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**We have concluded programmes this year and are currently working on our 2021 planning and are targeting Q1 next year. We are happy to continue to accept applications for consideration for future programmes. Please send your CV to and we will keep you updated**

DIGITAL Skillnet have developed a hybrid program aimed at expanding the talent pool for the Technology sector by:       

  • Attracting capable individuals from all backgrounds

  • Equipping people with the skills sought by tech companies

  • Tailored to focus on key areas of talent needs of tech organisations

  • Delivering tranches of highly engaged individuals who are primed for jobs in the tech sector.

  • Re-integrating skilled professionals back into the workforce after an extended career break.


Coming Soon - 2020 Women Returners Report 

If you are working on your company Diversity and Inclusion strategy, make sure you’re signed up below to get access to the report and learn about the untapped potential of our ICT Women Returners and the impact they are making to the workforce!

If you would like to be considered for the 2021 programme, please fill out the application below.

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Technology leaders McAfee, Dell and VMware have partnered with DIGITAL Skillnet to develop this transformative model and provide their expertise to guide participants through the programme and work-placements.

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Overview of the Course Structure


Eligibility criteria
  • TechStart is open to unemployed people who are seeking to return to work. You must not be in full-time employment. 

  • Have previous work experience within technology or transferable professional qualifications and experience.

  • Be highly motivated and able to contribute and commit to the program for the duration of classroom and the placement.