Online course in IT & Computer Science

Learn about Current Digital Workplace Trends

Find out how digital technology is influencing how we live and work with the Institute of Coding and the University of Leeds.

  • Duration 2 weeks
  • Weekly study 2 hours
  • Digital upgrade Free

Explore the changing face of technology in the workplace

Why are digital skills so important and which jobs do you need them for?

Tackle some of the big myths surrounding the future of work, and demystify the world of digital technology using up-to-date case studies from people who have recently joined the workforce.

With an ever-changing job market, this course will help you to keep on top of how digital technologies are influencing our work and lives.

As you discover the fourth digital revolution, you’ll consider the importance of data and reflect on the transferable skills you’ll need for your career to be future-proof.

What topics will you cover?

  • The fourth digital revolution
  • How technology affects us
  • The world of data
  • Artificial intelligence vs. human intelligence
  • Digital skills
  • Transferable skills

When would you like to start?

  • Date to be announced
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What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you'll be able to...

  • Identify the technologies & aspects of the 4th digital revolution
  • Discuss how tech is changing the world around us
  • Explore the impact of automation in the workplace
  • Investigate the digital skills predicted for a future workforce
  • Reflect on the transferable skills predicted to be future-proof

Who is the course for?

This course is designed for young people who have digital skills but would like to build confidence in using digital technology in the workplace.

This may include those studying for A-levels, those who have a degree, or those who want to improve their career prospects.

The course will also be useful for anyone in employment who wants to boost their digital skills or anyone returning to the workplace who’d like to gain confidence in how working practices have evolved.

Who will you learn with?

Sophie Pendrell

Sophie Pendrell

Sophie has worked with digital media for over 30 years both as an artist, producer and educator. She now works remotely from her home beside the sea.

Who developed the course?

University of Leeds

As one of the UK’s largest research-based universities, the University of Leeds is a member of the prestigious Russell Group and a centre of excellence for teaching.

Institute of Coding

The Institute of Coding is a family of learners, businesses and educators creating a new way to develop the digital skills needed at work and beyond.

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What's included?

University of Leeds are offering everyone who joins this course a free digital upgrade, so that you can experience the full benefits of studying online for free. This means that you get:

  • Unlimited access to this course
  • Includes any articles, videos, peer reviews and quizzes
  • Tests to validate your learning
  • A PDF Certificate of Achievement to prove your success when you’re eligible