Digital skills: Intermediate

Digital Bootcamps 

All 3 bootcamps are 12 weeks long and ideal for someone who is unemployed or working part time looking to transition into the Digital world.

The three bootcamps are: 

Data Technician - Starting 28th November 2022
Data is a field where our goal is to become a Data Technician or Data/Business Analyst roles.
Identify the right data sources for your business to inform decision making. Collect, compile and cleanse data accurately and securely. Identify, analyse and interpret data, trends and patterns. Produce dashboards and reports to aid visualization and comparison

Software Development - Starting 28th November 2022
The roles and responsibilities of a software developer can vary based on their specialization, the industry they work in, and their experience level, but they all have these similar duties: To monitor the performance of applications through continuous testing and maintenance: to develop upgrades for existing applications.

IT Technician - Starting 9th January 2023
A successful IT Technician must have a thorough knowledge of computer software and hardware and a variety of internet applications, networks and operating systems. The ideal candidate will also have great troubleshooting abilities and attention to detail.

Candidates must have:

  • A good level of understanding around IT – Not for beginners
  • An interest to get into the Digital World
  • Access to a computer and Wi-Fi- online course
  • Available to attend all live training sessions over the 12 weeks
  • Attend a guaranteed interview with one of the employers we are working with
  • Be over the age of 19
  • Live in the Greater Manchester combined authority
  • Lived in the UK for last 3 years

If you are interested please send your name and number to -

Fully-funded Skills Bootcamps for jobseekers

These Skills Bootcamps cover the following topics: Cloud Engineering, Cyber Security, Data Analytics and Games Development. This is a fantastic opportunity for people seeking work as you receive a guaranteed job interview upon completion of the Skills Bootcamp along with an industry recognised certificate, personalised pastoral support, a graduation, client facing project experience and so much more. 

Participants on this course have been able to go form being unemployed to earning a salary of up to £40,000 a year thanks to the skills and qualifications they have achieved.

These courses are based online, to apply you must be aged 19 and over and to have been living in the UK for 3+ years.

Link to more information on individual courses and how to apply


Commercial Digital Courses

Now is the perfect time to upskill your workforce, re-train to regain employment or just upskill yourself with new skills and knowledge.

UK Skills Academy are offering fully funded courses to business and individuals across a range of Digital and Cyber Security courses. Our courses are funded through Skills Support for the workforce and Adult Education funding and delivered through a fully digitalised enrolment and learning process.

Click here for more information

Build Your Own Website Workshop

Do you want to learn how to build your own website? Come along to our free, friendly and relaxed workshop.

Starting date: Wednesday 22nd of June from 6pm to 9pm at Eccles Library.

Book a place here


First Steps HTML Website Building

A free course for Salford residents aged over 19 for 4 weeks. If you would like to learn more about HTML and CSS coding for building a website, this is the place to start.

You will learn about HTML and CSS, how to add photos to a website, linking pages together to form a website, inserting hyperlinks, publishing content to the web and how to develop free Google Sites websites.

Starting date at Broughton Hub: Wednesday 1st of June from 10am to 12:30 noon for 4 weeks.

Starting date at Swinton Gateway: Thursday 9th of June from 6pm to 8:30pm for 4 weeks.

Please contact Janet on 07482 606808, or Paul on 07882 092231 for more information.

Corinth Training


Digital Edge

Digital Edge Programme

Are you tech savvy and would love to work in the digital tech world? Maybe you have a computer related qualification but don't know how to take the first step into a career. You could be someone who had worked in non-tech sectors previously but now want to make  that move into the digital world, or maybe you enjoy coding and would now love to build a career in this constantly developing sector. 

The programme sees Catch22 find and recruit candidates aged 18 to 45 years old with a range of challenges – from gender and ethnicity barriers, homelessness, mental health issues, school exclusion and disability. It then supports them to access a digital apprenticeship and entry level IT job with a local employer within Microsoft’s network of customers and partners.

Digital Edge aims to understand what can help broaden the opportunity of an apprenticeship and entry level IT job to those who currently face barriers to access the programme, and what support employers looking to diversify their workforce might need.

What you will gain

  • An understanding of digital apprenticeships and entry-level IT jobs
  • An insight into the digital and technology sector
  • Awareness of key employability skills
  • Learned how to complete a tailored CV, cover letter, and applications for the technology sector
  • Developed their interview skills and techniques
  • The ability to set future career goals

Once the programme is completed, participants can access ongoing 1-2-1 employability support

About you

  • Aged between 18 & 45
  • Access to a laptop or desktop computer with access to the internet
  • Not currently working or in education
  • Good level of computer skills
  • Desire to work within Digital and Technology

How to enrol and more information

Phone 07818 090 215, or e-mail: for more information, You could also visit the Digital Edge website

Digital Edge Catch22

Digital People

GMYM are currently working alongside HIVE Manchester to signpost young people into an exciting ‘Digital People’ course that supports young people to develop networking, coding and cyber skills. 

It is an accessible programme and is aimed at supporting young people towards employment. It will be working alongside professionals from CISCO in a mentoring capacity - a top IT company that will support young people to identify further training and employment routes relevant to the skills they have developed.

Applications are currently closed however you can join the waiting list for the next course here:

Digital People Application Form



Free Adult Training Courses for Summer 2022

Corinth training cover many different online training courses from basic IT skills, to creative photography. 

Please contact Paul on 07882 092231 or Janet on 07482 606808 for more information

Corinth Training

Summer 2022 Courses

Fully Funded Functional Skills courses for everyone

Are you an employer wanting to develop your staff. Are you an employee who remains furloughed or maybe facing redundancy and you want to gain a new qualification, or are you currently unemployed or perhaps Volunteering.

Functional skills are the core English, mathematics and information and communication technology (ICT) skills people need to solve problems in their work and private lives. Studying these fundamental courses using real-life contexts can allow you to apply them to real-life practical scenarios.

Functional skills provides people of all skills and education levels with a more relatable way of learning and applying their knowledge.

If you are ready to gain a new qualification, boost your CV, looking for promotion opportunities or to overcome a new challenge then contact us today for more information on how to apply to access these fully funded online courses.

What you achieve

Access Level 1 and 2 English, Maths, or ICT at NO COST (Level 2 is equivalent to a 4 or 9 (C to A*) GCSE)


  • 19+ as of 31 August 2020
  • Lived in UK/Eu for 3 years or more

Contact Jo Bushby on 07736934907, or email: For more information.

Total Provision Courses



Based in Greater Manchester?

Thanks to our partnership with the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA), Babington can offer a selection of free online training programmes, that are supported by  specialist trainers and result in a nationally recognised qualification!

Why not use this opportunity to boost your skills in the areas that employers look for?

Contact details

Email Gemma Loftus at for more information or

Register your interest here



Digital Skills For Work

Digital technology is fast becoming an essential part of the running of any business. With the digital skills gap on the increase, many roles now require an element of digital skills and organisations need to ensure that staff have the right knowledge to run utilise it effectively. This qualification enhances your competency in digital literacy skills, supporting you within your current job role or giving the opportunity for progression into a role where digital skills are required.

What does the qualification cover

  • Understand how to protect devices and data
  • Communicate socially and professionally using technology
  • Apply digital skills in personal and business situations
  • Use digital resources to facilitate their own career progression

How is the course delivered

This course is completed via our online learning platform supported with interactive resources and webinars to cover the key topics where you can interact with a tutor and your peers. You will be supported throughout by one of our tutors who will review your progress.

Course summary

  • There is no start date as the course is always available. You can commence when you are ready.
  • Level 2 Certificate in Digital Skills For Work

Entry requirements

  • Aged 19 or over
  • Resident of England only
  • Looking for a job or looking to progress and gain new skills at work
  • UK or EU resident of three years or longer or outside of the EU


  • An apprenticeship or further learning
  • A new job
  • Develop your skills with your current employer, and progress

How to apply

Digital Skills for Work level 2


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City Skills has a well-established reputation for equipping students with the skills they need to go into industry and is a Centre of Excellence for Construction. 

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There are a number of funding options, based on circumstance. Please click here for more information.

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