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Digital Momentum Courses

November 18th - 9:00 am - November 29th - 5:00 pm

Digital Momentum

Fully Funded CompTIA Training courses for residents living in Devon and Somerset

Digital Momentum sets out to encourage under-represented groups in the digital sector to embark on, or progress within, digital careers.

The programme is specifically looking to engage with women and/ or people living in high unemployment regions across Somerset, Devon, Torbay and Plymouth.

Bluescreen IT will be providing a range of free training opportunities and support for people at all levels of digital skills competency. So whether you’re a ‘digital newbie’ or a seasoned technologist, this programme may be able to support you to unlock your next stage of digital learning and career development.

To be eligible to join the Digital Momentum pilot, participants must be:

  • Female living in Somerset, Devon, Torbay or Plymouth
  • in work who would benefit from digital upskilling
  • wishing to retrain into a digital career
  • not currently in work but looking to re-engage with the digital skills labour market
    and/ or

A resident (male or female) in a ward which falls into the bottom 20% most deprived wards within the HotSW LEP area*

(*as defined by the Index for Multiple Deprivation 2015)

Courses and dates

CompTIA A+ (220-1001/ 1002)

Location: Online Platform and/or Classroom Based (Plymouth Science Park)
Training Provider: Bluescreen IT
Course Duration: 10 Days

Course Dates

November Course:

  • 1st Week 18/11/2019 – 22/11/2019
  • 2nd Week 25/11/2019 – 29/11/2019

March Course:

  • 1st Week 09/03/2020 – 13/03/2020
  • 2nd Week 16/03/2020 – 20/03/2020

CompTIA A+ is the industry standard for establishing a career in IT. CompTIA A+ 220-1001/1002 covers PC hardware and peripherals, mobile device hardware, networking and troubleshooting hardware and network connectivity issues, installing and configuring operating systems including Windows, iOS, Android, Apple OS X and Linux. It also addresses security, the fundamentals of cloud computing and operational procedures.

Please note – Learners are required to have a basic understanding of IT before undertaking this course. Prior to enrolment, the provider will carry out an initial over-the-phone assessment with potential candidates to assess course suitability.

Digital Skills Training

CompTIA Network+

Location: Online Platform and/or Classroom Based (Plymouth Science Park)
Training Provider: Bluescreen IT
Course Duration: 5 Days

Course Dates:

  • October/ November: 28/10/2019 – 1/11/2019
  • December: 16/12/2019 – 20/12/2019
  • February: 10/02/2020 – 14/02/2020

CompTIA Network+ helps develop a career in IT infrastructure covering troubleshooting, configuring, and managing networks.

Please note – Learners are recommended to have 9 – 12 months of networking experience or hold a CompTIA A+ certificate (or equivalent) before undertaking this course. Prior to enrolment, the provider will carry out an initial over-the-phone assessment with potential candidates to assess course suitability.

Advanced Digital Skills Training

CompTIA Security+

Location: Online Platform and/or Classroom Based (Plymouth Science Park)
Training Provider: Bluescreen IT
Course Duration: 5 Days

Course Dates:

  • September/ October: 30/09/2019 – 04/10/2019
  • December: 09/12/2019 – 13/12/2019
  • February: 17/02/2020 – 21/02/2020

CompTIA Security+ is a global certification that validates the baseline skills you need to perform core security functions and pursue an IT security career.

Please note – Learners are recommended to have at least 2 years experience in IT administration (with a security focus) or hold a CompTIA Network + certificate (or equivalent) before undertaking this course. Prior to enrolment, the provider will carry out an initial over-the-phone assessment with potential candidates to assess course suitability.

Advanced Digital Skills Training
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Venue

Plymouth Science Park
1 Davy Road
Plymouth, Devon PL6 8BX United Kingdom
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Website:
www.plymouthsciencepark.com

Organiser

BluescreenIT
Phone:
01752 724000
Email:
info@bluescreenit.co.uk
Website:
www.bluescreenit.co.uk