CLOCK Advanced Trainee
Develop your creative skills and creative practice with the CLOCK Advanced Trainee programme. Our programme gives you the opportunity to design, produce, and deliver real-world creative projects in collaboration with your peers. A CLOCK industry mentor will support you at every step and encourage you to reflect on your professional goals and ambitions. Once you achieve CLOCK Advanced Trainee status you can demonstrate to prospective employers, clients, and collaborators that you are ready for work in the creative industries and you have the practice-based experience to prove it.
Who is it for?
If you are a student or new entrant to the creative industries and would like to transform creative projects or creative work into qualifications, the CLOCK Advanced Trainee programme is for you. This programme is also suitable if you are employed or self-employed in a creative role. volunteering, or working as a trainee or intern on a publicly or privately funded programme (we currently work with young people from the Kickstart programme in England).
Skills Development and Boot Camp
With the CLOCK Advanced Trainee programme you can choose to develop and validate your skills in creative practice or creative enterprise, whichever is most relevant for you. A CLOCK industry mentor will work with you to benchmark your current creative practice or enterprise skills and develop a personalised skills development programme with you. We believe in learning by doing, so as you deliver and create projects you will CLOCK up the skills you need to achieve your status and award.
The endpoint of your programme is the CLOCK boot camp where you receive skills recognition and validation and achieve your CLOCK Advanced Trainee status and award (equivalent to higher education level 4).
Discover Your Industry Status
If you are unsure whether you have the necessary experience and skills to aim for the industry status of Advanced Trainee, or, want to identify your current skills gaps, sign up for a CLOCK Skills Discovery Workshop. Our mentors will support you to choose the programme and industry status that is right for you.
If you want to work with us or one of our partners to achieve your CLOCK Advanced Trainee status the costs will vary depending on the content of the programme and whether you opt in to our membership.
Join the CLOCK Community
By becoming a member of the CLOCK community, you can spread the cost of the programme with a monthly subscription of £50.
- Work towards the CLOCK Advanced Trainee award and receive priority for attendance at a CLOCK boot camp*
- Monthly mentoring sessions with a professional from your industry
- Annual CLOCK Skills Discovery Workshop to assess your current skills and identify skills you need to develop
- Invitations to events and webinars (open to members internationally)
- Keep up to date with community news through our CLOCK Quarterly
- Access to an international community of professionals from the creative industries
*In physical locations and online.
Get in touch to talk with us about what you want to achieve and discover more about our programme and community.