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Future Creatives: Digital Content Creation

10 February 2021

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Future Creatives: Digital Content Creation

Future Creative is a 4 week training course preparing you to become the next viral TikTokerr, Instagram influencer or YouTube superstar and receive a £500 bursary! 

The Coronavirus crisis has brought a big focus onto digital content and organisations are finding ways of giving their customers and clients access to their offices online. Finding innovative way to engage with our friends and follower have further intensified the need for quality creative content online. That’s why we have created this intensive course led by the industry finest to support you to become next viral TikToker, Instagram influencer, YouTube superstar or even the boss of your own Digital Advertising agency. Whether you’re a beginner or a pro, this course is perfect for those making their very first steps into world Digital Content Creation. With a £500 bursary up for grabs you can use towards your next campaign, product or branding for your own channels. 

What we do  

Development: Throughout the programme we have a variety of upskilling sessions, industry insights and personal development days to get our young creators ready for a digital future. 

Employment: Our expert team are dedicated having strong connections and partners. We make it our mission in helping young people on the programme to create content and signpost them to further support, employment or training.  

Mentoring: We welcome young creatives from a variety of disciplines and ensure they get a real insight into the world of digital content creation; we team young people with industry experts to aid their learning and development. 

What's covered Click to get info

This 4 week programme will be delivered via a virtual platform over three days a week with additional days for self-directed learning. Over the course of the 4 weeks, you will be attending a variety of workshops and sessions led by industry experts, sector specific insight talks, networking and receive employability support by the Business Growth, Investment and Employment Team from 2019’s awarded winning local Authority – Waltham Forest Borough Council. 

Some of the modules you will be covering are:

  • An introduction to Digital Content Creation 
  • Creating a metric dashboard with Just Jaz  
  • The importance of Branding with Swim Magazine 
  • Brand partnerships with I Like Networking 
  • DIY Podcasting with Art Clubbers CIC 
  • The User Journey with The Growth Guys 

Eligibility criteria Click to get info

We welcome applications for all Waltham Forest residents living or studying in the borough aged 18-24 years of age, we also positively welcome candidates from the following groups apply 

  • 18 to 24 year olds who are not in Education, Training or employment 
  • We will also accept applications from residents who go to school/college or work in Waltham Forest.   
  • Welcome applicants with no experience  
  • Creative and Innovate minds.  
  • Submissions from individuals with creative solutions   

We positively encourage applications from marginalised communities including:  

  • Black, Asian and people of colour  
  • Females 
  • Disabled people including people with mental health issues or long-term health issues or learning disabled 
  • Gypsies and Travellers 
  • Homeless 
  • LGBTQIA+ 
  • People without qualifications 
  • Unemployed/low waged 
  • Working class people  
  • Young people 

Apply online for Digital Content Creation

Deadline 10am Friday 26 March 2021

You will need to be available on 31 March 2021. The programme will start on Tuesday 6 April 2021. 

Need a helping hand? Click to get info

Our aim is to always support young people from the borough to access all our opportunities, we understand this may be the first time filling in an application form, so we are offering 3 Advice and Guidance Workshops for you to join and seek 1-1 support from our team. Please register your attendance on the following sessions, 

 Successful applicants will be invited to our Let’s Create day. The day will consist of a group activity which you will be responding to a brief. Due to current circumstances this will be held virtually to ensure your safety and that of our team and partners.

You will need to be available on 31 March 2021. The programme will start on Tuesday 6 April 2021.