Digital Futures Graduate Programme

The Digital Futures Graduate Programme has been funded through the Department for the Economy’s Skills Intervention Programme and will be delivered by the Further Education Sector. If you’re a graduate and have been impacted by coronavirus (COVID-19), this programme could suit you.

What is the Digital Futures Graduate Programme?

This 22 week programme will match you with a NI employer and allow you to inject new ideas and thinking into business. You will be paid a £150 per week training allowance and complete qualifications in

  • MTA Network Fundamentals

  • CISCO Cyber Security Fundamentals

  • MTA Windows Operating Fundamentals

  • Cisco Cybersecurity Essentials

  • CompTIA Security+

  • EC Council Ethical Hacking Associate

  • Linux essentials

  • Azure Desktop

If you are a graduate and are looking to progress your career then the Digital Futures Graduate Programme is for you! It doesn't matter when you graduated or what your background is, as long as you are a highly motivated individual with career aspirations in Cyber Security then we want to hear from you. We will consider those who have graduated with a HND, Foundation Degree or Degree, as long as you are ambitious and interested in a career in Cyber Security.

  • 22-week Programme

  • 15 hrs per week virtual learning

  • 10-week work placement with an employer and real-life industry experience

  • Invaluable industry experience

  • Get a training allowance of £150 per week

  • Increase earning potential

  • On-site mentoring and support from a professional mentor

  • Open to all graduates

  • Gain a number of highly sought after cyber security qualifications

  • Opportunity to secure full-time employment

Am I eligible for the programme? 

To be eligible for the programme you must:

  • Minimum of a degree 

  • Have the right to work in the EU

  • Hold an appropriate Visa

How do I apply?

If you have met the entry requirements mentioned above apply for the course now. You will be asked to complete an application form and send your CV to joanne.bigmore@swc.ac.uk. Closing date for applications is Tuesday 13th October