What is the Croydon Digital Skills Hub?
The Croydon Digital Skills Hub is a collaboration between Croydon College, John Ruskin College and employers from across Croydon and further afield.
Croydon has a fast-growing tech ecosystem, making it one of the top 10 tech destinations in the UK. Based at Croydon College, the Croydon Digital Skills Hub will support Londoners to gain access to digital skills training, apprenticeships, work placements, and job opportunities, as well as driving to increase digital inclusion across the borough.
The Croydon Digital Skills Hub aims to support both learners and employers by providing them with the skills required in the digital sector and to break down barriers and increase inclusivity in the digital workplace.
What can the Croydon Digital Skills Hub do for me?
We offer a range of free courses in digital skills, from advanced IT User to Cyber Security. Our courses are all delivered online and can be taken at your own pace.
In addition to providing participants with the digital skills required to move into work, the Croydon Digital Skills Hub will provide access to its career coaching service and employer network. This means there are opportunities to take part in employability skills training to get your CV and interview skills shining, as well as access to exclusive work experience placements and job interviews.
If you are a digital employer, we can work to build a pipeline of future talent which fits your needs. We want to know what the skills gaps you have are, and work with you to fill them.
What subject areas are available?
The Croydon Digital Skills Hub offers a range of digital qualifications at Level 2 and Level 3 which have been chosen based on feedback from employers in the digital sector to provide pathways into digital careers.
These will be delivered in partnership and aim to provide individuals with the opportunity to gain access to the skills required to progress directly into employment.
The following subject areas are available at each partner college:
Level 3 Certificate in IT User Skills
Level 2 Certificate in IT User Skills
Level 2 Certificate in Digital Skills for Employment
John Ruskin College
Level 2 ICT
Certificate in IT User skills ECDL
Level 3 Certificate in Cyber Security Practices
Level 3 Certificate in Coding Practices
Level 3 Certificate in Systems Infrastructure
Level 2 Certificate in Digital Marketing
What does it cost?
There is no cost to the individual (subject to meeting eligibility criteria).
If you’re looking at changing or restarting your career, please complete the expression of interest form here and a member of our team will get back to you.