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Cloud & Sustainability

In partnership with Coventry University, the Cloud & Sustainability Skills Bootcamp includes learning about cloud foundations, networking, python programming, databases and the AWS services both through theory lessons and lab sessions.

The latter half of the bootcamp will look at climate change and the mechanics of global warming, including the risks faced by businesses as a result of climate change.  You will learn the sort of things businesses can do to adapt and reduce the impact of climate change & greenhouse gas emissions, as well as business ethics, and the fundamentals of Carbon Accounting, environmental management systems, and the law surrounding climate change and global action.

Over 16 weeks, you will also get the chance to take part in two capstone projects to put your skills to the test, as well as a client-facing project provided by one of our partner organisations.

This fully funded course also gives you career support to prepare you for an interview and a tech career after the course in a number of junior tech roles, which includes a guaranteed interview upon completion of the programme.

We'll be announcing new course dates soon but you can still apply and be put on a waitlist!

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As well as the criteria listed on the apply page, the general requirements for this course:
  • All candidates will need to commit to this as a full-time course, meaning up to 40 hours hours a week.

  • This course cannot be completed alongside any full-time work commitments. While it may be possible for some candidates to complete evening or weekend jobs, this is not recommended.

  • Access to a laptop that can run Microsoft Teams and Zoom and includes a microphone and camera.

  • Fluent in written and spoken English

  • Competency in using a computer (no prior IT experience is required, but students should be confident in working independently online across a variety of platforms)

  • Has not previously completed an AWS exam 

  • Previous experience in programming is useful, but not required. 


You can then go on to complete a range of associate qualifications to further develop your skills in the area of choice. These include the following initial follow on exams:

  • AWS Certified Associate Solutions Architect
    AWS Certified Associate Developer
    AWS Certified Associate SysOps Administrator

Potential job roles after completing this course:

  • Cloud Engineer

  • Solutions Architect

  • Software Developer

  • Network Engineer

  • Technical Sales

  • IT Support.

  • Introduction to Cloud Foundations 

  • Linux & Networking

  • Introduction to Cybersecurity 

  • Python Programming & Databases 

  • Advanced AWS 

  • Introduction to climate change and the mechanics of global warming.

  • Risk Management & Business Ethics

  • The Fundamentals of Carbon Accounting and environmental management systems

  • The Regulatory Environment

  • Capstone Project / Client-Facing Project 

  • Personal Development


  • Cloud Computing

  • Python programming

  • Linux and Bash 

  • Cybersecurity

  • Database administration

  • Academic report writing 

  • Presentation skills


In addition to weekly mentoring with the Skills City team, open office sessions and ad-hoc one to one opportunities with a variety of industry professions we are thrilled to have partnered with Tree of Knowledge to deliver an extensive personal development programme, including sessions on the following:

  • Your Vibe

  • Flourish

  • What do you transmit

  • Aspirational Team

  • Interview Ready

  • Personal Project

Apply Now

Places are limited on our Skills Bootcamps, so if you're ready to start your career in tech then click the button below and apply!

We'll be announcing new course dates soon but you can still apply and be put on a waitlist!

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