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Skills Bootcamps




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What are Skills bootcamps?

Skills Bootcamps are bespoke 60-hour training programmes, which are substantially funded by the Department for Education, as part of the Government’s Lifetime Skills Guarantee, helping everyone gain skills for life. These programmes enable locally based SME’s to upskill their engineers, in level 2/3 technical training, and ultimately bid for additional contracts of work.all the courses and qualifications available at our colleges. We provide advice about the range of options open to school leavers as well as a range of activities that bring the subjects to life.

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There are two routes to employment:

  • Adults (19+), who have been unemployed for a period of 12 months or less, undertake a minimum of 60 hours of high quality, in-demand training at Langley College, resulting in a guaranteed interview with your company upon completion. Following a successful interview, they secure a minimum contract for 12 weeks continuous employment or an apprenticeship.
  • Existing Adult (19+) employees are supported to flourish and fulfil their potential, though a minimum of 60 hours of high quality, in-demand training at Langley College, which links them with line of sight to a different role or additional responsibilities.


The Employer leads on Curriculum design, in collaboration with our Industry Specialist Tutors, to create a bespoke training package, enabling adult employees to undertake accredited Level 2/3 training, which is aligned to occupational standards, around work commitments. The training offers them the opportunity to secure a higher-skilled job, and higher wages over time.

No prior attainment is required, unless specifically related to the job and sector. The minimum hours of attendance are 60 and the training days will be scheduled in June and July 2024.

The benefits for employers include helping them fill specific skills shortage vacancies, enabling them to become more productive, more quickly.

The specific Bootcamp programme will comprise, one of three routes shown below. These will be adapted to meet specific employer need.

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