Training Scheme

Applications open for Mama Youth Project TV training scheme

Credit: MAMA Youth Project

The scheme offers candidates the chance to gain valuable training and get their foot in the door of TV employment, with 82% of Mama Youth Project alumni still working in the industry a year after the training.

With no industry experience necessary, Mama Youth Project encourages those from under-represented backgrounds to apply, having previously helped over 400 young people break into the competitive TV industry.

Sky launches new training scheme for female engineers

The programme will provide up to 1000 women with the necessary skills, training and career development opportunities to become an engineer. 

The UK has less women working in the field than anywhere else in Europe - only 2% of Sky's engineering workforce are women.

The company hopes to increase the number of female engineers at the company to 20% over the next two years.

BBC announces new development scheme for disabled actors

Shannon Murray in Class (Credit: BBC)

The programme, run by ThinkBigger, will give disabled actors across the UK the opportunity to showcase their talents to professionals in the industry, gain training and widen their contact portfolio in the industry. 

Actors are invited to submit a self-taped audition under two minutes in length to apply for the scheme in which up 30 actors will be selected.

For more information on how to apply, click here.