During lockdown Bectu has been running a new, free, bitesize vocational learning programme that supports members in the creative industries keep up to date with knowledge and skills.
Broadcasting Entertainment Communications and Theatre Union (BECTU)
Keith Hatch has been involved with live events for over 20 years and in this blog he talks about BECTU's Creative Industries Safety Passport.
BECTU member Lynsey Cosford recently took part on a Feature Film Production Management course arranged through her union.
BBC apprentice Thomas Cave is sure that playing a part in BECTU’s young members’ forum will help him develop his career once he completes his apprenticeship with the national broadcaster.
Media and entertainment union BECTU is holding a free careers fair in March for 16-24 year olds interested in working as an apprentice or trainee in film, TV, theatre or live events.
Dozens of unemployed people got on the first rung of careers ladder in film and television with the help of health and safety training delivered by media and entertainment union BECTU (now part of Prospect) at specialist ‘bootcamps’ last year.
Media and entertainment union BECTU (now part of Prospect) has played a key role in the development of the brand new Creative Venue Technician apprenticeship standard for the theatre and arts centre technicians of the future. Since its launch in June 2015, the Trailblazer consortium has been steered...
Britain’s film, television, cinema, digital and theatre workers are always going to need to improve the skills they have and develop the ones they don’t – which is why there is such a thriving learning and development operation at media and entertainment union BECTU. After starting work in the...
Around a month ago, I received an email from BECTU, offering members a First Aid on Location course, which had been subsidised by Creative Skillset. Being a film maker and having a particular interest in working in hazardous environments, there was no way I was letting an incredible opportunity like...
BECTU, the media and entertainment union, are keen to support young people looking to follow careers in the arts. The union is holding an event in central London to support young people learn more about how to find the right career pathways. The 'Find Your Future' event is aimed at new entrants looking to pursue apprenticeship and trainee...