£1M DIGITAL SKILLS BOOTCAMPS TO HELP TRANSFORM JOB PROSPECTS ACROSS GREATER BRIGHTON
Adults aged 19 and over in Greater Brighton and the surrounding area will be able to access a new range of free Digital Skills Bootcamps from October 2023. This flagship government scheme is aimed at giving people the opportunity to build in-demand, sector specific skills to fast-track them into new or higher skilled job roles with local employers.
Creative Process, the leading digital skills training agency for Greater Brighton, has announced that the first phase of its Digital Skills Bootcamps, developed in collaboration with local employers, are now open for applications.
The flexible, fully funded, classroom-based training covers a range of essential digital marketing, analytics and content software skills which are in most demand by local businesses. These include the new Google Analytics 4 and Digital Marketing Fundamentals certification as well as providing training in industry standard Adobe Creative Cloud software Photoshop, Indesign and Illustrator.
The Digital Skills Bootcamps have been employer designed to fast-track people into new careers or help them to get ahead in their current career. The bootcamps are being delivered with funding secured from the Department for Education as part of the Government’s Lifetime Skills Guarantee, helping everyone gain skills for life. They are open to all adults over 19, whether they are in full time employment, self-employed, recently unemployed or returning to work after a break.
Skills Bootcamps partners include the University of Sussex, Brighton and Hove City Council and Brighton based digital agency Net Natives. Employers can also put forward employees to attend a Digital Skills Bootcamp to gain skills needed by the business.
Digital Skills Bootcamps Employer Partner Quotes:
‘We're committed to giving residents in Brighton better employment prospects by opening new avenues into the growing sectors across Brighton & Hove. One of the ways we can achieve this is to help potential candidates into new training opportunities and allow them to learn new digital skills. The programme will also ensure that the city's businesses have access to a skilled workforce now and in the future. We're delighted to be a Digital Skills Bootcamps partner, which will further cement Brighton & Hove's reputation as a great place to live and work’ Cllr Lucy Helliwell, Brighton and Hove City Council.
‘For several years University of Sussex students and graduates have benefited from the digital skills training offered by Creative Process Digital. This practical training has complemented academic learning, equipping them with an essential toolkit of digital and creative skills that employers demand’
Andrea Wall, Employer Engagement Manager, University of Sussex.
‘Net Natives has worked with Creative Process for many years to access digital talent and training relevant to what we do. As a partner of the Digital Skills Bootcamps we look forward to the professional development opportunities it will offer for our existing and new employees’
Steve Evans, CEO, Net Natives.
To find out more about Skills Bootcamps and how to participate, please visit: