A career in tech. What does that really mean?

It means a lifetime of opportunities in any sector you choose... solving problems, changing people’s lives, tackling planetary challenges! There’s never a dull moment when you work with technology. No one day is the same. There’s always something new to learn and career options to suit everyone. And the pay is great too.

IT career top tips

Experts from industry and education share their top tips for making a break in tech.

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A day in the life

We get closer to the action by talking to young professionals working in a range of digital roles.

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Unpack the tech jargon

Do you know your EUD from your IoT? How about your big data from your back end? We can help.

Unpack the tech jargon

IT career events

Search the ‘careers/skills’ topic in our events calendar and start schmoozing with the IT crowd.

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Getting qualified in IT

Whatever your starting point, there are many different routes you can take to a great job in IT.

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Digital career resources

Access career resources and smart guidance in one handy location.

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A career in tech. What are my options?

Whether you’re studying or already in a job, if you’re planning to get into tech then we’ve got you covered. Get the lowdown on the fastest routes into the industry, unpack the tech jargon and explore the qualifications and professional development support you need to make your big break into an IT career.

IT career top tips

Experts from industry and education share their top tips for making a break in tech.

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A day in the life

Who better to tell you what it’s all about than the professionals out there already loving life in tech.

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Unpack the tech jargon

Unpack the workplace jargon now and you’ll avoid ever having to blank stare your colleagues.

Unpack the tech jargon

Digital apprenticeships

Get on-the-job training right up to degree level... and get paid while you do it!

Apprenticeships

Get my first job!

Find your dream work placement on the job board designed exclusively for career starters like you.

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Come to a tech career event

Search the ‘careers/skills’ topic in our events calendar and start building your network.

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How do I inspire the next gen to get into tech?

If you’re a teacher, parent or carer, join us on our mission to support rewarding career journeys into tech. We can provide you with a wealth of practical guidance, learning resources, networks and advice for inspiring the next generation to explore IT careers and discover their amazing digital potential.

Digital career resources

Access career resources and smart guidance in one handy location.

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A day in the life

Our webinar series features young IT professionals talking about their work and career choices.

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Unpack the tech jargon

Give your kids our jargon busting guide and help to smooth their journey into the IT workplace.

Unpack the tech jargon

Digital apprenticeships

Explore the options and opportunities for earning and learning as a digital apprentice.

Apprenticeships

Getting qualified in IT

Find out about our tech certifications and the industry recognition they provide.

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IT career events

Search the ‘careers/skills’ topic in our events calendar and link up with IT employers.

Events calendar

Ready to be inspired?

Make today the first day of your new tech life! Discover your amazing potential in a role in the IT and digital industry...

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Ready to inspire?

Discover free resources, interactive tools and videos designed to help you inspire young people to take up a role in tech...

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Career inspiration videos

Hear what it’s really like to be a cyber security officer, or a digital marketer, or an AR games developer, or an IT apprentice in a Formula 1 team, or... sorry, there are too many cool career videos to mention them all here!

 

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Tech jargon explained

Get familiar with the tech terms your colleagues and clients will be dropping into the conversation when you start your career in IT — and discover why you really should believe in unicorns.

Get closer to the industry

Connect with the professional body for IT (that’s us) and we’ll send you our free e-newsletter every month, packed with helpful info and tips for making your big break into tech.