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Skills Bootcamp in Computer Science

This 12-week Skills Bootcamp is designed to equip you with an understanding of computer systems and networks at a deeper level.
12 weeks
Online Learning

Skills Bootcamps are flexible courses of up to 16 weeks, giving people the opportunity to build up sector-specific skills and fast-track to a guaranteed interview with a local employer.

On successful completion of this Skills Bootcamp, you’ll have learnt essential knowledge that can’t be found in a textbook – like problem-solving, communication skills and working in a team, as well as the key technical and commercial skills you need to land a great career in tech.

When does the course start?


Skills Bootcamp 1 – 10 October 2022

Skills Bootcamp 2 – 9 January  2023 

Apply today to secure your place!

What does the course cover?

Weeks 1 - 4

Fundamentals of Programming: 

  • Front-end/back-end development
  • Deep-dive into back-end and full-stack Python including object-oriented programming and Flask framework
  • Introduction to Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, using Data Science to build a neural network
  • Project: creating a full-stack chatbot web app


Weeks 5-6

Virtual Reality (VR)/Learner projects:

  • VR and game development skills
  • Overview/history of VR
  • Utilise/develop coding skills
  • Full development lifecycle of VR applications
  • Introduction to Unreal Engine and the professional tools
  • XR projects from the ground-up


Weeks 7-10

Defending computer systems:

  • Basics of computer systems functionality/securing data
  • Networking and moving data between systems
  • Exploring vulnerabilities in hardware/software
  • Modern cyber threats/real-world cyber-attack examples
  • Operating industry standard tools


Employability skills are embedded throughout the Skills Bootcamp to help prepare you for an interview.

When will I attend?

Attendance is required:

  • Monday to Friday 9.30am - 4.30pm
What are the entry requirements?

There are no formal entry requirements for this course however, you must be eligible for funding to apply, please see the section below - Fully Funded Entry Criteria. 

Fully Funded Entry Criteria

Our Skills Bootcamps are fully funded for anyone aged 19+ who is:

  • Employed either full-time or part-time
  • Unemployed
  • Self-employed
  • A serving prisoner due to be released within 6 months of completion of a Skills Bootcamp and those on temporary release