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How Do I Become a Web Developer?

If you’ve decided that designing and building websites is your passion and you’re ready to get started on the journey towards this exciting career, keep reading to find out how you can become a web developer!

The Training Room | 04/10/2018 10:00:00

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Coding: Why Women are Breaking Through

Women and coding: it’s not a new partnership. During the second world war, some 10,000 women became the backbone of America’s and Britain’s intelligence infrastructure by becoming code breakers. The code breakers were tasked with comparing and recognising patterns in encrypted code to neutralise threat and improve the chances of winning the war.

If women were such instrumental code breakers, why are they severely outnumbered in the tech industry today?

The Training Room | 03/10/2018 09:00:00

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Cyber Technology: How Were You Hacked?

­­We’ve all thought ‘it won’t happen to me’ but clicking on an innocent looking link could be the start of a computer hacking nightmare! Here are some of the most common ways that hackers steal our information and ways you can avoid being targeted!

The Training Room | 28/08/2018 14:00:00

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Tech Talk: How to Succeed in the IT Industry

Often when we think of launching an IT career it’s about how to get there. What qualifications you need to get started. How long your learning will take.

But what happens when you actually enter the industry with your first IT job? You might now be the proud person who’s landed a job as a web developer, software developer or security technologist…but what happens now? How do you progress in the IT industry you’ve already worked so hard to be part of? Here are our top tips for succeeding in the IT industry!
 

The Training Room | 24/08/2018 14:30:00

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Tech Myths Busted: Cyber Security

Much like the police force that protect us in our day-to-day lives, cyber security protects us when we’re online. With the rapid expansion of technology, more people than ever before are live and active online – this gives computer hackers more incentive to steal data simply because there’s more of it around. As a result, it’s become more essential than ever to stay safe on the internet. We bust some myths to help you stay safe online!

The Training Room | 20/08/2018 16:00:00

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What Can a Software Developer Certification Do for You?

The world of technology is expanding and evolving faster than ever before, so it’s no surprise that skilled developers and programmers are in high demand! This is great news for your dream of having a career in IT! Find out what a certification in software development can do for you! 

The Training Room | 14/08/2018 14:00:00

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What is an Infrastructure Technician?

Infrastructure technicians (sometimes known as network support technicians) are integral for maintaining all the technology used within the company; without you the business wouldn’t be able to run successfully!
If you enjoy taking on a challenge, working with the latest technology and using your problem-solving skills to your best advantage, the role of an infrastructure technician is the one for you!


 

The Training Room | 07/08/2018 16:00:00

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The Soft Skills You Need for Your IT Career

Once you’ve developed the hard skills you need for your career aspirations (like HTML and CSS if you’re looking to be a developer, or routing and switching if you’re looking to be a network specialist), you’ll need to identify and hone the soft skills you need to get through the interview and into your new job. Let’s explore the soft skills you need for your career in IT

The Training Room | 07/08/2018 09:00:00

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5 Tips to Help You Code Better

As you develop your coding skills, it’s only natural for you to want to progress by making your code cleaner. Writing code can be a lengthy process, so if you don’t have your HTML, CSS or JavaScript organised from the start, the process of coding and the management of it can cause you and your colleagues a bit of a headache!
If you’ve looked at your code and it’s taken you a while to understand it, it has a few bugs or doesn’t quite do what it’s supposed to do, it’s probably worth revisiting your practice to clean up your coding. Follow these tips to help you code better:

The Training Room | 06/08/2018 09:00:00

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Freelance, Employed or Agency - Your IT Career Covered

While there’s never been a better time to start a career in IT, there are many routes you can take… Do you go it alone and start a freelance business, work for a company or find an agency to help you get started? What’s the right choice for you? Follow this helpful guide to find out!
 

The Training Room | 02/08/2018 11:00:00

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