Industry-led training

We offer a range of creative technology courses for those currently in the industry and beyond. Immersive and interactive technologies are becoming more and more ubiquitous and so the courses we offer are also in demand by those specialising in architecture and construction, interior design, engineering, tourism, marketing and healthcare to name a few. And all are welcome.  

Courses are available on the latest creative technology including cameras, software, head-mounted displays and more, to ensure the knowledge is available to those that need it. Our courses are frequently updated so check back to see what else becomes available. 

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Closing date: 18th March 2024

This course will show you how to become an accredited Sony VENICE 2 Operator. You will learn the function and operation of every control, indicator and connector. You will also see how all the camera's menus work and how they affect the camera's operation. You will also learn how to shoot creatively with a VENICE camera and how to work with the recorded files.

Learn more about Sony VENICE 2 Accredited Operators course.

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This Games Technology for Industry Skills Bootcamp introduces games development and how games technology powers engaging, immersive experiences in the games industry and beyond. It was developed in collaboration between senior, ex-games industry academics and the game studios and start-ups that have spun out of the Foundry at UWE Bristol.

Learn more about UWE – Games Technology.

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This bootcamp introduces games development and how to create immersive, entertainment experiences in context of what makes game products engaging and commercially successful. The first half of the course is designed to build professional skills and software competency. The second half specialises in the development of a "vertical slice" game demo for prospective employers from commercial studios as a portfolio piece, or to form the basis of a portfolio ahead of self-employment. There is also the opportunity to learn about the application of games technology for commercial purposes other than those solely for entertainment.

Learn more about UWE – Commercial Games Development.

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A key first step into the world of Big Data is to understand what it is, why it is different and how it is best managed. This module will introduce Big Data concepts and applications and compare traditional (SQL) to alternative (NoSQL) approaches to data storage and retrieval. In addition to key concepts of data integrity and quality, you will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience with big data tools.

Learn more about UWE – Big Data.

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In line with fulfilling the needs of the Digital Skills requirements in the Engineering sector, UWE-DETI with its partner companies are organising a free, virtual/online skills and training CPD course. This is to help manufacturing companies and workers visualise the possibilities of the future with digital tools and skills alongside the career pathways required. Thereby creating pathways for training and education to enable digital skills application in the manufacturing sector.

Learn more about UWE – Big Data Skills & Training Course.

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Learn to decode the stories around us and sharpen the tools we need to tell our own at MyWorld's free-of-charge "Storytelling in film for social media" webinar taking place on 12 March. Apply by 6 March to secure your place.

Learn more about Webinar: Storytelling in film for social media.

MyWorld is running two three-day Unreal Engine courses- one course will run on 3,4,5 January at Newton Park Campus, Bath Spa University and a second (repeated) course will run on 27 Feb, 28 Feb and 1 Mar at Clifton Campus, University of Bristol.

Learn more about Unreal Engine Course.

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MyWorld are delighted to sponsor three Global GameJams taking place within the region at the end of January.

Learn more about Global GameJams.

screen skills courses

ScreenSkills is the industry-led skills body for the screen industries – film, television (including children's, unscripted and high-end), VFX (visual effects), animation and games. It provides insight, career development and other opportunities to help people get into the industry and progress within it.

Learn more about ScreenSkills – Careers, jobs and skills training in film, TV, VFX, animation and games.

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Monthly meetups, the UK’s most connected, regional tech festival, the largest tech awards ceremony outside of London and more. If you’re looking to connect and experience this incredible community, then techSPARK events are for you.

Learn more about techSPARK – Tech Events.

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These creative courses can help you to realise your own artistic vision, giving you the skills, tools and networks to develop your creativity and turn your passions into professional success.

Learn more about Creative Youth Network – Creative Courses.

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Discover Creative Careers is a government-funded, industry-led programme working to ensure there is a larger and more diverse intake of talent into the creative industries.

Learn more about Creative Careers – Roles in the creative industries.

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Secure your place in front of the industry experts at keynote talks, networking events and workshops.

Learn more about Bristol Creative Industries – Creative Industry Events.

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Babbasa provides full support with job applications for young people from under-represented backgrounds in Bristol.

Learn more about Babassa – Career Opportunities.

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Get Into Theatre is the essential website to help you find all the information and opportunities you need to pursue a successful career in theatre in the UK. From backstage to performing, training to apprenticeships, you will find up-to-date theatre jobs information and advice.

Learn more about Get Into Theatre.

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One of the key aims of the Enterprise Zone is the attraction of 22,000 jobs over its lifespan. Though businesses in the area will span a range of sectors, the project has a particular focus on the hi-tech, low carbon, creative and digital and professional services industries.

Learn more about Bristol Temple Quarter – Skills and Training.

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The Creative Industries Safety Passport is a one-day health & safety course designed specifically for workers, employed or freelance, working in film, TV, theatre and live events. It promotes a safety culture based on personal responsibility for safety. This means that it encourages delegates to be pro-active in their own safety and the safety of others.

Learn more about Bectu – Creative Industries Safety Passport.

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Find out about the many jobs on offer in the TV industry, how to stand out when applying for roles, and how the RTS can help, through our television masterclasses and bursary schemes.

Learn more about Royal Television Society – Education and Training.

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BFI offers courses, workshops, resources and funding to emerging filmmakers.

Learn more about BFI – Learning and Training.

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Institute of Coding courses will give you the digital skills that employers are looking for – whether you study part-time or full-time. We can help you upskill or reskill, boosting your employability.

Learn more about Institute of Coding – Developing digital skills your way.

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Whether you want to be a professional Software Developer, Project Manager, Cyber Security Analyst, Cloud, Network, or general IT specialist, below are some key areas of tech you can train in to gain qualifications which will help your career in IT.

Learn more about Women in Tech – Training opportunities.

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CDN Training has a track record of helping individuals and organisations achieve real impact and lasting change.

Learn more about Creative Diversity Network – Training.