Skills for a Digital Age

February 2022 start date – Exact date tbc 

Duration – 10 week programme 

Programme Day – Wednesday & Friday’s 9:30-3:30

Start date – 21st March 2022 

Location – Remote learning 

Eligibility:

  • Autism or Disability
  • Ages 16-25
  • Living in Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire
  • Unemployed
  • Access to computer/Tablet and the Internet


10 week remotely delivered Employability and Digital skills sessions

  • Coding and logic
  • Cloud and infrastructure
  • Cyber security  
  • Digital Marketing
  • Employability and life skills


This is a completely free 10 week employability and digital skills programme that is designed to introduce you to world of work within a digital industry. Including 3 Months post programme employment support.

Remote project work & Self development

Online Classroom Learning

Fortnightly follow up calls & guidance

Course Overview

Section One: Employability, Confidence and Life skills

  • Session 1 – Employability and what to expect
  • Session 2 – British values, Digital media and Propaganda                    
  • Session 3 – Social media and Staying safe online
  • Session 4 – Assessing my skills for work
  • Session 5 – CV and transferable skills
  • Session 6 – Communication and relationships in the workplace
  • Session 7 – Communication and interview skills
  • Session 8 – Preparing for work
  • Session 9 – Money management
  • Session 10 – Wellbeing, mental health and confidence
 
Section Two: Digital Skills
 
  • Session 1 – Introduction to the programme
  • Session 2 – Digital Marketing – Part 1 
  • Session 3 – Showcase Introduction 
  • Session 4 – Digital Marketing – Part 2
  • Session 5 – Cloud Concepts – Part 1 
  • Session 6 – Cyber and IT Security 
  • Session 7 – Introduction to Coding 
  • Session 8 – Cloud Concept – Part 2
  • Session 9 – Coding Development 
  • Session 10 – Showcase Skills Learnt 

 

Post Programme – 3 months support

  • Employment, further training and education mentoring
  • Job searching and applications support
  • Further training fact finding
  • Education finding
  • Personal development plans
  • Mentoring and sourcing specific mentor

Delivered in partnership with:

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