Skills bootcamps

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South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority (SYMCA) brought new Digital IT, Green Skills - Construction and Health and Professional (Leadership and Management) Skills Bootcamps to South Yorkshire in 2023.

Skills Bootcamps are intensive, Level 3-5 or equivalent flexible training courses up to 16 weeks, with a guaranteed job interview (in the case of a new job), which equip adults with technical skills that enable them to access in-demand jobs, apprenticeships, new opportunities and an increased level of income over time (including for the self-employed).    

Skills Bootcamps will also support individuals across priority groups including:

  • Low paid workers
  • The unemployed or out of work
  • Veterans
  • Ex-offenders
  • Women
  • Ethnic minorities
  • The over 50s
  • Those returning work after a break/maternity leave
  • People living with a health conditions or disabilities.

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