On Wednesday, 11th of March 2015 the annual Quality Skills Alliance awards ceremony was held at the National Museum of Wales, Cardiff.
Huge congratulations to BBC Wales who came to the top in the Employer of the Year – Large Business Category, and to Dai Kneath, former special effects apprentice with Real SFX who won the Creative Industries Apprentice of the year category. Read More
We are thrilled to be able to tell you all that Cyfle’s Level 3 Apprenticeship in Creative and Digital Media has been awarded the Creative Skillset Tick!
We are the first provider in Wales to be awarded the Tick, which is the creative industries’ outstanding quality mark, setting apart courses and apprenticeships which are not only outstandingly delivered but trusted by employers to thoroughly prepare students for their career. Read More
The focus of the Creative Producer Scheme was to foster core skills for 6 individuals who had the ability to access creative ideas and who possessed strong Art and Design skills. In turn we would harness their creativity, motivating them to become creative producers in their own right with the ability and skills to drive their own IP (Intellectual property). Read More
Winners of the Small Apprentice Employer of the Year Award at the NTFW Apprenticeship Awards in 2014, she was there to recognise the company’s commitment to supporting young people through its apprenticeship programme, and meet its very first female apprentice SFX technician, Rowena Griffiths-Lewis, 19 from Caerphilly.
And the story made her local paper, the Caerphilly Campaigner! Read More
Over the course of 6 months, over 80 individuals working in the creative and cultural industries in Wales attended 12 workshops in Aberystwyth, Cardiff and Caernarfon with the aim of enhancing their digital skills, as part of a project run in association with Creative & Cultural Skills. This project was supported by the Welsh Government’s Sector Priorities Fund Programme (SPFP) which is part funded by the European Social Fund. Read More
Huge congratulations Caryl Brown, who is now working full time as a Script Supervisor on Pobol y Cwm with BBC Cymru Wales – gold star for you!
She took time out of her new and busy schedule to answer a few questions for us.
In mid-November the trainees on our Creative Producers Training Scheme (which is being run in partnership with A and O Studios and Cardiff Metropolitan University with funding and support from Creative Skillset’s Skills Investment Funds) met a high flyer in the animation world. BUT… we’ve been sworn to secrecy and can’t tell you who it is!
However, we can share with you what our trainees thought of the experience as well as a few hints and tips that they picked up along the way.
Welcome to the world Lily-May Jones, and good luck with all those nappies and sleepless nights Aaron!
A warm welcome to Owain Hughes from Amlwch, Anglesey, the lucky man who was chosen as Trainee Prop Master as part of the Cyfle on Set Training Scheme with Da Vinci’s Demons (offered in conjunction with BBC Worldwide and the Welsh Government)