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ITF is a not-for-profit organisation, totally committed to helping indies and freelancers achieve their potential. We’re here to save you time, money and hassle.
Membership gives you:
ITF offers bespoke training to meet particular company skills gaps. Content is devised by ITF Training Director Gilly Cohen in collaboration with the member company.
Membership fees are based on company turnover, and members receive training benefits equal in value to their fee. Your ITF fees are tax deductible.
Contact Gilly@indietrainingfund.com or 020 3487 0354 to become a member.
Company turnover Membership fee Free bespoke training Free/discounted course days ITF consultancy Extras Up to £2.5m £1000 0 days Up to 8 discounts Initial meeting & quarterly reports N/A Up to £10m £3000 1 day Up to 10 discounts Initial meeting & quarterly reports N/A Up to £20m £5000 2 days Up to 6 discounts Quarterly meetings/reports 1 Lunch & Learn Up to £35m £10000 4 days Up to 10 discounts Quarterly meetings/reports 2 Lunch & Learn Up to £50m £20000 7 days Up to 50 discounts Monthly updates 3 Lunch & Learn Up to £100m £50000 10 days 30 free days (+ discounted days to value of membership) Ongoing consultancy 4 Lunch & Learn Up to £150m £100000 20 days 60 free days (+ discounted days to value of membership) Ongoing consultancy 10 Lunch & Learn Over £150m £150000 30 days 100 free days Ongoing consultancy 10 Lunch & Learn
Most ITF day courses cost £250 for non-member companies.
Member discounts are worth £125. So if a member company uses one discount they will pay £125 for a £250 course, or they can use 2 discounts and get a free place (worth £250).
Some courses such as camera skills and data wrangling cost more.
Member companies benefit from bespoke training days arranged in collaboration with ITF’s Training Director Gilly Cohen. These bespoke days’ address specific company training issues or meet specific needs for individuals and groups within the company and are delivered on site (includes development, trainers, resources and equipment valued at 2k from 1st June 2016).
Members companies also benefit from Lunch & Learn 60 or 90-minute training sessions designed to order by Gilly Cohen and delivered on site to meet specific training needs (includes development, trainers, resources and equipment valued at 1k from 1st June 2016).
“Very practical and good value TV skills training.”
Bella Lambourne – Global Head of HR Endemol Group and HR Director at Endemol UK
“Really good course, plenty of new information, engaging lecturer. Excellent knowledge of cameras – my overall shooting ability has massively improved!”
Oliver Loe – AP at Golfing World
“Great to learn from someone with loads of experience and good examples to back stuff up. Some really clear and simple mantras to keep in mind”
James Mair – PD at Remarkable
“I was really impressed with Garret’s knowledge and insight. He came across as very informed and he inspired me to go and look into more information on digital landscapes.”
Charlotte Stone – Deputy Head of Post at Keo Films
“Very well organised, focused and informative presentation. Excellent materials too.”
Chris Monroe – Head of Development (Factual) at Hat Trick Productions
“Very knowledgeable. Always good to listen to experienced and real life situations”
Andrew Jackson – Creative Director at Raise The Roof Productions
If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to get in touch.