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Free training programme to become a Data Engineer

Salary notes: 
Starting salaries from £25k in West Mids & Manchester and up to £35k in London
Job/scheme locations: 
London, Manchester, Birmingham
Type of opportunity: 
Training/professional training
Closing date: 

Think about how many customers a company like Amazon or eBay has. Millions? Then think about how many items they have online. Billions? And within that, how many types of individual information - names, locations, costs - all evolving all the time.

Data is one of the fastest growing areas in tech. With career paths leading to AI, machine learning and Big Data, now is a great time to join this sector.

On this free 12 week bootcamp, we’ll provide you with the perfect launchpad - you’ll learn the key technical and employment skills you need, and everyone who completes the course is guaranteed an interview with hiring employers at the end. Average starting salary is £25-£35k for an entry level role with room for quick progression.

As a data engineer, you build and maintain the tech systems that enable companies to navigate these huge amounts of data, smoothly and securely. It’s all about clear thinking, problem-solving and being ready to dive into the detail with your teammates.

What you’ll cover on the course

  • Database fundamentals
  • Programming languages including Python and SQL
  • Agile and scrum methodology
  • Intro to Big Data and machine learning
  • The key behaviours and mindsets for success in the role

Who can apply?

  • Aged 18-29
  • You’re not currently working more than 16 hours per week, and not in education or training
  • Right to live & work in UK
  • Available for 12 weeks from August, and ready to start a full-time job straight after the course
  • Please check regional location requirements

Required technical skills/qualifications

No formal qualifications required. We welcome both graduates and non-graduates from any educational background
You are developing basic Python Skills - you could start working towards the free Udacity Introduction to Python Programming to gain these

  • London closing date for applications 13 July 2020. 
  • Birmingham closing date for applications 15 July 2020. 
  • Manchester closing date for applications 4 August 2020.


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More about this vacancy

London, North West, West Midlands
Number of vacancies: 
21 to 30

Degree subjects accepted:

All degree subjects accepted