Your tech career starts here

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Join La Fosse Academy

Whether you’re just starting out, making a career change, or returning to work, at La Fosse Academy, you’ll develop the skills you need to begin a career in tech. 

Through specialist training and industry placements, you'll establish the expertise to unlock an exciting future in a variety of tech roles.

La Fosse Academy is free to attend; we assess you based on ability, not the ability to pay.

Ready to start your career in tech?

Thinking of a career in tech?

Join our info-sessions

You’ll have the opportunity to meet our expert training team, learn more about the programme, and find out how to apply.

7th March (12:00 Online or 15:00 in person)

Your La Fosse Academy journey

Pre - Academy

Apply

Apply & pass competency & technical interviews

PREPARE

Complete prep work

Intensive 12-week training

Foundations

Kickstart your learning with tech fundamentals

Discovery

Explore skills across tech roles

Disciplines

Develop deeper expertise

Launch

Showcase your new
skills

Immersive 2-year placement

transition

Prepare for your placement

specialisation Y1

Build your expertise in different disciplines

specialisation Y2

Expand your expertise with additional disciplines

Through the four stages of the journey we'll expose you to real-world tech environments; as well as teaching you agile working practices.

Embedding agile working and business analysis throughout the entirety of the curriculum you’ll complete your 12-week training with the opportunity to find a placement and progress your career with continued roadmaps, training, and support from LaFosse Academy for a further 2 years.

Pre-Academy

Apply

3 Months

Pre-academy

Apply

Apply & pass competency & technical interviews.

Prepare

Complete prep work.

Intensive Training

Amplify

12 Weeks

intensive training

Foundations

Kickstart your learning with fundamental tech skills.

Discovery

Explore skills across different tech roles.

Disciplines

Develop deeper expertise in specific areas.

Launch

Showcase your new skills & projects.

Adapt

Immersive placement

Adapt

Prepare for your placement.

Accelerate

2 Years

Immersive placement

Immersive Placement

Specialisation Y1

Build your expertise in different disciplines.

Specialisation Y2

Expand your expertise with additional disciplines.

100% free for students


Unlike other coding schools, we don't charge you for the training and support you receive. We want to ensure the course is accessible to people from any background. Tech careers are for everyone. It doesn’t matter if you’ve got previous experience or not; we’re interested purely in your attitude, drive, and eagerness to learn, rather than your educational or financial background.

Comprehensive support


We value you as an individual and tailor our support services to suit your needs. After being taught by our experienced trainers and supported by a tight-knit network of your peers, you’ll receive ongoing training and mentoring with a bespoke technical and personal roadmap all the way through your placement. You’ll have access to our wellbeing services throughout, and support from our growing community.

Transferable skills


Although we cover a range of tech fundamentals, we prefer to focus on techniques over tools. By the end of the course, you'll be proficient in a variety of tech stacks and have the skills you need to thrive. You'll then get to further hone those skills throughout your potential two-year placement.

Supercharge your CV


La Fosse Academy is about so much more than just learning to code. We expose you to real-world tech environments; as well as teaching you agile working practices, we’ll also familiarise you with organisational structures, roadmaps, performance reviews, goal setting and other soft skills to ensure you're ‘office-ready’ for your new role and in a great position to hit the ground running from day one.  

Your journey with La Fosse Academy

Admission

Apply without limits, just possibilities

We welcome all applicants, regardless of background or lived experience, and you don’t need any specific qualifications to apply.

Amplify

Develop the tools to start your career

Our specially curated curriculum teaches you the right approaches to solve the tech challenges of tomorrow. We continually update it to keep your skills aligned with market demand.

Accelerate

Put your new skills into practice

Work alongside industry experts and tech specialists in a professional placement, further developing your skills and gaining real-world experience. Our Academy Associates have worked with leading companies such as Coca Cola, Ford, Mastercard, and British Red Cross.

Alumni

Be part of the Academy community

After finishing your placement, you'll have access to our extensive alumni network, aimed at fostering connections and growth beyond life as an Associate.

La Fosse Academy in numbers

600+
tech careers launched
56
different roles
(from developer to project manager and everything in between)
40+
leading employer partners
£30k
starting placement salary

Your La Fosse Academy journey

Pre - Academy

Apply

Apply & pass competency & technical interviews

PREPARE

Complete prep work

Intensive 12-week training

Foundations

Kickstart your learning with tech fundamentals

Discovery

Explore skills across tech roles

Disciplines

Develop deeper expertise

Launch

Showcase your new
skills

Immersive 2-year placement

transition

Prepare for your placement

specialisation Y1

Build your expertise in different disciplines

specialisation Y2

Expand your expertise with additional disciplines

Through the four stages of the journey we'll expose you to real-world tech environments; as well as teaching you agile working practices.

Embedding agile working and business analysis throughout the entirety of the curriculum you’ll complete your 12-week training with the opportunity to find a placement and progress your career with continued roadmaps, training, and support from LaFosse Academy for a further 2 years.

Pre-Academy

Apply

3 Months

Pre-academy

Apply

Apply & pass competency & technical interviews.

Prepare

Complete prep work.

Intensive Training

Amplify

12 Weeks

intensive training

Foundations

Kickstart your learning with fundamental tech skills.

Discovery

Explore skills across different tech roles.

Disciplines

Develop deeper expertise in specific areas.

Launch

Showcase your new skills & projects.

Adapt

Immersive placement

Adapt

Prepare for your placement.

Accelerate

2 Years

Immersive placement

Immersive Placement

Specialisation Y1

Build your expertise in different disciplines.

Specialisation Y2

Expand your expertise with additional disciplines.

100% free for students


Unlike other coding schools, we don't charge you for the training and support you receive. We want to ensure the course is accessible to people from any background. Tech careers are for everyone. It doesn’t matter if you’ve got previous experience or not; we’re interested purely in your attitude, drive, and eagerness to learn, rather than your educational or financial background.

Comprehensive support


We value you as an individual and tailor our support services to suit your needs. After being taught by our experienced trainers and supported by a tight-knit network of your peers, you’ll receive ongoing training and mentoring with a bespoke technical and personal roadmap all the way through your placement. You’ll have access to our wellbeing services throughout, and support from our growing community.

Transferable skills


Although we cover a range of tech fundamentals, we prefer to focus on techniques over tools. By the end of the course, you'll be proficient in a variety of tech stacks and have the skills you need to thrive. You'll then get to further hone those skills throughout your potential two-year placement.

Supercharge your CV


La Fosse Academy is about so much more than just learning to code. We expose you to real-world tech environments; as well as teaching you agile working practices, we’ll also familiarise you with organisational structures, roadmaps, performance reviews, goal setting and other soft skills to ensure you're ‘office-ready’ for your new role and in a great position to hit the ground running from day one.  

Why join La Fosse Academy?

Skills for any tech career

Our curriculum is constantly updated to ensure training is aligned with market demand. Combining interpersonal and business skills, we prepare you to quickly adapt and excel in a variety of roles.

Exciting placement opportunities

We connect you with leading organisations offering fantastic placements. You'll work alongside established tech professionals, further developing your skills and learning from industry experts.

Access to further learning

Throughout your time with La Fosse Academy, you'll have access to further learning, monthly 1-1s, career coaching, a bespoke personal roadmap, and ongoing guidance and advice.

Lifelong tech community

Our supportive community helps you to build connections with other new tech professionals. Attend events, connect with mentors, and keep in touch with the community to further boost your network.

Free to attend

We work hard to make La Fosse Academy accessible to all applicants, so we don't charge our Associates. We're interested in your attitude, not your education, qualifications, or financial circumstances.

What you'll learn

We focus on techniques, not just tools, to ensure you’re ready for whatever the world of tech might throw at you during your career. Here are just a few of the key programs, methodologies, and skills we’ll cover throughout the course:

Discover

Discover covers the first five weeks of the course, in which you'll learn the fundamentals of managing and developing a project or application from inception to completion.

- Agile methodology
- Principles of design and user journeys
- HTML
- CSS
- JavaScript
- Version control and team-working

- Testing
- Risk assessment
- Stakeholder management
- SQL
- RESTful API design

Deep Dive

A deep dive is a focused fortnight in which you immerse yourself in one particular area of technology, allowing you to specialise in a particular discipline.

Business Analysis & Project Management 
- Business Analysis Life Cycle 
- Business Analysis - Core Techniques 
- Project Management - from inception to completion 

Cloud & DevOps 
- Containerisation and scalable applications  
-Infrastructure As Code 
- Pipelines 
- Configuration As Code 
- Cloud Platforms 

Software Engineering
- React 
- Component Driven Development 
- Hooks, Props, & State 
- Multi-platform development 

Data & Data Visualisation 
- Advanced Excel 
- Python 
- Data Analysis 
- Visualisation & Storytelling 

Explore

Our Explore phase is your chance to show off what you've learnt on the course. You'll be working in mixed teams made up of trainees with different skill-sets tasked with the creation of a Final Project that showcases you and your ability to work in a multi-discipline team

What could your next role be?

Having learnt core principles and techniques, we'll help you to focus your specific skillset and develop specialist knowledge for a career in one of the following areas:

Data Engineering
Testing
Architecture
Cloud
DevOps
Information Security
Change Management
Product

You could be working with:

Diversity at La Fosse

Diversity is at the heart of La Fosse Academy. We work hard to make our training accessible to all, regardless of background and lived experience. Of the 600+ professionals we’ve helped to start a career in tech:

45%
are female
69%
represent ethnic
minorities
89%
come from lower-income backgrounds
45%
are career changers

Meet our talented tech professionals

We’re extremely proud of our Associates and feel so lucky to have played a part in their personal career journeys.

Ceris quote from kurita cohorot furtureproof

"The whole team was extremely supportive and prepared me for the work environment; they helped me bridge my knowledge gap and learn the latest tools used in industry. [La Fosse Academy] helps set you up for a career you always dreamed of."

Puja
Cloud Engineer
Leidos
Ceris quote from kurita cohorot furtureproof

"La Fosse Academy pushed me to my limits and I came out ready for the world of tech - a world of constant learning and innovation. I felt supported throughout, but it was really the mental challenge of knowing that I could complete the course for myself."

Leah
Data Business Analyst
NewsUK
Shav Vimaldiran morris cohort student quote futureproof

"The training and support have been crucial in developing my technical skills and understanding of the industry. I value the experience; as I continue to grow in the tech field, I'm genuinely grateful for the knowledge I've gained."

Shojib
Data Engineer
CQC

How we support you

Your continued development and overall well-being really matter to us. We want to help you bring your best self to work and feel supported through every step of your journey, because that's how we see our students unlock their truest potential.

Career coaching

Mentoring sessions

Lifelong tech community

Ongoing learning curriculum

Networking events to meet leading tech companies

Finance support for further career certifications

Community events

Winter and summer socials

Mental health support

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