Call for Applications: Getting Started 2017

Goldsmiths' Centre


Professional Development


Clerkenwell, London


9 to 13 January 2017


Goldsmiths' Centre


Have you graduated in the last five years from a certified UK Precious Metal course?
Do you need support in developing your business skills but aren’t sure exactly what skills you need?
Getting Started could be the course for you.

What is the Getting Started course?
Delivered by the Goldsmiths’ Centre and funded by the Goldsmiths’ Company, Getting Started is a free, one week business taster programme for people who want to pursue a career within the industry.

Delivered as a series of seminars, interactive workshops and talks from keynote speakers, the programme focuses on:

  • how best to sell your work to galleries
  • how to develop your website and CV
  • learning the basics of PR, marketing and business planning

Why apply for Getting Started?
Getting Started delegates finish the week with a greater understanding of the skills needed to run a business or move on within a creative career.

You’ll also get the chance to showcase your work and make the contacts and connections to get you on the way to success.

Course dates: Monday 9 - Friday 13 January 2017
Application deadline: Fri 7 October 2016
Cost: Free. Delegates may claim for help with accommodation and travel costs if based outside of London and its environs.
Number of Places available: 30
For more information:
Download our useful Getting Started 2017 Guide for more information about the course
How to apply:
Email to for more information.