Mi Business - CodeClan
Tell us about CodeClan?
CodeClan was launched in Edinburgh and Glasgow in 2015 and is Scotland’s first and only SQA accredited digital skills academy. Through our range of digital training courses we’re helping to transform the careers of 1000’s of professionals across Scotland and delivering a steady pipeline of talent to our growing network of employer partners.
We have just launched CodeClan Highlands in Inverness! Our first Cohort of students learning full-stack web development starts in September 2019.
Whats your role within the business?
I'm Susan Considine, Campus Manager for CodeClan Highlands. I was appointed Campus Manager for CodeClan Highlands in March 2019.This is a new, exciting role for me as I move away from HR Management and into the Tech Industry.My role with CodeClan is very diverse in that I will be involved in all aspects of running the new Campus in Inverness alongside HIE as part of the Northern Innovation Hub.
What is unique about CodeClan and why should businesses/individuals consider CodeClan?
CodeClan enables people from any background to retrain as a software developer in a matter of weeks and helps them understand and find a new career within the rapidly evolving digital economy.
Our unique SQA-accredited courses are created in conjunction with industry partners and delivered as part of a programme which ensures every student understands project management, agile methodology, user experience, presenting technology and working within a digital team.
To date we’ve helped over 700 students change careers and work with over 250 industry partners across Scotland, from the biggest financial institutions to the hottest start-ups.
We are the only organisation in Scotland which offers this comprehensive mix of technical, business and work-related skills and enables people to future-proof their career and find new roles in a few short weeks.
Which courses and events would you like to raise awareness of?
Employer info session coming up next week, its free to attend and you sign up here: http://bit.ly/2woOtRo
Full-Stack Web Development Course – starting in September.
Do you have any new products/services coming up?
Our new Full-Stack Web Development course was designed specifically for the highlands, based upon the input from industry and the roles available across the region. It’s flexible enough to enable students to take their core skills into multipleroles and find jobs with a wide range of employers.
Have you recently received any awards/commendations?
CodeClan has won the prestigious ‘Best Training Priovider/Education programme at the 2017 and 2018 Digital Tech Awards, which celebrate the very best in Scotland’s digital technology sector.