Sponsored | Helping Scottish Employers Bridge the Digital Skills Gap

The CodingSkills+ scheme has boosted the skill sets of unemployed or low-income adults, giving employers the talent to fill digital roles.

CodingSkills+ by The Open University launched in Scotland earlier this year and if you are planning to hire for software development, data analysis or related roles, it could be just what you’re looking for.

Under the scheme, 100 unemployed or low-income adults are learning key software development skills that will boost their employment prospects and help plug skills gaps for Scottish employers.

The 13-week programme has been designed with both participants and employers in mind. Participants, who include those who have been made redundant or furloughed as a result of Covid-19, will be given careers and employability support during the programme, as well as learning new technical skills.

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