Skills Bootcamps at Bournemouth & Poole College

Skills Bootcamps are free short courses designed to give people the opportunity to build up sector-specific skills, giving learners the best possible opportunities for employment. They’re part of the Governments Lifetime Skills Guarantee and Plan for Jobs.

They have been designed in partnership with The College’s industry partners, so you can be sure that you’ll leave with practical skills and theoretical knowledge that employers look for.

The courses are 2 days a week (10 hours total) and will offer a guaranteed interview at the end.

Skills Bootcamp in Welding

This 12-week Skills Bootcamp in welding has been designed in partnership with our industry partners and is for learners who wish to retrain to gain practical skills and knowledge in welding and fabrication to prepare them for progression onto an Apprenticeship, further study or employment in this sector.

Learners will have access to the latest welding technology, which includes virtual welding within our state-of-the-art Engineering Centre. This will enable learners to develop the relevant skills at a steady pace.

Learners will complete practical assignments alongside online knowledge tests for each mandatory unit of study.

Modules include: 

  • Workshop induction
  • Health and Safety awareness 
  • Welding introduction using Virtual Welding equipment
  • Workshop-based skills assessment using real welding equipment, materials and consumables
  • Engineering skills including interpreting drawings, measuring and marking
  • Welding specific units to be covered include: MIG, TIG, Cutting and Grinding
  • Introduction to welding inspections

For start dates, more information or to apply, email Wayne Weedon at weedonw@bpc.ac.uk

Skills Bootcamp in Marine Electrical

This 12-week Skills Bootcamp in Marine Electrical has been designed in partnership with our industry partners and is for learners who wish to retrain to gain practical skills and knowledge in marine electrical and fabrication to prepare them for progression onto an Apprenticeship, further study or employment in this sector.

Learners will have access to the latest marine electrical technology, which includes virtual marine electrical within our state-of-the-art Engineering Centre. This will enable learners to develop the relevant skills at a steady pace. 

Learners will be required to complete practical assignments and on-line underpinning knowledge test for each mandatory unit.

Modules include: 

  • Safe and effective working in the marine industry 
  • Installation and repair of marine engines 
  • Principles of marine electrical engineering

Start date: 5th January 2022

For more information or to apply, email Peter Leech at leechp@bpc.ac.uk

Skills Bootcamp in Professional Digital Marketing
This 18-week Skills Bootcamp in Professional Digital Marketing has been designed in partnership with our industry partners. Learners will be able to retrain to gain practical skills and knowledge in digital marketing to prepare therm for progression onto an Apprenticeship, further study or employment in this sector.
 
Learners will have access to The College's expert tutors - many have a wealth of industry experience. Learners will develop practical and theoretical skills in digital marketing, picking up the most up-to-date and relevant information.
 
Start date: 8th November 2021
 

To apply for these courses, please contact the email addresses listed in each section above. If you need any help, please call The College on 01202 205205.