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[re]boot courses

[re]boot Courses

COVID-19: Many of the courses are available via online learning - see venue for details.

To support those who have been made redundant due to the COVID-19 crisis, [re]boot courses are now available. Places for the unemployed may be limited however and proof of redundancy will be required.

These free (fully-funded) short courses* can fit around your existing work or family commitments and help you to gain employment or skills in construction, engineering or digital industries and roles.

What's in it for you?

Gain new skills and qualifications and improve your chances of progressing your career.

Who can apply?

You are eligible to join a course if you are over the age of 18, employed, furloughed, at risk of, or facing redundancy and live in Bradford, Calderdale, Craven, Harrogate, Kirklees, Leeds, Selby, Wakefield or York.

If you are employed and would like to develop new skills to progress your career or you are considering a career change, [re]boot could be for you.

This project supports Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership’s (LEP) all-age careers and inspiration campaign, #futuregoals, by providing relevant content and practical courses to address the skills shortages in our region.[re]boot is part-funded by the European Social Fund.

*Please note: Individuals may undertake multiple courses however only one course can be fully-funded (free). Any subsequent courses will be charged at full cost.

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Cyber Security Essentials (Cisco)

Course provider: Leeds City College

Industry: Digital

Dates: Monday 28 September

Level: 3

Duration: 14 weeks

Venue: Online (remote teaching, learn at home)

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Cyber Security Essentials (Cisco)

The Cisco Cybersecurity Essentials course will provide participants with an understanding of cybercrime, security principles, technologies and the procedures used to defend networks.

The course is certificated and provides participants with additional skills needing to work and operate within networking-related professions, or for those considering a career in digital security, a fast growing field where skilled professionals are in demand.

Upon completion individuals may be able to progress within their current role or consider a move into a digital security role.

How will I study?

Various teaching methods will be adapted to need including tutor-led, group support, online material provided and hands-on practical activities.

Please note: You will need to have a computer capable of running Virtualbox and have at least 50Gb of disc space with minimum of 4Gb of memory but more preferable 8Gb or 16GB.

Monday evenings from 6.30-9pm

There will be an exam as part of this course.

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IT Security for Users - Includes a CISCO Introduction to Cyber Security

Course provider: Shipley College

Industry: Digital

Dates: Monday 2 November

Level: 3 (unit)

Duration: Six weeks

Venue: Online (remote teaching, learn at home)

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IT Security for Users - Includes a CISCO Introduction to Cyber Security

This course includes a Cisco Introduction to Cyber Security (Level 3).

This course will help you to select, use and develop appropriate procedures to monitor and minimise security risk to IT systems and data.

Following this course, you may like to progress to roles where you need to have the knowledge and skills to keep yourself and others safe when using digital devices and communicate and collaborate online, and have an understanding of appropriate procedures to monitor and minimise security risk to IT systems and data.

How will I study?

Online taught sessions - Mondays and Fridays 9.30-11.30am

This course runs for six weeks

The course includes online tutor support sessions and one to one tutorials

**Learners must have a keen interest in Cyber Security**


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Electric/Hybrid Vehicle Awareness (L1)

Course provider: Leeds City College

Industry: Engineering and Motor Vehicle

Dates: Several dates per month - enquire now

Level: 1

Duration: One day

Venue: Leeds City College Printworks Campus

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Electric/Hybrid Vehicle Awareness (L1)

This course will provide an introduction to the electric/hybrid vehicle industry sector, enabling individuals to work safely within their role, or future employment in relation to this growing industry sector. The course is suitable for individuals who have a keen interest in gaining the knowledge to work safely in the automotive industry recognising the increase in electric/hybrid vehicles.

Training will include:

Types of electric/hybrid vehicles.

Hazards associated with motor vehicle high energy electrical systems.

Working safely around electric/hybrid vehicles including charging.

This course could lead to roles within Vehicle Maintenance / Engineering or further study at higher levels.

How will I learn?

You will learn through group-based delivery of practical and theory based skills.

Safety measures will be in place based on government guidance at the time of the course.

Courses will run multiple times each month from October 2020. Please enquire for dates.

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Concepts and Principles of Information Management using BIM

Course provider: Leeds College of Building

Industry: Construction

Dates: 21 September 2020 - 25 January 2021

Level: 4

Duration: 16 weeks

Venue: Online or classroom

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Concepts and Principles of Information Management using BIM

This part-time course is targeted at employed industry professionals and those looking to progress into professional roles within the Built Environment sector.

The main aim is to introduce the learners to the concepts and principles of information management throughout the lifecycle of built assets. This will assist in developing a detailed understanding of the processes and key documentation. It will explore Building Information Modelling (BIM) within the context of national and global developments. This will include the development of BIM and contents of current 19650 BIM standards. The learners will also be introduced to the uses of various software applications, terminology and key documentation for a BIM enabled project.

This course will imbed understanding of specifying information requirements, information delivery, information security and management / storage in accordance with industry standards.

Knowledge gained through this course will assist in a wide range of pathways and roles within the industry. This includes project management, BIM co-ordination, architecture and site management.

This is a non-practical, all theory based unit.

Impact for employees

  • To gain knowledge in current international BIM standards used in industry
  • To gain understanding of BIM terminology and processes to assist in effective information management throughout the life cycle of assets
  • To gain awareness of industry used software applications
  • To gain report writing skills. This includes tools such as Word and Harvard referencing skills.
  • To develop communication, group working and researching skills.

  • Impact for employers

    • To develop understanding of BIM within the workforce to promote a consistent approach to information management.
    • To develop understanding for successful BIM implementation within the built environment.
    • To encourage the use of digital ways of working to increase efficiency and reduce waste.

    How will I learn?

    This course can be delivered both in the classroom or online. It will consist of lecture-based delivery with group work, interactive learning tasks and individual study sessions. If delivered in the classroom it will be based at Leeds College of Building.

    The in-class teaching would be dependent on COVID-19 control measures. Learners will participate in lecturers, group work (where appropriate), individual reading exercises and report writing.

    Knowledge gained through this unit will assist in a wide range of pathways and roles within the industry. This includes project management, BIM co-ordination, architecture and site management.

    Monday evenings - 5pm - 7pm

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    Electric/Hybrid Vehicle Routine Maintenance Activities (L2)

    Course provider: Leeds City College

    Industry: Engineering and Motor Vehicle

    Dates: Several dates per month - enquire now

    Level: 2

    Duration: Two days

    Venue: Leeds City College Printworks Campus

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    Electric/Hybrid Vehicle Routine Maintenance Activities (L2)

    This short course will provide individuals with the knowledge and skills required to work safely on Electric/Hybrid vehicles whilst carrying out routine maintenance and repair activities (not voltage components or systems). This may include vehicles that may have or had damage to their high energy/electrical system. Specifically the course covers:

    electric/hybrid vehicle system components and operation

    hazards surrounding electric/hybrid vehicles

    how to reduce the risks to yourself and others when working on electric/hybrid vehicles

    safely preparing the vehicle when carrying routine maintenance (NOT high voltage components or systems)

    This course is suitable for: Individuals who have an interest in gaining knowledge in routine maintenance of hybrid/electrical vehicles, recognising the increase in electric/hybrid vehicles. Individuals should already have appropriate vehicle maintenance and repair knowledge and skills.

    How will I learn?

    You will learn through group based delivery of practical and theory based skills.

    Safety measures will be in place based on government guidance at the time of the course.

    Courses will run multiple times each month from October 2020. Please enquire for dates.

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    Methods of Land and Civil Surveying (L4)

    Course provider: Leeds College of Building

    Industry: Construction

    Dates: 25 September 2020 - 29 January 2021

    Level: 4

    Duration: 16 weeks

    Venue: Outdoor activities and classroom theory sessions at Leeds College of Building

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    Methods of Land and Civils Surveying (L4)

    The course is aimed at employed or career changing individuals with an interest in surveying or requirement to carry out surveying roles.

    It will introduce the practice and theory of surveying and its application in the workplace. The course typically models the workflow required to produce control of position, existing topographic information, data modelling and subsequent setting out functions required for the life cycle of development.

    Aspects of the subjects also cover surveying principles with a focus on causes of error, mitigation techniques and standards of practice. There is also a significant time allocated to the calculation of 3 dimensional coordinates from field measurements. Part of the workflow requires the use of AutoCad Civil 3D which will focus on 3D modelling of ground height.

    Acquiring this qualification will give career opportunities in land, civil surveying, rail building and mining sectors where there is a high demand for recruitment. Possible further education includes Geospatial Techniques, Utility Surveying and Graphical Information Systems (GIS).

    Impact for employees

    • To gain knowledge and ability in surveying methods.
    • Be able to fulfil surveying roles on site with added confidence.
    • Know how to use standard functions found on modern surveying instruments.
    • Introduction to AutoCad functionality.
    • Be able to make better informed decisions about surveying requirements on site.
    • To gain report writing skills. This includes tools such as Word and Harvard referencing skills.
    • To develop communication, group working and researching skills.

    Impact for employers

    • Increase the skills and knowledge amongst employees resulting in time and efficiency savings.
    • Potential to improve accuracy on site.
    • Better informed people.

    How will I learn?

    This is a 17 week course with group and individual work on practical and theory culminating in three assignments containing written work, a portfolio of fieldwork and calculations.

    • Demonstration and practice in surveying methods outdoors and theory sessions delivered in the classroom.
    • Training in the use of instruments in the classroom and during practical exercises.
    • Teaching and practice of calculations delivered in the classroom - calculations are based on the field work collected.
    • 3D modelling of data using AutoCad delivered in Cad suites in the college.
    • The course is ideally delivered at college where access to instruments and Cad can be easily managed, although additional sessions can be delivered online individually or to groups to further compliment the classroom work.
    • Contribution to group practical work is compulsory.

    Friday mornings - 9am - 1pm

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    Electric/Hybrid Vehicle System Repair and Replacement (L3)

    Course provider: Leeds City College

    Industry: Engineering and Motor Vehicle

    Dates: Several dates per month - enquire now

    Level: 3

    Duration: Two days

    Venue: Leeds City College Printworks Campus

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    Electric/Hybrid Vehicle System Repair and Replacement (L3)

    This short course will provide individuals with the knowledge and skills required to work safely on Electric/Hybrid vehicles whilst carrying out diagnostic, testing and repair activities.

    This may include vehicles that may have or had damage to their high energy/electrical system, and includes carrying out repairs on high energy electrical systems, and recording information and making suitable recommendations.

    As a result, individuals successfully completing this course will acquire significant core knowledge and skills and the ability to remove and replace Electric/Hybrid vehicle high voltage components.

    This course is suitable for individuals who may encounter electric/hybrid vehicles within a routine maintenance situation or individuals who are interested in developing their skills within this area.

    How will I learn?

    You will learn through group based delivery of practical and theory based skills. Safety measures will be in place based on government guidance at the time of the course.

    Courses will run multiple times each month from October 2020. Please enquire for dates.

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    Digital Marketing: How to Use Metrics and Analytics

    Course provider: Leeds City College

    Industry: Digital

    Dates: Tuesday 29 September

    Level: 3 (unit)

    Duration: Eight Weeks

    Venue: Online (remote teaching, learn at home)

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    Digital Marketing: How to Use Metrics and Analytics

    This course will equip you with the knowledge and skills to understand and use data that is vital in supporting digital marketing campaigns.

    You will gain an understanding in how analytics can be used to optimise digital marketing campaigns, and how metrics of digital marketing are generated.

    This course can lead to employment in Search Engine Optimisation (SEO), Digital Marketing, Pay Per Click and Online Content Developer roles.

    How will you study?

    Training will be over eight weeks

    Two x 15 minute one to one tutorials at weeks three and six, or thereabouts.

    Two hours each week teaching - followed by workshop time where you will have access to support.

    Planned research or YouTube resources to view

    All resources will be placed on Google classrooms

    Assignments will be handed in via Google classrooms

    Hangouts/Zoom to deliver teaching element

    Please note: Taught sessions will be Tuesdays 10am - 11.30am or Thursdays 6.00pm- 7.30pm.

    One to one sessions will be predominantly be on a Friday, times agreed with the learners and the tutor


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    Networking Essentials (Cisco)

    Course provider: Leeds City College

    Industry: Digital

    Dates: Wednesday 30 September

    Level: 3

    Duration: 14 weeks (including exam prep)

    Venue: Online (remote teaching, learn at home)

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    Networking Essentials (Cisco)

    The Cisco Network essentials course could be an exciting first step that leads to a new career within the digital sector, or enables you to further develop your career in this industry

    Employed individuals who want to build new skills to progress their careers in supporting IT and networking.

    This course introduces a variety of topics to build students’ skills and understanding of networking.

    The course also introduces networking devices and the Cisco IOS® software.

    Students will learn how networks are set up, how devices are configured, how communication takes place on a network and the basics of implementing network security best practices which will enhance the students’ confidence in communicating their knowledge and work in networking-related professions.

    These are critical skills needing to work and operate within networking-related professions

    Upon completion individuals may be able to progress within their current role or gain entry into digital marketplace within networking or IT infrastructure. Equally, this is a great foundation for further skill development within your chosen digital field.

    How will I learn?

    Various methods adapted to need.

    Tutor-led, group support, on-line material provided with hands on practical activities.

    Wednesday evenings 6-9pm.

    Please note: You will need to have a computer capable of running Virtualbox and have at least 50Gb of disc space with minimum of 4Gb of memory but more preferable 8Gb or 16GB.


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    Introductory Award Building Information Modelling (BIM)

    Course provider: Wakefield College

    Industry: Construction

    Dates: Enquire now for next dates

    Level: 3

    Duration: Four weeks

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    Introductory Award Building Information Modelling (BIM)

    This course is aimed at people currently working in the sector looking to develop a knowledge on BIM or those working as a trades-person looking to gain a technical insight/skill.

    Learners will gain knowledge of fundamental concepts associated with BIM; from knowledge of key terminology to the principles and standards associated with BIM implementation in the UK. They will develop an understanding of the drivers leading to BIM implementation, the barriers to success and the benefits that can be gained.

    Learners will then be able to progress to Implementation of BIM, which provides the underpinning knowledge and understanding needed to support decision making, to plan the introduction of BIM in an organisation, and learn about the implementation process.

    How will I learn?

    Online access to Microsoft Teams will be required

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    Using Social Media Effectively Within an Organisation

    Course provider: Shipley College

    Industry: Digital

    Dates: Monday 2 November

    Level: 3

    Duration: Eight weeks

    Venue: Online (remote teaching, learn at home)

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    Using Social Media Effectively Within an Organisation

    This course provides learners with an understanding of how social media fits into the objectives and marketing of a business. Learners will understand how to select social media tools and channels for a business and how to measure the success of doing so. Learners will understand how social media policy and guidelines can impact a business and monitor how a business is using social media.

    This course is suitable for Individuals with a keen interest in developing their social media skills or looking to further advance their career in this field within an organisation.

    How will I learn?

    Interactive teaching sessions two days a week, Mondays 1-3pm and Thursdays 5 – 7 pm , with an assessment through written assignment work.

    This course could lead to a career path in the marketing sector in particular digital marketing/social media within an organisation

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    Create Your Own Website

    Course provider: Shipley College

    Industry: Digital

    Dates: Monday 26 October

    Level: 3

    Duration: Eight weeks

    Venue: Online (remote teaching, learn at home)

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    Create Your Own Website

    This course is suitable for individuals with a keen interest in website development using WordPress and looking to further advance their career in this field within an organisation.

    First, you will learn the basics of website features, the planning process and copyright laws surrounding online content. You will also learn how to save and store files correctly in order to retrieve and update your content on a regular basis.

    Next you will learn how to create an easy to navigate website where you can showcase your business or skills. Finally you will be introduced to the technical knowledge you will require to make your website live.

    You will also be shown how to amend the content of the website making sure the content is up to date at all times.

    How will I learn?

    Two days per week - 7-9pm Monday and Thursday for online teaching sessions.

    Learning will be undertaken through interactive teaching sessions and assessment through written assignment work and presentations.


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    British Safety Council Award in Environmental Sustainability (L1)

    Course provider: Leeds College of Building

    Industry: Construction

    Dates: Monday 26 October, 9am-3pm

    Level: 1

    Duration: Full day

    Venue: Classroom - Leeds South Bank Hunslet Campus

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    British Safety Council Award in Environmental Sustainability (L1)

    This course is aimed at any individual working for an organisation that requires a basic awareness of environmental sustainability issues.

    Why is this qualification important?

    Environmental resources are limited and are sensitive to many of the things we do. The actions we take today will affect things in the future.

    This qualification raises awareness of sustainability issues and helps learners to make sustainable choices.

    The qualification covers the following topics:

    • The three strands of sustainable development
    • Excess consumption and the problems this can cause
    • How individuals impact the environment
    • Natural resources and their importance
    • Sustainability issues related to natural resources
    • How goods and services are created
    • The impacts of waste and how they might be reduced
    • The impacts of energy usage and how they might be reduced
    • The impacts of water usage and how they might be reduced
    • The impacts of transport usage and how they might be reduced
    • The concept of a sustainable community
    • The local and global benefits of sustainable communities

    First steps for any individual looking at a career as an environmental officer or an individual as part of an organisation looking to manage their environmental sustainability within their own organisation.

    How will I learn?

    In class teaching, group working, peer learning. Social interaction and organisational learning.

    Various delivery options (eg. daytime/early evening) available.

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    British Safety Council Award in Environmental Sustainability (L2)

    Course provider: Leeds College of Building

    Industry: Construction

    Dates: Wednesday 28 October, 9am-3pm

    Level: 2

    Duration: Full day

    Venue: Classroom - Leeds South Bank Hunslet Campus

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    British Safety Council Award in Environmental Sustainability (L2)

    This course is aimed at any individuals within an organisation looking to take the lead role in implementing a company’s environmental sustainability programme.

    The qualification covers the following topics:

    • Concepts of sustainability
    • Introducing to staff/operatives’ ways in which they can reduce their environmental impacts
    • Raising awareness around key environmental issues
    • Explore the benefits of sustainable communities
    • Encourage staff/operatives to reflect on their individual responsibilities.

    First steps for any individual looking at a career as an environmental officer or an individual as part of an organisation looking to manage their environmental sustainability within their own organisation.

    How will I learn?

    In class teaching, group working, peer learning. Social interaction and organisational learning.

    Various delivery options (eg. daytime/early evening) available.

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    CISCO IT Essentials

    Course provider: Leeds City College

    Industry: Digital

    Dates: Rolling registration, start anytime

    Level: 3

    Duration: 14 weeks

    Venue: Online (remote teaching, learn at home)

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    CISCO IT Essentials

    This course offers a hands-on, career-oriented learning experience to help individuals develop fundamental computer skills and prepare them for entry into ICT careers.

    The Cisco IT Essentials course could be an exciting first step that leads to a new career within the digital sector, or enables you to further develop your career in this industry.

    This course has an emphasis on practical activities to help individuals develop fundamental skills around computer hardware, mobile device hardware, software, and concepts of networking and security.

    The course will enable individuals to learn to: install, configure, and troubleshoot computers and mobile devices; identify common security threats like phishing and spoofing; and develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills using real equipment.

    Upon completion individuals may be able to progress within their current role or gain entry into digital marketplace as an ICT professional.

    How will I study?

    You will learn through various methods adapted to need. These will include tutor-led sessions, group support and online material provided with hands on practical activities

    Please note: You will need to have a computer capable of running Virtualbox and have at least 50Gb of disc space with minimum of 4Gb of memory but more preferable 8Gb or 16GB .

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    IT Cyber Security - Understand threats to ICT systems and data

    Course provider: Shipley College

    Industry: Digital

    Dates: Rolling registration, start anytime

    Level: 2

    Duration: Three weeks

    Venue: Online (remote teaching, learn at home)

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    IT Cyber Security - Understand threats to ICT systems and data

    This course provides learners with knowledge of common threats to ICT systems and data and ways to protect ICT systems from these threats. You will also understand how to protect data within an organisation.

    Following this course, you may like to consider working in roles where you need to have the knowledge and skills to understand the basic cyber security threats that exist in organisations. This could lead to career options in IT networking and Data security.

    How will I study?

    Through an online workbook with access to online tutor led sessions.

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    Remote Working Skills with Mailchimp Marketing Taster

    Course provider: Calderdale College

    Industry: Digital

    Dates: Rolling registration, start anytime

    Level: 3 (unit)

    Duration: One month

    Venue: Online (remote teaching, learn at home)

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    Remote Working Skills with Mailchimp Marketing Taster

    In these uncertain times, remote working has become vital to enable businesses to continue to function and communicate effectively.

    This online course will introduce participants to a broad range of remote working, skills tips and techniques, with an additional focus on personal wellbeing and work/life balance enabling them to develop working practices to increase their efficiency and maximise return on time invested for themselves and their employer.

    Impact for employees

    Employees will:

    • Gain the digital skills and knowledge required to reduce the constraints faced with remote digital working
    • Develop an understanding of how to effectively manage work/life balance when working remotely
    • Achieve unit accreditation from ILM in working remotely, demonstrating a range of the key digital skills that are in high demand in today’s labour market

    Impact for employers:

    • Increased efficiency of individuals and teams that are working remotely
    • Supporting employee wellbeing and motivation, when operating remotely
    • Development of a workforce that harnesses the endless opportunities of digital remote working

    Assessment Task:

    Participants will be required to provide an outline of the advantages and disadvantages for both businesses and remote workers of operating remotely. They will extend this with an explanation of how a range of constraints on operating remotely impact on both the enterprise and the remote worker. Participants will then describe the principal features of how to maximise a range of opportunities for businesses by working remotely.

    In addition to course content, 'wrap around' content will be provided focusing on Mailchimp. This will enable remote workers to bring their audience data, marketing channels, and insights together so they can reach their goals more effectively. With Mailchimp, remote workers can promote their business across email, social, landing pages, postcards, and more.

    Following this course you may be more likely to progress into roles where you are largely working independently (freelance roles, for example), roles that require the knowledge and skills to use and manage digital information, roles requiring an understanding of digital marketing.

    How will you study?

    You will need to commit to three hours study and eight hours for assessment completion and submission (total 11 hours).

    All participants will have access to a named tutor, online forums and there will be regular reviews throughout the course.

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    How to Communicate and Collaborate Online

    Course provider: Shipley College

    Industry: Digital

    Dates: Rolling registration, start anytime

    Level: 2 short course

    Duration: Up to five weeks

    Venue: Online (remote teaching, learn at home)

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    How to Communicate and Collaborate Online

    Learn how to communicate and collaborate online using a range of technology.

    On completion of this course you may progress to roles where you need to have the knowledge and skills to use and manage digital information, keep yourself and others safe when using digital devices and communicate and collaborate online.

    How will I study?

    You will receive one to one support with feedback provided.

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    How to Effectively Use and Manage Online Information

    Course provider: Shipley College

    Industry: Digital

    Dates: Rolling registration, start anytime

    Level: 2 short course

    Duration: Up to three weeks

    Venue: Online (remote teaching, learn at home)

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    How to effectively use and manage online information

    This course covers how to search for and select appropriate information to meet personal and organisational needs. Learners will understand how to evaluate the information they find, understand copyright, and be able to store information in line with organisational procedures.

    Once you have completed this course you maybe employable in roles where you need to have the knowledge and skills to use and manage digital information, keep yourself and others safe when using digital devices and communicate and collaborate online.

    How will I study?

    You will receive one to one support with feedback provided.

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    Progressing Your Career in Digital

    Course provider: Shipley College

    Industry: Digital

    Dates: Rolling registration, start anytime

    Level: 2 short course

    Duration: Up to three weeks

    Venue: Online (remote teaching, learn at home)

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    Progressing Your Career in Digital

    This course will cover how to manage and promote your digital reputation and online identity. You will be able to use social media and the internet to search and prepare applications for voluntary and paid employment and use technology to facilitate personal and professional learning and career progression.

    How will I study?

    You will carry out independent online learning with a workbook and tutor support via email where needed.

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    Principles of Digital Marketing

    Course provider: Shipley College

    Industry: Digital

    Dates: Rolling registration, start anytime

    Level: 2 short course

    Duration: Up to five weeks

    Venue: Online (remote teaching, learn at home)

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    Principles of Digital Marketing

    This course aims to provide learners with an understanding of the role of digital marketing and integral elements such as search engine optimisation (SEO), internet market research, digital marketing devices and technology.

    How will I study?

    You will carry out independent online learning with a workbook and tutor support via email where needed. You will receive assessment feedback.


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    How to Publish, Integrate and Share Using Social Media

    Course provider: Shipley College

    Industry: Digital

    Dates: Rolling registration, start anytime

    Level: 2 short course

    Duration: Up to five weeks

    Venue: Online (remote teaching, learn at home)

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    How to Publish, Integrate and Share Using Social Media

    The aim of this short course is to develop the knowledge and understanding to publish, integrate and share using social media. You will be able to identify the main networks and their features used in social media and why they would use them. You will also be able to identify the benefits and risks of networking on social media for an organisation.

    This course may encourage progression to roles where you need to have the knowledge and skills to publish, integrate and share using social media.

    How will I study?

    You will carry out independent online learning with a workbook and tutor support via email where needed.

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    Hybrid Vehicle Routine Maintenance

    Course provider: Kirklees College

    Industry: Engineering and Motor Vehicle

    Dates: Currently being scheduled - enquire to register your interest

    Level: 2

    Duration: Either two (five hour) days, or three evening sessions - a total of 10 hours learning

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    Hybrid Vehicle Routine Maintenance

    This course is for people who may encounter electric/hybrid vehicles in a routine maintenance situation. The course will develop the knowledge and skills required to work safely around a vehicle that may have had damage to its high energy/electrical system (not voltage components or systems).

    The course will be made up of theory and practical sessions and could lead to the Level 3 Award in Electric/Hybrid Vehicle System Repair and Replacement.

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    Turning, Milling and Welding Techniques

    Course provider: Leeds City College

    Industry: Engineering

    Dates: Currently being scheduled - enquire to register your interest

    Level: 2 (unit of)

    Duration: Three full days (days TBC)

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    Turning, Milling and Welding Techniques

    The training session offered in this project will provide instruction and guidance on producing an engineered product from the planning and design stage through to completion.

    Learners can take advantage of being able to use the college’s milling machines, lathe machines, fabrication and welding equipment.

    Further to the practical training session, we will also look in detail at the different career opportunities that are available within engineering and how these can be accessed.

    The session will conclude with a presentation of the final product and a summary of the skills developed.

    This course is aimed at those currently in engineering sector interested in gaining additional skills and progression and those interested in moving into the engineering sector.

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    Hybrid Electric Vehicle Operation and Maintenance

    Course provider: Bradford College

    Industry: Engineering and Motor Vehicle

    Dates: Currently being scheduled - enquire to register your interest

    Level: 2

    Duration: Two full days

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    Hybrid Electric Vehicle Operation and Maintenance

    The training session offered in this project will provide instruction and guidance on producing an engineered product from the planning and design stage through to completion.

    Learners can take advantage of being able to use the college’s milling machines, lathe machines, fabrication and welding equipment.

    Further to the practical training session, we will also look in detail at the different career opportunities that are available within engineering and how these can be accessed.

    The session will conclude with a presentation of the final product and a summary of the skills developed.

    This course is aimed at those currently in engineering sector interested in gaining additional skills and progression and those interested in moving into the engineering sector.

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