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Essential Skills for UX Professionals

Course start date: 27th June, 2022

Do you have a passion for the experience users have whilst using products, websites, and apps? Take this opportunity to upskill or reskill in UX (User Experience).

This course is for people who want to upskill or kickstart their career in tech. Perhaps you’re seeking a more exciting and creative career path? Or you’re looking to grow your knowledge and learn new skills that are different from what you have? This course will help you excel as a UX professional.


Would you like to do this course for free?

Next course starts 27 June in Manchester

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Remote Delivery

If you live or work in Greater Manchester it is very likely that you will be eligible for 100% funding through the GMCA Skills for growth programme.


What does it take to be a good UX Professional?

Our Get Ahead courses are developed with employability and career progression in mind. In this course you will get the core skills needed to take your first steps into the world of UX.

You’ll learn all the ins and outs of user and customer experience: accessibility, usability, research, planning, testing, and measurement.

Being well-versed in great UX design is a skill-set which is in high demand in businesses right now, and that demand is only set to continue to rise this year, and beyond!

Whatever your background you will be very welcome on this course - you’ll learn essential UX skills from the best in the business - all whilst making connections and broadening your network, powering up your career from this point forwards.

Course Outline:

The course contents are THE key UX skills needed and valued by businesses. These are derived from a consensus from team leaders and employers from a wide variety of teams and companies. All sessions are devised, reviewed and delivered by professionals from the tech industry and are under constant review and improvement to ensure they are as relevant and current as possible.

You'll get to:

  • Understand the elements of UX design
  • Learn the key skills and techniques to become a UX Pro
  • Create a comprehensive portfolio of work

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course other than a suitable level of digital literacy - e.g. use of email, word processing, and spreadsheets.

You do not need any formal qualifications. We are looking for aptitude and enthusiasm. If you have a passion for the experience users have whilst using products, websites, and apps, that will be enough for us.

Please make sure you fill out the application form outlining your understanding so far and ambitions for the future.

Delivery

This course generally runs over 8-16 weeks in half day sessions. These are delivered remotely and there are options to attend outside of working hours so it is easy to fit around your existing commitments.

These sessions are supplemented with additional guided but self led learning, shorter ‘lunch-and-learn’ sessions on key skills and knowledge as well as ad hoc 1-1 support and coaching.

In this career we never stop learning - an appetite for learning and self teaching and a clear interest in the job are the most important things we can show. This course is designed to help you showcase these traits with real world examples and an understanding of the tools of the trade and working best practice.


Would you like to do this course for free?

Next course starts 27 June in Manchester

Apply Now

Remote Delivery

If you live or work in Greater Manchester it is very likely that you will be eligible for 100% funding through the GMCA Skills for growth programme.


100% Funded Courses Available

*Whilst it is very likely you will be eligible for funding it is not a guarantee

Learn from the best

Our trainers and coaches are industry-leading digital experts, providing you with top-notch skills and knowledge to help you excel.

Boost your confidence

Our courses are designed to teach you in-demand tech and digital skills.

Upskill

Develop new tech skills or brush-up on existing skills to increase your productivity. You and your teams will feel empowered, engaged and educated.

What's the next Step?

Book a call with us today and speak to a member of our team about how you can progress your tech career.

100% Funded Courses Available!*

Whilst it is very likely you will be eligible for funding, it is not a guarantee.

Get in touch to find out more!

100% funding is often available for our courses

Business and Employers

We offer full team training! Reach out to us now if you wish to bolster the skillset of your entire team, and increase overall output in the office.