Making Creativity Work

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Making Creativity Work is your chance to step inside the industry to learn from leading professionals. This unique training programme provides exciting opportunities to develop new skills inside one of the world’s brightest media companies, Bauer Media.

Making Creativity Work provides industry based training, plus the chance to gain work experience and one to one coaching from industry experts. Courses are delivered in London and cover radio, magazines, television, fashion, textiles, digital… and much, much more.

The programme has been designed to progress people into employment across creative industries, with a strong focus on enterprise, creativity, STEM and innovation skills.

The project is funded by the European Social Fund and runs until July 2018. The Bauer Academy is proud to deliver Making Creativity Work with a range of partners.

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In more detail: 

“Making Creativity Work’ has been built to take people into employment and apprenticeships within creative industries and give them exposure to some of the world’s most iconic media brands and the people behind them.

Making Creativity Work provides work based learning, support, and mentoring and the training will connect participants to a diverse range of job opportunities and apprenticeship programmes.

 What are the training options?

 1.Making Creativity Work: Ideas & Content Creation 

This course includes five days training, plus two evening sessions. You’ll discover how to generate ideas and inspiration from brief through to implementation, to develop and deliver content that truly engages with target audiences across multiple media platforms.                  

Where appropriate, learning will be topped up with personalised work experience, mentoring and industry master classes, to suit your career ambitions.

2. ASBO Magazine

This 12-day course is delivered over four weeks. It’s designed to teach magazine publishing skills through the delivery of ASBO’s famously cool Student Fashion Edition. Students can expect to work across ASBO’s fashion and music teams to learn, research and develop fresh content. They’ll also receive tuition from The Bauer Academy on how to execute their ideas across multimedia platforms and formats.     

3. ASBO Radio

This six-day course is delivered over two weeks and is for learners who are seeking an opportunity to step inside the UK’s fastest growing medium – radio.  Participants will get an unrivalled insight into all aspects of radio producing, presenting and other associated skill sets, from the inside out. 

4. Journalism Journey

This week-long multimedia journalism course also offers a two-day work experience placement for those ready to take their first step in to the industry. Training will cover all aspects of journalism, from finding and telling stories to writing reports and bulletins and conducting stand out interviews. Whether you want to be a journalist or simply want to gain transferable media skills for another career, this is the perfect opportunity.

Who can get involved?

To qualify participants must be 19+, live in England, and be unemployed or economically inactive. Part time students can also apply. 

Spaces are extremely limited. Recruitment runs until July, with participants able to engage with a flexible training programme delivered across 2017.   Please fill out the contact form below to apply now.  


To take part you must be 19+, AND NOT CURRENTLY BE IN WORK OR EDUCATION. Register interest by submitting this form: