Creativity Works: Audio Production

Want to learn how to match your stories with the perfect sound? Get the skills you need and fast-track your career as an audio producer with this free 6-week course

Creativity Works: Audio Production is a full-time, six-week, intensive training course led by leading audio producers and industry partners to enable Londoners aged 18-24 to learn audio production skills, build a blended network of talented peers and industry leaders, and land a role working in-house or freelance in audio and podcasting– one of the UK's fastest growing creative digital industries.

Over six weeks you’ll learn everything you need to know about audio production – from ideation, storytelling and editing; to financing and hosting. The course curriculum, co-designed and co-delivered by audio broadcasting and production professionals, will feature guest lectures, masterclasses, technical skills-based workshops, inspirational bite-sized industry talks, plus virtual creative field trips to studios.

What to expect?

  • The course takes place 13 Feb – 31 March 2023
  • Weekdays, 10am - 3:30pm, with the occasional evening session ending at 5:30pm
  • A combination of online and in-person sessions taking place at our space in Hackney Bridge: the Good Growth Hub
  • A New Direction's team of friendly facilitators will be there to guide you throughout the course, supporting any access requirements and Qs you have along the way
  • You'll get access to a MacBook pro and use of Abode suite throughout the duration of the course
  • You'll receive a £200 bursary to cover your expenses
  • Post-course, alumni will join a network of Creativity Works peers and gain year-round invites to access private industry events for free, such as The Podcast Show, Vogue symposiums, the UKMVAs + more

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About Creativity Works

Creativity Works is our series of industry-co-designed intensive creative courses designed for young Londoners aged 18-24 who aren't in education, training, or employment. First launched in 2014 each course in the programme nurtures a specific creative skill set; from podcasting, photography & event production to set design, digital marketing and filmmaking. Supported by the Mayor’s Fund for London, these courses are always free to attend and take place as a full-time programme across 6-weeks. Participants are given access to a MacBook Pro and Adobe suite plus receive training via interactive workshops, masterclasses, talks and more.

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Creativity Works is a Mayor's Fund for London programme. Delivered as part of The Skills Bootcamps for Londoners which aims to help Londoners aged 19+ to progress in work by giving them access to in-demand skills training and a guaranteed interview for a more sustainable, higher-skilled job and higher wages over time.

Supported by Citi Foundation and the Greater London Authority (GLA). Delivered by A New Direction.

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This programme takes place at the Good Growth Hub – a creative careers hub in East London run by A New Direction.

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