From sound engineers to festival bookers, lighting designers to concert promoters, this traineeship programme will introduce you to the range of job roles and skills you need to make your career in the live music industry.
This is an exciting opportunity for 16 - 24 year olds to learn at Future Yard, one of the most exciting new music venues in the UK.
During the 18-week programme, you'll find out about the wide range of careers available in live events and the live music industry. You'll get hands-on training in a real industry setting.
The programme focuses on two areas; Technical Production and Live Music Event Management. These are followed by an Independent Group Project, in which you will utilise your new skills to deliver your own live event.
We'll also provide employability training to improve your skills for a job in the industry, including communication, confidence, resilience and teamwork.
Sound Check is open to young people living in the Liverpool City Region who:
- are aged 16 - 24 years old
- are not in education, employment or training
- have a passion for live music and an interest in making it their career
- No previous experience is required.
This traineeship programme is based at Future Yard, a live music community venue based in Birkenhead, Wirral.
The venue is open 7 days a week with a bar, coffee shop and outdoor space. Live shows take place in the 300-capacity indoor live room, with a great programme of gigs featuring national and international touring artists, alongside local acts. As well as hosting live music, Future Yard is a hub for emerging artists looking to develop their careers, and for young people from the local area to access training programmes that will help them succeed in the live music industry.
Future Yard's aim is to shape a new music future for Birkenhead, while working to become the UK's first carbon-neutral grassroots music venue.
75 Argyle St,
We can provide travel support to help you access this programme.