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*****The Summer Women TechSTART LIVE programme is now filled and will begin on July 1st 2020. We are happy to continue to accept applications for consideration for future programmes*****

Software 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.


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Technology leaders McAfee, Dell and VMware have partnered with Software 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.