Broadcasting Entertainment Communications and Theatre Union (BECTU)

The Learning Show must go on

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...

First Aid in Remote Locations

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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 event to help Apprentices "Find Your Future"

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...

BECTU helps apprentices "Find your Future"

BECTU, the media and entertainment union, has been keen to support young people looking to follow careers in the arts and recently held an event in Westminster Kingsway College to help all would be apprentices and trainees in the creative sectors learn more about how to find the right career...

BECTU's new learning initiative

BECTU's has launched a new learning initiative the union hopes will encourage more of its members to consider a role as trainers. John Crumpton , BECTU Regional Learning Organiser, described the initiative: "Let's begin with a few questions. Are you the type of person who likes to pass on your knowledge and skills to others? Have you ever been...

Fourth of July fireworks come to Liverpool

There will be fireworks in Liverpool when a trailblazing, one-day training course in practical Stage Pyrotechnics comes to the Playhouse Theatre on American Independence day, Friday 4th of July. The course will be taught by renowned industry practitioner Lincoln Parkhouse and is organised by the Training Department of BECTU, the media and...