Digital Skills Training Programme

We're helping young autistic people aged 16-25 get the skills they need to find a job they love.

Would you like a job in IT, website development, digital marketing or cyber security?

Our free Digital Skills Training Programme is a UK-first initiative that seeks to address the employability and training challenges faced by young autistic people.

Launched in 2020, the Digital Skills Training Programme supports learners through a 10-week programme that provides training, work placements and job application support to take them a step closer to the workplace.

Register now for our FREE Digital Skills Training Programme if you are:

  • Autistic
  • Aged 16-25
  • Based in Staffordshire

What does the Digital Skills Training Programme involve?

From practical training to employment support, our programme provides learners with digital training to fulfil their potential.

Classroom Learning

Work Placements

After Care

Coding and Logic

Cloud and Infrastructure

Cyber Security

Digital Marketing 

Employability Skills 

What have previous learners achieved?

Monitored after the 10-week Digital Skills Programme, our learners gained new skills and the confidence to enter employment. 

33%

Learners who found employment (within 3 months of course completion)

53%

Learners gained employment or secured an interview (within 3 months)

60%

Learners who went into further education, work, or secured an interview (within 3 months)

100%

Learners who want to find employment (upon completion of course)

Feedback from previous learners

Lucie

It's a great opportunity to learn new skills and learn about new career paths you could pursue. It really gives you that insight into the digital world of work and open up new doors for you.

Cameron

A good opportunity to learn new and expand skills, I enjoyed it was very good for my confidence, so it could be good for you.

Lucy

Give it a try and it's good to learn new things, it's more than just digital skills.

Programme Eligibility Criteria

This programme is eligible for individuals who live within the Staffordshire region and meet the following criteria:

In partnership with:

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Please fill in the form below to register your interest:

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LEGAL ADVICE & SUPPORT

Our official legal partners, Irwin Mitchell, provides access to medical care, rehabilitation and support to children with disability.

As a long-time supporter of Caudwell Children and families with disability, Irwin Mitchell has helped countless parents achieve the best possible outcome for their child. You can make a free, no-obligation enquiry with a member of their dedicated team of solicitors or read more about the services they provide: