Funding for trainers and educators
Creative Skillset manages the Skills Investment Fund, a collective investment in the skills of the Creative Industries for the future, contributed to by industry and public sources.
Working in partnership with industry and informed by leading research, Creative Skillset directs collective investment through the Skills Investment Fund to create new and innovative training in priority skills and in-demand roles to ensure growth in the UK’s Creative Industries.
We also manage a range of strategic sectoral investment, including the Film Skills Fund in partnership with the British Film Institute and the TV Skills Fund contributed to by BBC, Channel 4 and Five.
Who do we co-invest with?
We co-invest with organisations such as training providers, assessment providers and education institutions. You can apply for our co-investment to support you to develop or deliver training.
How can my organisation apply?
Our calls for co-investment in priority training support the growth of UK Creative Industries by offering co-investment to deliver training in priority skills or that helps people progress into in-demand roles needed by their industry.
Calls for co-investment are currently available for: Advertising and Marketing Communications | Animation | Archives | Children's TV | Creative Digital Media | Factual & Entertainment TV | Fashion & Textiles | Film | Games | High-end TV | Photo Imaging | Publishing | Radio | VFX
The Film Skills Fund
Creative Skillset’s Film Skills Fund invests in the skills and training of the UK film industry to secure its growth and sustainability. We aim to strengthen and build skills and develop roles for the future, ensuring UK film remains world-class. The Film Skills Fund is backed by the British Film Institute (BFI) with the National Lottery through the Skills Investment Fund, a collective investment in the future of the UK’s Creative Industries. Read more about the Film Skills Strategy.