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Whether you want to gain new skills or prepare for your career, we have flexible digital skills courses for you. Click below to browse our 150+ courses and boost your employability. We are also delivering new Skills Bootcamps, which are flexible courses of up to 16 weeks that give people the opportunity to build up their tech skills and prepare for an interview with an employer.

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The Institute of Coding (IoC) is a collaborative national consortium of industry, educators and outreach providers that are working together to respond to the UK’s digital skills gap through the delivery of employer-led digital skills education. Through this collaborative approach, IoC partners have created more than 150 new courses that have engaged 900,000 diverse learners to date.

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Click Start is our new nationwide training programme that gives you the digital skills you need to get better pay and job opportunities. Designed by university experts and industry specialists, the Click Start courses cover various topics, with online and hybrid teaching options around the country.

Many of our Click Start programmes offer additional support, such as career advice and mentoring. The courses are completely FREE for eligible learners.

Please explore our Click Start course listing to learn more about each course and apply.

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Skills for Life - Skills Bootcamps

IoC partners are providing government-funded Skills Bootcamps at locations throughout the country. Topics for these free short courses include core digital skills, data science, software development, AI, cybersecurity and others.

Please explore our Skills Bootcamp course catalogue to see the options that are open for registration.

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Whether you are new to digital, expanding your skills or are a manager upskilling your team, we’ve worked with top employers to design training that matches your needs. Explore our industry-inspired taster sessions, degrees, short courses, and more. We offer courses that are online, in person and a blend of the two, so you can keep learning wherever you are in your life or career.

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If you`re interested in gaining creative digital skills, take a look at @ShortCoursesBSU #ClickStart courses and study with the Sunday Times` University of the Year for Social Inclusion. @BathSpaUni
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🖥️ Celebrate National Coding Week with a dive into AI! 🚀

This year`s theme is all about Artificial Intelligence, and we`ve got three fantastic courses to develop your coding skills:

1️⃣ Introduction to Python Programming: 🐍 Master the language of AI! Learn Python and unlock a world of possibilities in artificial intelligence, data science, and more.

2️⃣ Integrated Development Environments: 🧰 Get hands-on with the tools that make coding a breeze. Explore IDEs and streamline your coding workflow.

3️⃣ Foundations of Software Testing and Validation: 🕵️‍♀️ Ensure your code is robust and reliable. Discover the fundamentals of software testing and validation.

👩‍💻 Learn the basics and level up your coding game this National Coding Week

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Join the @UniversityofLeeds at the Leeds Digital Festival to find out what a career in tech is really like.

🚀Where: Free and online

📆 Date: 20th Sep 2023

🕒 Time: 2:00pm - 2:45pm

🌟 Event: Edtech Inspirators: A Career in Coding with Click Start

👩‍💻 Discover the limitless opportunities in tech!
🔥 Learn from industry experts and edtech leaders.
🙌 Reserve your spot today and let your digital journey begin.

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Have you ever wondered what STEM is all about?

STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. It`s an area that brings together disciplines to solve real-world problems.

💡 Science: STEM is the study of the natural world, exploring its mysteries, conducting experiments, and unravelling how things work.

💻 Technology: Technology is all about creating tools and applications that make our lives better. Whether it`s coding, designing software, or developing new gadgets, technologists drive innovation and shape our digital world.

🔧 Engineering: Engineers are problem solvers who use their creativity and technical skills to design, build, and improve everything. They turn ideas into reality and change the way we live.

📚 Mathematics: Maths is more than just numbers; it`s the language of logic and patterns that helps us understand how everything works. It`s the backbone of scientific research, data analysis, and problem-solving, enabling us to make informed decisions and predict outcomes with precision.

STEM is always changing and creates innovation, and opens up countless job opportunities.

So, whether you`re a budding scientist, a tech enthusiast, an aspiring engineer, or a math lover, there`s a world of possibilities waiting for you.

Check out our latest courses from our bio.

#STEM #Innovation #ProblemSolvers

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“The expert in anything was once a beginner.”
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These are some of the top professional skills that you`ll need in tech

1. Communication
2. Problem solving
3. Adaptability
4. Emotional intelligence

Our Click Start courses offer the chance to learn these.
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What other professional skills do you think are key?

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