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Whether you want to find out more about digital, learn new skills, or prepare for your career by studying for a degree, we have flexible digital skills courses for you. Visit our course catalogue to browse our online courses and upskill for your future while working or studying at home. You can also view several of our courses on government's new Skills Toolkit. Check it out today!

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The Institute of Coding brings together industry, government, higher education and outreach partners to create new courses and engage a diverse group of people into digital careers. Working with our partners, we have created a variety of online courses so you can keep learning from home.

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Looking to learn more about digital, try something new, upskill or refresh? Check out our series of short and free courses, developed by the University of Leeds and hosted on Futurelearn.



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Computer Programming for Everyone

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University of Leeds

This online course will teach you the art of computer programming and learn what code can do with the Institute…

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Collaborative Working in a Remote Team

Provided by:
University of Leeds

This online course will show you how to work effectively and collaboratively with your team, whether you’re at home or…

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Essential Skills for your Career Development

Provided by:
University of Leeds

In this course you will take charge of your career development and identify the skills you need to plan and…

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Looking to develop more advanced digital skills, like network security and artificial intelligence? Our partners offer courses that provide more in-depth learning that can be taken as a one-off, or can lead to further study.



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Introduction to Cryptography

Provided by:
Coventry University

Explore how code breakers and spies influenced cryptography and investigate the role it plays in modern secure communication.

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Artificial Intelligence: Distinguishing Between Fact and Fiction

Provided by:
Coventry University

How well do you understand artificial intelligence (AI)? Explore how to separate the reality from the hype on this free,…

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Digital Thinking Tools for better decision making

Provided by:
Open University

This  free badged course (which learners can start at any time) begins by placing thinking tools in their historical context…

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Our partners also offer several undergraduate and graduate degree programmes that will help you prepare for a career in the digital sector.



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Online MSc Computer Science

Provided by:
University of Bath

Centred on the industrial application of computing, our Online MSc Computer Science degree will give you a sound foundation in…

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BSc (Hons) Data Science

Provided by:
Open University

Data plays an important role in almost all private and public sector employment. The need to understand how to use…

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Data Management and Analysis

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Open University

The Data Management and Analysis module addresses some of the key concepts required for the traditionally important area of data…

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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.

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✨ Want to learn more about how to pursue a career in #digital?✨

Start by checking out the inspiring talks and real-world advice from our #DigitalWomen event to hear from people like Emma James, recent @uniofbath grad and Google Software Engineer.

Click the link in our bio to watch on YouTube!
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Lack of representation can be a barrier to joining the digital sector.
We are proud to have worked with some amazing #DigitalRoleModels, like @jdr_tech, @supadupacurl from @blackgirlgamers and @harriet.blend (just to name a few!). Click on the link in our bio to read more and get inspired.

#WomeninTech #DigitalSkills
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It’s National Coding Week! If you would like to get involved, start by checking out the IoCoding Club with @rifke.world on our IGTV. These easy-to-follow videos will help you get started in coding 💻

You can also click the link in our bio to view our other coding courses and resources, many of which are free! And visit @nationalcodingweek for more info!

#Coding #NationalCodingWeek #WomeninTech
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We're really proud to share that we are seeing a near gender balance (47% female vs 51% male) on our Digital Skills for the Workplace courses, created by @universityofleeds and @FutureLearn 🙌 This increase is a major improvement from the gender split seen in more traditional #digitalskills education, where only 16% of computer science graduates last year were women.

If you want to join the 500,000+ who have already enrolled on these courses, use the link in our bio!

#CTRLYourFuture #WomeninTech
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Stretch your ideas of what can be created with the Introduction to Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality course from our partners @futurelearn and @lancasteruni 🔮

Discover how you could join the AR industry and the tools you'll need - link in bio! #DigitalSkills #AR #VR
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“Accessibility in gaming means removing barriers that someone has that would stop them from enjoying the game.”

In our 404 Not Found video series, @staceyofgotham, @getfrankgames and Mick Donegan from @specialeffectteam explained why accessible video games allow everyone to join in 🎮

If you want to be part of the industry creating video games, try our Expressive Video Games online course from our partners @futurelearn and @ual_cci - link in bio! #Gaming #VideoGames #Accessibility #CTRLYourFuture
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/The IoC wins six national and international awards for the CTRL Your Future campaign

Published on 16 November 2020

The Institute of Coding’s (IoC) diversity and inclusion campaign has now won a total of six awards for its inspiring content and partnerships that aim […]

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/How Training in Digital Skills can help your business innovate

30 November 2020, Online event

With COVID-19, the need for organisations to innovate has never been higher. Yet many businesses need more digital skills to help bring new and innovative […]

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