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How to Start a 
Career in Tech 

Free New Course Available to Lambeth Residents

Supported by

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Applications Close

04 May 2023

Course Dates

04 - 20 May 2023

The UK tech sector grew to over $1 trillion in 2022 (source: GOV.UK) and is predicted to increase this year. As this industry grows, new career paths and opportunities are starting to take flight, which do not require you to be a tech wizard!

Starting a new career in tech can be very challenging. Where do I start? What strengths do I bring to the industry as a career changer? How do I tackle impostor syndrome? What challenges might I encounter?

Introducing the perfect 3-week course for you! You’ll learn exactly how to accomplish your career goals and successfully make the transition into the tech industry. The workshops will be led by experienced professionals in the tech space, exposing you to new career paths and opportunities, and providing valuable insights into the skills needed to acquire these. There will also be accountability sessions, giving you the opportunity to come together to consolidate learnings from the course, set career-related goals, and support each other in achieving success.

Are you ready to take the leap? Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to kickstart your tech career! Apply for the course today!

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Masterclass and Accountability Sessions

Introduction to
Tech Careers

Our industry expert will introduce you to the different career paths available in the tech industry & understand

how you can land them!

04 May 2023

18:00 - 20:30

Building Your
Tech Career

This masterclass will guide you through the tech recruitment process to understand the various non-technical roles that exist.

09 May 2023

18:30 - 20:30

Soft Skills for Success in Tech

Meet people working in tech & discover what their roles entail, their daily work-life & the skills needed to succeed in these


15 Mar 2023

18:30 - 20:30

Accountability Sessions

A space to come together to consolidate learnings from the course, set career-related goals, & support each other in achieving success.

11 & 18 May 2023

19:00 - 20:00

Spaces are limited...

Interested in attending Founderfest 2023?

As part of the the 3-week course, you can get access to an unforgettable experience at Founderfest, a full-day festival bringing together some of the finest entrepreneurs and founders, industry leaders, and brightest change-makers in the UK. 

This is an incredible opportunity to network with people in the tech world, understand trends in the sector and upskill your knowledge of the industry. Meet potential employers and understand their requirements and how your expertise can fit into the world of tech.

20 May 2023 10:00 - 17:30 | County Hall, London

Course Experts

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Emmabelle Nwadikwa

Recruitment Consultant,
Frank Recruitment Group

Emmabelle is a Recruitment Consultant at Frank Recruitment Group, a global leader in IT resourcing with offices across Europe, North America, Australia & more. She focuses on placing individuals interested in professions such as Cyber Security, Data Engineering & more.

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Dubem Menakaya

Transformative Leadership

Dubem is a transformative leadership coach & artist inspired by creativity & the unlimited capacity of human beings. He has coached people from USA to Australia, & his passion for continuous development & serving others has led him to create a Transformative Coaching Enterprise.

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Shakirah Akinwale

Entrepreneur & Angel

Shakirah is an entrepreneur & angel investor who enables business leaders & entrepreneurs to exceed their business objectives. She is driven by developing thriving innovative cultures to promote social value, & economic growth to achieve measurable, sustainable success for businesses & founders.

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Course Incentives


Take the TT38 test which provides valuable insights into your skills & what you need to develop

Attend Founderfest 2023

Attending all masterclasses will

grant you the opportunity to attend Founderfest for free


Join a thriving community of founders & leaders supporting

each other for mutual success

Looking for financial support for your business?

We are thrilled to announce the Lambeth Business Fund! As a Lambeth-based resident, you can apply for a grant of up to £1,000 to support your innovative business ideas and projects.


With grants ranging from £100 to £1000, this opportunity will provide you with financial support to help kick-start or run your venture. Plus, you'll have the chance to build your entrepreneurial skills and knowledge, thanks to our Lambeth Adult Learning programme. Sound interesting? Apply for and complete our 'How to Start a Career in Tech ' course now to be eligible to apply for this fund.

  • How much do the events cost?
    The Accelerator is free to attend for eligible applicants. ​
  • How do I register for an event?
    Simply complete the sign up form.
  • Do I have to attend all five sessions?
    Yes, as this programme has been designed as a 5-week course, with each session building on the learnings of the last. We are looking for participants who can commit to attending all the sessions.
  • Are all the sessions online?
    Yes, they are all online. You just need a laptop/iPad with a good internet connection to join any session.
  • How can I get in touch if I have any other questions?
    Feel free to email us at [email protected]

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