Professional Development Courses

Training courses for arts and cultural professionals


Last updated: 20 July 2020

We will continue to deliver the majority of our Professional Development courses online throughout Autumn 2020, and have developed a number of courses to respond to the current challenges facing arts and cultural organisations. To see all upcoming courses see our Training & Events page.

All those who had a previous booking for a course that has since been postponed should have been contacted by our Professional Development Team in regards to rescheduling. If you have any questions about this please contact

For in-house bookings and enquiries please contact the Artswork professional team for more information at

Artswork’s Professional Development programme offers arts, culture and education professionals at all levels a practical way of building their skills, knowledge and understand of work with young people.

Our courses are aimed at both new and experienced arts, education and youth practitioners, and cover a wide range of topics including:

  1. Child Protection & Safeguarding
  2. Equality & Diversity
  3. Youth Arts Project Management
  4. Creative Facilitation

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Artswork is committed to enhancing and raising the standard of youth arts practice, and these courses have been developed through consultation with the arts education and youth sectors.

Courses take place through the year, and are available at a number of venues across England.

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Courses can also be delivered as tailored in-house training.

We are always interested in receiving feedback on our work, and are happy to consider the development of new courses to meet new needs.

Artswork is a registered centre for AIM, AQA and Arts Award.

Upcoming Training Courses

See our upcoming training courses.

Check out our course catalogue.

In-house Training

Training tailored to your organisations needs.

If you have more than four staff to train or more than one topic of interest, a tailored in-house package could save you both money and time.

Our in-house training package offers a flexible and efficient way to strengthen the skills, knowledge and confidence of your whole team in their work with children and young people.

Browse our Professional Development Brochure to discover our range of training courses a consultancy service.

We can deliver any of our courses as in-house training, tailoring the content to meet the specific needs of your staff and organisation.

Delivered by expert trainers with experience in arts, cultural and youth settings, in-house courses can be delivered anywhere in the UK for up to 25 people.

Prices for in-house training start from £850 (inclusive).

Book Your In-House Training Session

For more information, and to book an in-house training session, contact our professional development team via / 02380 332491

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