Entrepreneurship in Creative Industries (VTOS)

This is a one year full time VTOS course.  The purpose of the course is to equip the learner with knowledge, skills and confidence to create a small business in the Creative Industries. Students from various art and design backgrounds will work together in a shared office with facilities available to them to perfect their skills/products while being supported by mentors. The course will be delivered through a combination of lectures, mentoring, work placement and studio work.

Course Content

Entrepreneurship, eBusiness Studies, Project Management, Work Practice.

Workshops are an important element of this course.  They will be facilitated by experts from the Craft Industry.  Learners will enjoy trips to Art Galleries, Artists/Craft Studios and Craft Industries. (Modules – are subject to change)

Entry Requirements

VTOS eligible. All applicants who present for this course will be given individual guidance by qualified teachers who are in a position to make recommendations as to which courses may best suit their learning needs.

Progression

Successful students will have the opportunity to progress onto Further Education or create their own business in the Creative Industries.