Ready to launch a career in tech?
Join our free 12 week programme to kickstart your career in tech as an AWS Cloud Support Practitioner — no existing experience needed, as long as you can demonstrate your interest in technology.
What we’re offering…
- Free training and qualification You’ll learn all you need to be successful – from the coding languages & technical knowledge of cloud computing to the employment skills that will help you achieve your potential.
- Guaranteed interview For each person on the programme, there’s a well-paid role with great career prospects waiting at the end, which we’ll help you apply and interview for.
- Free travel and lunch And if you’re receiving universal credit or other benefits, we’ll work with you to make sure you continue to receive these during the programme.
Applications for our February 2020 programme are now open, apply by clicking here.
This programme is delivered in collaboration with AWS (Amazon Web Services) and the Prince’s Trust.
Program Length12 weeks
Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm
What is a Cloud Support Practitioner?
Have you ever run out cloud storage space on your phone? Or visited a website and seen that it’s down? As a cloud support practitioner, your job will be to help people and companies solve problems like these:
It's a role where you're always gaining new skills — every time a new problem appears, your team mates will help you figure it out, so that you can do it yourself next time.
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We'll help you learn the technical skills with lots of hands-on, interactive sessions. By the end, you'll know:
Don't worry if some of the technical skills aren't familiar to you — we'll teach you everything on the programme, or you can try a free coding course online (for example: https://www.codecademy.com/) if you want to find out more now.
Behavior & Mindsets
In every job, there are key skills that will help you be successful. We'll help you learn how to:
What your journey will look like
Complete your applicationGo through the selection process outlined earlier.
Meet your mentorIf you gain a place, you’ll meet with your mentor before the programme starts to make sure you have all the support you need to achieve your potential.
Start your trainingThe programme begins! You’ll learn the behaviours, mindsets and technical skills to succeed in the end role.
Get ready for your interviewAs training progresses, you'll work with the Generation team on your interview technique and creating your personal statement for end employers.
Graduate!Graduate and celebrate your achievement with your friends and family.
Interview and start in your roleWe’ll matchmake you with end employers who have vacancies reserved especially for Generation graduates. We’ll support you to find a role, and then stay in touch as you start in the job.
Ongoing benefits of Generation
A Trusted Network
Continued contact with the Generation graduate network
Events and workshops to help you keep growing
Become a mentor to help others
Troubleshoot your job challenges