</The IoC Skills Bootcamps>
Looking to upskill, reskill or retain? Check out our collection of Skills Bootcamps. They are FREE for learners that meet the eligibility criteria and will help you build your tech skills and fast-track to an interview with an employer.
What are Skills Bootcamps?
Skills Bootcamps are flexible courses of up to 16 weeks, giving people the opportunity to build up tech skills and fast-track to an interview with an employer. They are being developed by the Government as part of the Plan for Jobs, in partnership with employers, providers and local authorities, to help people develop the skills that are in demand in their local area and get a better job.
To view the full list of IoC-led Skills Bootcamps, along with their start/end dates, format and the skills that you will learn, download the course schedule.
How much do they cost?
Skills Bootcamps will be provided at no cost for learners who meet the eligibility criteria and are accepted by a Skills Bootcamp provider onto a specific programme. Please see the Skills Bootcamp listings using the button below to view the eligibility requirements.
Employers who wish to upskill existing employees through the Skills Bootcamps will receive a 70% discount from standard programme fees.
How do I learn more or apply?
Detailed information about the IoC-led Skills Bootcamps, including course subjects, start/end dates and delivery style, is available on our Skills Bootcamp course catalogue. You can apply directly by clicking through the course listings.
To learn more, please download our Skills Bootcamp flyer.
The Institute of Coding’s (IoC) consortium of employers, universities and outreach partners, which is led by the University of Bath, is a provider for the Department for Education’s (DfE) Skills Bootcamps. This means that our partners are delivering new Skills Bootcamps that will connect people into employment.
Are you interested in learning more about the IoC-led Skills Bootcamps?
The IoC consortium is providing Skills Bootcamps in different formats (both online and in-person), at locations throughout the country. Topics will include core digital skills, data science, software development, AI, cybersecurity and others.
You can view information about the available Skills Bootcamps, including how to apply, here. If you would like to receive updates as new Skills Bootcamps are launched, please register using this form.
Bootcamp Form 1
Bootcamp Form 2
Using its collaborative approach, the IoC is bringing together partners with delivery and engagement expertise to ensure that each step of the Skills Bootcamp journey is high-quality and tailored to meet the needs of employers and those looking to upskill to boost their employability.
If you are an employer and would like to learn more about the Skills Bootcamps, including potentially interviewing or hiring these skilled learners, please register your interest using this form or email IoCSkillsBootcamps@bath.ac.uk.
</Skills Bootcamp partners >
The IoC-led Skills Bootcamps will be coordinated and delivered by respected UK universities, including Aston University, Bath Spa University, the University of Bath, Birmingham City University, Durham University, Edge Hill University, the University of Gloucestershire, the University of Huddersfield, Manchester Metropolitan University, Northumbria University, the Open University, Teesside University, UWE Bristol, Wiltshire College & University Centre and more.
The programme will also be supported by the IoC’s engagement partners (e.g. DWP Jobcentres), pathway to work collaborators (including Deloitte – who are building infrastructure to support the programme’s data flow and reporting, measuring enrolment across the UK and promoting Skills Bootcamps and its graduates among their client network – as well as techUK, combined authorities, and LEPs), alongside the IoC’s existing network and consortium.
Skills Bootcamps in the South West region will be provided in close collaboration with the West of England Combined Authority (WECA), Swindon & Wiltshire local enterprise partnership (LEP) and the GFirst LEP (based in Gloucestershire).