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.
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.
Photography by Ibolya Feher.
On 25 June we welcomed the West of England Combined Authority (WECA) Regional Mayor Tim Bowles to KWMC and KWMC: The Factory to meet two groups of women currently taking part in our digital training programmes. Over the last few months, the groups have been learning a range of skills to help them design and build everything from furniture and