Learn about creative careers and apprenticeships

If you’re interested in a career in music, this is a great resource for finding out about the huge range of job opportunities in the music industry, from performers to backstage managers, sound engineers to singing coaches. You can also find out lots of useful information about apprenticeships, internships and more in the creative sector.

Explore these links to find the right career or apprenticeship pathway for you:

Creative Future - http://www.creativefuture.org.uk/
Creative Future provide training, mentoring and the chance to publish or exhibit to talented people who lack opportunities due to mental health issues, disability, identity or other social circumstance.

Creative Choices - https://ccskills.org.uk/careers/advice/any/music
Creative Choices offers a wealth of advice about having a career in the UK’s creative sector. The site has an enormous bank of posts from industry professionals, sharing their advice and experiences of their job.

The Big Music project - http://www.thebigmusicproject.co.uk
This site helps young people aged 14-25 years achieve the career they want in the music and creative industries. It has careers advice, a job search database, and information about projects and opportunities around the country.

Creative & Cultural Skills - http://ccskills.org.uk/apprenticeships
Creative Apprenticeships, soon to become trailblazers, can offer a good way into a job. Click here (https://ccskills.org.uk/apprenticeships/our-work/trailblazers/) for more information.

Apprenticeships.gov.uk - https://www.getingofar.gov.uk/
Information from the government about apprenticeships – who they are for, who is eligible, and how they can kick-start your career.

Find an Apprenticeship (formerly The Apprenticeship Matching Service) - https://www.findapprenticeship.service.gov.uk/apprenticeshipsearch
A search engine from the government for apprenticeships and traineeships across England for all industries.

UK music apprenticeship scheme - http://www.ukmusic.org/skills-academy/jobs/
UK Music is an industry-backed group who push the key business and political agenda of the music business within Westminster. They have a regularly updated list of apprenticeship opportunities with organisations in the arts.


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