Our application process has been designed to explore whether you have the aptitude, motivation, and commitment to excel in a career in tech. It will involve the following:
Application: We’re launching graduates from all disciplines into high-impact careers in technology. The application is your first step toward joining Academy. We ask for your CV and for you to submit answers to the following questions:
- Why technology? What have you done to date that evidences your interest in technology?
- What have you done to develop yourself professionally and personally over the last year?
Aptitude Test: An interactive project suitable to those with no coding background and achievable in an afternoon. This helps us understand how quickly you can pick up new skills and apply them.
Interview: Meet members of Academy’s founding team in a 45-minute video interview designed to uncover your unique strengths and potential. You’ll get to hear about our vision for Academy, ask us questions, and tell us your story.
Blockata Challenge: A block based coding challenge, in which you have 2 hours to work your way through different levels of questions. This tests your problem solving and logical thinking skills.
Academy Nano: An invite-only virtual learning experience taking place over one full day. Academy Nano is a free, immersive training in the fundamentals of software development. You’ll learn to write code and build a real-world interactive web app that you can share with others. Here, we’ll make our final evaluation on whether our programme is the right fit for you.
Offer: Selected participants of Academy Nano will receive an offer to join our programme. This is a transformative moment with the potential to set you on a new trajectory full of opportunity. We’ll confirm your intake date and ask you to formally accept your offer. This is the start of your lifelong membership to Academy.
Prepare: A pre-work course designed to ensure everybody starts Build with the same foundational knowledge. Prepare starts on set dates throughout the year; you will be informed of your start date when you receive your offer.