Skills Initiative, and Apprenticeships and Internships. And we’re supporting wider employability skills development in Young People to help them thrive personally and professionally. This involves:

  • Demonstrating the diversity of roles and employment opportunities in the creative and cultural industries, helping young people access high quality work-based training routes, and inspiring them to seek a career in the sector.
  • Supporting employer organisations to create fantastic opportunities for young people, developing skills that can be harnessed to produce the next generation of local, regional and national talent.

We are currently offering a support programme for arts and cultural organisations based in the East Midlands interested in creating an Apprenticeship opportunity for local young people aged 16-24. This support programme will include:

  • Secured through creative employment programme, wage subsidy grants of up to £2k (please note eligibility criteria for this grant is for employers operating within Arts Council’s footprint)
  • Brokerage with quality training providers and colleges to deliver the Apprenticeship qualifications recruitment support in partnership with training providers and colleges
  • Training workshops to support employer readiness for an apprentice including Coaching and Mentoring Training and HR-related processes
  • Peer-to-peer network for both employers and apprentices to share best practice and build new connections and partnerships.

We are seeking expressions of interest from a wide range of organisations across the region.

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