Looking for your next role? Tech-curious?

Develop new skills for a successful career in Data Science/ Engineering!

Zero experience required

If you’re a woman who’s looking for a new career, this programme is designed to help you develop skills to get into Data Engineering/ Science and technology. There are no special hurdles: we want women of all ages to apply whether you’re degree-educated or not – and regardless of whether you’ve any experience from other jobs. The Women in Data Academy will prepare you for your first role in Data Engineering or Data Science. We want you to apply if you’re eager to learn, tech-curious and a flexible thinker.

What will you learn?
We crafted the course content based on industry and real-world skill requirements, considering skill-gaps, to ensure that our graduates’ skill-sets set them up for a long-term career in tech, graduating ready to be employed.

You’ll be equipped with a blend of technical and personal skills that will propel your career. More specifically, you’ll become an expert in Python, Pandas, key algorithms and modelling. Modules can change to due to industry requirements.

During the Data Academy students will earn: BCS Foundation Certificate in Machine Learning and Python Institute’s Certified Entry-Level Python Programmer Certification (PCEP). On completion of the BCS certificate students will receive a free 1-year Associate Membership to BCS.

You will cover the following:

  • Python Fundamentals 1
  • Python Fundamentals 2
  • Python for Data Science – Numpy and Pandas
  • Python for Data Science – Machine and Deep Learning
  • Modelling for Data Science
  • R Studio for Data Science
  • Databases and Big Data (SQL)

How will you learn?
The course will be held through a combination of virtual face-to-face interactive sessions with your tutor along with weekly home learning tasks. Students must attend all sessions and submit the home learning tasks in order to complete the academy.

When is the next Academy?
Part time, remote over 12 weeks starting on the 28th June 2021.

How much will it cost?
WMCA eligible fully-funded.

West Midlands Combined Authority fully-funded spaces are subject to the following eligibility:

    • Live full time in the West Midlands area of: Birmingham, Coventry, Dudley, Sandwell, Solihull, Walsall, Wolverhampton (postcode dependant)
    • If you are available to attend a part time course of study, with late afternoon sessions via Zoom
    • Are looking to move into a tech role within 3 months of finishing the Academy or to secure a promotion in your current role
    • Are fully committed to starting a career in tech OR moving into a tech function with your current employer
    • Can engage with the course sessions and commit to completing the course
    • Have the right to live and work in the UK
    • Have a National Insurance Number
    • Possess computing equipment (laptop or computer only) and steady internet connection to undergo the training

The process is simple:

  • Apply. To apply for a place, please register your interest below.
  • Interview with the TechTalent Academy team.
  • You then embark on your flexible full time training.

Prior to completion we’ll be opening up conversations with industry around opportunities for you and support you with interviews and engagement with the technology sector. We have clients ready and waiting for students completing the course. The TechTalent Academy team remain on hand as your coach and mentor for another 12 months, to ensure you are settled into your new role.

We’re passionate about equality, diversity and inclusion. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, colour, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as an individual with a disability, or any other characteristics.



Your can self fund your space on this Academy for £2,150.

Please visit our learning platform to book your space HERE.