In partnership with the Federation of Scottish Theatre (FST)
Future Proofing is a partnership project which aims to offer a sustainable solution to the personnel shortages in Scotland within creative production, stage management and technical skills by inspiring a new generation at entry level onwards and supporting the continuing professional development of our experienced practitioners and educators.
The project is a new development created in partnership between The Scottish Drama Training Network (SDTN) and the Federation of Scottish Theatre (FST) and leads on from the current CPTS (Creative Production and Technical Skills) partnership programme which was launched in 2013.
The programme will include:
- Production and Technical Forums
- The Recent Graduate Bursary
- A Training Fund
- Graduate Induction Programme
- School Promotions and Roadshows
- Workplace Learning Programme
Workplace Learning Programme
The workplace programme is delivered by SDTN on behalf of the Future Proofing project.
This programme will promote and support matching students with suitable and valuable professional industry work placements as part of their formal studies, addressing barriers of cost and location, by providing a:
Work Placement Finder service
Travel Bursary fund
Who Can Apply?
Students who are enrolled on a technical theatre or creative production course (HNC/SCQF Level 7 and above) in the SDTN Network of Colleges and Universities.
To find out if you are eligible please visit our web site for a list of the Institutions here.
Work Placement Finder Service
SDTN are operating a Placement Finder service for students who are enrolled on a technical theatre or creative production course (HNC/SCQF Level 7 and above) in the SDTN Network of Colleges and Universities. We can help you with your search a work placement in your subject specialism.
Travel Bursary Fund
The Travel Bursary Fund is to assist students who need to travel to a work placement. Please note this can be outside Scotland.
Funding is open is open throughout the academic year 2017/18 and the maximum award you can apply for is £200. Funding decisions are based on cost of traveling and length of placement. Please note the Travel Bursary Fund is limited.
Please complete the SDTN and FST Workplace Learning – Travel Bursery Fund Application form and return to firstname.lastname@example.org