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Be Who You Want To Be


Be Who You Want To Be is a Arts Award Accredited course allowing young people to express themselves in a safe and creative environment, helping them to identify a pathway to a career of their choosing.

The course provides you with the skills and confidence to get back into education, training, or employment, with support from your Alchemy tutor every step of the way. Courses run throughout the year and each course is themed based on the participants’ interests. They aim to/support them in building/build skills that enable dialogue and build understanding of what really effects young people in our community today.

During the course participants work towards gaining a Level 1 or 2 Bronze and Silver Arts Award.


You will be developing your very own show reel and will have an amazing opportunity to write, film and direct your own media product. Arts Award is a range of unique qualifications that support anyone up to 25 grow as artists and arts leaders, inspiring them to connect with and take part in the wider arts world through taking challenges in an art form – from fashion to film making, pottery to poetry.

Through Arts Award young people gain a nationally recognised qualification enabling them to progress into further education and employment.

This course can run for 8-12 weeks with evening lessons once a week that are three hours per session. Successful participants will be given the opportunity to stay on at Alchemy Arts and join our volunteer’s team.

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