Kickstart your digital career

/Click Start by Be the Business in Digital Skills in Business

Provided by: University of East London (UEL)

Course Area: London

Course Type: Short Course

Start date: 20/06/2024

End date: 19/07/2024

Course length: 4 weeks

Subjects: Digital Skills

Price: Free to eligible students

Delivery Method: Face to face

/Open Doors with Click Start

The in-person course lasts four weeks. It will give you the skills you need to land a job in digital, including how to collect, manage and utilise digital data. You will also work towards recognised qualifications, including Google Digital Garage and Microsoft Office Specialist, specifically in Excel. And that’s not all: towards the end of the course, you will use your new-found digital skills to take part in a live hackathon!


In addition, everyone on the course will get Skills for Work coaching. This will help you plan your future career with tailored careers advice, CV writing and focused job-hunting support, provided by Forward Trust. You will also have the opportunity solve real-life business challenges through the Exclusive Tech Adoption Lab (TAL) experience, designed by Be the Business.



How much is it?

If you meet the eligibility criteria, then it’s completely free. And no, there’s no catch. This programme has been developed in partnership with the Institute of Coding (IoC) and has been funded by Nominet to help reduce the UK’s digital skills gap.

Please note, costs incurred from travel and refreshments require to take part in the programme, may be full repaid upon completion.


How is the course delivered?

The course will be delivered all in-person at Solar House in Stratford, typically Monday to Friday. Essential digital skills will be taught to you by those who have recently achieved a master’s degree in the topic.


Dates and Times

The next courses start on:

Jun 20 – Jul 19, University of East London, Docklands E16 2RD

Aug 29 – Sep 27, University of East London, Docklands E16 2RD


Do I get a qualification?

For every module you successfully complete, your new-found digital skills will be recognised with a certificate from Click Start and the University of East London.


How to apply 

Click here and complete the form to apply.

Am I eligible? 

Click Start is designed to support under-represented groups. The aim is to give you the digital skills you need to find a better job. Or get better pay. Or simply do what you want to do in life. For a FREE place, check if ALL of the following criteria apply to you:

  • You are aged 18-30.
  • You live in London, and have the right to live and work in the UK.
  • You have a personal yearly income of £25,000 or under, or you are currently unemployed.
  • You want a job or apprenticeship in Data Analysis or Digital Marketing.


If you are not eligible for this programme, you may be eligible for our other courses. Take a look at our Click Start course listings to find the course that’s best for you.

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What is Click Start?

This course is part of Click Start, the new nationwide training programme developed by the Institute of Coding (IoC), a national consortium of industry, educators and outreach providers.

Click Start is funded by Nominet, the public benefit company that operates and protects UK Internet infrastructure and uses its funds to support projects that promote digital inclusion.

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