What is Skills City?

Headquartered at HOST (Home of Skills and Technology) in Salford at MediaCityUK, Skills City aims to break the barriers faced by those from underrepresented and disadvantaged backgrounds, by fast-tracking 450 people into careers in digital technology every year.


Funded by the Department for Education (DfE), Skills City is part of the Government's Lifetime Skills Guarantee, helping everyone gain skills for life.

Skills City comprises six Skills Bootcamps, covering the most up-to-date and in-demand skills that employers are looking for right now in:

Skills City, operated by IN4 Group, comprises leading digital technology Skills Bootcamps working in collaboration with employers at all levels, we connect you to motivated, experienced, and dynamic professionals.​

What Are Skills Bootcamps?

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

They are being developed by the UK Government as part of the Lifetime Skills Guarantee and Skills for Life with the Department for Education (DfE).

In partnership with employers, providers, and local authorities, Skills Bootcamps help learners develop the skills that are in demand right now in their local area and improve employability and opportunities for further learning in the tech industries.

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