Get into the Creative Industries (16 to 18 Year Olds)
This short, practical course will teach you how to break into the creative industries like film, TV, advertising, music and museums. Official government figures show that the creative industries generate a whopping £8 million pounds per hour and have one of the highest job creation rates...
Taught by: Emmeline Rodman.
This short, practical course will teach you how to break into the creative industries like film, TV, advertising, music and museums. Official government figures show that the creative industries generate a whopping £8 million pounds per hour and have one of the highest job creation rates.
Working in the creative industries can be exciting and rewarding, but knowing how to find your way in can be hard. This practical, hands-on course will give you a thorough understanding of what the creative industries, looking specifically at advertising and art case-studies. You will visit an arts venue to see the creative industries in practice. By giving you time to think and discuss your ideas with the tutor and your group, you will be guided through the process of choosing a career option and defining the next steps to success.
Taught through a series of lectures, workshops and group work you will leave with confidence and a plan of action.
- Visit to an arts venue
- Introduction to advertising and brands
- Responding to a creative brief
- Introduction to art and its influences
- Describing and critiquing art
- Benefits and realties of working in the creative industries
- Career options
- Networking and self-promotion
- Volunteering and internships
- CV Clinic
- Writing a plan of action
By the end of this course you should be able to:
- Understand and respond to a creative brief
- Deconstruct images and talk through creative ideas
- Make a strong application for work or further study
- Approach your career choice with confidence
Who should attend
This course is ideal if you are thinking about a career in the creative industries and want to find out how to get ahead. It will help you select a course and make a strong application for further study or entry-level jobs.
Follow Up Courses
Once you have competed this course you may be interested in applying for an undergraduate degree at London College of Communication.
Emmeline Rodman is a London based Venue Manager and Artist. She has worked as an operations manager at the Southbank Centre, ZSL London Zoo and Hackney’s Netil House. After studying advertising and fine art, she began an art practice of photography, sculpture and illustration. She has exhibited at the Royal College of Art and has worked as an advertising illustrator in Norway.