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Creating for YouTube

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Creating for YouTube

Become a YouTube influencer

Learn to create eye-catching content with this creative school holiday camp course. Become a YouTube influencer with original content and YouTube professional tools.  The sky’s the limit!




All equipment is provided

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Pricing details
  • London and Surrey - £575
  • Out of London - £425
  • Special intro offer in Oxfordshire - £350
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Course highlights

What you learn

What you learn

In this action-packed week, teens learn the basics of content creation, including video production - storyboarding, filming and editing - so that they can start populating their YouTube channel with their bright ideas.

Who this course is for

Who this course is for

This course is perfect for young people with a passion that they want to share with the world! They will go from consumers to creators and learn technical skills along the way that will open up new worlds of creativity and entrepreneurship.

Creative + Tech

This class focuses on the creativity around content creation but combines that with a fascinating look under the bonnet at the tech that makes You Tubers successful.

Featured FAQ

My child is under 13 can they still join the YouTube course?
YouTube terms and conditions require you to be at least 13 years of age to create an account, which is required to do this course.

Student work

Gallery of some past students work from this course

Editing video for the perfect video to publish

Editing video for the perfect video to publish

Student filming footage for her YouTube Channel

Student filming footage for her YouTube Channel

Photo: Creating for YouTube

Course Overview

Share your passion through YouTube, whether it’s sketching, photography or reviews. Our specialist tutors will show you how to create unique content for your YouTube channel and teach you how to create stories that drive engagement and boost your following.

You will storyboard, script, film yourself or your screen, discover the YouTube video editing tools and work in teams to publish eye-catching content.

By the end of the course, students will have their own YouTube channel with original content and the tools to keep creating!

(Please note for students wishing to make a Gaming channel, time spent filming themselves playing games will be kept to a minimum to avoid distraction from the key learning outcomes of the course, and they will also be required to create other content).

What your child will learn

  • Students create content rather than simply consume it
  • They are able to the develop an online presence to help influence their impact on social networks
  • Develop a range of soft skills including presenting, planning, designing and more
  • Learn about the importance of metadata and how to use it in a practical way

Creating for YouTube FAQs

Questions and answers of the customers

  1. A We ask for a laptop to be generally no older than 4 years old, mac's and pc's (windows 8 or above) are fine, we DO NOT accept chromebook's or ipads as we need a laptop that is able to download software
  2. A Unfortunately there is no flexibility on this course as to have a Youtube account you must be 13 or over, students must be 13 on the first day of the course

Meet Will

Will studied at the Royal Academy of Music and is one of Fire Tech most long-standing digital music tutors. He's a drummer, composer, and loves teaching young people how to combine technology with music to build sounds, songs, compositions and much more.

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