Digital Media Training

Applications close on Monday the 22nd Nov 11.59pm

Calling all young creatives aged 18-25 with a passion for compelling content creation and a deep desire for a career in digital media. Our FREE 6-week training programme, followed by a minimum of 2 weeks paid work placement, will grant you instant industry access while teaching you how to excel in digital production across multiple-platforms. You will master the tools and techniques required to succeed in a ‘real life’ collaborative and fast paced environment.

Our unique training model provides practical hands-on experience in digital media content creation while working within a production company. Participants will complete the training with a working knowledge of the multi-disciplinary skills required for employment in the industry, before embarking on a further paid work placement with one of our industry partners, such as Sky, Banijay, Channel 4, Warner Bros Entertainment, Lime Pictures, Fremantle, Gravity Media, Sister and many more.

Live Info Sessions

We will run two informal online info sessions in November where people who are interested in the programme can meet with a member of the team, learn more about the training, gain tips about the application process and ask any questions they may have. Click here for more info

The Skills you will gain:


● End to end digital media content creation for Licklemor Productions ( https://www.licklemorproductions.com ) and MAMA Youth Project
( www.mamayouthproject.org.uk ) social media platforms, which includes developing ideas, self-shooting, text and video editing.
 
● How to publish and distribute content, as well as monitor analytics to engage and grow an audience.
 
● Successful candidates will also gain production etiquette, fundamental work ethics, CV tailoring, interview techniques, career mentorship and peer networking.


Who is it for: 

To be eligible to apply you must be between the ages of 18-25 years and living in the boroughs of Barnet, Brent, Camden, Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham, Harrow, Kensington & Chelsea and the Cities of London and Westminster ONLY.


Applicants must not be in full time / part time education (this includes taking a gap year) or employment if accepted onto the training. They must have been living in the UK for a minimum of a year and have the right to live and work in the UK. You should also reside in the UK at the time of application.


It is primarily aimed at individuals from under-represented backgrounds or challenging backgrounds and those with limited educational or employment opportunities, including unemployed graduates. MAMA Youth Project is committed to providing a truly inclusive training and working environment.

 
Please do not apply if you do not meet the stated requirements.


Duration: 

The training will last for 6 weeks followed by a minimum of 2 weeks paid work placement at a partner company. Training if full time, Monday - Friday. Participants who successfully complete will also gain a minimum of 6 months’ career follow up support in addition to mentoring by an industry professional.


Costs & Financial Support:

The training is free. Travel and lunch expenses will be covered for the 6 weeks duration.


Training Location:

The training is due to take place at Sky Osterley Campus, TW7 5QD, restrictions permitting. We will be working in line with government COVID-19 health and safety procedures and where possible, some sessions may take place remotely utilising Zoom and other platforms.


Dates:

Application Deadline:  Monday 22nd Nov, 11.59pm.
Interviews: will take place between the 6th -9th December 2021 via Zoom.
Training Dates: Trainee Production Manager and Trainee Production Coordinator start on Thursday the 6th of January 2022. Trainee Digital Media Producers start on Monday 10th January 2022. All trainees finish on 21st February 2022.


Industry Placements:

Trainees who are successful in completing the 6 weeks training programme will go on to do a minimum of 2 weeks paid work placement at one of our other industry partners. Please note that industry placements may begin as soon as the training at MAMA Youth finishes or there could be a short gap, so candidates must make sure they are available.

Apply to train in one of the following roles:



  • Trainee Digital Media Producer

You are creative, full of ideas, think outside the box, enjoy learning technical skills and would love to see your content on a multitude of social media platforms. Sounds like you? Click here to download job description.



  • Trainee Production Manager or Production Coordinator

You are a leader, highly organised, like enabling other people's work, enjoy making sure everything is running smoothly, as well as having a love for all things admin. Sounds like you? Click here to download job description. 




Take a look at some of the work produced by previous Digital Media training teams.