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</IoC Skills Bootcamps newsletter – August 2021>

Published on 17 September 2021 by Web editor



This newsletter provides information about the new IoC-led 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. 

Skills Bootcamps will be provided at no cost for learners who meet the eligibility criteria and are accepted by a Skills Bootcamp provider. Employers who wish to upskill existing employees through the Skills Bootcamps will receive a 70% discount from standard programme fees.


Ready to upskill or reskill?

IoC partners have 40+ Skills Bootcamp intakes available, with many starting this September and October. Topics include core digital skills, web and software development, creative computing, data skills, cyber security, AI and many others.

Want to secure your FREE spot? You can download a PDF list of courses to see everything at a glance or use our searchable database to see the options for upcoming Skills Bootcamps across all providers, regions and start dates

September Skills Bootcamp spotlight

Learn DevOps skills starting in September 
DevNetSkills by The Open University is a 16-week, part-time DevOps training programme which combines the Open University’s fifty years’ experience of promoting education for all and supporting busy working adults to learn, with real-world careers insights from Cisco, one of the world’s largest IT companies.

The programme flexes around the demands of your work and life, combining high quality online learning with live webinars, online support, coaching and certification preparation sessions to support you into a digital job.

Learn more and sign up by 5th September at

Further your career in construction and architecture
Northumbria University is running 16-week Skills Bootcamps starting in September, October and November in Construction Data Science and Software (Engineering/Architectural Technician Plus). Both of these Skills Bootcamps have learning outcomes that will help you start or further your career in the fast-paced construction industry. 

Learn more and register your interest by emailing

Get the skills for a career in web development 
Bath Spa University is offering a 12-week Skills Bootcamp with start dates in September, October, November and January that will provide the necessary skills to gain employment in a web development role. This course starts with an introduction to websites and will teach you sought-after web application skills including the building and deployment of smartphone and web apps.

Space is limited so sign up today at

The IoC-led Skills Bootcamps will be coordinated and delivered by respected UK universities and other partners, including Aston UniversityBath Spa University, the University of BathBirmingham City UniversityDurham UniversityEdge Hill University, the University of Gloucestershire, the University of HuddersfieldManchester Metropolitan UniversityNorthumbria University, the Open UniversityTeesside UniversityUWE BristolWiltshire College & University CentreDeloitte and many more. 

How do I find out more?

If you are a prospective learner or an employer that would like to learn more about the IoC-led Skills Bootcamps, please visit

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. The IoC consortium, which is led by the University of Bath, is a provider for the Department for Education’s (DfE) Skills Bootcamps.


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