Data Skills for Work Programme
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Data Skills for Work supports workers in adapting to the demands of increasingly digitalised, automated, and data-driven workplaces.
Who is the programme for?
- Individuals looking for opportunities to upskill or reskill
- Employers looking to improve data literacy across the workforce
- Training and education providers who want to reach learners from diverse backgrounds
The programme offers Funding to upskill for learners in Edinburgh, Lothian, Fife and Scottish Borders. However, wherever you are in the country, you can use our Data Skills Framework and Skills Portal to find the right training and development for whatever stage of your learning journey you’re on.
More about the Framework:
Addressing the digital skills gap, supporting diversity, and preparing for the changing world of work. Data Skills for Work is part of the Data Skills Gateway, delivered by The Data Lab.
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