The Next LevelUp! Open for Applications

The Next LevelUp! is a transformational free training programme exploring next level digital strategy through a bespoke programme of training, mentorship, masterclasses and unique insights from a range of leading international professionals from across the digital arena. The course is custom designed to develop a broader understanding of more ambitious areas of the digital landscape and enable attendees to gain a practical understanding around the opportunities this surfaces for their business or practice. The programme is open to individual practitioners, freelancers and representatives from SME’s, larger companies, community groups and organisations.

Open to applicants based across Scotland, The Next LevelUp! will enable participants to shift their thinking and explore how digital and agile approaches can transform their creative business and ensure they are ‘future fit’.

By exposure to exemplars- and being challenged by those at the vanguard of the digital model- not only will attendees make their operations more sleek, efficient and flexible, they will also develop the thought processes, mental models and skillsets relevant to the next level of digital opportunity.

Coursework will require 4 hours per week commitment and will be delivered in two weekly sessions. The programme is produced as a highly immersive, fully online experience to enable maximum flexibility around participants' existing commitments.

Starting on Monday 20th June and running for 4 weeks, the programme is open to the full spectrum of The Scottish Government's definition of creative industries and includes visual and performing arts, cultural education, crafts, textiles, fashion, photography, music, writing and publishing, advertising, libraries, archives, antiques, architecture, design, film and video, TV and radio, software and electronic publishing, and computer games.

Applications are open now and will close at 5pm on Wednesday 15th June.

For full course details and applications, please visit:

The Next LevelUp! is delivered by Ironworks Venue and is supported by the Creative Digital Initiative (CDI)


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