Over the last few years digital skills have certainly become more in demand in the South African job landscape in preparation of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR). How can we ensure that we are not left behind, and that we have the necessary skills to take part in this digital revolution? Platforms such as Google and Microsoft are leading the way in providing training to young Africans to enable them to excel in digital jobs.
Google has different categories of free and paid courses to choose from, as well as course lengths and course difficulty. They work with various organisations such as Coursera, FutureLearn, Udacity and various universities to provide the best in digital skills. Categories include: