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Skills 4 Growth Coventry & Warwickshire

As a delivery partner of the Coventry & Warwickshire Skills 4 Growth project we may be able to help you upskill your existing workforce to fill technical IT skills gaps in your existing business operations. We have put together a range of comprehensive technical training packages, that lead to recognised Level 3 unit qualifications and for SMEs meeting eligibility requirements, up to 50% of the course fee can be funded through Skills 4 Growth!


Funding of up to 50% of the course cost is available to organisations:-

  • Employing less than 250 people
  • Registered in the Coventry & Warwickshire area
  • Working in either the Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Sector or Service Sector
  • Meeting de Minimis criteria

Course Offering

Software Upgrade – Level 3 Cost: £900 – 50% funding for eligible companies

This five day instructor led course teaches learners how to install and/or upgrade various pieces of software from various locations and sources. Learners will also consider the importance of recording information associated with software installation and the importance of following organisational guidelines.

Learners will be assessed on their progress by completing an evidence portfolio towards a level 3 unit qualification from City and Guilds. Successful candidates will prove their competence in the following two areas:-

  • Understand the installation/upgrade process
  • Be able to carry out or control a wide range of installation or upgrades.

User Profile Administration Cost: £360 – 50% funding for eligible companies

The aim of this two day instructor lead course is to introduce learners to the fundamental aspects of managing user accounts. Learners will develop the ability to create and modify user accounts, configuring essential authentication security such as passwords, force password changes, maintain a password history. Learners will also consider the different types of users eg. Guests, Administrators/Root & Service Users.

Course delegates will work towards a level 3 unit qualification from City and Guilds. Assessment is via a portfolio that demonstrates competence in the following two learning outcomes:-

  • Know how to administer user profiles.
  • Be able to administer user profiles.

IT Security Cost: £900 – 50% funding for eligible companies

On this five day course delegates will learn about some of the fundamental aspects surrounding the security of ICT systems. By the end of the programme learners will be able to identify common types of security breaches and be able to describe the methods for protecting data and systems. Learners will be able to apply aspects of their training practically to harden systems against attack.

Over the programme of study learners will develop a portfolio towards a level 3 unit qualification from City and Guilds. This portfolio will demonstrate the learnerís competence with regard to the following learning outcomes:-

  • Know the common types of security threat to an organisation, its IT system and its data, with relevant methods for protecting it.
  • Be able to apply security methods.
  • Be able to monitor security procedures.

The Skills 4 Growth project is committed to improving gender equality. You can see our Equal Opportunities policy here.


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