As coronavirus continues to dominate the news, we are proactively exploring ways in which we can continue to work with our learners and clients over the forthcoming weeks and months. We are taking pre-emptive steps to minimise the risk of coronavirus in our workplace, in line with guidance from Public Health England. We have to
The Government has provided detailed information about the coronavirus for parents, students and staff working in education. You can download the information here. This covers the symptoms of coronavirus, likelihood of catching the virus and how to stop the coronavirus from spreading. What should you do if you feel unwell? Keep away from others and
Friday, 07 February 2020 by Marketing
Digital Skills Solutions is delighted to announce it has been selected by O2 Telefonica, the well-known giant in telecommunications, to fully manage their apprenticeship provision across the UK, making DSS O2’s preferred management service provider. To support this exceptional partnership, DSS has inaugurated a new technical training centre in Slough, allowing O2 apprentices to undertake
We had a great event this morning at Digital Skills Solutions in the context of National Apprenticeship Week, covering all the roles involved in the process of becoming an apprentice. Carlos Cubillo-Barsi, DSS Managing Director, opened the event and introduced the panel. He also spoke to aspiring apprentices about the benefits of taking this route,
Monday, 02 December 2019 by Marketing
In October, DSS teamed up with the social mobility charity, Leadership Through Sport & Business and NatWest Bank to deliver a programme that would provide opportunities for young adults from economically disadvantaged backgrounds. During their two weeks at DSS, participants were introduced to cloud computing and data analytics. By the end of it, they were
In October, DSS worked in partnership with the charity Leadership Through Sport and Business and NatWest Bank to deliver our first digital boot camp for level 3 students. 15 students joined the two-week course which culminated in a dragons-den-style competition, where ten winners secured degree apprenticeships places at NatWest. During their time at DSS, participants were introduced
Monday, 18 November 2019 by Marketing
Marcos Lourenco, our outstanding Data Analyst trainer, has been appointed Ambassador for Portuguese scientific researchers in the UK. He is one of two ambassadors for London for PARSUK.
Monday, 11 November 2019 by Marketing
Ashadul Alom, our brilliant Data Analyst Apprentice, has received the NHS GP Staff Recognition Award for innovation and improvement in Primary Care through his development of a BI platform which is being used borough-wide by GP Practices, PCNs and Tower Hamlets CCG.
Friday, 11 October 2019 by Marketing
DSS partnered with HACT to launch a bespoke Digital Marketing Standard apprenticeship which was later renamed the Digital Champion. Drawing on its experience working with UK social housing providers, HACT has developed curriculum content that meets the needs of housing providers on a journey to embrace digital. The partnership is beginning to bear fruit after
Tuesday, 20 August 2019 by Marketing
Digital Skills Solutions has launched DSS Business, a fully managed service for organisations, recruiting the next generation of talent, upskilling existing staff, and maximising the apprenticeship levy to its full potential and capability. Specialising in bespoke programmes, Digital Skills Solutions aims to provide all the necessary skills and knowledge to support companies reach maximum potential, close the skills gap