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About Digital Futures

We provide the technical training, professional development and industry experience that people need to kickstart their career in tech.

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Digital Futures is a purpose-led technology training and services company. Our mission is to transform the lives of others, helping individuals from all backgrounds acquire the necessary skills and confidence to start a career in technology.

We provide the opportunity for those with the right mindset and drive to reach their full potential, preparing them to become future leaders of the world’s most innovative companies.

By focusing on potential, as opposed to background or experience, we unlock exceptional talent and help the organisations we work with to build diverse and high-performing teams.

Our ultimate objective is to accelerate the transition to a skills-based economy and create an equitable future, and the opportunity to thrive in a digital world, for those who may have been previously overlooked.

Our recruitment process

How to apply

From application, through to assessment and interview, we are with you every step of the way

  1. You apply - You can submit your application in one of our three application windows across the year. Outside of these periods you can register your interest and we will be in touch to let you know when you can apply.
  2. You are assessed - Our assessment process has been designed to identify your strengths and cognitive capability in a series of task-based challenges which ensure that you are able to demonstrate your potential.
  3. You are interviewed - You will be interviewed by a member of the Digital Futures team. Our interview process is personal, designed to be a two-way conversation so that you get to know us and we get to know you.
  4. You are offered a place - A member of the Digital Futures team will give you a phone call offering you a place. You will then receive an offer letter and a contract outlining the key terms of your training period.

Culture and values

Our people set Digital Futures apart. Our culture is why they stay.

Our success relies on our ability to create a safe, inclusive, and respectful workplace where everyone is empowered to grow.

We apply the highest ethical standards to our work. Our reputation, and our future, rely on our collective commitment to creating value and driving results honestly and with integrity.

We operate in an environment where everyone can authentic selves and welcome diverse perspectives to encourage collaboration and an ability to excel together.

Equality and diversity

We believe everyone, irrespective of background deserves an opportunity to reach their full potential. Through our training, development, and deployment programmes, we provide those with the hunger to succeed, the opportunity to do exactly that.

We see and unlock the inherent capability that exists in those who may not see that for themselves, uncovering their strengths, developing their skills and confidence in readiness for a compelling career in technology.

Our engineering cohorts in the Digital Futures Academy are diverse and our latest statistics show that 51% of our most recent cohorts identify as female and 75% come from an ethnic minority background.

Our application and assessment processes are free from bias and we give everyone with the right to work in the UK the opportunity to go through to the assessment stage and we don’t apply any filter based on information given on CVs. We use our assessment scores to select people for interview at which stage each individual is given the opportunity to meet with someone from the Digital Futures team and an alumni from the Academy.

We are proud to be a member of the Tech Talent Charter, an initiative that is working to bring together industries and organisations to drive greater inclusion and diversity in technology roles. We are also partnered with other industry groups aligned to our mission, including Girl Code and Coding Black Females, and we were nominated to the Girl Code power list for 2022.

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