Digital Futures

Digital Futures 2023 graduate opportunities

Company Company Profile

Digital Futures is a purpose-led technology training and services company. Our mission is to transform the lives of others, helping individuals from all backgrounds acquire the necessary skills and confidence to start a career in technology.

We provide the opportunity for those with the right mindset and drive to reach their full potential, preparing them to become future leaders of the world’s most innovative companies.

By focusing on potential, as opposed to background or experience, we unlock exceptional talent and help the organisations we work with to build diverse and high-performing teams.

Our ultimate objective is to accelerate the transition to a skills-based economy and create an equitable future, and the opportunity to thrive in a digital world, for those who may have been previously overlooked.

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Case Studies

  • Name: Petra Boldi
  • Role: Software Engineer

I have been working with senior developers closely, which has provided me with such tremendous opportunity to learn from them, especially how they approach problems, methodically go about resolving difficult bus and why they choose particular frameworks.

  • Name: Erica Lindsay
  • Role: Data Scientist

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 for Digital Futures’ clients.

  • Name: Waleed Bakar
  • Role: Cloud Engineer

One of the things that I found compelling about cloud computing is the number of different certifications and skill sets you can pick up along the way. It made making my decision to join Digital Futures one of the easiest decisions I’ve ever had to make. The transition into Digital Futures has been seamless and I have loved every bit of the training.

  • Name: Sophie Lyon
  • Role: Software Engineer

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.

  • Name: Samir Rai
  • Role: Data Scientist

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. It was exciting to explore new topics with different members of my cohort. A Huge thanks to the digital Futures team for the support they provided.

  • Name: Ismail Abdirahman
  • Role: Data Scientist

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 leadership team have a clear vision for the impact they wish to have on the industry and their hands on approach provides a sense of really belonging t the business. I cannot thank them enough for everything they have done to assist the trajectory of my professional career.

Training & Profiles

What's on offer?

  • 12 weeks of free, expert-led training in software engineering, data science/engineering or cloud engineering
  • Industry-recognised certifications to demonstrate your technical capability and skills to future employers
  • A 2-year industry placement working with one or more of our clients, giving you the experience you need to start your career
  • A guaranteed career path, with the opportunity to increase your earning potential as you progress
  • An opportunity to enhance your professional and personal development and to build a network within our community

Application Procedure

From application, through to assessment and interview, we are with you every step of the way

1. You apply
You can submit your application in one of our three application windows across the year. Outside of these periods you can register your interest and we will be in touch to let you know when you can apply.

2. You are assessed
Our assessment process has been designed to identify your strengths and cognitive capability in a series of task-based challenges which ensure that you are able to demonstrate your potential.

3. You are interviewed
You will be interviewed by a member of the Digital Futures team. Our interview process is personal, designed to be a two-way conversation so that you get to know us and we get to know you.

4. You are offered a place
A member of the Digital Futures team will give you a phone call offering you a place. You will then receive an offer letter and a contract outlining the key terms of your training period.

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Do I need any previous education or experience in technology to apply?

No, you absolutely do not. We actively encourage people from all backgrounds to apply to our Academy. Our training is designed to upskill those without any previous experience in technology.

Do I have to pay for my training?

No, we are proud of the fact that our engineers do not pay for any training, professional certifications, or further learning as part of our commitment to create equal opportunities in technology.

What is my commitment to Digital Futures?

We make a significant investment in you, and every one of our engineers, so we expect you to finish your training and stay with Digital Futures during your 2-year placement with our clients.

Am I paid during the training period?

No, but you will be receiving world-class, industry-oriented training completely free of charge which will set you up for your successful career.

What will my salary be?

Once you become a permanent employee of Digital Futures your starting salary will be £27,500 per annum, with the opportunity of salary increases during your 2-year client placement

Can I apply to Digital Futures if I have a Student Visa (Tier 4) or a Skilled Worker Visa (Tier 2)?

Unfortunately not. We require that you have the right-to-work-in-the-UK status and you are able to evidence it as part of your onboarding into our Academy. We are also unable to accept applications from people who are still in the process of applying for a visa. We are currently unable to sponsor Tier 2 visa.

Can I apply if I am on a graduate visa?

Yes, you can but you will need to have at least 1 year remaining on the visa.

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