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Reform Radio = Interested in music/radio production, social media or creative writing?
Reform Radio are holding a variety of programmes including:
DJ Sessions – A one-week volunteer’s programme led by DJ, Producer & Founder of musical imprint Do As You Please, Joe Roche, where you will gain experience on audio production and get the full the ins and outs of the DJ/Producer life.
After completing the one week training, volunteers will spend two evenings a week for two weeks shadowing DJ’s at Reform Radio to learn more about promoting themselves professionally.
One Week Training: Monday 4th April - Friday 8th April, 10am - 4pm
Shadowing: Two evenings a week for 2 weeks 5pm - 9pm

Work Club - A full session based on opportunities for the future which includes a number of speakers who discuss various opportunities available, as well as 1-1s and pastoral sessions.
Work Club runs on Zoom on Thursday 14th April from 15:30 - 17:30

Creative Leadership – Have you ever thought of setting up your own business?
This two part project will help kick-start your career – increase your understanding of target audience, self-employment and taxes.
Part one:
Thursday 21st April: session 1 - Facilitation workshop. (10am - 4pm)
Friday 22nd April: Online* session 2 - Funding (time tbc)
Part two:
Thursday 28th April: Online * session 3 - HMRC (time tbc)
Friday 29th April: session 4 - Facilitation delivery workshop (10am - 4pm)
Manchester Futures Are you 16-25 looking for work?
This 6 week programme will provide you with bespoke support which includes an exciting 2 week Podcasting Boot Camp where you will learn how to develop and script a podcast, create relevant and interesting content and so much more! You will also get experience of producing and presenting in a live radio show.
You will be linking in with and creating podcasts for local employers and creative organisations who are currently recruiting for paid roles and will interview at the end of this process. 
The following 4 weeks are bespoke and offer opportunities to access workshops and 1-1 support in: wellbeing, CV writing, applications, interview prep, work placements and other flexible support to fit around you.
Taster day: 21st April 12:39-2:30
Course Dates: 25th April – 19th May 10am – 4pm Weekdays only
So you want to try it all?
This Get Started course will see you explore all mediums of audio production. You will create your own content for a radio show, learn how to creatively write for podcasts, learn how to mix and make your own beats all whilst learning employability skills along the way. At the end of the course you will have a volume of content that you can be proud of and share with others. 
For 16-18 year olds who have care experience or have experienced hardship.
Every Tuesday fortnightly 6:30 - 8pm from 5th April until 5th July

Idf you would like to get involved or would like more information, send an email to or call/text 07943820153.


Standguide – Aged 19+ & need a qualification in English to get onto a course or start a job?

Creating a Business Start-Up
Starting your own business can be exciting, but it’s important to be aware of the initial processes and requirements of a business start-up.
Virtual initial assessment: Monday 4th April 2022 Monday 11th April 2022
Virtual course begins: 18th April 2022 for 8 week

Understanding Autism Level 3 - 10 weeks
Location: Online
Initial Assessments: Friday 8th and Tuesday 12th April.
Course starts: week commencing 18th Apri

For more information or to book on a course call 0161 881 4826.

Onwards and Upwards – Are you interested in working within the cultural industries?

FREE training and advice by industry professionals

Dates: 30th and 31st March 2022 (Every Wednesday and Thursday)
Time: 11am—2pm
Venue: TBC in Ashton-Under-Lyne
For more information contact Rushi on 07940 759212 or
April Courses
  1. Customer Service & Retail Training Course
Registration date: 1st April
Start date: 13th April
End date: 9th May
Employer: Pound Stretcher
  1. Emergency First Aid at Work
Registration date: 13th April
Start date: 19th April
End date: 19th April
  1. Business Admin and Digital Skills
Registration: 13th April
Start date: 20th April
End date: 19th April
Employer: Watch this space…
  1. SIA Door Supervisor (fully paid licence)
Registration: 19th April
Start Date: 27th April
End Date: 27th May
Employer: Watch this space…


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Princes Trust
Get Started with Content Creation with Iconic Steps - We've partnered with video production and training company, Iconic Steps, to bring young people an exciting range of workshops that will further their skills and understanding of content creation and marketing.
This experience is packed full of exciting practical learning from industry experts to help them learn key strategies, build confidence and try out a new industry.
Dates: 4th - 8th April
Duration: One week, full-time
For 16-25 year olds
In person
Register Now - After registering your details, a Prince's Trust Executive will get in touch with you via email to check that you're eligible for the programm

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