To help you develop the key business skills that will help you survive and thrive in the creative industries, we’ve launched a series of FREE one-day workshops throughout England. We also host easy to enrol webinars so you can learn online.
We’re adding more to the list every month so look out for updates from your unions and from FEU Training.
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Everybody tells you that you must have a website and you must have a blog but nobody tells you how – or why. In this workshop you will learn the key steps to creating your blog but, more importantly, what you can use one for and how it will become an important part of your creative work.read more
This one-day workshop is designed to give practical advice and support to help you improve how you demonstrate your many skills and abilities to potential clients, through both what you say and how you say it.read more
Learn how to stand out from the crowd by writing targeted CVs/career summaries/profiles (whatever format is required) that show why you are the right person for each work opportunity you apply for.read more
Staying motivated is essential if you’re going to develop a successful freelance career. Whether you’re just starting out and trying to get your foot in the door or a seasoned professional who is aiming to maintain momentum, this one day workshop will help you get and stay motivated so that you realise your creative ambitions.read more
Getting your message across and making the right impression relies on both what you say and how you say it. In this one-day workshop, you will learn how thoughts, intentions and feelings are expressed through physical behaviours and how to ensure that the non-verbal messages you convey create the right impact.read more
This workshop will help you explore how to use all the great skills and talents you have to diversify your career (often to support your core work), increase your choices, efficiency and your earning potential.read more
Instagram is one of the fastest growing social media platforms and can be an effective platform for creative freelances who want to showcase their work to new/wider audiences. This workshop is ideally suited to beginners who want to learn more about and develop their skills to use this increasingly popular social networking app.read more
Even the most positive, go-getting people sometimes experience a dip in confidence – especially when they’ve experienced a set back or are facing a particularly daunting challenge. In this one-day workshop, we’ll help you develop and maintain confidence whatever the circumstance.read more
Your ability to communicate effectively is a key factor in building the productive working relationships necessary to establish and maintain a successful freelance career. This workshop will help you understand different styles of communication and pick up new techniques so that you can more easily achieve the results that you’re aiming for.read more
Whether it’s fiction or non-fiction, this workshop will help you develop your book idea as well as write and get it published.read more
This workshop aims to help you maximise the potential of your technology including computers, phones and tablets so that you improve the way that you work and make your life easier.
Suitable for PC and Mac, Android and iOS, demos will typically be of Mac and iPhone/iPad apps but the day is about all platforms and how all of us can exploit the technology we own.read more
This workshop will examine the key challenges that most freelances experience at some point or another to help you develop good habits and strategies so that you are more likely to survive and thrive as a creative freelance.read more