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800 Brits digitally upskilled with government backed Skills Bootcamps delivered by Firebrand Training

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION CHOOSES FIREBRAND TRAINING TO DELIVER TEN CRITICAL SKILLS BOOTCAMPS, BOOSTING SKILLS & EMPLOYMENT POST-PANDEMIC As part of the Prime Minister’s recent launch of a series of first-of-their-kind Skills Bootcamps, the Department of Education has chosen Firebrand Training (@BeAFirebrand) to deliver ten essential Skills Bootcamps. These Skills Bootcamps include Software Development, Data Analysis and IT Engineering and are now available nationwide.  

Ahead of its twentieth birthday, Firebrand Training celebrates growing diversity in IT by sharing inspiring stories of apprentices and trainers

Since 2001, the number of women enrolled on the company’s IT training programmes has increased almost tenfold As part of its twentieth birthday celebrations this year, Firebrand Training, the global provider of accelerated training in digital skills, is shining a light on the growth of diversity within the sector since it launched in 2001 by sharing inspirational stories of some of its learners and trainers in a bid to encourage more people from diverse backgrounds (including individuals of all genders, ethnicities and with physical and neuro disabilities) to enter the sector. It is also releasing data that since 2001, the number of women enrolled on its IT programmes has increased by 868 percent.

Online Instructor-Led Training: Why businesses need an OIL change to stay relevant

Technology is fundamental in today’s workforce, and most companies have undergone significant digital transformations in order to not be left behind. This digitalisation has created fears that jobs will be replaced by machines, but in fact, according to The World Economic Forum, by 2022 it is estimated that emerging technologies will generate 133 million new jobs in place of the 75 million that will be displaced. Therefore, the amount of jobs is not the issue, but rather the skills that people have. This is because as new technologies are introduced, the demand for constantly evolving digital skills is heightening.

How COVID-19 is helping to widen the current skills gap

The impact of #COVID_19 on the UK’s education system is already astronomical, but a critical part of the ecosystem is being ignored by the media and governments alike: #Apprenticeships  What needs to be done to protect these key members of the workforce?

Why is no one talking about the effect of COVID-19 on apprentices?

#CoronaCrisis - The impact of COVID-19 on the UK’s education system is already astronomical, but a critical part of the ecosystem is being largely ignored by the media and governments alike: Apprenticeships.

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