The Skills Network offer a range of fully funded* Level 2 Vocational Qualifications and Skills Bootcamps.

Vocational Qualifications (VQs)

Vocational qualifications relate to a specific job or industry. The Skills Network offers VQs in subjects such as Accounting & Finance, Business & Management, Childcare & Education, Digital Skills, Health & Fitness, Social Care & Well-being, Personal Development, Employability, Retail & Hospitality and Sustainability. They are delivered via distance learning without attending lessons in a classroom. They generally take 12-16 weeks to complete.

Skills Bootcamps

Skills Bootcamps are free, flexible online courses, lasting up to 14 weeks. They are aimed at people who want to progress in their current role, change careers, or those returning to work. They are designed to give people the opportunity to build up sector-specific skills and fast-track career progression in areas such as Artificial Intelligence, Cyber Security, Data Analysis, Digital Marketing, Early Years Education, Infrastructure, Project Management, Software Development, Technical Services.

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*Please note that due to the government devolution of Adult Education funding your entitlement to funding for these courses might depend on your home postcode.

If you have any problems please contact your ULR or equality&education@cwu.org to discuss alternatives.