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South Staffordshire College & Code Nation Partnership

April 2022

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South Staffordshire College is hugely excited to announce a new partnership with digital training provider, Code Nation to help bridge the digital skills gap within the region.

The college has a wide range of digital courses that can be studied at the college’s specialist Digital Skills Centres in Cannock and Tamworth or via online study for free. Whether you are looking for career progression, to access a new career path or get back into employment, there is a course perfect for you.

The partnership with Code Nation will enhance the colleges existing digital offer and include the technical delivery of cyber security and coding courses, via online study starting from April 2022. The courses will be free for people who do not yet hold a level 2 qualification or are currently unemployed.

Kirk Hookham, Deputy Chief Executive Officer at South Staffordshire College said “As a college, we are passionate about ensuring our local community have opportunities to gain new skills to enhance their career prospects or get back into employment. Code Nation share our passion making this the perfect partnership to help our local community secure in demand digital skills employers want and need.”

David Muir, CEO and Founder of Code Nation said: “Demand for digital talent shows no sign of abating from businesses across Staffordshire and we are excited to be partnering with South Staffordshire College to bring Code Nation courses to the region. Our business led courses are underpinned by the skills employers are seeking and we have trained over 3,500 students on our courses to date, supported by our network of 250 businesses.”

If you would like to find out more about courses running in partnership with Code Nation and to make an application, please visit: www.southstaffs.ac.uk/digital-skills-centre.