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Employment Through Arts Project

  • Location: Ashford, Maidstone, Medway, Sevenoaks, Sittingbourne
  • Suitable Towns: Ashford, Broadstairs, Canterbury, Dartford, Deal, Dover, Faversham, Folkestone, Gravesend, Maidstone, Margate, Medway, Ramsgate, Romney Marsh, Sandwich, Sevenoaks, Sheerness, Sittingbourne, Swanley, Tonbridge, Tunbridge Wells, Whitstable
  • Dates: Continuous
  • Duration: 12 Weeks - 6 Months
  • Qualification Level: Level 1
  • Vocational Area: Film, Drama, Digital Media, Creative Industries
  • Progression Routes: Further Education, Work Experience, Employment
  • Suitable for EHCP: Yes - We have small groups and also offer individualised support. The majority of applicants we accept do have some form of mental health or ASD support need. All they have to be is keen and willing to work.
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Course Details

Physical Folk's Employment Through Arts (ETA) Project is looking for young adults 17 to 24 who are not in employment or education to take part in a series of creative workshops in Kent, focussed on film making, drama, media, teamwork and employability skills. 

Working in a project team, you will make films and drama around local issues and stories to create a positive social impact. Some of the skills you can gain during the project are story and script development, camera work, sound, lighting, editing, VFX, colour grading, acting, photography, and production planning.

The project will also offer training and support around employment and job search skills related to the creative industries, as well as work visits and guest speakers from the Creative Industries within specialist creative fields.

The project will run 3 days a week over 12 weeks in groups of up to 12 people.

More details at www.physicalfolk.org.uk

Course Benefits

The ETA Project will build your confidence and skills to gain work or further training in the creative industries or other fields of your choice. You will have the opportunity to gain the Arts Award (Level 1) and develop a wider understanding of potential career paths within the creative industries. Those who complete the course satisfactorily will also be given the opportunity to attain the Film Industry recognised DaVinci Resolve 101 User Certification as a first step towards becoming a Film Editor, Sound Designer, VFX/Motion Graphics animator or Colour Grader.