Start/end date: 2 May 2023 - End date: 17 August 2023
Then this could be the course for you.
Teesside University's experienced computing lecturers have been working with our industry partners to develop a course that gives you the skills industry employers are looking for.
Several data-analytics and visualisation tools are available on the market and this course will equip learners with the skills to correctly use them so that they can contribute to improving business performance. The Bootcamp will also touch on how to use Machine Learning and AI applications to generate data insights and business forecast.
This course develops skills in data analytics, reporting and visualisation looking at a range of different solutions from Advanced Excel to Power BI.
The course has been designed to equip learners with the skills needed to identify trends in data and communicate these persuasively, make intelligent business forecasts and take informed decisions â€“ using easily accessible off the shelf products.
The Bootcamp will be split into two parts:
Industry case studies, industry keynote speakers and focussed portfolio work will provide inspiration, context and opportunity to put the theory into practise.
In addition, a bespoke employability programme will equip you with essential software skills for securing a job or new role, where required.
This Skills Bootcamp lasts for 16 weeks with four hours of online contact time each week (2 x 2-hour sessions) plus additional self-directed learning and employability sessions to support you into work or a career change. A bespoke employability programme, delivered by our specialist career team, will run alongside the core delivery, and culminate in career matching activities working with our industry partners.
All of our Skills Bootcamps are designed to be flexible to allow people in work, looking for work and with other responsibilities to participate.
The Bootcamp is delivered online by our experienced academics and industry practitioners with keynote speakers and case studies from our industry partners.
Assessment is undertaken through the development of a portfolio that builds up during the Bootcamp.
Our 16-week programme is suitable for anybody wanting to:
Eligibility criteria for all learners
In order to qualify for this no-cost training, learners need to:
Eligibility criteria for free course
Eligibility criteria for this particular course
To succeed on this course, you are recommended to have:
You can only take part in one bootcamp with the IOC which Teesside University are a partner.
If you are unemployed, self-employed or in employment that is not related to a career in tech then this course is fully-funded and free to you IF you meet the eligibility criteria.
If you are employed in a tech related career and looking to upskill to support a new role or opportunities then your employer can send existing employees on the course and will receive a discount ranging from 70% - 90%, depending on the size of the company.
This Bootcamp runs once only for 16 weeks starting 6 September 2022 to 12 January 2023 with a small cohort of learners so you are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Exact dates of delivery will be provided very soon.
You will need to provide both a CV and your 90 second selfie video letting us know your current skills and why you want to complete the Skills Bootcamp, during the application form process.
Please make sure to provide these within the application process or forward by email to firstname.lastname@example.org as we won't be able to review your application without them.
You will notified within 1 month of our panel's decision regarding your application.
This Skills Bootcamp is jointly designed and delivered by our games industry partners, so you can be confident you are learning the relevant skills important to employers. Throughout the 16-week programme, each learner will also take part in a bespoke employability programme preparing you for interviews and recruitment events with our industry partners, giving you the opportunity to network and connect with employers looking for these skills.
Teesside University works closely with Industry around the UK and will provide employment opportunities through our partners and also from Job Searches.
It is important for you to actively look for job roles that are of interest to you also.
If you are an employer and would like to send one or more of your staff on the Bootcamp to upskill for a new role or opportunity within their existing role, you can receive a discount from 70 - 90% on the £3,500 course fee depending on the size of your organisation and that your employee(s) meet the eligibility criteria.
It is paramount that our course prepares the learners for employment and/or upskilling in their existing job so we would love to hear from you if you would like to get involved in the delivery of this course. Please complete the employer expression of interest form and we look forward to discussing this with you.