Creative Skillset

Creative Skillset empowers the Creative Industries to develop skills and talent; they do this by influencing and shaping policy, ensuring quality and by securing the vital investment for individuals to become the best in their field and for businesses to grow.

As the industry skills body for the Creative Industries, they work across film, television, radio, fashion, animation, games, visual effects, textiles, publishing,advertising, marketing communications and performing arts.

Creative Skillset supports skills and training for people and businesses to ensure the UK Creative Industries maintain their world class position.

About Creative Sillset

Creative Skillset are the UK-wide strategic skills body that works with employers, individuals, trade associations, unions, learning and training providers, Government and its public agencies and other key organisations to ensure that the UK's Creative Industries have continued access now, and in the future, to the skills and talent they require. This is achieved through:

  • Investment - managing a range of training funds raised from the industry and Government aimed at delivering solutions for skills development
  • Training - they inform and influence the development of qualifications for the competitive benefit of the Creative Industries, through schemes, like Tick accreditation courses, available across educational establishments, from diplomas to degrees and for industry apprenticeships
  • Careers - ensure those entering the industry are well prepared by offering high quality and realistic careers information
  • Research - examining the size and shape of the creative industries, understanding the needs of employers and the workforce, investigating existing training provision and scoping out future needs