The digital revolution’s well underway, and people who use technology well are in high demand. Roles in digital tech grew by 36% between June and August 2020 – with over 90,000 new opportunities a week, reports Tech Nation.
2021 is your year. Your turn to learn and grow with people just like you. To start your next chapter in a new and exciting place. To be inspired by tech mentors on a programme where no two days are the same.
Welcome to tech
Welcome to the QA Academy
The QA Academy has already fast-tracked over 1,500 graduates into IT careers at leading brands, and we currently have over 200 Consultants working across the country on many industry-leading projects.
Focusing on a niche specialism in either Software Development, Salesforce, DevOps, Cloud Computing, Robotic Process Automation (RPA), Pega or Cloud native – this is your direct route to digital empowerment and a launchpad for your career as an in-demand, digital Consultant.
In just 12 weeks, the programme will steer you from passionate tech enthusiast to accredited specialist and beyond – seeing your journey through to employment with QA and a placement in a dynamic, major business.
And the best part? The next step of your adventure could take you anywhere in the country…
What's in store?
Your route through the QA Academy will be tailored to you and the customer opportunities we have, so you can access real-world experiences as quickly as possible.
Get exceptional training
Hands-on learning experiences – with consultancy skills at the core of everything we teach.
Work for industry-defining companies
We employ newly-trained consultants and place them at big businesses including IBM, Santander and BAE Systems.
Receive continued professional development
Enjoy an ongoing learning journey with QA, our experts and resources.
Join the BCS
We’ll fund your associate membership – opening doors to support, tools, knowledge and networking.
Enjoy financial support
We’re able to offer monthly bursaries or accommodation funding.
Earn a relevant qualification
Your training pathway may lead to an official qualification if offered by your tech specialism.
Throw out the application rule book
Forget CVs, covering letters and awkward assessment centres.
The QA Academy’s unique application process is designed to get to the heart of what drives you – your passions, how you handle scenarios. You’ll get a detailed feedback report on your application, pinpointing your strengths and things to focus on going forward.
Am I eligible to apply?
As long as you’re a ‘can-do’ person with a genuine passion for tech and availability to work anywhere in the UK – you’re in with a shot.
We’re looking for enthusiasm and a willingness to learn loads of new skills and technologies. The rest is up to you.
Where do I start?
Ready to move your digital tech future into the fast lane?
We’d expect the online, scenario-based assessment to take around 60-90 minutes to complete – but that’s okay, right? We just want to be sure you get a genuine insight into what we’re all about before you make the commitment to come to learn and work with us.
A QA career advisor will be in touch with successful applicants to schedule an interview and discuss our suitable vacancies.