Skills & training

SIGN will provide a comprehensive range of training and development schemes, designed to create a larger, more diverse, more creative and more entrepreneurial screen industry workforce. Our training experts will facilitate and enhance the industry’s talent by ensuring relevance, enabling upskilling and tailoring offers to pressing needs.

Activities will include:

  • Online and face-to-face opportunities, from boot camps and mentoring programmes to webinars, immersive experiences and beyond
  • Developing technical, creative and professional training programmes to generate new skills amongst the region’s workforce
  • Identifying and attending to current and future skills gaps
  • Talent development, and management and leadership training, including bespoke consultancy programmes
  • Skills acquisition, including career development workshops and internships.

This workstream is led by the University of York and includes a £400k training fund.