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Careers in the creative industries

Use these online tools to find advice on careers, where to train and learn which skills can be transferrable:

Get Into Theatre

An essential website to help you find all the information and opportunities you need to pursue a successful career in theatre.

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National SEND Employment Forum is a group of professionals from around the country who all have a passion and interest in supported internships for young people with additional needs.

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Find your future

Bruce O’Neil is Head of Music for the Royal Shakespeare Company. Here he shares his knowledge and talks about learning new transferable skills in ‘Finding Your Future’.

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BBC Bitesize

Meet young people who’ve carved out a career in performing arts, both on stage and behind the scenes. Find out what their jobs are really like and what inspired them to follow the paths they’ve taken.

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Future Goals

Future Goals provides inspiration and support to help people of all ages choose their career paths, give them the right skills and experience to start work or change career. Take inspiration from those working in the creative industries.

Find out more run as part of Inspiring The Future, uses the power of personal stories to inform young people’s career choices. Featuring over 1,000 videos of people talking about their careers – explaining their job role, career path, and how different factors have shaped their direction.

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The Federation Of Drama Schools brings together established conservatoire training providers to provide relevant information to prospective students, staff, parents and industry for clarity, accuracy and specificity about the options available.

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Creative & Cultural Skills

Explore a programme of training, tools & resources, events, one to one support, sector updates and research. The C&CS provoke action and enable learning opportunities that drive change and help to build an inclusive skilled sector.

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LifeSkills created with Barclays have one single-minded ambition – to inspire young people to get the skills they need for a better future.

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