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There are loads of colleges and groups supporting free or inexpensive bootcamps so take a look at these and we’ll keep an eye out for any others we see – email us any you would like mentioned on And never forget that it’s never too late to learn new skills!

Gloucester College Bootcamps

Be the first to sign up for our NEW Skills Bootcamps in digital, with free training, a guaranteed interview and chance to change your future.

Flexible courses of up to 16 weeks, offering intensive training in the cyber and digital skills our county needs, with a fast track, guaranteed interview with a local employer.

Available for FREE to those aged 19 and over, who are in receipt of certain state benefits.

Our Skills Bootcamps are delivered online via OpenClassrooms and include weekly mentorship sessions with an industry expert. There are no tests or exams; the courses are project-driven and experiential to ensure you are work-ready.

Data Idols Summer School

The Data Idols Summer School is a new pilot program launched in 2021 in partnership with the Data Science Festival. Attendees can join our Summer School to learn the basics of Data Science and kickstart their journey into this Career. Join us over three months and watch the sessions live or learn at your own pace later in the year. It’s up to you, always free and always aimed at connecting you with others in our Data Community. Thank you to all our speakers who donated their time to make this Summer School a reality.

Institute of Coding summer school

Do you want to boost your employability in 16 weeks or less?
Our network of employers & educators have co-designed Skills Bootcamps that will provide learners with best-in-class digital skills education and deliver resilient pathways to work.

30 Days of ML

Machine learning beginner → Kaggle competitor in 30 days. Non-coders welcome.

Starts August 2nd!

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Summer school

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Apologies for the change of heart from Weston College for last weeks event – it turns out that they have got some even better news and free boot camps in the offing, so we’ll reschedule for them to share with us in September.

Here are some other initiatives that may be worth a look over the summer:

For under 18’s

UKESF Insight Into Electronics

‘Insight Into Electronics’ is an exciting new initiative from the UKESF. It is a self-paced, interactive and FREE course that provides young people with a hands-on introduction to microcontrollers, Electronics and programming. A collaboration between the UKESF and Aston University, the course is specifically designed for UK-based sixth formers and KS4 pupils (S3 in Scotland) interested in Engineering, Electronics and Computer Science. It will provide a fascinating insight into these technologies, for those thinking about studying these subjects at college or university.

Welcome to Future Legacy Project!

Future Legacy Projects is an exciting creative programme supporting young women to make a difference in the world by creating their own digital social action project.

Our aim is to support our participants to learn about social action projects whilst developing their STEM skills (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths). 

Future Legacy Project brings together girls from London and Bristol to work on big ideas to create positive change. 

During the programme the participants learn new skills such as web development, photography, video, animation and product design. We also work with brilliant mentors and have many opportunities to meet inspirational professional women. 

and for the adults …

Come and collide with Bath Digital Festival

Bath Digital Festival

Our open call for events and speakers is now live – click the Get Involved button

The theme this year is collision. After over a year in isolation we want to showcase the fantastic innovations and initiatives created when industries and people come together. If you’ve got something interesting and exciting to share or something creative to show off, we want to hear from you!


Our Career Switcher courses will give you the skills and confidence you need to supercharge your career in tech. 

We have a range of women – from tech returners, to mums, to career changers, or those simply wanting to upskill – take part in our Career Switcher courses.  

We ofter three learning areas across Web Dev, Python & Apps, and Data & SQL to get you started (with more in the pipeline!

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