What would you say to someone considering the Skills Bootcamp?

If someone is interested in a career in film or TV I would definitely recommend the bootcamp, as it is lead by industry professionals who are able to give you first hand experience.

How was your experience of accessing Skills Bootcamp careers support?

It was very easy to access the bootcamp’s careers support, and was useful in helping me along the way.

What are some of the best things about your Skills Bootcamp experience or your biggest achievements?

Meeting new people.
Gaining self confidence.
Finding a new career path which I would like to pursue.

Tell us about yourself and your journey to studying a Skills Bootcamp.

Before completing the bootcamp, I had no experience. During the 6 weeks I gained a lot of experience along with confidence. After my placement on Phoenix rise, they asked me to come back for extra work, and this helped me to get my foot in the door of the TV industry.

Why did you choose to study a Skills Bootcamp at the University of Birmingham?

I was interested in the industry, but I didn’t have a way in so I thought I’d gain good experience along with connections through the course.