Code Division - Commercial Training

Reasons to choose us

Help us tackle the digital skills shortage - see our courses

By choosing Code Division as your training provider, you are supporting our fight against digital inequality.

Proceeds from our courses help fund Digital Skills training for underrepresented and disadvantaged groups.
There is a wealth of talent within our communities, you might find your next star employee here!

Never For Profit

We’re a social enterprise dedicated to reducing digital inequality - work with us to support community causes

Rockstar Tutors

Code Division believes that our tutors are rockstars. We’re proud of our team of talented, diverse and passionate industry experts

Latest Tools, Tech and Thinking

We constantly review our materials to include the most innovative and up-to-date technologies, tools and methodologies used in the industry

Bespoke Courses

We’re not your average online training provider. We’ll work with you to create bespoke, custom courses that are tailored to suit your needs

Reinvesting in Community

Have a say where our community courses are delivered. By investing in commercial training for your organisation you can nominate a good cause close to your heart

We need you

We all know that collaboration is the quickest way to create change.

Ultimately, working with us, you will contribute towards uplifting the next wave of digital experts, helping us provide communities with the tools to drive change from the ground up.

Our digital stars

At Code Division, our tutors are the stars of the show. We're proud of our first-class network of talented, passionate and diverse educators.

From world travellers to ping-pong champions, our tutors have interests that are as rich as their professional experiences.

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Paul McCreery

certificate

With over 4 years of industry experience building business intelligence solutions for clients. Along with his wealth of knowledge of Power BI he is passionate in teaching you how to blend and transform data into visually compelling dashboards. Paul focuses on equipping you with the Power BI data-analysis and visualisation skills to ‘storytell’ using data to communicate insights effectively and drive change across your organisation.

Paul is a certified Microsoft Power BI Data Analyst Associate.

“Table tennis has been a huge part of my life and still is! I have been fortunate to travel the world from the age of 13 representing Ireland and am always up for a hit if someone fancies their chances. I am currently a part-time coach at Ormeau Table Tennis Club in Belfast delivering sessions for both adults and kids.”

Introduction to Power BI
After this Power BI course, you’ll develop skills in:
☆ The Microsoft Power BI Desktop Interface.
☆ Connecting to different data sources and transforming data.
☆ Data modelling best practices.
☆ Storytelling using a wide range of visualisations.
☆ Building real-world KPIs into compelling interactive reports.
☆ Publishing reports online and sharing across the organisation.
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Tess O'Shea

Tess O'Shea is a freelance digital marketing consultant and Code Division tutor. Tess discovered her love of digital marketing after launching an organic skincare line called Seatox. After seeing incredible results from social media marketing in her business, she has pursued a career in marketing . She has over 6 years experience and expertise, which she will be sharing in a compact 1 day digital training course with Code Division.

“I’m happiest when I’m outdoors exploring the wilderness, or growing veggies with my local community. I’m also really interested in folklore and in my spare time make documentaries for a Youtube channel about Irish & Celtic folklore.”

Introduction to Marketing (Super-Charge Your Social Media)
This training will equip you with all the knowledge needed to start creating a social media strategy! We'll be honing in on your audience, building confidence with content creation and giving you an in-depth look at data in social media marketing.
☆ Redefine your audience & ideal client personas.
☆ Learn how to create and enhance your social media tone of voice.
☆ Get started on writing a social media strategy that brings you results.
☆ Find more confidence with making video content for TikTok & Instagram Reels.
☆ Dig into how analytics can help you make more data-driven decisions.
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Bianca Peel

With over 17 years in the education industry, Bianca has extensive knowledge within and out with traditional learning environments. Her wealth of experience has provided opportunity for her to offer learning engagements for all ages in a variety of areas from English language training to Nature Connection/ Social and Emotional Learning and Professional Development training. Bianca’s approach is holistic with core values being the foundations of empathy, equity, integrity and creativity. She focuses on establishing a toolkit of skills that help one to develop and engage in effective communication, collaboration, critical thinking, and creativity.

“Creative endeavours have been a significant part of my life since early childhood and currently presents opportunities for me to exhibit, accept commissions and just create from work and leisure. Blessed to have travelled far and wide and to have lived in a variety of countries and this continues to be something I enjoy doing regularly. Overall, I enjoy learning in all its forms and for all the opportunities it presents.”

Introduction to Design Thinking for Problem Solving
After this Introduction to Design Thinking for Problem Solving course, you’ll be more confident with:
☆ Approaching problem solving from a customer/client centric approach.
☆ Empathy mapping to gain understanding of customer/client needs.
☆ An understanding of the need for and how to define a real-world problem.
☆ Applying decision making leading to testing.
☆ Understanding and communicating the importance and benefits of of collective input for problem solving.

Course Schedule

Upcoming courses

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Full course catalogue

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(9:30am-4:30pm)

Course Description

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Course Tutor

23rd August 2022
Data Ideation Hackathon
(1-day course)

Industry is increasingly adopting an agile approach to project management, which our experts would be happy to share with your team on this one-day immersive hackathon event. Design Thinking and Agile project management techniques encourage accountability, planning, self-motivation and goal setting in a simple, collaborative way. Don't see exactly what you need? We're happy to work with you to create custom training solutions that are tailored to your business needs.

Suitable for funding - see details below
None
£650
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Karen and Lila
24th August 2022
Super-Charge Your Social Media Strategy
(1-day course)

Unleash the potential of social media marketing for your organisation in this 1 day training course. Learn how to create and execute a bold social media marketing strategy that will grow your online audience.

None
£650
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Tess O'Shea
27th August 2022
Data Ideation Hackathon
(1-day course)

Industry is increasingly adopting an agile approach to project management, which our experts would be happy to share with your team on this one-day immersive hackathon event. Design Thinking and Agile project management techniques encourage accountability, planning, self-motivation and goal setting in a simple, collaborative way. Don't see exactly what you need? We're happy to work with you to create custom training solutions that are tailored to your business needs. Suitability: Learners who want to develop problem solving, planning and data skills.

Suitable for funding - see details below
None
£650
Coming soon
Karen and Lila
31st August 2022
Design Thinking for Problem Solving
(1-day course)

Looking to improve your approach to problem solving in the workplace? We have the perfect course for you. Design Thinking for Problem Solving employs an iterative, hands-on approach to create innovative solutions to problems. The course will help you develop a customer centric approach, using empathy and the 4 C's. By leveraging the collective wisdom, experience and expertise of your staff the course brings untold benefits to any organisation.

None
£650
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Bianca Peel
21st September 2022
Introduction to Power BI
(2-day course)

Tell the story concealed within your data sets using Power BI. Unleash powerful insights from your existing data and communicate them visually. Suitability: Learners with working knowledge of MS Excel

Working knowledge of MS Excel
£999
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Paul McCreery

Courses suitable for funding

Data Skills for Work: Aiming to diversify the workforce in Lothians, Fife and Scottish Borders and Edinburgh by helping adults to upskill and reskill with data to progress in their careers

We have two amazing data courses that are fully funded through the scheme for Eligible Learners. In particular, we are keen to provide opportunities for women returning to work or wanting to progress in work in areas outside of Edinburgh. We believe everyone in the East should benefit from the push to make Edinburgh the Data Capital of Europe.

Introduction to Power BI (2-day Course)

Suitability: Learners with working knowledge of MS Excel

Data Ideation Hackathon (1 Day Course)

Suitability: Learners who want to develop problem solving, planning and data skills

Eligibility

Any learner who lives in Fife, the borders, Lothians or Edinburgh is aged 24 or above and meets one or more of the eligibility criteria:

Women Returning to work or advancing in work.
Black, Asian or minority ethnic (BAME).
Living with a disability.
Unemployed or underemployed.
Earning below £24K per annum.

If you believe you are eligible you should apply ASAP as there are limited spaces and we don’t want you to lose out on this great opportunity!
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