For the last 2 years Health Education England’s NHS Digital Academy has partnered with Avado Learning to promote their FastFutures programme across the NHS. Built to bridge the gap between education and employment, the free FastFutures programme increases the employability of young people from all backgrounds by preparing them for an increasingly digital workplace.
The government has expanded this model to release several new Digital and Data Skills Bootcamps which are fully funded by the Department for Education (70% funded for existing employees). These 6–12-week Bootcamps are available to both NHS colleagues and those seeking employment with the NHS.
These Bootcamps can be used to:
- Up-skill current NHS staff to improve their data and digital skills – those who complete the bootcamp can also progress onto a professional digital apprenticeship
- Access a diverse talent pool of young people who have completed the training to potentially fill data and digital vacancies in your organisation
The Digital Readiness Education Programme has worked with the FastFutures team to arrange a 30-minute briefing session for employers to explore how Avado could help them to tackle workforce challenges. The briefing is taking place on:
Nov 22nd 12.15-1pm – Click here to register