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Funding for Children's TV training

There are significant funding opportunities open to children's TV production companies to invest in training that addresses the industry's priority skills needs. The latest schemes are listed below.

Company Co-investment Grants

These co-investment grants help TV levy-paying production companies deliver ambitious training to support the growth of their business, or to offer production based training in response to the priority skills needs in children's TV (also available for animation, film, games, and VFX companies).

Click here for the Company Co-investment Grants guidelines (PDF, 0.7 MB).

Priority Training

Priority Training offers co-investment to deliver training in priority skills or that helps people progress into in-demand roles needed by the TV industry. It is open to training providers or companies with experience of delivering industry-led training.

Download the Priority Training for Children's TV guidelines (PDF, 0.5 MB)

Trainee Finder

Trainee Finder is a service that matches trainees with high-end and children's TV levy-paying productions across the UK. The scheme also operates in animation, film, games and VFX.

The scheme, which is supported by Creative Skillset’s Skills Investment Fund, aims to ensure a continued supply of a new generation of talent, capable of world-class creative content.

Taking on trainees through Trainee Finder enables you to claim back a percentage of the trainee’s training allowance for the duration of their placement on your production.

For more information, please contact Patrizia Berardi at patriziab@creativeskillset.org or call her on 020 7713 9843.

Or click here to register your company and search for trainees.