Government Funding for training your staff

You can train your staff with Creative Alliance's support On May the 1st 2017, the funding rules for apprenticeships are changing. One of the biggest changes are that the apprenticeship qualification, once previously only for people between the ages of 16-25 are now available for anyone at any age. So...

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Film Skills Brum Latest with Iconic Productions

Creative Alliance have been working tirelessly with industry professionals to train and enable talented young people to get a foot in the door the creative industries through a programme called Film Skills Brum (kindly funded by Creative Skillset). Eighteen participants completed an intensive four-month training programme with Martin Simms, Dan Wilson...

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A Graduate can do Apprenticeships – is it worth it?

Graduate Apprenticeships are available from May 1st. So, you’ve just spent 3-4 years and a hefty student loan on getting your degree. Your ceremonial gown and mortarboard have been cast off and you’re ready for the big-wild-world of work. From 1 May 2017 one of the options that has become...

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Creative Apprenticeships

Do Your Staff need Training?

Apprenticeship Qualifications: Available for All from May 1st Looking for staff training? Need a boost to your digital marketing? Hired a graduate and need them skilled up? And the Government will pay 90% of the training and assessment costs. (If you don’t pay the apprentice levy). All this is now...

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Midland’s Apprenticeship Grants Guide

Creative Alliance's Guide for Grants in the Midlands Area. Apprenticeship Grants are a minefield of information and can be confusing for employers who are looking to get all the support they need for their apprenticeship recruitment. On the other hand, if a small business has reservations about hiring an apprentice...

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Film Skills Brum Celebration

Film Skills Brum Celebration On Monday 6th March, we hosted over 60 film makers and producers at Park Regis to celebrate the success of our two Film Skills Brum training projects co-delivered with The Producers Forum and funded by Creative Skillset. Creative Alliance have been working tirelessly with industry professionals...

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National Apprenticeship Week 2017 Highlights

The 10th National Apprenticeship Week (NAW 2017) has brought together employers and apprentices from across England to celebrate the success of apprenticeships over the last decade and helped to encourage even more people to choose apprenticeships as a fast-track to a great career. Here are a few highlights from Creative Alliance:...

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Film Skills Brum Spotlight: Matching Talent to Opportunities: £1,500 Apprentice Wage Bursaries

Birmingham Film Talent Showcase The media / film making world is full of roller coaster rides to do with time, resources, money and talent to name just a few of the all-consuming elements. Creative Alliance have been working tirelessly with industry professionals to train and enable talented young people to get a...

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Apprenitceship grants

Apprenticeship grants

Apprenticeship Grants are available for some employers to recruit apprentices When recruiting for a creative, digital and marketing apprentice with Creative Alliance, we look to support you by seeing if you could be eligible for Apprenticeship grants of up to £3000. The AGE Grant (£1500): As an employer you may...

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Our Creative, Digital and Marketing Apprentices

Creative, Digital and Marketing Apprentices: Adding Value & Proving Their Worth Don’t Just Take Our Word For It The vast majority of creative, digital and marketing apprentices will be offered full time roles upon completion of their apprenticeship - proving beyond doubt that an apprentice really does add value to...

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