Training programmes for the digital sector

The digital sector, one of the most dynamic in the Pays de la Loire region

The digital ecosystem includes IT service companies; their business customers and companies from other sectors who are recruiting more and more digital staff; but also startups; associations; public or private institutions (employment centres, schools); laboratories (LS2N); Fablab and co-working spaces (like Fabmake, the fablab audencia or the cantine du numérique); events (like web2day, the digital week etc). Numerous stakeholders are contributing to develop the digital activity in the Pays de la Loire region through projects and initiatives.

In response to this strong momentum, Centrale Nantes offers:
  • tailor-made programmes designed for specific business needs
  • specialised training programmes detailed below:

> Find out more about our training programmes:

"Invest In Digital People"

Recruitment needs in the digital sector have been identified as part of the "Invest in digital people" programme, which brings together digital services companies, IT departments, ADN Ouest and Pole Emploi (Employment Centre). To meet these needs, several training sessions will get underway in 2020.

The companies Delaware/ SII/ Niji/ DSi La Banque Postale/ CGI / GFI / DSI U IRIS/ Capgemini and Sogeti, have all expressed needs for Java web development skills.
Centrale Nantes was one of several organisations specialising in digital training to be approached and met the required specifications.

A first session to train JAVA developers starts on 20 February at Centrale Nantes. At the end of their course, trainees will join the partner companies on long fixed-term or permanent contracts.
  • Dates: 20 February to 29 May 2020

"Web Developer"

Upon course completion, participants are able to develop customized web interfaces using front-end and back-end technologies.

Dates: 21 November 2019 to 28 February 2020.

"Web in pulse"

This web development training programme is open to for 18-30 year-old job seekers, who are registered with Pays de la Loire Employment Centre. It confers a "Junior Web Developer" certificate from Centrale Nantes and professional certification (level 5) in Web development as well as operational skills in front-end, back-end and project management. 

  • Dates: 7 October 2019 to 19 May 2020
  • Next session: November 2020 to September 2021

"Embedded Interface Developer"

Upon course completion, the particpants will be able to develop embedded interfaces, which are adapted to customer needs, using front-end and back-end technologies.

Session closed.
with the reference "WIZTIVI"

"SME cybersecurity advisor"

This training programme allows company employees, SME executives & managers to master the challenges of cybersecurity for business and use the appropriate tools to protect personal and professional information on different networks.


"Mod Sim Academy" training in high performance computing

Mod Sim Academy is a 140-hour programme providing training on how to make effective use of a supercomputer for modelling and simulation projects.

What is a supercomputer used for?
  • Optimize the design of new systems, materials & products (engines, medicines etc)
  • Simulate complex physical phenomena (star formation)
  • Guard against natural hazards (earthquakes, severe weather etc)
  • Perform virtual experiments

"R.O.S.": Robot Operating System

For anyone wishing to develop their use of and programming in R.O.S. - Robot Operating System - a complete operating system particularly suited to the development of robotic service applications.

Dates: according to demand

"Connected Objects"

Published on June 11, 2018 Updated on September 29, 2020