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Skills Bootcamp in Computer Science

This 12-week Skills Bootcamp is designed to equip you with an understanding of computer systems and networks at a deeper level.
12 weeks
Online Learning

Skills Bootcamps are flexible courses of up to 16 weeks, giving people the opportunity to build up sector-specific skills and fast-track to a guaranteed interview with a local employer.

On successful completion of this Skills Bootcamp, you’ll have learnt essential knowledge that can’t be found in a textbook – like problem-solving, communication skills and working in a team, as well as the key technical and commercial skills you need to land a great career in tech.

When does the course start?


Skills Bootcamp 1 – 10 October 2022

Skills Bootcamp 2 – 9 January  2023 

Apply today to secure your place!

What does the course cover?

On this Skills Bootcamp the topics covered are:

  • Email set up and welcome to program and Website building for evidence
  • Introduction to Binary
  • Mac and IP Addressing
  • Encapsulation l2 to l3
  • OSI model
  • Basic protocols and ports
  • Cables, topology and hardware
  • Wifi and Bluetooth
  • Router protocols
  • IP Sec and IP sec
  • PKI
  • Introductiion to Cloud
  • IoT and AI

In addition, the following subjects will be covered each week:

  • The industry and roles within it
  • Games Design
  • Coding 
  • Cyber Security 

Employability skills are embedded throughout the Skills Bootcamp to help prepare you for an interview.

When will I attend?

Attendance is required:

  • Monday to Friday 9.30am - 4.30pm
What are the entry requirements?

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. 

Fully Funded Entry Criteria

Our Skills Bootcamps are free for anyone aged 19+ who is:

  • Employed either full-time or part-time
  • Unemployed
  • Self-employed
  • A serving prisoner due to be released within 6 months of completion of a Skills Bootcamp and those on temporary release