On this page, you can find specialist sources of information to help your understanding and career planning within this key local industry. This expert content and local labour market information will continue to evolve with industry sponsorship of this career sector on Careersnearhere – but for now, why not take a look at the following overview which includes suggestions for how to research further.


Academic courses are advertised (for free) on the Academic noticeboard in each of the relevant careers rooms.

And on the websites of the individual universities and colleges.

See also: Sixth Forms, Colleges and Higher Education.

Apprenticeship vacancies are advertised (for free) on the Apprenticeship noticeboard in each of the relevant careers rooms.

And most Apprenticeship vacancies are advertised nationally on the government backed Find an Apprenticeship website.

See also: Apprenticeships (Level 2 or 3) and Apprenticeships (Level 4+).


If you can’t find what you’re looking for today under Creative & Digital, remember to come back again as adverts can be placed (for free) at any time. Meanwhile, follow your instincts to keep exploring elsewhere on Careersnearhere.com because what you want may simply have been advertised under a different sector.

And take a look at the careers advice & guidance online section of Careersnearhere.com for sector-specific information and relevant videos.

There’s relevant local information on the West of England LEP website including:

  • Labour Market Intelligence
  • Local Marketplace Information
  • Local Sector Groups
  • Local Skills Sector Statement

Here are just a few of the many other relevant websites which may be of interest:

3D World Designersblock
AV magazine Design Week
Bath Drama Digital Camera
Bath Film Festival Digital Catapult
Bath Festivals Digital Spy
The Big Project Do-It.org
Bristol Festival Empire
Bristol Hospital Broadcasting Fashion Mag
Bristol Media Free Index
Bristol Musical Youth Glamour
Bristol Photographic Interiors Monthly
British Screen Advisory Invest Bristol & Bath
Bristol Temple Quarter Jewellery Focus
British Council: Film Journalism.co.uk
Bristol-online Listings MacFormat
The CAM Foundation The Market Creative
Cinefex Media Clash
Computer Arts Net magazine
Cosmopolitan N Photo
Craft Business National Archives
Craft Focus New Design
Creative Bath Red
Creative Bristol Retail Jeweller
Creative & Cultural Skills Rife
Creative England Tech Spark
Creative Guild Technology Strategy Board
Creative Industries Total Film
Creative Industries Council UK Performing Arts
Creative Industries Federation Vanity Fair
Creative Industry Finance Victoria & Albert Museum
Creative Review Vogue
Creative Skillset The Watershed
Creative United Web Designer
The Create Centre Website magazine
The Creative Society Web User
Design & Art Direction (D&AD) Volunteer Bristol
Digital Arts Online Volunteer Centres at BANES, Filton, Kingswood, Thornbury & Yate
Design Council Young Bristol
Design Intellect Young Writers
Design Museum


And look out for some of the websites for the relevant UK Associations, Institutes & Institutions:
Acoustics Journalists & the Training of Journalists
Animation Library & Information Professionals
Anti-Copying in Design Librarian
Archives & Records Association Master Upholsterers
Arts Council England Media, Communication & Cultural Studies
Authors Medical Illustrators
British Display Museums
British Film Musical Instrument Repairers
British Furniture Manufacturers Musical Instrument Technology
British Industrial Design Music Producers
British Interactive Media Music Therapy
British & International Design Musicians
British Jewellers Paper, Printing and Publishing
British Science Fiction Patentees & Inventors
British Science Writers Photographic & Photography
Broadcasting, Entertainment, Cinematography & Theatre Popular Music
Broadcast Sound Printing Industries
Conservation Professional Recording
Craft & Hobby Public Relations
Crafts Publishers
Creative Crafts Press
Dance Organists
Dance, Education & Training Records Management
Designers Royal Designers for Industry
Design Business Rural Crafts
Directors UK Sports Journalism
Dramatherapists Textile
Editors & Proof-Readers Theatre Dance
Entertainment Retailers Theatre Designers
Film Distributors Theatre Technicians
Goldsmiths Travel Writers
Health Records & Information UK Web Design
Heritage Crafts Women Writers & Journalists
Illustrators Writers in Education
Information Design Writers Online
Information Management UK Film
Interactive Design UK Music
International Game Developers UK Theatre