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Retrain as a Software Developer
Start Date: May 25th (with other cohorts later in the year)
Opportunity: Supported hiring - 12-weeks training followed by an 18-month placement in industry
Salary: £30,000 upon completion of training
TechSwitch's mission is to provide people from all walks of life with the opportunity to become expert Software Developers. Our training bootcamp will help you expand your horizons, learn new skills and feel supported entering a new industry.
Create products that change lives. Work with technologies at the forefront of innovation. Shape the very future of our planet. And enjoy a great work-life balance.
These are just some of the reasons we love working in the tech sector. And now you can too, even if you've never written a line of code.
Thanks to the TechSwitch programme, you can retrain as a software engineer on our 12-week bootcamp. Once you complete the course, we'll help find you an 18-month industry placement - and pay successful placements £30,000 per year.
On a mission to diversify tech
We are passionate about closing the diversity gap within the tech sector and want to make sure that anyone who wants to become a software developer has the opportunity, regardless of their background. This is why we provide a course which requires no previous experience with software development and then get you your first step on the career ladder as a software developer, all the while supported by us.
Who it's for?
TechSwitch is for people from any background who want to make the move into the tech sector.
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We understand that returning to work and career-switching can be daunting, which is why we are there to support you all the way with a dedicated mentor throughout your training and placement.
What you get from TechSwitch
Once you complete your placement, the skills and experience you gain will put you in high demand in the job market. You may have the opportunity to continue your career at the organisation which provided your placement. Alternatively, you'll be well set to secure one of the myriad tech sector jobs in London and beyond.
First, your paid placement gives you financial security and priceless industry experience.
Second, we have a strong focus on diversity and recruit people based on their potential rather than solely experience.
And third, you'll be taught by a team of people who work at the cutting edge of the tech sector, day-in, day-out. We've built software to stream Glastonbury's headliners. We've helped shape key UK government cloud computing roadmaps. We worked with DeepMind and Moorfields Eye Hospital to use artificial intelligence to diagnose sight-threatening eye diseases.
You'll learn first-hand what it takes to build software that can change lives and improve the world we live in.
And you'll be in good company. We've almost 20 years' experience in training people to become outstanding software engineers. These individuals have gone on to work for organisations such as Google DeepMind, Anthony Nolan, Square Enix and END. Menswear
Applications close April 10th 2020