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13/4/21Safeguarding Adults at Risk(SAAR)An accredited course covering a basic understanding of
adult safeguarding legislation.
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22/4/21red-cross-303433_640Emergency First Aid at Work - (1 day)Learn how to deal with a first aid emergency.Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay, Cardiff

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04/05/21 +13/05/21 +25/05/21Mental Health First Aid Coursehow to provide Mental Health First Aid to ‘customers’, friends, families and co-workers and can be completed from the convenience of your home or office, without the need to travel Zoom meeting
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05/05/21 Cafe CULT - Mental Health This session is aimed at anyone working in theatre, live events and the arts who want to understand more about the support available across the sector. There will be a chance to hear from Applause for Thought, Playing Sane and Music Minds Matter. Zoom Meeting

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8/5/21 & 9/5/21Production Management 4 Screen (Unscripted)During these two sessions the participant will learn the requirements of a Production ManagerZoom meeting

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11/05/21Finance for FreelancersPlan for your business to create effective contracts, invoices and tax returns.Zoom meeting

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24/5/21trip-hazard-98658_1280Creative Industries Safety Passport (CRISP) - (1 day)Get your passport to Health & Safety.Zoom meeting

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PAST COURSES
COVID 19: Managing Risks + Supervising (Screen)Includes an online test and a completion certificate.
CV Clinic for ScreenTo provide the knowledge and understanding of what makes an impactful CV for TV and Film
First Aid at Work - 3 day courseThis course is now full.
Getting in...Getting on in TV & Film 2 Hear the experiences of people from varying cultural backgrounds and their journey into the Television, Film and Radio industry, what they have learnt and what advice they would give.
From Stage to ScreenHow to use transfer skills from theatre, arts and live events to the screen industry.
Covid Safety 4 Theatres & EventsUpdate your risk assessments & procedures
Beyond Redundancy: Setting up as a Sole TraderHow to plan and sustain your freelance business. For those who are employed thinking of going freelance.
Developing Psychological Safety in TeamsThis session supports managers and supervisors to understand & apply the foundations of Psychological Safety (PS); High levels of trust; transparent communication; shared mission. PS is evidenced to support highly productive, creative and innovative teams – this session shows managers/supervisors how this can be achieved.
Digital Storytelling Session Providing the skills to enable freelancers to create digital stories to enhance their own creative practice and to engage with communities.
Controlling Freelance Finances in Uncertain TimesSet budgets, keep records and control cashflow.s
Finance for FreelancersPlan for your business to create effective contracts, invoices and tax returns.
Digital StorytellingScripting and recording digital stories.
Disability Equality Action Training 4 CreativesSociety has created multiple barriers of exclusion towards disabled/deaf people. How can we identify and remove these barriers at work?
Re- Thinking StressThis session is for people working in the creative industries in Wales who feel they are negatively impacted by their stress levels. It is for anyone who would like to address their relationship with stress and explore a more positive stance and mindset allowing for increased performance in the workplace and better quality of life.
Dyslexia Awareness 4 CreativesLearn the benefits of having a dyslexic brain and identify examples of adjustments in order to support people with dyslexia.
Autism Awareness 4 CreativesLearn the value and benefits of the styles of thinking associated with autism.
Creating a Wordpress websiteBy the end of this workshop, complete beginners will have the skills to publish their own website.Zoom Meeting

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Networking for FreelancersHow to prepare for meeting potential clients.
Neurodiversity Awareness 4 Creatives This awareness session will enable people in the creative sector to gain a better understanding and appreciation of neurodiversity. Zoom Meeting

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Launch your Podcast in a dayThis one-day workshop will take you step by step through the the essentials of creating a podcast, from planning and recording to editing and sharing, using only a mobile app
Songwriting: Inspiration & CraftA relaxed and highly-interactive workshop, during which participants will engage in a series of exercises to kick-start the creative process.
Fast and Free Digital Tools This hands-on workshop introduces participants to a few tried-and-tested digital tools to help with promotion, social media, productivity and finance on a shoestring.
Getting in...Getting on in TVAn opportunity to meet other creatives and
hear about upcoming opportunities, where the skills gaps are within the industry and advice on how to start your career.
Music CopyrightA session with John Morris, Senior Development Membership Manager, PRS for Music
trip-hazard-98658_1280Creative Industries Safety Passport (CRISP) - (2 part)Get your passport to Health & Safety.
Overcoming Overload 4 CreativesMichelle White shares a range of evidence based tools and techniques that can be easily adopted into your daily life, supporting you to reclaim your energy, focus and creativity.
How to publish your own bookDevelop a self-publishing strategy informed by understanding of the risks and opportunities of self-publishing
Shooting Overseas 4 ProductionDuring these two sessions the participant will learn the additional requirements for overseas filming
Mental Health First Aid 4 Creatives (WELSH LANGUAGE course)Improve your mental health literacy to better recognise the signs and symptoms of mental health conditions.
Creating Community Arts ProjectsThis two part workshop will help participants understand the issues involved in working on creative projects in a variety of community contexts, well as to explore the practical possibilities of your own ideas/projects.
Mindfulness 4 CreativesWhat is mindfulness and how can it support creatives in these stressful times? Find out more...
Costume/Make-up - the Covid Effect (Screen)An opportunity to share concerns and experiences and pick up tips from those on the front line such as Tracey Emen Powell, who even with their years of experience find it challenging to deal with the new norm
Budgeting your ProjectThis 3 hours session is a companion to Laura's successful ‘Funding your Project’ workshop which CULT Cymru for anyone working in the creative industries who is interested in developing skills and confidence around budgeting.
Funding your project workshop - 2 part session
(You must be available for both sessions)
Do you have a specific project you want to develop? Want to learn more about different funding sources? Need help on how to write proposals or funding application forms? If so this is the course for you!
Game On! During this panel session, you will hear from experts based in Wales and beyond in the areas of Games Development and Design, Storytelling, Acting and Voicing, and Sound and Music Design. Questions are welcomed.
Honing Your Direction – ValuesParticipants will understand how identifying a set of highly personalised values can create a scaffold for valued behaviours, complex decision making, life cohesion and direction.
Interview skills for behind the scene roles in Theatre.You have been offered an interview for your dream job. What can you do to ensure you are successful? Come and join Antonia Collins as she takes you through the job interview process with practical tips and advice.
Self Taping Workshop Everything you need to know about how to create an effective self-tape. The workshop will be led by Director/Producer Eryl Philips and former Head of Acting at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Dave Bond.
CV workshop for behind the scene roles in TheatreDoes your CV need a spring clean or you just don’t know where to start? Come and join Antonia Collins as she takes you step by step to create the right CV for you.
Launch of CULT Cymru's FREE CAVC/Learndirect coursesDiscussion Panel - How CAVC and CULT Cymru can provide free access to Learndirect courses including basic skills, IT and Stress Management
Creative ResilienceDo you wish to develop greater resilience to support yourself in your work and personal life, particularly during times of challenge? This session focuses on ways to build sustainable resilience into your life so you can enhance your creativity, productivity and wellbeing
Budgeting your ProjectThis 3 hours session is a companion to Laura's successful ‘Funding your Project’ workshop which CULT Cymru for anyone working in the creative industries who is interested in developing skills and confidence around budgeting.
Funding your project workshop - 2 part session
(You must be available for both sessions)
Do you have a specific project you want to develop? Want to learn more about different funding sources? Need help on how to write proposals or funding application forms? If so this is the course for you!
Video Games WritingThis session is for people working in the creative industries in Wales who have an interest in exploring writing for Videogames as a potential career. You do not have to be a professional writer.
red-cross-158454_1280Emergency First AidThe course is ideal for low risk workplaces or to support those who hold the full first aid at work certificate.
Sound Editing with AudacityThis workshop is beginner standard, suitable for those who who want to learn the basics of audio editing with a voice-based podcast in mind.
Covid 19: Managing Risks + Supervising (Screen)This online course is designed to provide delegates with an understanding of the current risk management protocols in respect of COVID-19 and production.

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lightsBS7909(3) - 3 day City & Guilds Accredited Temporary Electrical Systems (3 days - Cardiff)The New City - Guilds NA7909(3) is an accredited training programme that replaces the old Skillset Certificate in Temporary Electrical Systems (SCiTES). The course has been created for all those working with temporary power, particularly (but not exclusively) in the broadcast/film, theatre, festivals, shows and exhibition industries.
Past courseAccredited Children's Regulations TrainingThis course is aimed at anyone interested in knowing about the regulations required to work with children in the creative industries in particular TV/Film and Theatre/Arts :
Past courseTrain the TrainerDo you work in the creative sector and would like to add to your skills by being able to deliver training?
Past courseHow to prepare for Intimate and Violent ActionThis workshop is aimed at Producers, Directors, Technicians and Actors but open to any interested creative. Experienced Action Designers will help participants to establish protocols for close physical action and safe working practices that suit your production or to help build your knowledge.
Past courseTheatrical WeaponryDemystifying the law surrounding real and theatrical weaponry (swords etc., excluding Firearms). Discover what you can and cannot use in theatre and how to identify them in an interactive seminar. Many aspects relevant to TV, Film and Live events too.
Past courseTheatrical Handguns Workshop with RC- AnnieThis workshop is aimed at any creative interested in learning more about the practicalities and the law relating to using Theatrical Handguns Many aspects relevant to TV, Film and Live events too.
Past courseMastering Google Drive (English Language)Participants will learn how to use Google Drive to edit and access your documents and files from any device, anywhere.
Collaborate live on documents with colleagues and reduce reliance on email attachments
Past courseIntroduction to Trello (English Language Course)This sessions will offer modern methods of working, suggested good practices for messaging such as Inbox Zero and experience with cloud platform such as Trello.
Past courseAccess Co- ordination MasterclassThis is an interactive discussion / workshop which will explore ways of making a production accessible. A practical exploration of what is possible now during COVID 19 pandemic and in the future when we return to venues.
Past courseCreating an Accessible Rehearsal space.This workshop will provide a safe space to explore what you can do to create an inclusive and accessible space online and in physical spaces, from recruitment to first night and beyond.
Past courseBuilding your (Inner) Strengths
This session is for anyone who takes a particularly negative stance towards themselves which impacts their work and relationships. Identifying and focusing on our inner strengths allows us to point ourselves toward whatever we do best and excel in our performance.
Past courseRethinking StressThis session is for people working in the creative industries in Wales who feel they are negatively impacted by their stress levels. It is for anyone who would like to address their relationship with stress and explore a more positive stance and mindset allowing for increased performance in the workplace and better quality of life.
Past coursetrip-hazard-98658_1280Health and Safety course for those working in TV and FilmFor programme makers who are interested in learning about risk management techniques in television and film productions.
Past courseIntroduction to AutismTo enable people in the creative sector to gain a better understanding and appreciation of ‘Neurodiversity’ and ‘Autism Spectrum Condition’ (ASC).
Past coursequestions-1014060_640Mentoring & Coaching Skills RefresherTo provide on-going skills development for those who have participated in Coaching & Mentoring training and/or deliver coaching and mentoring
Past courseidea-1014016_1920Production Management: Drama and Film (3&4)This modular course will furnish you with a thorough knowledge base of the critical skills necessary to become an excellent and effective PM. Using interactive seminars, practical exercises, workshops and industry examples, you will come away a strong foundation with which to build your career further and excel as a PM.
Past courseidea-1014016_1920Pitch Your Ideas - (1 day)Find out what makes a great pitch!
Past coursequestions-1014060_640Freelancing 4 Creatives - (1 day)Explore the practicalities of setting up as a freelancer / sole trader
Past courseDigital Surgery - Carl MorrisBook a one-hour session at CULT Cymru's digital surgery with Carl Morris.

Past courseIntroduction to Autism at WorkTo enable people in the creative sector to gain a better understanding and appreciation of ‘Neurodiversity’ and ‘Autism Spectrum Condition’ (ASC).
Past courseidea-1014016_1920Production Management: Drama and Film (1&2)This modular course will furnish you with a thorough knowledge base of the critical skills necessary to become an excellent and effective PM. Using interactive seminars, practical exercises, workshops and industry examples, you will come away a strong foundation with which to build your career further and excel as a PM.
Past courselogo_wordpressBuild a WordPress Website - (1 day) (WELSH LANG)Learn how to create, author and manage your own website on WordPress.com
Past coursequestions-1014060_640Mentoring & Coaching Skills RefresherTo provide on-going skills development for those who have participated in Coaching & Mentoring training and/or deliver coaching and mentoring
Past courseflag-75047_1280Modern General American Voice Workshop - CardiffThe aim of this half day workshop is to enable actors to examine and practice using modern American to develop the accent for TV, Film and Theatre.
Past courseRisk Assessment on locationThis interactive session is designed for those who organise events, gigs or shoots outside of a static theatre or studio. It explains what needs to be considered when writing a risk assessment and how to adapt the assessment when circumstances change.
Past coursequestions-1014060_640Freelancing 4 Creatives - (1 day)Explore the practicalities of setting up as a freelancer / sole trader
Past courseReceived Pronunciation (RP) - (half day)For actors to develop an RP accent for TV, Film and Theatre
Past coursePeak PerformanceThis interactive workshop will use fun and powerful ways to look at the beliefs that limit or liberate us while we are on stage. Being able to play our instrument, speak our lines or express a dance is only half the story. What goes on inside our heads can be the most important element.
Past courseFunding your project workshopDo you have a specific project you want to develop? Want to learn more about different funding sources? Need help on how to write proposals or funding application forms? If so this is the course for you!
Past coursequestions-1014060_640ILM Coaching and Mentoring
The aim of this two day course is to enable established workers in the creative sector who are passionate about learning and development to effectively encourage and support their co-workers through coaching and mentoring practices. Training includes a two day workshop followed by coaching and mentoring practice.
Past coursetrip-hazard-98658_1280Creative Industries Safety Passport (CRISP) - (1 day)Get your passport to Health & Safety.
Past coursered-cross-303433_640First Aid at Work - (3 days)Train to become a First Aider.
Past coursered-cross-303433_640First Aid at Work - (3 days)Train to become a First Aider.
Past coursetwitter-1174824_640Social Media - (1 day)Improve your presence on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn
Past courselogo_wordpressBuild a WordPress Website - (1 day)
(English)
Learn how to create, author and manage your own website on WordPress.com
Past coursequestions-1014060_640ILM Coaching and Mentoring
The aim of this two day course is to enable established workers in the creative sector who are passionate about learning and development to effectively encourage and support their co-workers through coaching and mentoring practices. Training includes a two day workshop followed by coaching and mentoring practice.
Past courselightsNA7909(3) - 3 day City & Guilds Accredited Temporary Electrical Systems (3 days - Cardiff)The New City - Guilds NA7909(3) is an accredited training programme that replaces the old Skillset Certificate in Temporary Electrical Systems (SCiTES). The course has been created for all those working with temporary power, particularly (but not exclusively) in the broadcast/film, theatre, festivals, shows and exhibition industries.
Past courseflag-75047_1280Modern General American Voice Workshop - CardiffThe aim of this half day workshop is to enable actors to examine and practice using modern American to develop the accent for TV, Film and Theatre.
Past courseclef-145825_640Vocal Looping Workshop for Singers - CardiffHave you ever wanted to get into live looping?
Tobias Hug, experienced looper, a cappella singer & beatboxer will set you on the right track!
Past courseBECTUBECTU Creative Industries ShowcaseIf you're working behind the scenes in TV, film, theatre or live events, here's an opportunity to find out more about the substantial support available from BECTU.
Past coursetwitter-1174824_640Social Media - (1 day)Improve your presence on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn
Past course2000px-Logo_of_Google_Drive.svgEffective Working: Collaborative Tools - (1 day)Get to grips with collaborative platforms e.g. Google Drive and Trello
Past courseidea-1014016_1920Co-Working for Creatives - Merthyr (full or ½ day event)Join us for an interactive & fun day (or ½ day) to discuss and explore collaborative working as a positive way of connecting with other freelancers and small businesses in the creative sector.
Past courseteacher-1014055_1920Train The Trainer - (3 days)Learn how to share your knowledge, skills and experience.
Past coursequestions-1014060_640Freelancing 4 Creatives - (1 day)Explore the practicalities of setting up as a freelancer / sole trader
Past coursetrip-hazard-98658_1280Creative Industries Safety Passport (CRISP) - (1 day)Get your passport to Health & Safety.
Past coursesign-304041_640Fire Safety TrainingKnow what to do in the event of a fire.
Past coursevoiceReceived Pronunciation (RP) - (half day)For actors to develop an RP accent for TV, Film and Theatre
Past coursemartial24Stage Combat - (1 day)For actors to learn the basics of unarmed and armed (swords & knives) stage combat.
Cafe CULT Cymru : Mental Health & WellbeingStaff from The Film & TV Charity will discuss their work and the support people from the sector can access through them.

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