Headforwards Digital Academy is harnessing the software engineering and technology expertise of our organisation to help individuals and businesses to gain both the technical skills and mindset shift they need to make the most of technology. 

Whether you’re looking to make digital transformation real and upskill on the tools and technology available, or you want to career switch into software development, Headforwards Digital Academy is here to support your progress.  

  • The Software Development Bootcamp, delivered in partnership with Code Institute takes you from no coding knowledge to junior developer in as little as 16 weeks.  
  • The Digital Upskilling programmes are designed to improve confidence through training on a range of digital tools.  
  • We run training in Microsoft Sharepoint, Power BI, and Dynamics 365, but can also tailor packages to your needs. 

Headforwards Digital Academy is part of the Digital Futures project which has been funded by the UK government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund as part of Cornwall Council’s Good Growth Programme.

Software Development Bootcamp

If you’re looking to pivot, switch, get started or upskill in your career, our technical bootcamp could be just the opportunity you’ve been waiting for. 

This incredible course, delivered in partnership with Code Institute, will take you from zero to tech hero in as little as 16 weeks. 

The course begins with an introduction to coding, building proficiency in the most common programming languages and basic tools of the trade, including the principles of Agile development, Bootstrap, Django, JavaScript and more.

The bootcamp offers:

  • 16 weeks full-time course with a cohort of like-minded folk
  • Fully and part-funded places available
  • Job-ready behavioural and technical skills

You must be over the age of 16 and unemployed or employed by a Cornwall or Isles of Scilly-based company to apply. The first cohort begins in September 2024.

If you don’t fit the criteria, please get in touch anyway. This is just the beginning of a much wider project, and it is likely we can still support you.

Interested? Find out more Apply now

Digital Upskilling

Are you in the throes of digital transformation and feeling out of your depth? Perhaps you’re about to embark on digital transformation and want to build your team’s confidence?

People sit at the heart of digital transformation. The team is responsible for delivery, and often, they need a new set of digital skills to be able to do it effectively. 

Our Digital Upskilling programme builds confidence by training individuals on a range of digital tools.

We run training in Microsoft Sharepoint, Power BI, and Dynamics 365, but can also tailor packages to your needs.

Interested? Find out more

Headforwards Digital Academy is funded by:

Headforwards Digital Academy Team


Kelly Kingstone
Digital Skills Project Director


Rhonwen Dawes
Digital Skills Training Coordinator

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