Digital Futures – Cloud Academy
The Digital Futures Cloud Academy is supported by the Department for the Economy and delivered by Belfast Metropolitan College (BMC).
The programme is aimed at upskilling and retraining Graduates impacted by the current Covid-19 pandemic.
If you're interested in a career in the fast growing IT sector, training is available across a range of cloud based technologies. On successful completion of the academy, you’ll gain industry-recognised qualifications and the offer of a placement in industry to apply your newly developed skills and knowledge.
Knowledge and skills gained include:
· Understanding the cloud, how it works and the associated infrastructure
· Learn how to maintain and deploy to the cloud
· Understanding the associated security risks with cloud technologies
· Get the most up to date and leading cloud qualifications on the market
Digital Futures Cloud Academy is a ten-week intensive training course followed
by a ten-week industry work experience placement opportunity.
Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, training will be online through a virtual classroom.
You'll need appropriate IT access (laptop/ PC and internet access) to link to the online tuition. For further information please email your enquiry to email@example.com
The training academy will prepare you for an entry level role in a cloud computing environment.
Training will take place 5 days per week:
Industry qualifications and certifications gained by completing the course include:
Who can apply
No previous experience is needed but you must:
Candidate selection and training dates
Candidate selection will be based upon compliant applications (submission prior to the deadline and upload of relevant degree documentation) and scoring from a psychometric assessment.
The initial training will take place from Monday 9th November 2020 to Friday 29th January 2021 (10 weeks which includes a two week break from 21st December 2020 to 1st January 2021).
When you're on the training academy, you:
Belfast Met is currently working with a range of companies to offer industry placements commencing Monday 1st February 2021 for a period of ten-weeks.
During this time you will gain invaluable experience working within a professional environment, be exposed to exciting projects and apply all the knowledge/ skills learned during the first ten-weeks of the Academy.
During the ten-week placement you will continue to receive a weekly training allowance of £150.