Commission a Digital Skills Course

We offer over 200 IT courses in the Digital Skills programme.  As well as our open schedule we can offer our courses in other ways:

Closed courses

We can offer our pre-designed digital skills courses as 'closed courses' for groups, where:

  • only your group of staff or students will attend
  • the course is organised at a time to suit you

Usually, closed courses are for groups of between six and twenty participants.

How closed courses work

You identify an area of IT learning that would benefit your group. You talk to us and we agree the time, place and cost. Then we:

  • organise the sign up of your delegates on to the course
  • deliver the course, usually in Thames Suite at IT Services
  • collect feedback from participants so that you can be sure the learning was effective
  • offer participants post-course learning opportunities

A closed course is pre-designed and covers the same topics as its corresponding open version.

You can view a list of the courses we offer, together with details of what is covered: VIEW LIST OF COURSES

Costs for closed courses

We make a charge to run a closed course. The charging structure is simple: we make a single charge for your whole group. We can usually provide a buffet lunch and morning or afternoon refreshments at a small extra cost.

How to book a closed course

We make the process of organising a closed course as easy as possible. Start by looking at the courses we offer and then contact us using the enquiry form below. We will arrange for one of our teachers to talk with you.

Tailored courses

Sometimes, our pre-designed courses may not quite match your requirements and so for a one-off charge, we can tailor the content to fit your specific needs. For tailored courses, we usually make an additional one-off charge for the customisation in addition to the charge for delivering the course.

Bespoke courses

If there is a topic that we don't cover, we may still be able to help by developing a bespoke course for you. There is a one-off charge for this.

We're also experienced at negotiating with external subject experts and course providers and can often arrange a specialised course at favourable rates.

For courses delivered by external training providers, we pass on the cost to you.

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