Digital Skills for Learners

FWD is a flexible programme allowing you to experience opportunities to enhance your career Participants choose one or two modules to complete from these pathways You can choose any modules across the four pathways to…
FWD can help you develop the critical skills you need to take the next step and get future ready.

FWD provides a programme that helps people from all backgrounds to develop skills needed to secure high-quality jobs. That includes students, people who want to update their capabilities after an absence from work, be that maternity leave or due to illness, and those currently 
in a role who are looking to progress their careers.


Digital Technologies


Bath College

Course duration

5 weeks

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About this course

The aim of this module is to give you the tools to enable you to create your 
own website, whether for your own business or to be able to support others in theirs.

Using HTML, CSS and PHP coding, by the end of the course you will be able 
to create both the back and front end of a website, linking the two alongside databases for data collection.
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Digital Marketing and Social Media


Bath Spa University

Course duration

5 weeks

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About this course

This module introduces you to the basic concepts and applications of digital marketing and effective communication.

You’ll study the key elements of the online micro and macro environment to plan for effective digital marketing required for business and entrepreneurship.
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Who should apply to FWD?

Throughout FWD you’ll:

Critically evaluate the UK hidden job market using labour market information to take a more proactive approach to 
job searching
Identify your current skills and ways to build your awareness of opportunities
Evaluate your career journey so far 
and identify priority areas to focus on throughout the FWD career module
Understand skills involved for a successful interview, including using 
the STAR technique and anticipating employer expectations and questions
Ideate and prototype your brand statement/ elevator pitch
Understand the importance of networking and developing strategies 
to create new connections
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Hear what our FWD
members are saying

Dhundi Bhusal

“Very pleased with  Module 1 Start your own business. Nick was absolutely brilliant and very knowledgeable. Big thanks to everyone from Bath Spa and Bath College for their brilliant skills for delivering this fantastic Module and your hard and amazing skills.”

Alfonso Buono

“I personally enjoyed every aspect of the course sharing experience meet new people and learning new skills.”

Alice Appleton, Clera Healthcare Ltd

“Fantastic course, really valuable and well timed – good length etc.”

Interested in applying?

Your next step is to complete an application form which will only take about five minutes. We will then contact you to have a short conversation to better understand your situation, discuss your learning needs and ensure your suitability for your chosen course.