Building A Creative Nation
Creative Arts East was successful in securing funding from the Creative Employment Programme to work with organisations and freelancers across Norfolk, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire and Bedfordshire to create paid internships and apprenticeships for unemployed young people aged 16 - 24.
This programme has now come to end and we would like to say thank you to all the employers and young people that have been involved.
Creative Employment Programme (CEP)
£15m fund to support the creation of traineeships, formal apprenticeship and paid internship opportunities in England for young unemployed people aged 16-24 wishing to pursue a career in the arts and cultural sector. Providing part wage grants to employers, both commercial and subsidised, who fall within the Arts Council England's footprint and who create new apprenticeship and internship job opportunities for young unemployed people aged 16-24 in England. Footprint includes Music, Dance, Theatre, Literature, Visual Arts, Contemporary Craft, Combined Arts, Galleries, Circus, Carnival Arts, Museums and Libraries. CEP is managed by Creative and Cultural Skills. www.ccskills.org.uk/supporters/funding/details/the-creative-employment-programme
Creative & Cultural Skills: National Skills Academy for Creative and Cultural
Supports skills and training needs of the UK's creative and cultural industries; our Skills Academy partnerships are local and national networks of employers and training providers, who are committed to the provision of high quality, industry-relevant education and training, apprenticeships and careers advice; licenced as a Sector Skills Council by the UK Commission for Employment and Skills. www.ccskills.org.uk