TechTalent Academy has partnered with the Department for Education to offer tech focused Skills Bootcamps as part of the Government’s Lifetime Skills Guarantee. Designed to work in partnership with employers, providers and local authorities the aim of the Skills Bootcamp courses is to help people develop the skills that are in high demand in their local area. Giving them the opportunity to get a better job and improve their career prospects.

What are the DfE Skills Bootcamps?

Our Skills Bootcamp courses are focused on helping people develop tech skills in three core areas; Data, Software and Cyber. The full and part time flexible courses are from 9 to 16 weeks in duration and have been designed to give people the opportunity to build up sector specific ‘real-world’ skills to fulfil the needs of our local employment partners. With 82% of all job openings online requesting digital skills and salaries for tech roles 36% higher on average, opportunities for course graduates are vast.

Skills Bootcamps are free to applicants who meet the eligibility criteria and complete our application process successfully.

How do I apply?

There are 300 places on our Data, Software and Cyber full and part time courses available to people in London, West Midlands, Yorkshire and the Humber and the North East.

In order to meet the eligibility criteria and be considered for a place you must be aged 19 or above, in work, self-employed, recently unemployed or returning to work after a break. If you’re looking to retrain, upskill and quickly increase your tech skills to get a new job with a local employer, our Skills Bootcamps are ideal.


Information for Employers

Our TechTalent Academy Data, Software and Cyber Skills Bootcamps are led by highly experienced industry trainers to focus learning on current, ‘real-world’ problems as well as the academic and soft skills needed by employers.

You can also upskill your own employees for a small contribution.

If you are an employer and would like to find out more about our courses and the skills our learners can potentially bring to your organisation, please get in touch. You can reach us at