BRIXTON FINISHING SCHOOL

Land your first role in the MARKETING, ADVERTISING & COMMUNICATIONS industries with this FREE, award winning 8-week programme for 18-25 year olds.

Our Summer School delivers a premium learning experience through a mixture of masterclasses and real world employer experiences. You’ll meet the biggest companies in the industry and equip yourself with the knowledge and skills needed to kick start your career.

The course is based in central London, in person, with 15 hours of interactive learning and group work each week.

Applications for Brixton Finishing School 2024 are now open. Assessment evenings that select for the course run March - May. The course itself runs July 22nd - September 12th.

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"It was really fulfilling that people wanted to listen to what I wanted to say. I don’t know where I’d be if it weren’t for Brixton Finishing School"

DAVIS - COMMERCIAL SALES, News UK
Brixton Finishing School graduate 2021

Davis was working at M&S when he spotted an ad for Brixton Finishing School. Davis always had always had aspirations to join the industry, but didn’t know how to access it. Through Brixton Finishing School, he says that aspiration was made possible.

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90% OF BRIXTON FINISHING SCHOOL GRADUATES LAND AN ENTRY LEVEL ROLE

*Average over the last 4 years of BFS students seeking employment.
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UNPARALLELED INDUSTRY ACCESS

FREE & FULL TIME

8 weeks of award-winning training designed to get you an entry level role. Gain an understanding of the industry ecosystem, develop 'winning-at-work' behaviours, build your critical thinking abilities and functional office skills.

WORK WITH INDUSTRY EXPERTS

Our course is co-run by the industry, who support us with delivering masterclasses, 1-1 coaching, mentoring and networking sessions.

EXCLUSIVE PLACEMENTS IN THE INDUSTRY

We work closely with you to help secure you a role at one of the top industry companies we work exclusively with. Network and interview with entry level employers.

1-2-1 MENTORING

We offer you an industry mentor at the beginning of the course who will guide you through the course and support you in your journey into the industry.

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REGISTER NOW FOR SUMMER 2024

If you're aged 18-25 register now for the Brixton Finishing School Summer School

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COURSE OUTLINE

week 1
week 1

WELCOME TO BFS

Meet the team, your mentor and Introduction to the course

week 2
week 2

BRANDS, BRANDING, & BRAND STRATEGY

You’ll learn about the briefing process and how brands work with partners to bring campaigns to life

week 3
week 3

RESEARCH & STRATEGY

Learn about the importance of strategic thinking and how data is applied to develop campaign strategies

week 4
week 4

CREATIVE

Learn about the creative process and how to come up with big ideas that engage audiences and produce results for businesses

week 5
week 5

MEDIA PLANNING & BUYING

Learn how media agencies plan campaign activity and how data is used to make advertising more effective

week 6
week 6

MEDIA OWNERS & ADTECH

You’ll learn the role of media owners and the technology platforms that power the digital advertising industry

week 7
week 7

EXPERIENTIAL MARKETING & PR

You’ll learn how to amplify campaigns with PR and how to add the wow factor to a customer’s experience of a brand with experiential marketing

week 8
week 8

GRADUATION

Wrap up and graduation

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graduate story

MELEK GURPINAR

junior account executive at kinetic

“No words can describe‬ how much Brixton Finishing School has changed my life.”

“Not only was I able to collaborate with like-minded students and create long term friendships, I was able to gain real industry experience and land a job at the amazing Kinetic by the end of the 10-week course and I couldn’t be happier! I will always recommend applying to BFS because it could change your life too!”

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REGISTER NOW FOR SUMMER 2024

If you're aged 18-25 register now for the Brixton Finishing School Summer School

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OUR PARTNERS

Our industry partners are the teachers, mentors and employers of our graduates. That’s why we are such a successful destination for under-represented talent.

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SO, WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR?

SUMMARY OF 2022 OPPORTUNITIES

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