the media and entertainment union
a sector of Prospect

The BECTU Vision project is focused on delivering training opportunities to the freelance film and TV workforce based and working in Scotland. We would love to hear from you if you have any suggestions for courses you think would be useful to you, your department, and the wider industry. Please email with any feedback or comments.

BECTU Vision offers training for film and TV freelances in Scotland.

Key criteria: in the main, these courses are open to applications from working professionals both living and working in Scotland. Most courses are free.

Those selected to take part will be subject to payment of a £50 late notice cancellation/no show fee. Courses places are precious so only book if you are committed to taking part. Priority is given to BECTU members. Queries about BECTU Vision should be addressed to Alison Goring, project manager.


Activity in 2017-18

The project is currently applying for funding to run the following courses through 2017-18:

  • 1st Aid at Work
  • Risk Management and Assessment for Film & TV Production
  • Finance for Freelancers
  • Marketing and Networking for Freelancers
  • Hit the Ground Running
  • Research Skills
  • Scottish Mental Health First Aid

We also hope to deliver the following:

  • Script Editing and Development Skills
  • Movie Magic Scheduling
  • Movie Magic Budgeting

Register your interest

You can register your interest in attending any of these courses by leaving your details here.

What else would you like?

In order to keep our training relevant and industry-led, we would like your input. Please tell us what training you’d like us to deliver in the year ahead. You can reach our online survey here.

We will keep the page updated with more information and course dates as we have them.

These courses are funded by Scottish Union Learning and Development Funds. This training is brought to you by BECTU ~ promoting Union Learning.

More information         

To make sure you hear about future training opportunities and news subscribe to the BECTU Vision mailing list HERE 

Questions about training courses offered through BECTU Vision should be addressed to Alison Goring, project manager at

Last page update 14 August 2017.