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Skills Bootcamps

Skills Bootcamps are free, flexible courses of up to 16 weeks, giving people the opportunity to build up sector-specific skills and fast-track to an interview with an employer. 


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Skills Bootcamps in Cornwall and Devon

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Lifelong learning

Skills Bootcamps are a suite of high-quality courses created to support adults aged 19+ to gain essential knowledge and skills.

Please note: applicants must be resident in Devon or Cornwall to be eligible for the course.

Skills Bootcamps at Cornwall College

Brickwork Skills Bootcamp

Adult
  • Location – Cornwall College Camborne
  • Duration – 60 hours   |   Part-time
  • Level – Level 2
  • Available Starts – 16/09/2024, 07/01/2025
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Metal Inert Gas Welding Bootcamp

Adult
  • Location – Cornwall College St Austell
  • Duration – 3 weeks at 2 days per week   |   Part-time
  • Level – Level 2
  • Available Starts – 09/10/2024
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Construction Multi Trade Bootcamp

Adult
  • Location – Cornwall College St Austell
  • Duration – 10 weeks   |   Part-time
  • Level – Level 2
  • Available Starts – 27/09/2024
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Manual Metal Arc Welding Bootcamp

Adult
  • Location – Cornwall College St Austell
  • Duration – 3 weeks at 2 days per week   |   Part-time
  • Level – Level 2
  • Available Starts – 13/11/2024
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Entry to Electrical Bootcamp

Adult
  • Location – Cornwall College Camborne
  • Duration – 1 day a week for 12 weeks   |   Part-time
  • Level – No Qualification
  • Available Starts – 16/09/2024
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Carpentry Bootcamp

Adult
  • Location – Cornwall College Camborne
  • Duration – 10 weeks   |   Part-time
  • Level – Level 2
  • Available Starts – 16/09/2024
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Plumbing Bootcamp

Adult
  • Location – Cornwall College Camborne
  • Duration – 10 weeks   |   Part-time
  • Level – Level 2
  • Available Starts – 16/09/2024
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Our Bootcamps are completely free and available to anyone living in Cornwall or Devon, either in work, looking for work, or returning to the workforce at Level 3 or above.

Each Bootcamp is packed with essential information designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary to step into a new role. Everyone completing the Skills Bootcamp will be matched with an interview opportunity.

The programme, funded through the National Skills Fund, includes different Digital and Technical Skills Bootcamps that have been tailored to help local people advance or pivot their skills into growing sectors while encouraging inclusion and diversity.

You don’t need prior knowledge to be able to access one of the nine Bootcamps. People from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply as support will be given to assure you get the most out of your course.

Each Bootcamp will support you to gain essential knowledge and skills, all whilst building your confidence and understanding of your chosen industry sector.

The Bootcamps are perfect for people who have previously struggled to complete traditional training routes, as the format of the courses has been adapted for different learning styles and needs.

The Bootcamps are the perfect opportunity to study and master a new skill at no cost to you.

  • Having the courses being created alongside employers means completing a course gives you the edge of having up-to-date knowledge informed by industry. This ensures you acquire and develop industry skills that meet current market needs.
  • Upon completing a Bootcamp, you have a guaranteed interview with an employer, assuring you make the first steps towards the career you desire or simply a better role for you.
  • If you’re looking to learn new skills in your current role, the courses will support you to fill in any knowledge or skill gaps you might have, allowing you to progress in your job.
  • It encourages you to pursue a career change on your own terms, whilst also having the guidance of industry experts.
  • Flexible online delivery on some Bootcamps

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Contact us and we’ll keep you up-to-date with future Skills Bootcamps being run by Cornwall College.

Creating opportunities across Cornwall & Devon

Skills Bootcamps offer free, flexible courses of up to 16 weeks. They are available for adults aged 19 or over who are either in work, self-employed, or recently unemployed and live in England. Some Skills Bootcamps have additional eligibility criteria.

A Bricklaying Skills Bootcamp delivered in partnership with Keir Construction will start in late October 2022. Please check back soon to apply online or email skillsbootcamps@cornwall.ac.uk for more information.

They give people the opportunity to build up sector-specific skills and fast-track to an interview with a local employer.