Music's skills search

14th May 2010 at 01:00
UK Music, in partnership with Creative amp; Cultural Skills, is carrying out an online skills audit of the music industry to identify possible gaps in training and boost apprenticeship take-up

The results will help meet the recommendations made in UK Music's recently published manifesto, "Liberating Creativity". Feargal Sharkey, chief executive of UK Music, said that proper skills and training were essential to ensuring the competitiveness of the industry, particularly in the digital arena. "It is vital that those young people who aspire to work in our industry are diverse, highly skilled and have a wide range of practical experience," he said.

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