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DataKirk - DataBounzBlack - The Future of Work Skills Project (The DataKirk)

9 Walkers Wynd
Fash Fasoro

DataBounzBlack (DBB) project for Black African and Black Caribbean young people living in Edinburgh who are socially and economically excluded and to help them gain essential future of work skills, progress to further learning and increase their employability and entrepreneurship.

DBB is designed to introduce participants to future of work skills, entrepreneurship, and exciting opportunities available at the intersection of data analytics, computing, and statistics through hands-on activities via the National Progressive Award (NPA) in Data Science at SCQF levels 4.

D2W participants will also benefit from the following life-skills support activities including:

  • Career Mentoring
  • Study Support
  • CV Writing Support
  • Mock Interview Support
  • Career and Networking Events for employability and career progression purposes

This is a fully funded project via Young Person's Guarantee Grant

Service Type

Employability, Education and training, and Volunteering

Client Group

BME Groups

Target Area

All Edinburgh

Age group served

16-19 and 20-24

Pipeline Stage

Stage 1 / Engagement, Stage 2 / Barrier Removal, Stage 3 / Vocational Activity, Stage 4 / Job Matching, and Stage 5 / Upskilling & Aftercare

Outreach offered


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