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DPL Scheme Adds 100 Fully Funded Places to Teach Digital Skills

Only 100 fully funded places are left on the Digital Pilots Licence (DPL) scheme, a programme to help upskill workers across the Northeast of Scotland.

Offered by online education group Jump Digital, in partnership with SDS, the DPL scheme is comprised of four accelerator programmes, delivered fully online, and accessible 24/7 at a pace that learner’s control, with support available.

The NEERSF DPL offers four programmes; Digital Marketplace; Driving Value from Data; Climate Solutions and Wellbeing, each teaching in-demand digital skills.

Certificated and quality assured by SQA as a customised award, it is credit levelled to SCQF level 7 with 18 learning credits.

To achieve the full DPL award, candidates must complete all four of the accelerator programmes.

The Digital Pilot Licence offers learners the opportunity to upskill in digital and data whilst gaining confidence to engage with the environment and the new working practices we will live with now and in future.

As demand for data and digital skills grows, so too are the career opportunities available for qualified individuals. The Digital Pilot Licence (DPL) scheme provides a concentrated, comprehensive, and holistic journey showing the relationships and linkages between data, digital, climate and personal wellbeing that are easy to understand and use.

These skills are now a life requirement for personal development, and professional engagement, improving job prospects, and both technical and non-technical career advancement.

The additional places were offered after the DPL scheme filled its initial cohorts. The courses are starting immediately and is available to those living in Aberdeen and across Aberdeenshire and are delivered over 12 weeks at 15 hours per week.

The DPL scheme is part of the North East Economic Recovery and Skills Fund (NEERSF) project, is £14.3 million investment by the Scottish Government to support economic recovery and enhance skill levels in Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire though key sector growth, employment, training, and skills development opportunities.

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