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Funding for trainers and educators

Creative Skillset manages a range of training funds contributed to by industry and public sources.

Organisations such as training providersassessment centres and education institutions can apply to the funds to get support to develop or run courses and development activities addressing skill areas prioritised by our industry panels and Creative Skillset's research programme.

The funds broaden access to training and career development opportunities, support businesses and aim to make the workforce healthier and safer.

Click here for a map of our Creative Talent training programmes (PDF, 1.3MB).

What funds can organisations apply to?

There are three funds run by Creative Skillset that provide funding to organisations to develop and deliver training:

The Film Skills Fund

Creative Skillset's Film Skills Fund is funded by the BFI with National Lottery funds and through the Skills Investment Funds, which comprise industry and government co-investment.

Find out what Film Skills funding programmes are currently open

The TV Skills Fund

The Creative Skillset TV Skills Fund is the result of an agreement between UK broadcasters to invest in training for the freelance television workforce. The contributors are: BBCChannel 4 and Five.

Learn more about what TV Skills funding programmes are currently available

Skills for the Digital Economy

The Skills for the Digital Economy programme develops and delivers flexible, industry-led training to meet the needs of creative media employers and freelancers working or living in West Wales, the Valleys and North West Wales.

Find out what Skills for the Digital Economy funding programmes are currently available