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. 

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.

How much will it cost?
This is exciting: we have a number of fully- funded spaces for women and non-binary folks who live in the West Midlands.

Eligibility for a fully funded space:

  • Live full time in the West Midlands area of: Birmingham, Coventry, Dudley, Sandwell, Solihull, Walsall, Wolverhampton (postcode dependant)
  • Identify as a women or non-binary
  • MUST be looking to move into a tech role within 3 months of finishing the academy
  • Be fully committed to starting a career in tech OR moving into a tech function with your current employer
  • The right to live and work in the UK
  • Have a National Insurance number

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.