Digital Skills Workforce Training
Our training offer is designed to support SMEs and their workforce in learning new and developing existing digital skills and capabilities to support business productivity and sustainability.
For individual Digital Skills training in Data Science & AI, Cloud-based Skills & UX Design, please visit our Inclusive Digital Bootcamps.
Below are titles of our current training course offers. As this part of the programme is based on developing support around our SME needs, our offer will continue to be developed throughout the life of the Workforce for the Future programme as areas for development and opportunity emerge through our discussions with you.
Courses will run multiple times throughout the life of Workforce for the Future based on demand.
Full course descriptions are available via the button below:
Leadership & Strategy
- Developing a Digital Approach - Action Learning Programme
- Digital Leadership for Senior Managers
- Leading Remote Teams
- Business Model Innovation
Customer Insight & Interaction
- Running Virtual and Hybrid Events
- Digital Fundraising
- Introduction to Digital Marketing
- Developing a Digital Marketing Strategy
- Social Media Marketing
- Data Analytics for Marketing
- Understanding your CRM and Enhancing Customer Experience
- Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
- Digital Service Delivery
People, Culture & Organisation
- Running and Participating in Successful Online Meetings
- Developing your Organisation's Digital Skills
- Developing Trust and Collaboration Online
- Skills to Teach Yourself New Technology
Process, Operations & Data
- Fundamentals of Industry 4.0 and Smart Factories
- Fundamentals of Data Analytics
- Harnessing the Benefits of E-Commerce
- Managing Projects (Digital Project Management)
- Developing your Digital Supply Chain
- An Introduction to Machine Learning
Technology & Security
- Understanding Cryptocurrencies and How They May Impact Your Business
- Introduction to Robotics
- Fundamentals of Digital Twins
- GDPR Basics
- Understanding GDPR and its Impact
- New Technologies for a Sustainable Future
- Cyber Crime and what it means for your Business
We want to maximise the benefit of the courses and so will look to schedule cohorts based on demand and needs. Hence, we will not be advertising course dates, but ask that you register your interest for any of the courses we offer. You will then be put on a waiting list and we will be in contact to discuss the course and date options.
How do I book a course?
If you are an individual wanting to book onto a course, please complete the expression of interest form to register your interest in any courses. You may register your interest in as many courses as is applicable for you, or request course support which is not currently listed.
To access the courses your organisation must be registered with Workforce for the Future. Information on how to register is at the bottom of this page. If you're unsure if you're registered, contact us.
Courses for the workforce
If you would like to request any of the courses for your organisation (i.e. for a group of 6 or more) please contact us on: [email protected]
To access the courses your organisation must be registered with Workforce for the Future. Information how to register is at the bottom of this page.
Further information and how to get involved
Digital Skills - Workforce for the Future is a free skills analysis and development programme for SMEs in the West of England.
The programme is designed to improve business productivity and sustainability through enhancing the digital capabilities of your business and the skills of your workforce.
We will continue to deliver learning opportunities for participating SMEs until early 2023,
and you will be able to access suitable development throughout the course of the programme.
To be eligible for support, applicants must have a business presence in the West of England (Bath & North East Somerset, Bristol, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset)
as part of the 2014-2020 European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme in England. The Department for Work and Pensions (and in London the intermediate body Greater London Authority)
is the Managing Authority for the England European Social Fund programme. Established by the European Union, the European Social Fund helps local areas stimulate their economic development
by investing in projects which will support skills development, employment and job creation, social inclusion and local community regenerations.