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New Entrant Training



Date Posted: January 13, 2022

We are running a three-day training course aimed at new entrants to the film & TV industry.

The course is open to anyone wishing to get their foot through the door and to get a better understanding of how a professional film or TV set works. There are 36 spaces available and the training will take place from Tuesday 1st February to Thursday 3rd February between 9am – 5.30pm. You must be available to attend all three dates.

Each day will cover key elements so that on completion of the training, candidates will be ’set-ready’ and more confident to apply for future trainee opportunities on productions. Delivery of the training will be a mixture of online and in person sessions. In person sessions will take place at a venue in Belfast where social distancing measures will be in place. Successful candidates will also need to provide a negative LFT or PCR test (NHS text or email within previous 48 hours).

The course includes the following;

  • Set etiquette including a who’s who of departments and responsibilities
  • BECTU Creative Industries Health & Safety Passport (certificate valid for 3 years)
  • Emergency First Aid in the Workplace (certificate valid for 3 years)

***There is no charge to attend this course***

How to Apply

There is no requirement for previous industry experience, however, all applicants must be 18 years or over and NOT in full time education. You must also be resident in Northern Ireland.**

**For the avoidance of doubt, Northern Ireland needs to be your primary residence for tax purposes.

If you would like to apply for a place, please email Kerry at [email protected] and outline in your email your aims for the future and how this training will be of benefit to you. Places are limited and only those applicants who can clearly demonstrate this training is relevant to their career goals will be awarded a place on a first come basis and completion of our equality monitoring form. You can access the monitoring form HERE.

Applications close at 12 noon on Friday 21st January.

You will be advised by Tuesday 25th January if you have secured a place.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all persons regardless of their sex; religious or similar philosophical belief; political opinion; race; age; sexual orientation; or, whether they are married or are in a civil partnership; or, whether they are disabled; or whether they have undergone, are undergoing or intend to undergo gender reassignment.

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