Tag Archives: skills

Digital bootcamps are expanding the local talent pool

Learners are coming through the programme but the College urgently needs more employers to get involved.

The Sheffield College is gearing up to deliver its second wave of Digital Bootcamps, which are funded by the Department for Education. Three courses are planned: Infrastructure Technician – starting Monday 16th May Cyber Security – starting Tuesday 17th May Software Development – starting Wednesday 18th May About the Bootcamps These Digital Bootcamps are aimed

EyUp launches funding for people to retrain into tech

EyUp has announced a new bursary scheme to support its mission to plug the digital skills gap.

The EyUp Skills coding course will be delivered in partnership with the award winning iO Academy. It is a fully immersive 16 week Full Stack Track, teaching people all they need to know to get their first job as a software developer. Learning in small classes from professional developers with real-life experience, students gain practical

Institute of Technology bid asks: What are your skills gaps?

Share your views about how new education provision in the region could support your business’s future growth.

What is an Institute of Technology (IoT)? The Department of Education, IoT Wave 2 prospectus gives the following description: “IoTs are a new type of institution, with a prestigious and distinct identity delivering higher level technical education with a clear route to high skilled employment. IoTs will strengthen and grow provision to help bridge a

Introducing the Sheffield Digital Mentoring Scheme

Our new scheme will help Individual Members to develop and achieve their career goals.

Why mentoring? After consulting with our Individual Members about what they wanted from their membership, we could see there was demand to create a scheme where people could develop themselves and work towards a career goal. And what better way to do that than tapping into the wealth of knowledge and experience that exists among