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Our network of employers & educators have co-designed Skills Bootcamps that are providing learners with best-in-class digital skills education and delivering resilient pathways to work.

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Skills Bootcamp in Data Science (with Microsoft Certification) - January 2022 (Closed)

This Skills Bootcamp teaches programming and data science skills within the context of industrial data. Alongside the core taught material this Skills Bootcamp also comes with free Microsoft Certification in the form of DP-900 Microsoft Azure Data Fundamentals and AI-900 Microsoft Azure AI Fundamentals. You will be given full access to the Microsoft learning materials and will also receive a voucher that will entitle you to take the DP-900 and AI-900 examinations. The DP-900 certification is for anyone interested in foundational-level knowledge of cloud data, and how cloud data services are provided with Microsoft Azure. AI-900 is for those interested in learning about the kinds of solution made possible by artificial intelligence (Al), and the Microsoft Azure services with which to create them.
  • Northumbria University
  • All areas
  • 10/01/2022 - 31/03/2022
  • Online
  • Free
  • IoC Supported
  • Short Course
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Skills Bootcamp in Software Development (with Microsoft Certification) - January 2022 (Closed)

There is a growing ecosystem of third-party developers creating apps that add on to the market-leading software tools and packages to answer specific industrial needs and the big software developers monitor these third-party apps, quickly buying up the most promising. This Skills Bootcamp focuses on the most popular scripting tools for adding value to the workflow of leading authoring tools, exploring the APIs and coding languages used to interact with them. These skillsets are in high demand and learners will stand out in job interviews.
  • Northumbria University
  • All areas
  • 10/01/2021 - 31/03/2022
  • Online
  • Free
  • IoC Supported
  • Short Course
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Skills Bootcamp in Creative Computing - January 2022 (Closed)

In just 12 weeks you’ll be provided with necessary skills to gain employment using computing within the creative industries and practices. These are sought after skills and will be complemented with personal and professional skills provision plus employment support including techniques for job applications, mock interviews and employer networking events. In addition to highly experienced lecturers the bootcamps will also feature guest speakers, group exercises and a blended delivery model to provide maximum flexibility for other commitments. This bootcamp is for adults requiring new and additional skills to embark on a career using creative computing.
  • Bath Spa University
  • South West
  • 10/01/2022 - 31/03/2022
  • Blended
  • Free
  • IoC Supported
  • Short Course
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Skills Bootcamp in Machine Learning and AI for Business Applications - November 2021 (Closed)

AI is now central to the strategic development of many global economies, including the UK, with the government including AI and Data Economy as the first of the four Industrial Strategy Grand Challenges. Cognitive technologies, such as Artificial intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning, are increasingly being used to solve business problems. Indeed, AI provides strong and innovative approaches that can substantially transform the business world and society. This Skills Bootcamp will provide the learner with the skills required to run AI processes and support business needs. Specifically, the bootcamp will cover how to automate business processes, gain insight through data analysis and engage with customers and employees.
  • Teesside University
  • North East
  • 02/11/2021 - 03/03/2022
  • Online
  • Free
  • IoC Supported
  • Short Course
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Skills Bootcamp in Cloud Computing and Data Analytics - November 2021 (Closed)

The Royal Society’s research report, ‘Dynamics of data science skills: How can all sectors benefit from data science talent?’ illustrates the increased demand for data science skills in the job market, and sets out mechanisms that can help build a stronger talent pipeline. The report recommends, ‘To meet the growing demand for data scientists, universities need to be agile and responsive to offer new ways of upskilling’. Edge Hill University’s Skills Bootcamp in Cloud Computing and Data Analytics is an industry/academic designed innovative level four, 14-week flexible 100% online course, giving people the opportunity to build up sector-specific skills. The course’s design also has a built-in commitment to support applicants in their search to secure employment, by providing personalised employability support by mentoring learners in their CV writing and interview techniques in order to secure employment.
  • Edge Hill University
  • North West
  • 08/11/2021 - 25/02/2022
  • Online
  • Free
  • IoC Supported
  • Short Course
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Skills Bootcamp in Software (Engineering/Architectural Technician Plus) - October 2021 (Closed)

Architecture and Engineering modellers today increasingly need to move beyond the out-of-the-box software installation and apply coding solutions to drive efficiency or complexity. There is also a growing ecosystem of third-party developers creating apps that add-on to the market-leading tools to answer specific industrial needs and the big software developers monitor these third-party apps, quickly buying up the most promising. This bootcamp focuses on the most popular scripting tools for adding value to the workflow of leading authoring tools, exploring the APIs and coding languages used to interact with them. These skillsets are in high demand and learners will stand out in job interviews.
  • Northumbria University
  • All areas
  • 04/10/2021 - 31/01/2022
  • Online
  • Free
  • IoC Supported
  • Short Course
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Skills Bootcamp in Data Science and Cloud Systems - November 2021 (Closed)

Data is widely accepted as ‘the new oil’. Data is changing the world and organisations not capitalising on their data are at a distinct competitive disadvantage. There is a surge in the requirement and recruitment of data scientists who can get valuable insights and information from a range of different sources. This Bootcamp will give an introduction to cloud systems, effective use and implementation issues commonly found in technology organisations coupled with by an in-depth practical focus on data analysis, modelling and manipulation leading into AI applications of natural language, image recognition and conversational AI. The course will end with a digital certification examination set by Microsoft which will make all learners sought after for data roles across the region.
  • Birmingham City University
  • West Midlands
  • 29/11/2021 - 28/03/2021
  • Online
  • Free
  • IoC Supported
  • Short Course
More info
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Skills Bootcamp in Data Science (with Microsoft Certification) - November 2021 (Closed)

This Skills Bootcamp teaches programming and data science skills within the context of industrial data. Alongside the core taught material this Skills Bootcamp also comes with free Microsoft Certification in the form of DP-900 Microsoft Azure Data Fundamentals and AI-900 Microsoft Azure AI Fundamentals. You will be given full access to the Microsoft learning materials and will also receive a voucher that will entitle you to take the DP-900 and AI-900 examinations. The DP-900 certification is for anyone interested in foundational-level knowledge of cloud data, and how cloud data services are provided with Microsoft Azure. AI-900 is for those interested in learning about the kinds of solution made possible by artificial intelligence (Al), and the Microsoft Azure services with which to create them.
  • Northumbria University
  • All areas
  • 22/11/2021 - 14/03/2022
  • Online
  • Free
  • IoC Supported
  • Short Course
More info
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Skills Bootcamp in Construction Data Scientist - October 2021 (Closed)

BIM activities now generate huge volumes of construction data and the management and understanding of big data is becoming increasingly important as construction strives to catch up with more technically advanced industries. Leading CONTECH firms are developing data-centric tools to help asset owners, designers and builders improve efficiencies and maximise the potential of this wealth of information. Demand for data scientists is increasing as organisations need to understand and analyse this historical data, then develop tools and dashboards to convert it into knowledge. This bootcamp teaches appropriate data science technologies and techniques. These skillsets are in high demand, particularly with graduates and those in the first two years of their career so successful learners will stand out in job interviews. The bootcamp is aimed at Construction Data manipulation though the skills are transferrable to other sectors.
  • Northumbria University
  • All areas
  • 04/10/2021 - 31/01/2022
  • Online
  • Free
  • IoC Supported
  • Short Course
More info
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Skills Bootcamps in Digital - August 2021 (Closed)

We’re partnering with Manchester Digital, The Specialists Hub, and The Heroworx Institute to form a local group to deliver Skills Bootcamps with a focus on digital skills. Three of our departments at the university are involved, too: Computing and Mathematics; Business School; SODA: School of Digital Arts. Our Skills Bootcamp provides a broad grounding in the key skills underpinning becoming a digital native in commercial environments. These 14-week programme starts with foundations in Employment and Business readiness, and Computing Fundamentals and progresses through subjects including Digital Sales, Cyber Security, and Entrepreneurship.
  • Manchester Metropolitan University
  • All areas
  • 23/08/2021 - 26/11/2021
  • Online
  • Free
  • IoC Supported
  • Short Course
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