Skills Bootcamps - Digital Business Skills - Building Growth South West

Skills Bootcamps – Digital Business Skills

Are you looking to improve the use of digital tools and technologies within your business? Want to discover how your business could benefit from the introduction of a better digital strategy to improve efficiency?

Would an increased knowledge of digital tools help you to gain a new role within the organisation you currently work for, or begin a new career in this lucrative sector?

From the beginner to the tech-savvy – our blended learning course will help you discover how to create an integrated digital strategy and sustain a successful digital transformation.

By completing this eight-week course, you’ll learn how assess digital readiness, lead cultural change and implement cutting edge technologies into your working life.

We’ll take a deep dive into the world of AI – in easy-to-understand language – and explain why and how this cutting-edge technology can turbo boost your productivity and marketing skills, optimise your e-commerce pages and help you analyse data and even act as a brainstorming buddy. 

We’ll also look at project management programmes like Basecamp, Monday and Asana. Tools such as Canva, CapCut and Zoom and many more are explored, helping you to analyse and select the best instruments to level-up your digital skills toolkit.

Don’t let the digital world leave you behind. Enrol today and gain hands-on experience with the technology shaping the modern workplace.

What to Expect

Skills Bootcamps in Digital Business Skills are free to the learner 10 week courses, giving people the opportunity to build up sector-specific skills and fast-track to an interview with an employer.

The Skills Bootcamps are fully funded for learners and are part of the Government’s Lifetime Skills Guarantee, helping everyone gain skills for life. They are designed to help teach and strengthen skills for anyone who wants to increase their business activity, up-skill in their current role, or gain vital skills to secure a new position.

Skills Bootcamps – Digital Business Skills will cover:

  • Introduction & Assessing your Digital Readiness
  • Maximising Social Media for your Business
  • Experimenting with Digital Tools and Technologies
  • AI for Business
  • Process Planning and Managing Digital Projects
  • Excel in Excel
  • Digital Communication and Managing Performance Remotely
  • GDPR & Data Handling Techniques
  • Personal and Professional Digital Development
  • Planning for the Future

Who are Skills Bootcamps – Digital Business Skills for?

This course is for anyone from any background and stage in their life who wants to improve their digital skills in the workplace. This could include people starting their own business or employees looking to build their skillset within their current role or boost their CV to improve their employability.


Learners must either currently work or intend to work within Cornwall or Devon on completion of the Skills Bootcamps. They must be 19 years or above and to have not completed any other Skills Bootcamps starting within the current financial year.

How are Skills Bootcamps funded?

The Skills Bootcamps are part of the UK Government’s Lifetime Skills Guarantee, helping everyone gain skills for life, and are funded and managed by Devon County Council and delivered by YTKO through Building Growth.

Sessions will be held mainly online but to help you get to know your tutors and fellow participants, we hold initial in-person sessions. If you are unable to make any of these sessions, we can provide hybrid learning and access to recordings.


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