Leading tech training provider Northcoders has secured an additional £10m of funding from the Department for Education.

The funding will allow the Manchester-headquartered firm to expand their bootcamp courses in software development, data engineering and cloud engineering.

It’s the fourth year in succession in which Northcoders has won increased government funding for their bootcamps.

Chris Hill, CEO of Northcoders, saidThis a fantastic demonstration of Northcoders’ reputation as a market leading, quality technology training company.

“With the global skills challenge increasing through the continuous introduction of emerging technologies, training in these fields has become a priority across public and private sectors.

“Knowing we are the provider of choice is a testament to the team and the business we have built.

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“This contract provides us with strong visibility and dependable cash flow for the year ahead, and as such, we move into 2024 with strong confidence.”

Steven Oakes, Northcoders’ newly promoted  chief marketing officer, said: “This will help us provide enhanced training opportunities for more individuals over the next 18 months.

“It’s not just about expansion; this funding also represents an 18.6 per cent increase in revenue per student compared to our previous contract, aligning perfectly with our focus on driving near-term profitability.

“This gives us strong revenue visibility for FY 2024 and H1 2025, bolstering our confidence as we move forward.”

The successful funding came from the Department for Education Skills Bootcamp Dynamic Purchasing System 2 bid.