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Sat, 21 May


Prespect Hub (G12)

Upskilling for Tech Careers

The Digital Revolution has begun. But not all careers in the digital space require coding. Join us for 8 weeks (2 x 4hrs per week) to learn how you can fit and prosper in the new world

Upskilling for Tech Careers

Time & Location

21 May 2022, 09:00 – 13:00

Prespect Hub (G12), 525 Ferry Rd., Edinburgh EH5 2FF, UK

About the Event

Prespect Hub CIC in collaboration with Anu Sanya - the Technical Program Manager for Amsterdam based Global Trust & Safety - bring you a workshop series to help you develop the skills you need to prosper in this amazing transformative time. This is your chance to hear from professionals and learn the skills to start you in a tech career WITHOUT any coding skills!!

Roles covered will include:

  • UI/UX Designers
  • Data Analyst
  • Business Analyst
  • Project/Program Manager
  • Product Managers
  • Quality Assurance / Tester

After hearing from the professionals you will then go on to practice with live Saturday workshops at our Edinburgh Venue. These workshops will accumulate your knowledge and you will go on to a final presentation at which you will pitch your developed idea for an app. This will add much sought after power skills to your CV.

The workshops run weekly on Saturdays and the lectures will be delivered online during the week.

This opportunity is funded by the Edinburgh Council and managed by Capital City Partnership as part of The City of Edinburgh Council) Network of Employability Support and Training (NEST).

For this project we are targeting Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic community members based in Edinburgh and surrounding areas (West Lothian, East Lothian and Midlothian)  who have a low household income and:

  1. Have been out of paid employment for at least 6 months or
  2. Are returning parents who want to switch careers or
  3. Are highly skilled immigrants who have been searching for jobs for the last 6 months or more.

Tickets are free to qualifying individuals, and spaces are limited to 15 places - so please only apply if you can complete the entire workshop series.


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