Through practical sessions, you’ll learn a range of skills including how to use digital design software, follow a design process, and operate machinery including laser cutters and 3D Printers. You will also have access to one-to-one mentoring and supported sessions where you can experiment, prototype and test ideas for your own project.
Alongside this, there will be a schedule of specialist workshops in topics ranging from Wearable Technology to Virtual Reality, to broaden your knowledge of digital technologies and potential applications.
Making It will run from May to July 2019, and will culminate in a showcase event where you’ll have the chance the present what you’ve made to potential industry employers.
The programme is open to women aged 16+ from the Bristol county area, and people of any gender aged 16+ from South Bristol.
Applications have now closed, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
Successful applicants will be required to attend the following:
Wednesday 8 & Thursday 9 May, 10am – 3pm
Wednesday 15 & Thursday 16 May, 10am – 3pm
Wednesday 22 May, Wednesday 5 June, Wednesday 12 June, 2 – 6pm
Thursday 23 May, Thursday 6 June, Thursday 13 June, 9am – 1pm
To be arranged on either: Wednesday 17 July or Thursday 18 July
Thursday 25 July – 3pm – 8pm
In addition to these compulsory dates, there are other learning opportunities available in June and July, which we would encourage you to make the most of. They include Inspire Talks, drop-in access to equipment and technician support, and specialist workshops on a variety of topics.
This course is open to:
– Women aged 16+ who live in the Bristol county area
– People of any gender aged 16+ from South Bristol (Ashton, Totterdown, Bedminster, Southville, Knowle, Knowle West / Filwood, Brislington, Bishopsworth, Hartcliffe, Withywood, Stockwood, Whitchurch, Hengrove, Bedminster Down, Highridge)
We particularly encourage applications from people who aren’t currently in education, employment, or training (NEET).
Taking part in the programme is FREE to you, thanks to support from our funders and partners.
We have limited funding to support some childcare needs during the programme. To discuss options please email email@example.com or call 0117 403 2306.
Travel to and from the course sessions are not covered.
Applications are now open and must be submitted no later than 9am, Monday 15 April 2019.
Following shortlisting, interviews will be held week commencing Monday 22 April 2019.
If you have any questions please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0117 403 2306 and ask for Fiona or Jess.
Making It is part of the Women into Digital Jobs, Education and Training (WIDJET) project. WIDJET is a West of England Combined Authority project, funded by the Government’s Department of Digital, Culture, Media & Sport.