Posted: 12th August 2015
SGS College has partnered with the BBC to provide 100 young people in Bristol the chance start a career in the world of digital.
The Make it Digital Traineeship will help 16-24 year olds discover their creative potential and inspire them to take their first steps in computational thinking and digital skills.
The Traineeship includes four weeks of training in:
The Traineeship also provides a three week structured work placement, with the focus on selecting companies who are likely to require basic-level digital skills.
Nationally, the programme aims to attract up to 5,000 employable, digitally savvy young people, who will be a great asset to companies large and small right across the UK.
Make It Digital launches on August 17 with a webinar hosted by BBC presenter and host of TV's Dragons' Den Evan Davies.
The College is also looking for employers of all sizes from across different sectors to host the trainees and benefit from their contribution.
The first traineeship programme starts Monday August 17; with additional starts planned for Monday 26 October and Monday 4 January.