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Give Picturehouse staff the living wage!

The fight continues for staff at Picturehouse cinemas, who are demanding the living wage. Sign BECTU's petition today to show your support. 

All Right? Fill in our disability survey

BECTU member? Please fill in our disability survey to boost BECTU's fight for positive attitudes towards disability in the creative industries and to expand our support for disabled members. 

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Find Your Future 2015: summer event for apprentices and trainees

24 June 2015

New entrants seeking apprenticeship and trainee opportunities in the creative sectors need to take part in Find Your Future ...

BBC: Love it or Lose It!

16 June 2015

BECTU is one of the main organisations behind a new campaign in support of BBC Charter Renewal and a fair licence fee ...

  1. Royal Opera House settles pay dispute
  2. National Theatre members back 2% pay deal
  3. BBC cuts: BECTU will oppose compulsory redundancies
  4. New pay deal at Kings Place
  5. Malcolm McDowell re-thinks visit to EIFF

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The 2015 course programme is available for booking here. We will be adding courses over the next few of months.

Coming soon - a brand new course for How to deal with trauma, recognising post traumatic stress and coping with it. The course gives advice on how to avoid having a trauma on a production.

Other new courses for 2015 include Maximising Your Online Presence and Developing a Strategy  and multiple dates for the City and Guilds 7300 Introduction to Trainer Skills

Editing courses for 2015 available here new course one day Photoshop intro

2015 Emergency First Aid at Work dates here 

BECTU's own IOSH accredited Creative Industries Safety Passport ...practical, cost-effective and widely recognised. Next courses taking place in London and the North East . NEW North East venue the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art in Gateshead on 3rd September - AVAILABLE TO BOOK NOW.

2015 BECTU reps short course programme now available to book.

Go to BECTU Learning Projects for courses in England, Scotland & Wales.


IMATS (International Make-up Arts Trade Show)

10 - 12 July 2015

Location: Olympia London, Hammersmith Road, London W14 8UX, UK

If your work in professional make-up for the creative sectors, you won't want to miss IMATS 2015. And be sure to come and find ...

Find Your Future 2015

12 August 2015

Location: Westminster Kingsway College, 211 Grays Inn Road, London WC1X 8RA.

A showcase for apprentice and trainee opportunities in the creative sector.

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