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Sound Values - Value Sound

Sound professionals want to be respected and paid properly for what they do. They want their work to be valued. They want to work decent hours with proper breaks wherever possible. When they supply their own equipment, they want to be paid properly for it. Our campaign is underway. Use the link to find out more.

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Rio members win legally binding agreement

31 July 2015

In March, BECTU members at the Rio Centre (Dalston) Limited went to the CAC (Central Arbitration Committee) and formally won ...

Find Your Future 2015: book now!

28 July 2015

Bookings are continuing for the summer event for would-be apprentices and trainees in the creative sectors. Find Your Future ...

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

By popular demand Pyrotechnics Safety Awareness Monday 30th November, the Backstage Centre, Purfleet.

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.


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 including theatre, broadcasting & film.

PLASA 2015

4 - 6 October 2015

Location: ExCeL London, One Western Gateway Victoria Dock Rd, London, E16 1XL.

Join us at the trade show for live entertainment technologies. World famous exhibitors and a host of support for the industry's ...

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