Get Started with Manchester International Festival
Mon Feb 14 2022 at 10:00 am to Fri Feb 18 2022 at 04:00 pm
Manchester | Manchester, EN
About this Event
Delivered by Manchester International Festival and The Factory Academy in partnership with the Prince's Trust, these courses are open to anyone in Greater Manchester aged 16-25 who are not currently in education, employment or training.
WHAT WILL THE COURSES INVOLVE?
Get Started is a series of week-long courses designed to introduce young people to the creative industries, gain confidence and learn new skills.
You can choose from one of three bespoke creative courses which will help you to develop essential skills and gain invaluable experience needed to start a new career in the creative industries.
Across the week, you’ll take part in masterclasses and workshops – all taught by expert leaders and guest speakers in the creative and digital sector – and then take these learnings and apply them to your own live project.
Participants can choose from one of the following courses:
- Digital Design (14 – 18 February)
- Social Media Marketing (28 Feb – 4 March)
- Public Speaking and Spoken Word (21 – 25 March)
The courses are open to anyone fits the below criteria:
- Aged 16-25
- Living in Greater Manchester
- Not currently in education, employment (16 hours or less) or training.
No previous experience is needed.
MIF are committed to fair and equitable opportunities. We want to help young people from all backgrounds to access opportunities in the creative sector and bring invaluable life experience, passion and curiosity to the creative industries.
WILL I BE COMPENSATED FOR MY TIME?
Travel, lunch and refreshments will be provided by MIF. There is no cost to the course, it is completely free. However, each course is limited to 15 people.
HOW TO APPLY
Please note that registering your details does not confirm your place on this course.
To register your interest in this course, please complete an by Monday 7th February.
Someone from MIF will then be in touch to collect further details and determine your suitability for this course. Please keep an eye on your phone/emails to look out for this communication.
If you have any questions please visit: https://mif.co.uk/get-involved/creative-development/the-factory-academy/get-started/.
Where is it happening?Manchester, United Kingdom
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