High-end TV Skills Regional Step-up to Production Management Programme

Categories: School of Arts, Media and Creative Technology

The Pipeline training hub (University of Salford) is delighted to be commissioned by ScreenSkills, the industry-led skills body for the UK’s screen industries to deliver a fantastic new regional training programme for Production Management Assistants (PMA’s) and Production Co-ordinators in the High-end TV sector.

The Regional High-end TV Step-up to Production Management programme is supported by the ScreenSkills High-end TV Skills Fund with contributions from UK high-end TV productions and delivered by The Pipeline (The University of Salford).

The Step-up to Production Management programme is targeted at participants from the Nations and Regions to support career development within the production management sector. The programme consists of 10-days online training from 22nd Nov - 3 Dec 2021 delivered by an industry practitioner followed by a 10-week paid placement from January 2022 at a UK High-end TV production company.

Our application process is now open for candidates from the Nations and Regions. We welcome and encourage applications from people from diverse socio-economic backgrounds; participants with a disability; Black, Asian and Minority Ethic (BAME) applicants and LGBTQ+ and non-binary candidates. The deadline for applications is 5pm on Friday 5th November 2021. Apply through The Pipeline website.  

This is a highly competitive programme with 15 training places available for PMA's and Production Co-ordinators who are ready to step up into the role of Production Manager. The training dates are fixed so please only apply if you can commit to the full 10-days online training and a 10-week paid placement beginning January 2022.

Christine Pyke, Creative Director: The Pipeline, said: “We are delighted to have been commissioned by ScreenSkills to develop and run this regional programme to support career development within the High-end TV production management sector. The funding helps our ambition to support inclusion and diversity across all sectors of the UK Screen industries and we are excited to receive applications from a diverse set of potential participants from across the UK.” 

Kaye Elliott, ScreenSkills’ Director of High-end TV said: “The High end TV Skills fund is pleased to invest in this important new training programme, and are excited to have commissioned the University of Salford to deliver it.  The programme will provide a fantastic step-up opportunity in a key skill shortage area for screen professionals. The paid placements are particularly key part to this programme, as it will give participants the opportunity to put in practice all they have learnt to help further their careers.”


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