QEST apprenticeship – worth up to £18,000 – and better still, these are now open to anyone 16 or over, and institutions can apply without having a named apprentice. The apprenticeship can run over a number of years.
This is the second year that the Heritage Crafts Association has worked with generous funders to produce a unique set of awards specifically for traditional crafts. And our funders have been even more generous this year; we have almost £100,000 (£99,500) in bursaries and awards which is the most there has ever been for heritage crafts.
Nominations for the Creative & Cultural Skills Awards are now open. Celebrate exemplary individuals, organisations, apprentices and interns in the creative and cultural industries.
The Creative & Cultural Skills Awards recognise those who have demonstrated a commitment to passing on skills and improving routes into work for young people.
Deadline for all nominations is 5pm on the 19th December 2014.
Awards will be made in the following categories:
- The Design Skills Award
- The Music Skills Award
- The Craft Skills Award
- The Jewellery Skills Award
- The Cultural Heritage Skills Award
- The Theatre Skills Award
- The Training Provider of the Year Award
- The Apprentice of the Year Award
- The Intern of the Year Award