The Skills Exchange Portal
Trail our list of inspirational content and resources.
This directory has been designed to provide tools, resources and useful links for businesses and individuals to develop and grow in the digital space. Find career inspiration, job listings, training and support providers and more. Check regularly as our partnerships and networks grow.
Find out what it's like to work in the world of tech straight from the mouths of those doing the jobs. You'll be surprised by some of the career paths.
Restaurant Manager to Software Developer - Felix's story
Enthusiasm, self teaching and perseverance - Danny's story
Sales & Marketing to launching a new tech business during a pandemic - Alex's story
Training in the legal field can be tech related and extremely interesting - Thanh's story
Teaching to project management to quality assurance in tech - Ronnie's story
Journeying towards becoming a User Experience (UX) designer - Holly's story
Example job descriptions
Get a feel for the type of tech roles out there. We've provided a range of jargon-free job descriptions to give you a taste of the opportunities available and skills required.
View our library of career based video's
Upskilling and Getting Started in Tech - A TechSpark special from the 2020 Bristol Technology Festival
Training and support available for individuals
We've collaborated with local providers to give you a growing list of options available to enable you crack on with your digital career.
Cool Ventures free webinars - a range of free webinars on a range of topics including digital marketing and small business start ups.
Who's eligible: Bath based residents
How to access: Click on the link about, select the course you are interested in and book your place.
Employment and Skills Pod - tailored advice on training and upskilling for local residents. Join the Digital Skills Exchange for direct 1-2-1 support.
Who's eligible: anyone local to Bath and the surrounding areas.
How to access: The service is open Mondays and Wednesdays by calling 0300 247 0050
Skills Support for Redundancy - tailored skills training and qualifications to help get you back in the workplace.
Who's eligible: ages 16+, at risk of redundancy or has been made redundant in the last three months.
How to access: fill in the contact form and someone in the team will call for a chat.
Calling all recruiting tech businesses in Bath
If you have an interesting role to share, we can post it here.
Resources and tools available for businesses
Improve in-house digital skills provision, find out how to take on an apprentice, get digital training for your staff. Our growing list of support available will ensure your business processes and talent pipeline is future-proofed.
Cool Ventures webinars - free sessions covering all sorts of topics including starting up, finance, marketing and more.
Who's eligible: any Bath based business
How to access: Click on the Cool Ventures link above, select your session and book your place.
CAMERA Motion Capture workshops - gain advice, expertise and practical content creation in Motion Capture. Sessions are running in July.
Who's eligible: Creative SME's and Sole Traders in the South West.
How to access: Full in this application form and sit tight.
Skills Support for the Workforce - provides upskilling opportunities for employees, particularly those at risk of redundancy, by delivering recognised accredited qualifications and bespoke training courses to enable career progression and increase business competitiveness. The training is bespoke, at no cost to the business.
Who's eligible: SME's within the West of England
How to access: Get in touch with the Serco team for an initial chat about your business training needs and they can shape a programme bespoke to you and your employees.