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DIGITAL SKILLS AND PRE-EMPLOYABILITY PROGRAMME FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

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What you'll learn

All young Londoners, no matter what their background, should have access to opportunities in the digital workforce. The Social Switch Project is unlocking the skills of a generation through a digital skills employability and work experience programme with Catch 22.

Entry requirements

Hackney resident 18-25 years old

This online course is taught using Microsoft Teams

What does this mean for me?

Our courses are normally taught in person. To keep people safe during the coronavirus pandemic, we're doing all our teaching online instead.

You'll need a computer or smartphone with a good internet connection.

Your tutor will send you detailed instructions before lessons start.

New to video calls? See our guide

Apply for this course

Designed to equip you with the confidence, skills, knowledge and experience to progress into sustainable careers in the digital industries, the training will cover:

  • All things digital – Digital marketing, social media, analytics and IT technical skills
  • Employability skills – how to brand yourself and ace that interview
  • Self-employment – understanding how to make money safely online
  • Real-life experience – opportunities to embed your new skills in work experience placements or answering real-life briefs
  • Ongoing support – access to resources and support to continue developing beyond the training programme
  • Opportunities – access to job and apprenticeship opportunities, with application and interview support

4-week training course followed by 2-months of tailored support, absolutely FREE.

To apply email dalal.al-jalaby@islington.gov.uk

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