Unlock the Potential of Your Business with Skills Bootcamp Graduates

In today’s fast-paced and ever-evolving business landscape, the demand for skills is higher than ever. However, finding talented staff can be a challenge. Skills Bootcamps bridge this gap by providing a pool of job-ready candidates. If you’re an employer in Lancashire, here’s why you should consider recruiting learners from a Skills Bootcamp.

What Are Skills Bootcamps?

Skills Bootcamps are short-term, intensive training programs designed to equip participants with specific, high-demand skills. Unlike traditional education programs, Skills Bootcamps focus on practical, job-ready skills, delivered in weeks or months rather than years. Developed in collaboration with industry experts, these programmes ensure that the curriculum aligns with current employer needs. Skills Bootcamps in Lancashire cover a wide range of fields, including Data Analysis, Software Development, Leadership and Management, and many more, making them an attractive option for both learners and employers.

The Benefits of Hiring from Skills Bootcamps

There are many benefits of hiring Skills Bootcamps graduates:

  • Job-ready candidates: Graduates possess practical, hands-on experience in data analytics, ensuring they can tackle real-world challenges from day one.
  • Cost-effective recruitment: With essential skills already acquired, these candidates reduce the need for extensive on-the-job training, saving time and resources.
  • Diverse talent pool: Skills Bootcamps attract candidates from various backgrounds, fostering innovation and creative problem-solving within your organisation

‘Hard’ Skills Gained in a Skills Bootcamp

Learners who complete a Skills Bootcamp in Lancashire acquire a comprehensive set of skills that are highly valued in the industry.

A learner completing a Skills Bootcamp in Full Stack Development, for example, would gain skills in coding in various languages (Python, JavaScript, HTML, CSS), understanding software development lifecycle, and hands-on experience with frameworks and tools.  A Skills Bootcamp in Data Analysis graduate could be well-versed in data collection and pre-processing, statistical analysis, data visualisation, programming, and database management.

Soft Skills

In addition to technical prowess, Skills Bootcamp graduates are equipped with essential soft skills:

  • Critical Thinking: Analysing situations and making informed decisions.
  • Problem-Solving: Developing and implementing effective solutions.
  • Communication Skills: Presenting findings clearly to stakeholders.
  • Team Collaboration: Working effectively within a team to achieve common goals.

Graduates who have chosen to enrol in and complete a Skills Bootcamp have showcased several valuable qualities:

  • Genuine career interest: By actively selecting a Skills Bootcamp, these individuals have demonstrated a sincere desire to pursue a career in their chosen field.
  • Dedication and discipline: Completing an intensive and challenging learning programme requires a strong commitment and self-discipline, traits that are highly valued by employers.
  • Aptitude for learning: The ability to quickly grasp and apply new concepts is crucial in the rapidly evolving technology landscape. Skills Bootcamps graduates have proven their learning aptitude by successfully navigating the fast-paced, immersive learning environment.

These qualities, along with the practical skills gained during the bootcamp, make graduates attractive candidates for organisations seeking talented professionals.

Upskilling Your Staff

Skills Bootcamps are subsidised by 70% for larger employers and 90% for making them a cost-effective way to upskill your existing staff. Benefits include:

  • Hands-on training
  • Boosted employee morale and job satisfaction
  • Can be tailored to your specific needs
  • Fostering a culture of continuous improvement

Testimonials

Too good to be true? Don’t take our work for it – read what employers and learners say about the programme.

Unemployed to Web Developer at a local University

Dotun Asunmo, previously unemployed, gained the technical skills needed for a developer role through Scale-ability’s “Code Lancashire” Skills Bootcamp in Software Development. This intensive programme, funded by the Department for Education and delivered by The Lancashire Skills and Employment Hub, equipped him with hands-on experience in Vue.js, JavaScript, HTML, and CSS.

Dotun secured a new job as a Web Developer at a local university, stating:

“The Bootcamp provides a very welcoming environment to learn together and meet industry experts, increasing your chances of getting hired.”
 – Dotun Asunmo, CODE Lancashire graduate

Leadership and Management Upskilling

Travel Assist elevated its technical staff member to a Management role through Community CVS’ Skills Bootcamp in Leadership and Management.

“Our learner’s participation in the Aspiring Leadership Programme has been key to her development within Travel Assist. The programme empowered her with new transferable skills, crucial for her role evolution. Her journey reflects the programme’s effectiveness in nurturing key team members for organisational succession planning.”
– CEO, Travel Assist

How to Get Involved

If you’re an employer in Lancashire interested in tapping into the talent pool of Skills Bootcamp graduates, getting involved is easy. Reach out to our local Skills Bootcamps providers to express your interest. They can guide you through the recruitment process and provide support.

Likewise, Skills Bootcamps training providers in Lancashire can upskill your staff in many disciplines, from Data Analytics and Software Development to Leadership & Management, Sales & Procurement and many more areas.

View our current programme of Skills Bootcamps

Any questions? Contact our Skills Bootcamps team by emailing

SkillsBootcamps@LancashireSkillsHub.co.uk

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