Funding guide

Funding guide


At Creative Media Skills we believe that the key to developing talent lies in diversity. You will notice that our course prices are low compared to our competitors, this is because we work extremely hard to ensure that our training is not only unique and World Class but affordable and accessible to all.

If you need further assistance in covering your course fees there are many different options including Bursaries available. For further information on any of these or more ways in which we may be able to help please get in touch


Loyalty Card Scheme 

Most participants return again and again to CMS which is why we have put together a loyalty scheme to support more of you to do so ! Each course that you attend you will receive a stamp in your loyalty card,  after you reach 3 stamps you will automatically receive a 25% discount, after you reach 6 stamps you will be eligible for a free course of your choice!

Pay in Three Instalments 

We can set up a ‘Pay in 3’ plan where you can pay the course fee in three monthly instalments. If you need a more flexible plan then you can contact us to discuss this by calling us on 01753 656168 or emailing

Bafta Scholarships 

The programme is open to British Citizens in need of financial assistance to take a post-graduate course in the UK. Each BAFTA Scholar receives up to £12,000 towards their annual course fees, as well as mentoring support from a BAFTA member, and free access to BAFTA events around the UK. Read more here…

Advanced Learner Loans England 

You can apply for an Advanced Learner Loan to help with the costs of a course at a college or training provider in England. Loan eligibility doesn’t depend on your income and there are no credit checks. Check if you’re eligible before you apply for an Advanced Learner Loan.

Learner Funding Scotland 

Learners in Scotland have the option of undertaking a wide range of learning including further or higher education. The course chosen will determine the type and level of funding available. Read more here …

Financial Help for Adult Learners

If you need financial help to study, get an overview of the funding available and where to go for advice. Read more here 

Welsh Government Learning Grant Further Education – Read more here …

Creative Skillset Bursaries

** CURRENTLY OPEN ** Craft and Technical Bursaries are funding for training grants of up to £800. This means that there are grants of up to £800 for film professionals (with some previous experience) are now available to spend towards the cost of our training. Currently bursaries are available for all of our courses in the below areas and are in high demand!  Funding is limited so apply now for courses up until February 2018! Places can be reserved with a £50 deposit. ART DEPARTMENT /PROPS /COSTUME/HAIR & MAKEUP Read more here …

Northern Ireland Screen Skills Fund 

The Skills Fund is a grant offered to individuals working in the Northern Ireland screen sector and is designed to support financially those participating in training or development courses. Just follow the link below!

Skills Fund

Our partners

Film forever
Creative England
Creative Scotland
European Commission
Northern Ireland Screen
Creative Skill Set
Wales Screen