Introducing our Xcelerate Data Bootcamp programme

Just IT and Compass Group UK & Ireland, in collaboration with our employer partners, are proud to announce the launch of the Xcelerate Data Bootcamp a transformative initiative aimed at addressing the digital skills gap within Birmingham and the wider West Midlands region.

Designed specifically for residents seeking to forge a career in the dynamic field of data, the Xcelerate Data Bootcamp offers an opportunity for individuals to upskill and secure promising employment prospects. Through this innovative programme, every candidate is guaranteed an interview with one of our top employer partners, paving the way for meaningful career advancements.

The Xcelerate Data Bootcamp is not limited to traditional data-centric roles; rather, it equips participants with versatile skills that are highly sought-after across various industries. The programme opens doors to a variety of career pathways, empowering individuals to thrive in today’s data-driven landscape.

Participants will benefit from a comprehensive curriculum that fosters both technical proficiency and practical expertise essential for success in the field. Key components of the programme include training in Microsoft Excel, Tableau, RStudio, SQL, Power BI, and Azure Data Fundamentals, ensuring that participants are well-equipped to excel in their chosen careers.

One of the standout features of the Xcelerate Data Bootcamp is its unique format, which includes three workshop days hosted at Edgbaston Stadium in the Xcelerate hub. These workshops serve as invaluable opportunities for participants to engage directly with employers, participate in targeted learning sessions aimed at enhancing employability, and network with peers and industry professionals alike.

“The west midlands is a critical region when it comes to digital skills, with demand for skills in data particularly on the increase. We have an established partnership with Compass Group , having been impressed by their commitment to the region it was fitting that we utilise the hub to create excellent job prospects for the residents of the WMCA.”

Matthew Elson – Director of Training – Just IT

“We are delighted to be hosting our first IT/Digital Solutions Skills Boot Camp in Partnership with Just IT at Xcelerate with Edgbaston. This data focused programme gives jobseekers from the local community who are 19+ and over the opportunity to apply for jobs with Compass and with other local employers within the community”

Jonathan Foot – Head of Apprenticeships & Early Careers – Compass Group UK & Ireland

Employers in the region that are interested in participating in the Xcelerate Data Bootcamp are encouraged to reach out to Just IT for partnership opportunities and to understand how you can access candidates completing the programme through our fully funded talent solutions.

For individuals eager to embark on a rewarding career journey in data, the Xcelerate Data Bootcamp presents an opportunity for growth and advancement. Don’t miss your chance to accelerate your career – join us at the Xcelerate Data Bootcamp and unlock your full potential! Click here for more information.

If you have candidates who you think would be suitable for the programme, please email Matt Elson here.