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Visible Start – Digital media for women 45+

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What you'll learn

Introducing our first virtual course for midlife women from London.

8 weeks of free online learning, alongside live events designed to build your confidence, that fits around your life. Gain the fundamental knowledge and skills you’ll need to start a career in digital media with a chance to secure a role with WPP. WPP have ringfenced 20 paid roles for women that complete the programme.

Entry requirements

Women aged 45+ from London or surrounding boroughs

This online course is taught using Zoom

What does this mean for me?

Our courses are normally taught in person. To keep people safe during the coronavirus pandemic, we're doing all our teaching online instead.

You'll need a computer or smartphone with a good internet connection.

Your tutor will send you detailed instructions before lessons start.

New to video calls? See our guide

Apply for this course

Brixton Finishing School, Uninvisibility, and WPP have joined forces to offer a free online course, alongside live events, that will teach you the basics of digital media and give you the confidence to go out there and land your dream job.

And if that’s not enough, there are exclusive placement opportunities in the industry and 20 ring fenced roles at WPP agencies exclusively for VisibleStart participants.

  • Work with industry experts
  • Our course has been developed by the brightest minds in the industry who’ll support you along the way.
  • Live confidence and leadership events
  • Gain access to confidence building and leadership events to hone your skills and unleash your powers.

What you’ll learn

Our online course has been designed to develop all the relevant skills needed in order to boost your employability and understand how the digital media industry works and the roles within it. You’ll come away with the fundamental skills and knowledge to succeed in an industry full of opportunities.

  • Digital essentials
    Learn how the digital media landscape works and the different parts of the industry.
  • Transferable skills
    No previous experience needed. We train women from the best school of all – Life!
  • Confidence
    Build your confidence through live events and our mentorship programme.
  • Networking
    Network with your VisibleStart peers and industry experts.
  • Getting a job
    Learn practical skills and tools and how to stand out from the crowd.

For more information and how to APPLY please contact Dalal on dalal.al-jalaby@islington.gov.uk

Do you need employment support?

If you need some employment guidance, you can sign up to talk with a personal employment advisor.

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