Boost your digital and technical skills with our range of FREE courses.
We are working with training providers across the region to ensure the skills being taught match with what employers need.
Skills Bootcamps are a new Government initiative designed to give you the opportunity to build up your digital skills and fast-track you to an interview with a local employer.
Recently launched across Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire these modern and practical courses are being delivered in partnership with employers, providers and local authorities to help develop the digital skills most in-demand in your local area and boost your employability.
There has never been a better time to boost your career in digital or to make sure your business has the digital skills it needs to succeed.
- The scheme is open to anyone aged 19+ in Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire whether they’re looking for work, already in work, or are returning to work after some time out.
- Courses are particularly being designed to encourage more women into digital roles and training will fit flexibly around existing commitments.
- Recruitment for the boot camps will start from April 2021.
Find out more about our Bootcamps
Delivery of our Skills Bootcamps is be undertaken by a partnership of nine providers, each with differing specialisms, industry links or geographical focus.
ALTHAUS: IT Solutions Bootcamp
IT is integral to almost all businesses, when IT systems fail, the impacts can be catastrophic. Althaus will teach you to analyse, diagnose and resolve the problems. Make the systems faster, more effective more seamless. You are the game changers, the technical superheroes, you can support the revolution.
ALTHAUS: Digital Marketing Bootcamp
Online presence has never been so important, the competition is out there designing and developing. Althaus will teach you to rethink marketing, re-write the rule book and expand your digital vision. Become the disruptors, emerge as the pioneers, and create the revolution.
ASCENTO: Digital Executive 1 Bootcamp
This pathway is aimed at individuals who have no real practical experience or knowledge of digital marketing and will give them a solid foundation to build from. All of pathways are delivered remotely over a ten-week period through Ascento’s industry leading E-learning platform. Alongside the units of each pathway there is 4 hours of 1:1 support with a digital marketing expert
ASCENTO: Digital Executive 2 Bootcamp
This pathway is aimed at individuals who possibly have elements of digital marketing (social media, blog writing, content creation etc) within their role but have not had any formal training to support them. All of pathways are delivered remotely over a ten-week period through Ascento’s industry leading E-learning platform. Alongside the units of each pathway there is 4 hours of 1:1 support with a digital marketing expert
ASCENTO: Digital Leader Bootcamp
Our digital leader pathway combines elements of digital marketing and leadership and is perfect for traditional marketers who are transitioning into a digital role. All of pathways are delivered remotely over a ten-week period through Ascento’s industry leading E-learning platform. Alongside the units of each pathway there is 4 hours of 1:1 support with a digital marketing expert
BABINGTON: Digital Leadership Bootcamp
This course will develop your skills as leader with topics covering project planning and implementation; and Agile project management
DERBY COLLEGE: Coding and Software Development Bootcamp
This course which is aligned to TLM accreditation will develop computer science fundamentals and coding
GBS: Digital Marketing Bootcamp
This course is designed to equip you with the fundamentals of Digital Marketing including e: commerce principles, SEO, branding and social media
GBS: IT Skills Bootcamp
This course will equip participants with the knowledge and skills to understand software, hardware and networking including IoT, cybersecurity and Python
NOTTINGHAM CITY COUNCIL: Cybersecurity Bootcamp
This course will focus on the understanding and governance of Data law, Cybersecurity principles and tools
NOTTINGHAM COLLEGE: Digital Marketing Techniques Bootcamp
Run through the Chartered Institute of Marketing, this unit is the first leading to a full award in Digital Marketing Techniques. You will develop skills to improve digital marketing performance and explore the challenges and opportunities within the digital environment.
PURPLE BEARD: Data Analyst Bootcamp
Data Analysts enable businesses to maximize the value of their data assets by using Microsoft Power BI. As a subject matter expert, Data Analysts are responsible for designing and building scalable data models, cleaning and transforming data, and enabling advanced analytic capabilities that provide meaningful business value through easy-to-comprehend data visualizations.
PURPLE BEARD: Software Development Bootcamp
The Software Development (Coding) course will provide you with the breadth of knowledge and basic Software Development skills. Whether you want to kickstart your career as a coder or future-proof your skillset to improve your performance at the current role, our course is a perfect learning journey that will open you the doors to the world of coding.
TECHNOLGY 4 BUSINESS: Data Technician Bootcamp
Developing practical data analysis knowledge and skills for roles in HR, finance, operations, audit, etc. You will use Excel for data validation and analysis and Power Bi Desktop for visualisation and dashboarding.
TECHNOLGY 4 BUSINESS: Advanced Data Analysis Bootcamp
Enhancing your data analysis knowledge and skills for roles in HR, finance, operations, audit, etc. You will prepare, analyse and present data using a range of tools including any or all of Excel, Power BI Desktop and Arbutus Analyzer. Additional coaching and mentoring support is available to develop SQL and VBA skills as required.
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