Cultural training and employment in Centre-Val de Loire
From initial training to employment, internships, validation of prior learning and civic service: an overview of possible opportunities in the cultural sector
A "resource" site
The Etoile site - Orientation, training and employment in Centre-Val de Loire
Star is the reference site for guidance, training and employment in the region. It allows a first level of information for the realization of a professional project.
Proposed research: orientation in studies - Search for a diploma - Choose a trade - Search for a job - VAE
In addition to initial training, some of the institutions mentioned below are open to continuing training, VAE...
> Art schools
The Centre-Val de Loire region has three art colleges:
. ENSA Bourges - Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Art de Bourges
Under the supervision of the Ministry of Culture, the Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Art (ENSA) in Bourges offers general arts training and awards two state diplomas: National Art Diploma (DNA) option art which confers the degree of license and National Higher Diploma of Plastic Expression (DNSEP) option art, the master’s degree. The School also offers a Higher Diploma of Research in Art (DSRA)
. ESBA TALM,
located in three cities (Tours, Angers and Le Mans), three departments (Indre-et-Loire, Maine-et-Loire, Sarthe) and two regions (Centre Val-de-Loire and Pays de la Loire) The school is one of the major players in higher education and culture in the Ligian territories.
Specialty: visual & graphic design and object & space design.
. ESAD - École supérieure d'art et de design d'Orléans
Specialized in visual & graphic design and object & space design.
University of Orléans
Heritage engineering - cultural heritage management - Communication and promotion of artistic creation - Event communication
University of Tours
Archaeology - Art history - Culture and mediation of the performing arts
Centre de formation des musiciens intervenants - Towers/Foundries
Prepares for the university diploma of musician intervenor.
> Other public schools
The school of nature and landscape - Blois
The school of nature and landscape, located in Blois, is a department of the INSA (national institute of applied sciences) Centre Val de Loire. The school awards a state diploma in landscape design, worth a master’s degree, it provides a teaching spread over five years in the fields of urban planning, spatial planning and landscape design, management of the natural environment and the environment.
Tours Public School of Journalism
Accessible, by competition, to students who have validated at least a bac+3, the master is prepared in two years. In addition to the academic and professional courses taught at the EPJT, there are times in press companies (between 16 and 22 weeks).
The EPJT enables all employees and job seekers over the age of 26 (in vocational retraining or seeking additional qualifications) to develop their journalism skills through continuing education.
> Private training structures
Issoudun Formations (LFI)
In the Centre-Val de Loire region, Les Formations d'Issoudun (LFI) have been developing since 1989 an exclusive training activity for the professions of Contemporary Music.
The structure offers certificating training (production manager, production manager) and professional training funded by the Region.
Jazz in Tours
Since its creation in 1981, Jazz à Tours accompanies amateur musicians and future professionals in the learning and practice of their passion.
Jazz à Tours is distinguished by its teaching that focuses on the realities of the musician’s environment by associating with musical instruction, a regular confrontation on the stage and full support in professional integration.
Competitions organized by the Ministry of Culture
The Ministry of Culture recruits mainly by competition but also by contract. Apprenticeship, training and civic services are also offered.
Competitions organised by local authorities
The Territorial Civil Service is organized into eight streams, one of which is a cultural stream comprising different job frames accessible through a specific competition.
Search for a cultural job: some useful sites
. Generalist job grants;
Culture - Audiovisual - Communication - Performing arts
Culture - Media.
Communication - Arts - Documentation - Urbanism.