14 years old prior to the beginning of the workshop, and not older than 18 years old for its duration. Please note that for some workshops you must be 16. See individual workshop pages for details.
Able to make their own way to and from the venue throughout the workshop.
Available for the entire day, every day, for the duration of the workshop (workshops tend to run from 9-5, with some variations on timing).
Applicants must demonstrate
Passion for working with their hands
Talent, creative flair, and good hand-eye co-ordination
Interest in pursuing further study or a career in the craft sector, or another field (e.g. architecture, engineering) where skills offered would be beneficial
Commitment to attend every day of the course and work hard throughout. If you do not attend every day of the workshop this may affect your chances of being invited to attend any further workshops. World-leading craft specialist are giving their time to teach and there are more applicants than places, so successful applicants have a responsibility to make the most of the course
Applications are assessed by the Trust on an individual basis, and all decisions are final.
We are unable to provide individual feedback for rejected applications.
Incomplete applications will be automatically rejected.
Your personal statement should be between 250 - 500 words.
Decisions will be sent via email. Please ensure you check your email regularly, and that you also check your junk folder.
If you are offered a place, but we do not hear from you within the deadline, your place may be given to somebody else.