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Art Skills Academy

Are you 16-24 years old and passionate about art? Join our free course in Ipswich to kickstart your creative career.

Not sure where your art journey leads? We can guide your brushstrokes to a vibrant future.

Enrol in the Art Skills Academy to set on a creative journey that will nurture your talents and set you on the path to a rewarding career in the world of art. At our academy, you'll acquire practical art skills, boost your confidence, and gain valuable insights into potential career opportunities in the art and creative industries. Our program includes hands-on art workshops, expert guidance from experienced artists, and career-focused training. We've also forged partnerships with local artists and creative professionals, offering taster sessions in various artistic disciplines, allowing you to explore your artistic passions with confidence.



If you're aged 16-24 and not currently in school or employed, this course is ideal for you.


 517 London Rd, Ipswich IP2 0ST


We run courses throughout the year. Register your interest in the form below and we will be in touch.

Why choose a career in the art industry?

The world of art is thriving, and stepping foot into a career in art promises a wealth of possibilities, immersive learning experiences, and avenues for personal growth. It's a domain where honing your creative talents is not only fulfilling but also opens doors to diverse opportunities and recognition. Whether you aspire to be a painter, sculptor, graphic designer, or any other artistic professional, the Art Skills Academy equips you with the skills and knowledge needed to flourish in this vibrant and rewarding field.

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Our employability sessions - 3 month wrap around support

For those who have participated in our previous courses, the Employability Sessions offer an invaluable opportunity to further enhance your skill set and elevate your career prospects. Delving into a structured six-week program, these sessions focus on refining your CV, mastering job search strategies, and honing crucial interview skills. Explore tailored modules on communication, customer service, and anxiety management.


Additionally, access resources for volunteering and work experience, preparing you for diverse career paths and future training. Join us every Thursday from January 25th to March for a dynamic and supportive learning experience that extends beyond the sessions, providing three months of wrap-around support to assist you in your job search, interview preparation, CV perfection, and overall career progression.


Not the right course for you?

We have a wide range of free Skills Academies to match your interests and skills. 

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