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“Training at Digital Futures has been a unique and fun experience. I was challenged, working on different projects every week, but a hands-on approach meant I was able to learn a great deal. A huge thanks to the Digital Futures team for the support they provided.”
Samir Rai, Data Specialist
Your journey with Digital Futures
You will complete 12-weeks of immersive training, preparing you to take your industry certification before starting your career as a Digital Futures engineer.
Technical skills: your 12 weeks of immersive training will give you all the technical skills you require to start your career in tech, culminating in you passing your relevant certification.
Professional skills: we place an equal emphasis on your professional skills and will coach you throughout the 12 weeks to ensure you are workplace ready.
Explore our learning pathways
Explore our immersive training in Software Engineering, Data or Cloud Engineering
Software engineering is about more than just code. To help solve real-world business problems for our industry partners, Digital Futures software engineers examine and determine users' needs, develop, design, build and test end-user software.
Working with data is where state-of-the-art technology meets business decision-making. Digital Futures data specialists combine both the mathematical and the business significance of data when solving practical problems for our clients.
Cloud is the foundation for the profound transformation in how businesses operate, compete, and create value for all their stakeholders. Our cloud programme provides the opportunity to become a certified Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud engineer.
How to apply
From application, through to assessment and interview, we are with you every step of the way
Answers to frequently asked questions about the Digital Futures Academy programmes
My time here at Digital Futures has been a phenomenal journey. The Academy instructors delivered a thorough and comprehensive course that has prepared me well for the challenges of industry. The Engagement team has provided me with support along every step of the way.
The programme helped me bridge the gap between university and the workplace. I now feel confident using my technical and professional skills, as I work on real-world projects with Digital Futures’ clients.
I joined Digital Futures with little knowledge of the cloud and how it works. In just 12 weeks, under the helpful guidance of my instructor, I passed both the AWS Cloud Practitioner and Solutions Architect Associate exams and gained invaluable hands-on experience navigating the AWS platform and solving problems, which allowed me to earn a work placement at one of the most well-known media and telecoms companies.
My background isn't in coding, so the inclusive nature of the programme was important to me. We all started at different levels and the programme accommodates that nicely. I'm really excited to be starting as a Digital Futures software engineer.
I'm thrilled to be working with one of the UK's leading retail banks, for Digital Futures. The opportunity to work with big-name clients, that might not necessarily have given me a chance on my own, is what makes Digital Futures so exciting.
It’s great to work with other people – I really like the team and the cohort I’m in. Everyone comes from different backgrounds and they are all fantastic people. We also have the freedom to explore concepts and techniques on our own.
Digital Futures has given me a broader understanding of data science, business acumen, best practices, and most of all, a learning environment where I have grown tremendously and made countless friends.
The 12-week programme with Digital Futures has been an incredible experience. Our technical lead, Ryan, has been so supportive and friendly from day one; questions are encouraged and there is plenty of hands-on practical and group work. The cohort members are all from a non-tech background, so you're all really learning together.
I joined Digital Futures because I enjoy coding and technology. I'm passionate about software development and Digital Futures has allowed me the opportunity to pursue my dream. The projects I am working on allow me solve problems and deliver on project goals.