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CAN Do Creatives

13 Aug 2020 - 14:10 by michelle.foster

canCAN Do Creatives is offering free training sessions run by Community Arts North West (CAN) for Artists, Producers, Creatives and Community Practitioners in Greater Manchester who want to learn new skills and find work in the creative industries. The training will be run online, and potentially in small groups if social distancing measures allow.

The sessions will cover some of the basics you need to support your creative career including:

  • Presentation skills
  • Job applications and interviews
  • Project design and planning
  • How to budget
  • How to register as self-employed
  • Marketing your work
  • Health and Safety


  • A series of online seminars with industry specialists on related areas
  • Links to Greater Manchester-based arts organisations and support networks.
  • A showcase event on course completion to share your work

To take part you must be:

  • Aged 19 or over
  • Living in Greater Manchester
  • Unemployed and in receipt of full universal credit, or have no income of your own
  • Have permission to work in the UK
  • Not in full time education

Applications are especially welcomed from refugees, women, people aged 50+, young people aged 19 or over, disabled people, and those who have significant barriers to employment.

For more information and an application form click here or email: katherine@can.uk.com

Deadline for applications: 4 September 2020

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