Projects & Initiatives
WELCOME TO PURPLE BEARD TRAINING
WE ARE TRAINING THE TECH TALENT OF TOMORROW
Purple Beard Training is a tech training company that engages, trains and deploys talent. We bridge the digital skills gap through tailored blended learning programs, Apprenticeships and Traineeships to help empower people with the tools to learn and secure better jobs so they can have better, more stable and more fulfilled lives.
We have 20+ years of Industry experience delivering successful training initiatives across a range of sectors. We are passionate about working in the Education sector. The current education landscape is constantly changing and to support you we have an experienced team who can support you during these changes.
PREPARING ORGANISATIONS AND INDIVIDUALS FOR THE POST-COVID WORLD
The pandemic has caused an acceleration in long-expected changes to the economy, causing turbulence to many businesses that were not ready to undertake such a transition just yet. In order to navigate through those unpredictable landscape shifts, businesses across the UK must be ready to meet the demand to reshape and transition themselves.
Purple Beard Training is committed to rebuilding post-covid world through helping the businesses with their digital transformation, rebuilding and protecting jobs, and offering high-quality tech skills training that will equip the UK with the necessary digital skills.
We’re currently working with the public and private sectors, taking actions at local and regional levels to tackle digital skills shortages as a part of the Government’s Plan for Jobs scheme to support the UK’s economic recovery.
WHO WE WORK WITH
We offer digital transformation and technical skills training for organisations across the UK through our Apprenticeship Training for Levy and Non-Levy Employers, Tech Bootcamps, Online Courses and Bespoke Solutions for businesses.
We help individuals with their professional development in tech by helping them to Become an Apprentice in a number of digital specialisms, Online Courses and the Government-funded Tech Bootcamps.
OUR ACTIONS TO DEVELOP DIGITALLY ENABLED WORKFORCE
Offer skills and training provision to support recovery
Support Young People with the decisions about education,
training and careers
Support innovation and business growth with
technical skills development
Help employers to access the high-quality skills
to grow the inclusive workforce
Give access to a high-quality learning environment
WHAT WE WANT TO ACHIEVE
Our Tech Bootcamps are designed and developed in partnership with D2N2 and the Department for Education to tackle the digital skills gap among individuals and organisations in the UK. They’re funded by the Government and are developed as a part of Plan for Jobs skills and employment programme.
WHAT WE ACHIEVED SO FAR
OUR BOOTCAMPS 2O21
We have upskilled 58 people with our previous Skills Bootcamps edition that was developed in partnership with D2N2 LEP and funded by the DfE as a part of a national pilot. The bootcamps were designed based on the reports of the region around the skills requirements as well as what employers needed as part of their digital transformation strategy. Our 12-week programmes consisted of Data Analysis Bootcamp, Software Development Bootcamp and Software Testing Bootcamp and took place completely online.
OUR LEARNING PHILOSOPHY
HOW WE TRAIN TALENT
We help Businesses to Hire Apprentices and Individuals to Become an Apprentice. We are the Main provider on ROATP and able to offer Apprenticeships in a range of tech areas for public and private sector employers. Based on your organisation needs and requirements, we can help you find and develop a motivated, skilled, and qualified talent for your workforce.
We believe that apprenticeship is a partnership between the employer, the training provider and the apprentice, and that all sides can hugely benefit from each other if mutual cooperation is taking place.
WHAT WE OFFER
Purple Beard Training specializes in Tech Apprenticeships and currently offers 10 Apprenticeships such as DevOps Engineer Level 4, Software Tester Level 4, Digital Community Manager Level 4 and more (you can find the full list when clicking on the buttons above Hire/Become an Apprentice).
Junior Content Producer
15 to 18 months duration
A Junior Content Producer is responsible for developing and creating content that can be used across a variety of media including digital, social media, broadcast or in print.
IT Technical Salesperson
⏰ 12 to 15 months duration
The primary role of an IT salesperson is to sell the companies technical products and services. They will need a good knowledge and understanding of the portfolio of technologies that are available.
⏰ 20 to 24 months duration
The broad purpose of the occupation is to source, format and present data securely in a relevant way for analysis using basic methods; to communicate outcomes appropriate to the audience.
NEWS & ARTICLES
Here at Purple Beard Training, we believe that tech industry should be open for everybody, regardless their race, gender, age, belief and status. We believe that willingness to learn, motivation, determination and talent are the most important factors to succeed in tech career and we are committed to support diversity, inclusion and belonging initiatives and help to close the gaps in the tech sector.
WHAT WE BELIEVE
TECH IS FOR EVERYBODY
‘Inclusivity means not ‘just we’re allowed to be there,’ but we are valued. I’ve always said: smart teams will do amazing things, but truly diverse teams will do impossible things.’
WE CAN'T WAIT TO HEAR FROM YOU!
Speak to our team today
If you’d like to talk about Tech Bootcamps and Apprenticeships, a potential partnership, working with Purple Beard or you have any other questions, please contact us and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.