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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Film Skills Brum End of Programme Event with Michael Gubbins

Please join us on Monday 6 March for a celebratory event to showcase short films produced by the Film Skills Brum Foot in The Door participants and to meet with film industry professionals who have completed the Film Skills Brum Foot Up professional development and mentoring scheme. We are thrilled...

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Creative Alliance Home Grown Event – Jan 2017 – Hotel Du Vin

Last week on Wednesday the 25th of January at 5.30pm the Creative Alliance team held the Home Grown event at the Hotel Du Vin. The Home Grown event was an exciting opportunity for businesses in central Birmingham to make a pledge towards investment into Creative, Digital and Marketing Apprenticeships. The...

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Creative Apprenticeships

Can our creative industry afford to ignore apprenticeships as a resource of creative talent?

Can our creative industry afford to ignore this important and valuable resource of talent? With ever spiraling tuition fees, can the creative industry rely on universities to keep on delivering young creative talent? Probably not. So is the answer apprenticeships? Creative Alliance exists to offer young creative talent another route...

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Film Skills: Foot in the Door – Talent Match Event

Thank you to all of the young people and employers who attended the event yesterday which focussed on the progression and achievements of young people who have been involved in the Foot in the Door programme (more information about the programme can be found here). Noel Dunne, Director of Creative...

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