The direction of the business world is being driven by new and emerging trends in digital innovation, with those who fail to keep up risking being left behind.
The fact that 72% of large companies and 49% of SMEs are suffering tech skill gaps, highlights the
need for a new approach to IT and digital skills development.
Our range of IT and coding courses has been picked to represent the full range of computing skills needed in today’s businesses, helping you transform your team into a competent digital workforce.
All IT courses
Software and Web Development
From beautiful and elegant front end design, to structured and dynamic back end processes – your team will learn everything you need to create web applications from scratch.
Equip your developers with the skills to understand and write code using the C# language, enabling them to make attractive and functional websites and apps.
This course aims to build the knowledge and skills necessary to enable individuals to demonstrate their ability to build innovative apps and solutions across different platforms using the latest technologies.
This course helps individuals develop technical skills in key technologies including Web APIs, Azure and the WCF framework.
This course aims to expose individuals to some of the most commonly used coding languages, to equip them with the skills to code confidently for the web.
Our Microsoft certified web design course is designed for those looking to learn the basics of web design, and is ideal for those in marketing, web administration, and communication professionals within businesses of all sizes.
Learn the fundementals of cloud computing, and understand how to design, develop and deploy a cloud system.
Train your cloud professionals how to design, deploy, and operate infrastructure and applications on the AWS Cloud.
Cover a wide range of topics involving architecting, developing, and implementing Microsoft Azure solutions.
the MCSE cloud platform and infrastructure course aims to support individuals in developing the skills required to design, implement and maintain scalable Windows Server infrastructure for businesses of any size.
Data and Databases
Introduces the basic concepts of predictive analytics, key tools, and their application at the intermediate to advanced level to a wide variety of business and technical users at all levels in the organisation.
An introductory course exploring the fundamentals of data science and management.
The ideal foundation for individuals and businesses looking to prepare and manage big data and business intelligence solutions at the enterprise level.
This course looks to equip current and budding database developers and analysts to create, manage and improve SQL databases within their organisation.
This course is ideal for those who wish to learn about managing and maintaining enterprise databases to ensure high levels of data availability, both on premises and in cloud environments.
Validate your team’s skills in building and implementing databases across organisations and will qualify them for a position as database developers.
Our Cisco training leads to certifications that are globally recognised and suitable for computer technicians and specialists at entry level, associate level, professional level, expert and architect level.
Gain an certification from CompTIA demonstrating competence in network administration.
Operating Systems and Servers
CompTIA A+ establishes best practices in troubleshooting, networking and security across a variety of devices to set the stage for IT careers.
The MCP Windows 7 certification is ideal for those who intend to specialise in Windows 7 desktop and application deployments, and manage desktop environments for medium to large organisations.
MCSA Office 365 is aimed at individuals and businesses looking to acquire skills in transitioning and administering Office 365 cloud hosted business applications.
Learn the essential skills for successful implementation including installation, service configuration, security, application management, Azure, and virtualization with Hyper-V.
This highly specialised course aims to equip individuals with the expertise to understand and deploy Windows 7 desktop and applications for medium to large organisations, ensuring smooth roll-outs of these tools.
This course is ideal for those currently or looking to develop skills in the maintenance and support of Windows Server 2012 with application relevant across multiple solution areas in the business environment.
This course aims to build the knowledge and skills necessary to install, manage and maintain Windows Server 2016 to enable optimal functioning across the business, helping to reduce IT costs and deliver greater value for the business.
Individuals undertaking the course will learn the fundamentals of managing and deploying PCs and devices using System Center 2012, including Windows 8.x, Windows Phone, iOS and Android.
Learn best practice approaches when using Microsoft Sharepoint and Exchange, to improve productivity, move operations into the cloud, and increase flexibility of working across a business.
This course is aimed at individuals and teams within a business who need to quickly understand the key aspects of developing and implementing an enterprise solution for their business.
A set of pre-packaged courses designed to provide employees in a business with all the knowledge and skills needed to use the Microsoft Office 2013 software package efficiently.
The course aims to equip employees and teams at every level of a business to use fundamental business software including training in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
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We have a wide range of additional IT and coding courses available which can be included with bespoke training packages. Below is a small selection of possible bold-on choices, but if you have a specific topic in mind, please get in touch.
Exploring Artificial Intelligence
Artificial intelligence (AI) has been one of the core research techniques in computer science, and in recent years an emergence in research and computational power has made AI development more accessible for developers. In this course, you will learn the foundation of AI and the techniques used to make AI solve problems.
Exploring Machine Learning
In this series, you will explore the fundamental techniques in machine learning and discover how to solve many different types of problems using machine learning.
Exploring Virtual Reality
Virtual reality (VR) has reached the point where it is now within the budget of almost anyone interested in using or creating virtual reality applications. In this course, you will learn how virtual reality works, how It can be used, and how to create your own virtual reality applications.
Exploring the Future of UI/UX
UI/UX has been a staple discipline in the production of digital products, and with the emergence of new technologies there come new challenges when designing UI/UX. In this series, you will explore some emerging domains in technology, and how they present new challenges to UI/UX designers.
Software and Web Development
This software testing course is accredited by International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB), and British Computer Society (BCS), as a globally recognised foundation level.
Oracle Certified Professional JAVA SE8 Programmer – OCP
Covering the fundamentals of Java SE8 programming, this certification is a prerequisite to a number of other Java related certifications so is a firm foundation in your programming career.
Oracle Certified Associate JAVA SE7 Programmer – OCA
Java is the number one development platform and the number one language for enterprise development. Investing time in earning Java SE Certifications will identify you as one of an elite group of well-trained, highly skilled programmers who can effectively create and maintain critical applications.
Oracle Certified Professional JAVA SE7 Programmer – OCP
As you prepare for these certification exams, you’ll work your way through hands-on exercises and labs using real Java code, which expands your capabilities as a Java developer. Additionally, the certification exams validate your capabilities using real-world, scenario-based questions that assess and challenge your ability to think and perform.
This training course provides you with the concepts and skills to use Adobe Photoshop effectively.
Learn how to use Adobe Illustrator to produce extraordinary graphics for print, video, the web, and mobile devices. Provides the essential knowledge you need to use Illustrator effectively.
You will learn the process and workflow for building a web design layout.
Teaches you how to use Adobe ColdFusion within the ColdFusion Builder development environment.
Learn this industry-standard tool for laying out pages for print.
Learn the authoring tool that is used for creating e-learning content such as software demonstrations, software simulations, branched scenarios, and randomised quizzes in Small Web Formats and HTML5 formats.
Learn Adobe Premiere Pro – a timeline-based video editing app.
Adobe Edge Animate
Edge Animate lets web designers create interactive HTML animations for web, digital publishing, rich media advertising and more, reaching both desktop and mobile browsers with ease.
C++ Institute Certified Professional Programmer – CPP
C++ is a general purpose, object-oriented programming language with the C language as its core. This path covers the fundamental concepts and techniques required for the C++ Certified Professional Programmer – CPP certification.
IBM WebSphere Commerce v8 Programming Essentials
This is a powerful software platform framework used in the development of e-commerce. It can be used to create a variety of e-commerce sites that incorporate various features including marketing, sales, customer, and order processing. This learning path will explore the basics of how to use IBM WebSphere Commerce and IBM WebSphere Commerce Developer to create engaging and interactive virtual storefronts.
iOS Application Development Fundamentals
This learning path will teach you how to use iOS frameworks, together with Xcode and Swift, to develop native iOS applications. You’ll learn how to use the MVC design pattern and how to use different controls to create interfaces with Interface Builder. You’ll learn how to persist data and configure an iCloud application. You’ll also learn how to use different frameworks to generate graphics and work with media in iOS applications. The path will cover the iOS application life cycle and how to manage transitions between life cycle states, including management of apps running in the background.
Android App Development Essentials
This path of courses covers the various features of the Android mobile operating system and the basic skills required to become a mobile application developer by using the Android platform. These courses also describe the Android SDK, Android Studio, App creation, main Android components, Android life cycle, life cycle management, and general debugging.
Python is a high-level programming language that has code readability and simplicity as its primary design goals. Python is an interpreted language and supports object-oriented, functional imperative, and procedural paradigms. This course covers the basics of Python and focuses on getting you up to speed writing code that conforms to the Pythonic style.
The Open Group’s Architecture Framework (TOGAF) is a popular framework enabling Enterprise Architecture within an organisation. The framework will enable skilled practitioners to apply advanced concepts and techniques to projects and organisations that will assist in the Enterprise Architecture program maturity.
Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician – CCENT
The course covers networking fundamentals, WAN technologies, basic security and wireless concepts, routing and switching fundamentals and configuring simple networks and is developing the skills needed for an entry level network support role, especially in a small enterprise branch network.
This learning path is for network video engineers, collaboration engineers, IP telephony and IP network engineers who want to develop and advance their skills.
Cisco Certified Network Professional Routing & Switching – CCNP
This series are for system administrator working with LAN/WAN infrastructures looking to work independently on complex network solutions.
Cisco Certified Design Associate – CCDA
This learning path trains a network professional’s skills required to design routed and switched network infrastructures and services involving LAN, WAN and broadband access for businesses and organisations
Cisco Certified Design Professional – CCDP
Aimed to build advanced knowledge of network design concepts and principles.
Juniper Networks Certified Associate – JNCIA-Junos
Building skills in Juniper Networks Junos OS, basic routing and switching and networking fundamentals.
This course builds your understanding of the methodology required to securely implement and maintain cloud technologies.
MCSE cloud platform and infrastructure
The course includes training for 70-413: Designing and implementing a server infrastructure, 70-414: Implementing an advanced infrastructure, 70-246: Monitoring and Operating a Private Cloud, and 70-247: Configuring and Deploying a Private Cloud.
Microsoft System Center 2012 R2
This learning path covers the core skills required to configure, deploy, and manage a private cloud using Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 and is preparing for exams 70-246 and 70-247.
Managing Citrix XenDesktop 7 Solutions
In this path, you will learn about the core infrastructure and components used to support a desktop and application virtualisation solution in Citrix XenDesktop and XenApp and covers objectives for the 1Y0-200 certification exam Managing Citrix XenDesktop 7 Solutions.
Google Cloud Platform Fundamentals
This path provides an overview of cloud computing features and capabilities as provided by the Google Cloud Platform. It aims to provide the learner with a good knowledge base of cloud computing concepts and the related enabling technologies.
Google G Suite Administrator
Many organisations use cloud-based services for their users, and many users rely on mobile devices for productivity. G Suite administration provides a simple and cost-effective way of securely managing users, enabling Google services and sharing, and centrally configuring mobile devices.
VMware Certified Cloud Associate
This series of courses shows you how these products operate and inter-operate to build scalable, elastic, fault-tolerant, and performant cloud systems. This series of courses covers the objectives for the VMware certification exam, VMware Certified Associate 6 – Cloud Management and Automation Fundamentals.
VMware Certified Cloud Professional
This learning path covers the skills and abilities required for installing, configuring, and administering cloud management and automation features available in a VMware vRealize environment. This series of courses covers the objectives for the VMware certification exam, VMware Certified Professional 6 – Cloud Management and Automation.
VMware NSX Network Virtualisation
This series of courses covers the VMware NSX network visualisation platform, which enables you to create, provision, snapshot, delete and restore sophisticated software-based networks and meets the objectives for VMware certification exam VCA-NV: VMware Certified Professional – Network Visualisation
VMware vSphere 6.5
vSphere enables very large scale virtualisation of computing resources, which in turn provides benefits in availability, scalability and cost. This course covers Installation, configuration and management of vSphere and will explain and demonstrate how to implement the new features in VMware vSphere 6.5.
Data and Databases
Data Science Essentials
Data science is an applied study of data for statistical analysis and problem solving. This path of courses covers the data science pipeline needed by the everyday data scientist: data wrangling, analysis, machine learning, and communication and visualisation.
This is a selection of courses on Apache Kafka, Apache Spark, Apache Storm, Apache Cassandra, Apache Solr, Apache HBase, and Apache Cordova
Big Data: Hadoop
For those looking to use or understand Apache Hadoop, an open source framework for distributed storage and processing of large sets of data on commodity hardware.
Business Intelligence with QlikView
Qlik offers the QlikView product that delivers self-service business intelligence. Business users can quickly analyse data in real time by interacting with the data and using visualisations such as graphs and tables. IT professionals can use the many features and tools within QlikView to create the self-service BI documents to deliver to the users. This learning path discusses and shows how to use QlikView to create and deliver these BI documents.
Business Intelligence with TIBCO Spotfire
TIBCO Spotfire is a business intelligence and data visualisation platform that provisions analysis of complex data and predictive statistics. This series will provide an essential learning experience from presenting fundamental concepts of TIBCO to building sophisticated user interactivity frameworks while maintaining the Spotfire environment.
Data Visualisation and Analytics with Tableau
Tableau is data visualisation software that can transform data into visually appealing dashboards. This learning path is designed for those who wish to familiarise themselves with the Tableau platform and its visualisation and analytic features.
MongoDB is an open-source documentation database, which supports JSON-like documents with dynamic schemas. This makes scaling and integration of data easier and faster. This learning path will cover the key features and design architectures for the database, as well as demonstrate how to install, query, and manage data. It will also explore and demonstrate how to create and implement indexing, replication, and security.
In this path, you’ll learn the initial configuration of MySQL using the MySQL Workbench, core concepts of relational database management systems (RDBMS), and basics of the Select statement. You’ll also learn the use of MySQL functions, the Group by clause, selecting data from multiple tables using Join statements and how to connect to a database and create queries using Visual Query Builders. This path also addresses the concept and use of data manipulation, data definition, and data control language statements as well as application development and basic optimisation.
This learning path will discuss the data warehousing and how Teradata uses it in its Active Data Warehousing, it will also cover data modelling, client communication, data access methods, and data space management. It will also cover the various Teradata tools, security, and Workload Management.
Microsoft MTA Database Fundamentals
The MTA certification addresses a large spectrum of fundamentals in database technology.
Oracle Certified Associate – OCA Database 12c Administrator
With the 12c release, Oracle Database is re-engineered for Cloud computing. Multitenant architecture brings enterprises unprecedented hardware and software efficiencies, performance and manageability benefits, and fast and efficient Cloud provisioning. Oracle Database 12c certifications emphasise the full set of skills that DBAs need in today’s competitive marketplace. The Oracle Certified Associate (OCA) for Oracle Database 12c assesses the most important skills DBAs need for daily operational management and maintenance.
Oracle Certified Professional – OCP Database 12c Administrator
Building upon the competencies in the Oracle Database 12c OCA certification, the Oracle Certified Professional (OCP) for Oracle Database 12c includes the advanced knowledge and skills required of top-performing database administrators, including development and deployment of backup, recovery and Cloud computing strategies.
Oracle Certified Associate – OCA Database 11g Administrator
The process of becoming Oracle Database certified broadens your knowledge and skills by exposing you to a wide array of important database features, functions and tasks. Oracle Database certification teaches you how to perform complex, hands-on activities through labs, study and practice.
Oracle Certified Professional – OCP Database 11g Administrator
If you’re looking to demonstrate your expertise with Oracle Database 11g, the industry’s first relational database designed for grid computing, then the OCP Database 11g Administrator certification is for you.
Base SAS 9 Programming
SAS is a system of integrated software solutions for managing and analysing data. At the heart of the system is Base SAS, a programming language designed for data manipulation, information storage and retrieval, statistical analysis, and reporting. This series of courses covers writing well-formed programs in Base SAS 9, programmatically manipulating data, and generating reports. The path also covers the objectives for the certification exam, SAS Certified Base Programmer for SAS 9.
Operating Systems and Servers
This course builds technical competency of Linux operating systems required of junior Linux administrators and focuses on installing, operating, administrating and troubleshooting Linux systems.
This course covers server architecture, administration, storage, security, networking, troubleshooting as well as disaster recovery.
Microsoft MCSE Productivity Solutions Expert
This course trains skills in managing and maintaining enterprise systems including Microsoft’s SharePoint Server and Exchange Server. It includes Core Solutions of Microsoft Sharepoint Server 2013 (exam 70-331), Advanced Solutions of Microsoft Sharepoint Server 2013 (exam 70-332), Core Solutions of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 (exam 70-341), and Advanced Solutions of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 (exam 70-342).
Red Hat Certified System Administrator – RHCSA
This course builds your expertise in Red Hat Enterprise Linux environments.
Skype for Business 2015
This path prepares technicians to plan, deploy, and troubleshoot Skype for Business 2015 in accordance with exam 70-334, Core Solutions of Microsoft Skype for Business 2015.
Docker for Windows Server
Docker on Microsoft Windows Server 2016 allows businesses and individuals to easily deploy containers for application isolation. Knowing how to effectively use Docker is key.