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ACADEMY LAUNCHES SOFTWARE DEVELOPER BOOTCAMP

The Digital Skills Academy has launched a brand new Software Developer bootcamp designed for adults aged 19+. The Academy, which is led by North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College, will be offering the specialised courses that allow learners to get an understanding of the key terms, principles and challenges of coding.

COLLEGE SUPPORT FOR DIGITAL WORKFORCE REVOLUTION

A new academy offering free courses in digital skills is poised to help support economic recovery following the coronavirus crisis as the pace of digitisation gathers momentum. The Digital Skills Academy, from North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College, which was launched to help businesses across the West Midlands to transform their workforces, is expecting demand to increase dramatically thanks to digital skills transformation seen during lockdown.

REDUNDANCY PROVIDES THE CATALYST FOR LEARNER IN UPDATING IT SKILLS

Redundancy has provided Su Green with the catalyst to update her IT skills and improve her confidence through an online learning programme. Having worked most recently as an office manager, Su, from Sutton Coldfield, is highly experienced in business administration and customer service. She has taught herself how to use productivity software such as Microsoft Office and wanted to find a course that would demonstrate to prospective employers that she was competent and capable.

COLLEGE BOOST FOR GOVERNMENT DIGITAL SKILLS CHALLENGE

A new academy offering free courses in digital skills has echoed the Department for Education’s call for millions of furloughed workers to take up online training. The Digital Skills Academy, from North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College, is helping to pave the way into careers in the burgeoning digital sector. It is also offering opportunities for everyone to improve their baseline digital skills during the coronavirus lockdown.

NEW APPOINTMENT PROVIDES FURTHER BOOST FOR DIGITAL SKILLS

A new Digital Skills Academy, set to be established in Coventry, has announced the appointment of a director to lead its offer to the digital sector. Matthew Smith, who formerly ran his own training business delivering database design, networking and cloud-based solutions, takes up his appointment with immediate effect.

DIGITAL SKILLS BOOST TO WEST MIDLANDS NOW LIVE ONLINE

A new Digital Skills Academy, set to be established in Coventry, has launched its new website offering online access to training for the digital sector.

Following a successful bid led by North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College to secure funding from the West Midlands Combined Authority, the Digital Skills Academy is being launched in response to growing momentum for the fast-paced digitisation of the UK and an acknowledgement across all sectors that digital skills increasingly sit at the heart of all careers.

COLLEGE PARTNERS WITH COMPTIA TO BOOST DIGITAL SKILLS IN WEST MIDLANDS

CompTIA, the leading technology industry association, has today announced that it is working with North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College to provide digital skills across the West Midlands.

Following a grant from the Digital Skills Funding pot available from the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA), North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College has launched the IT & Digital Skills Training Academy. The Academy aims to deliver vital digital skills training to the West Midlands area. People living in the area will be able to benefit from free training courses that enable them to either join one of the growing number of digital and IT roles available in the region or by upskilling so that they can progress in their field.