University Academy 92 at Old Trafford (UA92) has launched a range of free Skills Bootcamps as it supports regional efforts to boost digital skills in Greater Manchester.
Supported by The Growth Company and funded by Skills For Life, bootcamps last up to 14 weeks and will be delivered almost entirely online. The bootcamps will start between October and January.
The Skills Bootcamps will cover a range of digital topics from cyber, cloud engineering and web development to extended reality VR/AI and data analytics.
The program is open to anyone aged 19 and over, either working or self-employed, recently unemployed or returning to work after a break. It will offer them the possibility of acquiring sectoral skills and of gaining rapid access to an interview with an employer.
Sara Prowse, Chief Executive of UA92, said: “It’s part of our DNA here at UA92 that we support the Greater Manchester community through wider education initiatives, in addition to our degree courses. standard and higher education, and to make education truly accessible to all.
“These free Skills Bootcamps are open to everyone and aim to equip those who are not looking for standard higher education courses with the essential digital skills that will open up career opportunities and job prospects, whatever their background.
“We are very proud to offer these bootcamps and I urge anyone interested in starting a career in digital to register for a spot.”