Workplace Learning Programme
The workplace programme is delivered by SDTN.
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:
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 website 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.
For more information please see our SDTN – Workplace Learning Programme – Application Guidance Notes 2018-19 or contact email@example.com.
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 2018/19 and the maximum award you can apply for is £100. Funding decisions are based on cost of traveling and length of placement. Please note the Travel Bursary Fund is limited.
Please complete the SDTN Travel Bursary Application Form and return to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Federation of Scottish Theatre (FST)
Future Proofing was a project ran in partnership with FST project from 2017-18 which offered 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 experienced practitioners and educators.
The project was a new development created in partnership between The Scottish Drama Training Network (SDTN) and the Federation of Scottish Theatre (FST) and led on from the previous CPTS (Creative Production and Technical Skills) partnership programme which was launched in 2013.
The programme included:
- Production and Technical Forums
- The Recent Graduate Bursary
- A Training Fund
- Graduate Induction Programme
- School Promotions and Roadshows
- Workplace Learning Programme
From this programme SDTN were pleased to continue to offer and develop the Workplace Learning Programme and Travel Bursary.