Welcome to the BRT Freelance Academy, your gateway to unlocking the full potential of freelancing. Whether you're an established freelancer, an aspiring entrepreneur, or simply curious about the world of self-employment, this event is designed with you in mind.
Our Freelance Academy is a one-of-a-kind opportunity for local freelancers and aspiring freelancers in Edinburgh to dive into the dynamic realm of self-employment. Our mission is to equip you with the skills, knowledge, and connections necessary to thrive in the competitive world of freelancing.
During this practical event, you'll:
in interactive workshops led by seasoned industry experts.
your unique niche and explore effective strategies to find clients.
project management techniques that enhance your productivity.
the financial and legal requirements essential for freelancers.
resources curated to accelerate your freelancing journey.
with a community of local freelancers, entrepreneurs, and mentors.
Freelancing is more than just a career choice; it's a way of life that offers flexibility, empowerment, and the opportunity to turn your passions into income.
Our Freelance Academy provides the tools and guidance you need to make the most of this exciting journey. Whether you're seeking to launch your freelancing career, enhance your existing skills, or explore a new venture alongside your studies, this event is your catalyst for success.
The programme is interactive and covers the most important and practical aspects of working for yourself, including:
Explore whether self-employment is right for you
Discover your niche
Identify your target market
Learn how to find customers in a competitive marketplace
Explore project management techniques
Get to grips with the financial and legal requirements you need to know
Discover helpful resources for freelancers
Consider your personal development and well-being
Why take part?
Learn everything you need to know about working for yourself
Discover whether freelancing is right for you
Gain experience and confidence
Join a supportive community that will help motivate and guide you
Get free resources to help you succeed
Receive valuable support from experienced business advisers, entrepreneurs and professionals
Add value to your CV with an endorsed completion certificate
Who can take part?
This session is open to all!
Your freelance expertise also does not need to match the course or degree you are studying or teaching. Everyone is welcome. There are however limited places on each course, and we operate on a first-come, first-served basis. If you have any questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org