STEM High Level Skills

If you work for a small-to-medium-sized enterprise (SME) based in Derbyshire or Nottinghamshire, you could benefit from these new, fully funded short courses. They aim to improve people’s data skills and wider STEM knowledge (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths). 

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Fully funded courses

The ‘Branch out in STEM’ programme is fully funded, meaning there’s no cost to your organisation. This is possible thanks to funding from the European Social Fund and the delivery partners, which include the University of Derby, Nottingham Trent University, Derby College, Nottingham College, East Midlands Chamber of Commerce, Enable, Inspire and the Workers’ Educational Association.

Programme overview

The world of business is rapidly evolving and ensuring staff have the most up-to-date skills is essential in keeping up with these changes. Advancements in technology and the working environment have meant digital, analytical and problem-solving skills have become increasingly important.

The University of Derby is offering fully funded short courses to help refresh and update these skills within your organisation. They will cover topics such as:

Upcoming courses

What does it cost to attend?

The programme is fully funded for eligible participants, meaning there is no cost to your organisation.

Am I eligible to participate?

To participate in the programme, you must meet the funding criteria requirements. This means you must work for a small or medium-sized business within the Derbyshire or Nottinghamshire (D2N2) region. Alternatively, you could be self-employed and registered as a sole trader within the D2N2 region.

Find out more

If you have any employees who may benefit from the range of data science topic workshops which we offer at the University of Derby, or would like to discuss the option of more bespoke data science technical training support for a group of staff - which we can tailor around your needs (including delivering on your premises or at the University sites), please don't hesitate to get in touch.

If you would like to find out more about these funded short courses, please contact our business enquiry team. 

Telephone:+44 (0)800 001 5500

Register your interest

If you would like to find out more about the STEM programme or book your place, please complete the form below.

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