Frequently Asked Questions

Do you want a career in marketing? Do you want to market your own business? Do you want to upskill and get a promotion at work? Our Skills Bootcamp in Digital Marketing will give you the skills needed to do all of these. If you’ve any questions have a look at our FAQ below or contact us via e-mail, phone, or WhatsApp.

As long as you’re motivated to learn and are able to commit to the full length of the course and the post course employability tracking (for up to 6 months post course) then you can apply.

 

The skills bootcamps are fully-funded by the Department for Education if you meet these criteria:

  • 19+ years old
  • Live in the West Midlands or Northwest of England
  • Have the right to work in the UK and a National Insurance number
  • Able to commit to the Skills Bootcamp of four 3-hour sessions a week for 8-weeks
  • Be self-employed, plan to become self-employed, unemployed, or employed and not supported by your employer*
 
Partial funding is available if you are sent by your employer, but your employer will be required to contribute the other £750, plus provide written confirmation that their employee will  be undertaking additional responsibilities using the skills they’ve learnt on the course.
 
*Learners who are unemployed or employed but not supported by their employer, are required to attend a job interview on completion of the course, and provide evidence of the job interview.
Self-employed learners are required to complete a growth action plan as part of the course, and confirm in writing that they are either self-employed or planning to become self-employed.

Our digital marketing training course runs for 8-weeks, 4 days per week for 3 hours per day. You can choose to attend sessions in the morning or evening.

We launch a bootcamp the first week of every month, which takes place for 3 hours every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday for the next two months.

You can choose either morning (9:30am to 12:30pm) or evening (5:00pm to 8:00pm) sessions.

Yes. To be eligible for the government funding, you must attend a minimum of 90% of live sessions.

You will also have access to pre-recorded instructional videos by our expert trainers, but nothing beats being able to ask questions and ask for feedback in real-time.

Just click the green button on any page of this website and complete the registration form. Then we’ll e-mail you a learner pack and give you a call so you can ask questions you may have.

Yes. The skills bootcamps are fully-funded by the Department for Education, unless you are sent by your employer, in which case they will be required to pay a maximum of 30% of course fees.

In the Introduction to the Immigration Rules, ‘Public funds’ are defined as a specific list of welfare benefits. This list does not include education or any education funding.

FE funding is not classed as a public fund for immigration purposes and can be accessed if subject to the ‘no recourse to public funds’ (NRPF) condition. However, to qualify for funding, you must meet requirements relating to your immigration status and length of residence in the UK. If you’ve been a UK resident for 3 years or more, and have the right to work in the UK you ARE eligible for our Skills Bootcamp. You will not be in breach of your immigration conditions if you access education in the UK.

Here are some tips on how to include a Skills Bootcamp on your CV/LinkedIn Profile:

  • List it under education as a separate entry. Include the name of the bootcamp, dates you attended, and provider. E.g. Skills Bootcamp in Digital Marketing – Enterprise4all – June & July 2023 – industry-relevant training equivalent to a Level 3 qualification.
  • Highlight technical & soft skills, platforms, and core competencies you’ve learned (you can find these in your learner pack, next steps document and this website). E.g. A firm understanding of building WordPress and Wix websites.
  • Other skills you can include are Search Engine Optimisation (SEO), Content Marketing, Data Analytics, Social Media Marketing, and Paid or PPC Media.
  • Provide examples of your work, this could be links to relevant social media campaigns, a blog that highlights the content you do, an online portfolio, your LinkedIn profile, or a description of a project you’ve completed.

More general CV tips include:

  • Be honest about what you have accomplished and learned.
  • Use a clear and consistent format for your CV, that is easy to read and understand.
  • Tailor your CV to match the job description/specification. Highlight what makes you right for the role.
  • It’s a good idea to have a few different versions of your CV tailored to different types of roles and employers.

We provide a certificate on successful completion of the course, but the skills bootcamps are not accredited. Learners will have the option to undertake accredited certificates from the following organisations: Google, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and HubSpot.

Our digital marketing course provides a wealth of practical skills and reference material, which can be used to grow your career or business. Additionally we offer access to Level 3 Apprenticeship opportunities and job interviews.

No previous digital or marketing experience is needed. Experience zero to marketing hero!

Yes, but you are expected to pay £750 towards the training as it would not be fully-funded by the Government.

The employer will be required to provide written confirmation that their employee will be undertaking additional responsibilities using the skills they’ve learnt on the course.

You only need a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet (iPad). It should have a working camera and mic to get the most out of the Zoom sessions. You either need to download Zoom or have a web-browser that supports Zoom. Adobe Acrobat Reader and Microsoft Word are both helpful, but not essential.

Learners have also found that having two screens is useful, so you can complete tasks while following along with the tutor. This could be a second computer screen, TV attached with an HDMI cable, or using a tablet as your second screen.

90% attendance is required for the duration of the Skills Bootcamp to secure the government funding. In the case of unavoidable absence, please email Andrew on dms2@enterprise4all.co.uk as soon as possible.

There are no set exams on our course, but you are expected to interact with the tutors during the live sessions; This may include answering questions, polls or surveys.

There is also a presentation during the final week of the course, where learners will show how they’re using the skills they’ve learnt during the previous weeks.

Yes or you can transfer to a different cohort. The Skills Bootcamps are Government-funded and we have a commitment to ensure learners complete the course they sign up for.

We support all of our learners for up to six months after they complete the course. This may include calls to ask about your current employment status and how the Skills Bootcamp has helped you.

As required by the Government, we may ask about your employment information or ask you to complete a survey for us. 

In addition to helping you find a new role, we are also forming links with apprenticeship firms so that you have the option of progressing on to a Level 3 Apprenticeship.

Yes, we start a new bootcamp the first week of each month. You can choose the start month, and either morning or evening sessions. Places are offered on a first come basis.

A link to our Privacy Notice is at the bottom of this website. You can also find it here: https://dms4all.co.uk/home/privacy-notice-cookies-policy/

You can read a copy of the Department of Education’s Skills Bootcamp Privacy Notice here: https://dms4all.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2023/07/Skills-Bootcamps-Privacy-Notice-for-individuals.pdf

Our Skills Bootcamps Whistleblowing and Complaints Procedure can be found here. Please follow this when making a complaint, your first point of contact should be a member of DMS4all support staff dms@enterprise4all.co.uk, if you feel the need to take it further you should contact the Department for Education.