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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

Provided by:
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

Provided by:
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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Our FREE, online course featured this week is ‘How to Create Great Online Content’, developed with @universityofleeds & @futurelearn! 📝

This course will teach you how to:

◼️ Interpret the messaging and intention behind online content

◼️ Evaluate the use of tone and language in communication

◼️ Apply suitable tones and techniques to communicate a message effectively

This course also comes with a free certificate that you can include with your CV. Click the link in our bio to find out more!

#DigitalSkills #TechJobs
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Our FREE, online course featured this week is ‘Introduction to UX and Accessible Design’, developed with @ual_cci & @futurelearn! 📱💻

This course will teach you how to:

◼️ Explain the role of #userexperience (UX) and interfaces in design

◼️ Describe the main features of accessible digital UX design

◼️ Explore approaches and stages of #accessibledesign

This course also comes with a free certificate that you can include with your CV. Click the link in our bio to find out more!

#DigitalSkills #TechJobs
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Each week, we are going to feature one of our FREE online courses, to give you a sense of what you could learn! 💡

Today we are sharing ‘Create a Professional Online Presence’, a short course created with @universityofleeds & hosted on @futurelearn!

This course will teach you how to:

◼️ Improve your personal professional presence

◼️ Evaluate your online presence for employability

◼️ Explain the direct & indirect activities that contribute to online presence

This course comes with a free certificate that you can include with your CV. Click the link in our bio to find out more!

#DigitalSkills #TechJobs
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Happy LGBT+ History Month! 🏳️‍🌈 

We're looking back at our video with @londongaymers, who provide a safe space for LGBT+ people to share their passion for gaming.

In the video, Matt speaks about creating a community that works to make the digital sector more inclusive & welcoming.

To learn more and celebrate the legacy and future of the LGBT+ community, click the link in our bio! 

You can also follow along using #LGBTHM21
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In a recent survey of our learners, more than half of respondents said they had had no formal qualification in #digital. That shows that we have courses designed for wherever you are in your digital skills journey 💻

To see some of our free, introductory courses, click the link in our bio!

We also have options for more advanced study.

#DigitalSkills #WomeninTech
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The IoC-funded @techupwomen has launched a new online taster course! 👩‍💻

This free course will give you an introduction to #MachineLearning and provides an insight to what the #TechUP programme has to offer.

If you are considering starting your own journey into #tech or thinking about joining a future TechUP programme, click the link in our bio to register now!
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/How the IoC is supporting the OU and Cisco to educate the educators (11500+ and counting)

Published on 25 February 2021

The Educating the Educators programme was developed by the OU and Cisco, with support from the Institute of Coding (IoC). This post has been cross-posted […]

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/HE Early Academics in Computer Science Programming Pedagogy Course

3 March 2021, Online event

A course of 4 sessions, of 90 minutes each, on computing education research for Early Academics to help them teach programming in HE. This course […]

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