Guidance

Set crafts apprenticeships

Types of apprenticeships that you can apply for in the set crafts sector.

This apprenticeship is suitable for practical people who have an interest in the arts and entertainment industry.

Training opportunities

You’ll play an important behind-the-scenes role helping to create sets for theatre or film productions, depending on your employer. This could include building platforms, assembling backdrops, and constructing other set pieces required for a specific performance.

Types of apprenticeships

This is an advanced level apprenticeship. You’ll train as one of the following:

  • set carpenter
  • set plasterer

Apply for set crafts apprenticeship

You can become an apprentice in England if you’re:

  • 16 or over
  • eligible to work in England
  • not in full-time education