Everything You Need To Know About Our Skills Bootcamp in Digital and Technical


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Our free Skills Bootcamps give you the opportunity to build up sector-specific skills and support you towards advancing your career.

Whether you’re looking for career change, or wanting to progress in your current industry, our Skills Bootcamp in Digital and Technical could open the door to a range of new and exciting opportunities.

The dedicated training programme has been developed in partnership with employers, providers and local authorities, to help you develop the skills that are in demand in their local area and get a better job.

What will you learn?

The eight-week training programme features a mix of practical hands-on and knowledge-based learning covering everything need to be successful in the digital sector.

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This suite of sessions will include an in depth understanding of the common types of threat to ICT systems and data and how to protect ICT systems and select and use collaborative technologies and bespoke software to carry out an appropriate task.

You will benefit from regular sessions with a dedicated Employment Coach, along with high-quality teaching from experienced tutors and much more.

In addition, the Skills Bootcamp will conclude with an Employer Recruitment Fair which will provide you with the opportunity to speak to potential employers ahead of the submission of formal applications.

Please note all candidates who complete the programme will be offered a guaranteed job interview within the Digital and Technical Sector.

Who can apply?

You can apply to join a Skills Bootcamp if you: Are aged 19+, live in England, are employed, self-employed, have recently become unemployed or are returning to work after a break.

For most Skills Bootcamps, no prior knowledge in the subject is needed - you just need a good grasp of the English language and the willingness to learn new skills.

How do you apply?

Applying for this course could not be easier, simply email bootcamps@hull-college.ac.uk.

Information for Employers

Employers contribute 30% of the cost of training if they want to use Skills Bootcamps to train their existing employees.

Existing employees may need time to study and attend classes depending on their working hours and status and the flexibility of the course.

What are the benefits of Skills Bootcamps for employers?

They help your business to…

Develop a loyal and talented workforce with the skills you need quickly

Futureproof your business in a rapidly changing labour market

Improve your productivity; students are motivated to learn new skills, provide new ideas and a fresh perspective

Recruit staff with the right training and skills from the outset

Get access to a pipeline of skilled adults by working with existing Skills Bootcamp providers

Employers interested in training existing staff through the Skills Bootcamp should contact bootcamps@hull-college.ac.uk.

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