Skills Bootcamps – part of the Government’s Lifetime Skills Guarantee and Plan for Jobs – are flexible courses of up to 16 weeks, giving people the opportunity to build up sector-specific skills and fast-track to an interview with a local employer.
This training has been made possible and is free to individuals thanks to Greater Manchester Combined Authority securing funding for Skills Bootcamps, forming part of the Government’s Lifetime Skills Guarantee and funded through the Department of Education’s National Skills Fund.
Our Skills Bootcamps are free for anyone aged 19+ living in the North West of England who is:
Places are limited and will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis to eligible applicants.
Typical job roles include:
Multiple start dates available throughout 2023/24, please register your interest using the button above for more information.
This Skills Bootcamp teaches the skills to get you started in a career in cloud computing.
Week One - Introduction to Cloud and Python Basics
Week Two - Introduction to Software Defined Networking and Python Basics
Week Three - Data Equipment & Deployment Devices and Python Intermediate
Week Four - Service Models Private vs Hosted and Python Intermediate
Week Five - Redundancy & High Availability and Data Analytics
Week Six - Security & Endpoint Protection and Data Analytics
Week Seven and Eight - AWS Cloud Practitioner and Data Analytics
Week Nine and Ten - AWS Cloud Practitioner and Final Projects
Week Eleven and Twelve - Employability Skills
AWS modules include:
Data modules include:
Soft skills employability skills are embedded throughout the duration of the Skills Bootcamp alongside technical content.
Commercial environment focus:
Employability, Communications and Soft Skills:
Attendance is required:
There are no formal entry requirements for this course however, you must be eligible for funding to apply, please see the section below - Fully Funded Entry Criteria.
Our Skills Bootcamps are free for anyone aged 19+ who is: