Skills | Skills of the Modern Age


Build your innovation and design muscle through hands-on, practical learning experiences that deliver real impact.


Design Jam

Join the design movement in a 2-day, immersive learning experience covering all things design thinking, service design, and experience design.

100% natural, enriching learning. No artificial facilitators.

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Our bootcamps are intensive hands-on learning experiences for innovators, designers and leaders.

Empathy & Research for Innovation

1-day skills intensive

Use rapid research and empathy mapping to understand the needs, wants, goals and aspirations of your customers.

Rapid Prototyping for Innovation

1-day skills intensive

Discover the art and science of rapid prototyping to iteratively test and improve your ideas.

Service & Experience Design

1-day skills intensive

Surprise and delight your customers by designing deliberate service experiences with impact.


Rapid-fire interactive sessions designed to help you and your team discover new skills, tools and mindsets.

Design thinking
for innovators

Design thinking workshop

Learn the power of design thinking and how a human-centred approach to solution developement can help build better products and services.

that rocks

Customer research workshop

Gather customer insights faster and with more certainty using design-led, rapid research practices that have a real impact on the design of your product or solution.

in innovation

Customer empathy workshop

Ensure you're solving real customers problems by deeply understanding your users' needs, wants, goals and motivations through structured empathy building strategies.


Prototyping workshop

Test your solutions earlier and avoid waste by undertaking rapid prototyping approaches that challenge your product assumptions.

Service design that delights

Service design Workshop

Don't let your service experience be an accident - design services that truly delight your customers by learning structured service design techniques.


SkillGym is a Meetup community of 850+ lifelong learners passionate about exploring the future of work and the skills needed for the modern age.

Each Meetup we explore a new skill, tool or mindset in an experiential, hands-on format; more like a workout than a workshop! These are free, casual events for anyone interesting in keeping themselves future fit!

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Upskilling with impact.

Cutting-edge content.

Our programs cover the emerging skillsets of the modern workplace. We draw on the most up to date frameworks, models and tools to ensure you're ahead of the curve.

Leading experts.

We've partnered with the best local experts to deliver world-class learning right here in WA. Our teachers are passionate, people-focussed and always happy to help.

Practicality over puff.

Our programs are focussed on hands-on, practical application without all the puff of standard classroom training. We focus on experiential learning, drawing on case studies and activities to apply the learning.

Just for you and your team.

We can help your organisation get future fit through tailored skills workshops for your teams.

Any of our future skills program can be delivered onsite for groups of up to 30 people. We work with you to customise the content based on your teams needs in order to deliver an amazing, impactful learning experience.

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