FOUR new training providers have joined the Train4Tomorrow Skills Bootcamps programme, providing more training opportunities for adults in Devon.

Cambridge Spark, City College Plymouth, Primed Talent and YTKO are now part of the latest wave of the scheme, and they all have skills training courses starting in January.

Train4Tomorrow Skills Bootcamps, which Devon County Council will deliver with Cornwall Council, aim to offer a range of fully-funded digital and technical courses for anyone looking to upskill or move into a new career.

The training is free to individual learners, being open to adults aged 19 or over who are looking to advance their skills into higher paid employment.

Learners can be unemployed, self-employed, employed full or part-time or returning to work.

Among the training opportunities starting in January that can be found on the Train4Tomorrow Skills Bootcamp webpages are: City College Plymouth; Primed Talent; Cambridge Spark and YTKO.

Councillor Rufus Gilbert, Cabinet Member for Economic Recovery and Skills, said: ‘The appetite for further Skills Bootcamps is clearly growing and we’re pleased to welcome these latest training providers to the team.

‘The Train4Tomorrow Skills Bootcamps are designed to provide key skills in growing sectors in the region, and these latest providers will be offering training in areas such as IT, care, green skills and retrofit.

‘These Skills Bootcamps can help anyone looking to improve their career employment prospects, providing you with the skills that local employers need.’

The courses offered through Train4Tomorrow Skills Bootcamps have been developed with the help of training partners and employers to meet live, open vacancies.

Training covers a variety of specialisms including regenerative farming, digital marketing, electrical vehicle maintenance, data analytics, green construction and software development.

Upon completion, learners are guaranteed an interview with a local employer.

So far more than 1,000 learners across Devon and Cornwall have started careers in the growing tech and digital sectors after attending a Skills Bootcamp.

For more infomation about Skills Bootcamps in both Devon and Cornwall, visit the Train4Tomorrow webpages.