For students and parents

Where can I find out more?

Want to find out more about the creative industries? Explore these industry-specific sites below to get started...

Advertising and marketing

A ‘one stop shop’ of information and advice on careers in advertising, including advertising job profiles, interview advice and FAQs.


Explore architectural roles in construction and find out about routes in. Use the interactive construction site to see what goes on around the architects.

Find out how to become an architect and advice for studying to be an architect under ‘Education, CPD and careers’


Get inspired by the stories of makers in the member directory, and find job profiles, free making free tutorials and information and advice for your future craft business.

Explore Cockpit’s network of over 160 makers and designers – see interviews, exhibitions, and more.

Watch recorded conversations with craftspeople, find makers and workshops on the ‘craft map’, read case studies of makers who made it, and find out about endangered crafts.

Design: product, graphic and fashion design

Find design industry job profiles in the ‘All about design’ section of the website.

Find resources to learn about how to design inclusively and for our planet under ‘Skills & Learning’. Find interviews under ‘Championing The Value of Design’ in the ‘Our Work’ section of the website.

Find information about routes into fashion - from apprenticeships, to bootcamps, to T-levels, and more information on careers in the industry.

Film, TV, video, radio and photography

Explore the studio blog for opportunities, behind the scenes of an animation production company, and more. Get inspired by the careers section to see the kinds of job available and how to apply for them.

See what life is like for the people working at this animation and VFX studio, with interviews and glimpses of on-the-job training and classes for Framestore artists

Find guides to the industry like job roles in photography and a mental health guide for creatives under ‘Information’. See recommended photography courses under ‘Find…’

Browse job profiles and career maps to find a role for you in the screen industries, and explore training, events, e-learning, mentoring opportunities, bursaries and more to help you get in.

Find job roles and tip for getting into audio production (radio and podcast). You could also watch the recorded webinars with business and industry tips for people who already work in audio to inspire you.

IT, software and computer services

Find the Creative Chronicles series for insights, advice, and masterclass content from experts in games development, and other resources. Get inspired by current job openings, including traineeships.

Explore XR job profiles, find case studies and articles about the latest in immersive technology and events for people who want to find out more.

Browse job roles, watch videos and read about careers in VFX. Listen to the ACCESS:VFX podcast.

Browse job profiles and career maps to find a role for you in the screen industries, and explore training, events, e-learning, mentoring opportunities, bursaries and more to help you get in.

Museums, galleries and libraries

Find out what the team do and explore current job vacancies and work experience opportunities to see some of the jobs available in this industry.

Music, performing and visual arts

Find advice, guidance, and resources for professionals in theatre under ‘Theatre Industry’. See what jobs are available in theatre by browsing the job vacancies.

National support organisation for dance: Find higher education courses, job profiles and more in the ‘Careers Hub’ in the ‘Careers’ section of the website. Get inspired by industry news, the jobs board and more.

Find ‘Education & Careers Resources’ in the Education section of the website, including a music course directory, job profiles, top tips for getting jobs in music, theory and instrumental teaching resources and more.

Find job profiles, interviews and advice and search for courses, opportunities and funding to help you join the theatre industry.


Go to‘ About Publishing’ to find information on how publishing works, the jobs available and where to look for them. Find training such as apprenticeships and internships.

Other useful sites

Find information on creative apprenticeships and more in the ‘Careers for all’ section.

Download the free ERIC app to help you explore, up-skill and get work in the creative industries.

Find further careers resources like CV and cover letter guidance and a list of free training courses and education advice for people with special educational needs or a disability.