Artskills Project is ideal for young people aged 16 - 24years old who have not obtained their literacy qualification and are not in education, employment (under 16hrs) and training.
This approach would suit young people who have not engaged successfully with formal education and who would like to gain qualifications via a creative approach. The learning approaches are interactive and participatory The benefits of this course are numerous young people will obtain UK recognized qualifications in Arts, Literacy and ICT Skills, develop their confidence, self esteem and transferable skills as well as having the opportunity to display their work at an end of year show case. The training course is funded by The Department of Education and Learning, The European social fund and The Arts Council.
It upskills young people to achieve OCN Level 1 in Creative Writing, Digital Photograph, Web Design, Performance, Film and Video & CCEA Literacy. If you are not in education, employment (16hrs) or training and have not achieved your essential skills and would like to take part in the open call this course is due to begin in the playhouse Derry on October 10, 2011 for two and half days per week for fifteen weeks. There is also assistance with child care and travel cost, benefits remain unaffected and cash bonus available at the end upon successful completion of the course.