Brixton Finishing School AD-Cademy Advertising Training

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AD-Cademy is here to give under-represented talent a way of breaking into the Advertising, Marketing, Creative and Tech Industries
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AD-Cademy is here to give under-represented talent a way of breaking into the Advertising, Marketing, Creative and Tech Industries

Through our free 8-week online course, you’ll develop all the relevant skills needed in order to boost your employability, and take on the wonderful world of advertising. 

Why do the course?

  • Ad-Cademy will boost your employability in the Creative, Marketing and Tech industries, regardless of your background, work experience and education level.
  • Graduates will have an opportunity to be placed in the industry at an agency.
  • It’s a FREE and online so you can learn from home and fit it in around your schedule.

Register for 2021

Course content

The course explores the entire industry and how it works, gives you the entry level skills needed. You’ll be shown how to succeed from the experts at the top of their game.

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Who is teaching the course ?

The course is written and delivered by our alliance of industry experts and leaders who can offer unrivalled access and insight.

Each module is presented by an expert tutor with years of expertise in their specialism.

Meet our tutors


Who is the course for?

If you’re aged 18-25, based in the UK and reading this… It’s for you. We want anyone who is interested in advertising, technology or creative and highly motivated. We’re aware that for many young people a career in the advertising industry is not something that you hear about in school or even at a graduate level. We’re here to give you that platform.

If you’re not currently eligible for the course, don’t fret! We are looking to expand our offerings further in the future, so please register your interest, and we will keep in touch regarding any future opportunities.

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What will I get out of the course?

We want students to walk away with: industry knowledge, employability and confidence.

A working knowledge of the industry, how it works, and what aspects might interest you. This includes industry background, employability advice and guidance, a comprehensive view of the most common roles, the challenges that exist within the industry today and how the future of the industry might look. 
An understanding of your profile: your skills and how they could fit into the industry as well as a compelling CV and portfolio.

Can I do the course in my own time?

Yes, we will be releasing content weekly, which you can do in your  
own time and your own pace. 

Will I speak with the tutors directly?

Most of the course is based around video content and self directed tasks however there will be Q&A session live with the tutors during the course. Further details are provided during the course.

When can I start the course?

Our Spring course is live right now! Make sure you sign up here so you can start your journey into the advertising industry today! 

Will I be getting feedback on any of my work?

No, the course is self directed learning but you’ll be given all the tools you’ll need to be successful.

There will be Q&A session live with the tutors during the course to ask more questions and dig deeper into specific areas. Further details are provided during the course.

How do I register?

Click here or on any of our ‘Register for 2021’ buttons to register at the Brixton Finishing School website. Once you’ve done this, we’ll send you updates on course start dates and instructions on how to start.

Will I get a placement at the end of the course?

We do offer placements with our partner agencies and have already successfully placed many students in entry level roles after graduation.

Placements are not guaranteed for all students and are dependent on the students effort and engagement with the course, suitability for available job roles and agencies.

Will I receive an accreditation at the end of the course?

Our course is currently unaccredited however, it is industry recognised, renowned and backed by some of the biggest names in the world of advertising! This means we can be flexible; keeping you up to date with the best new content from our partners and quickly responding to the changing face of our industry! 

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