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The Answer Academy

Looking for a change of career, returning to work after a break or a recent graduate? Kickstart a career in tech and get project ready with a full time salary from day 1. The academy is a 12-week programme that equips you with the skills and understanding you need to enter the industry.

Who is the Answer Academy for?

In a nutshell... everyone!

Whether you're looking for a change of career, you're returning to work after some time off, or you've recently graduated, the Answer Academy is open to everyone.

You'll learn vital skills to get you ready to enter the tech world and dive into projects with real-world clients.

Over 100 people have graduated the Answer academy, many still with us today, ready to help mentor and pass on their knowledge and experiences.

Programmes include...


You’ll receive mentorship through our community of incredibly talented Software Engineers - pushing the boundaries with cutting edge tech is at the heart what we do! After completing the Academy you’ll have gained exposure to Backend and Frontend technologies, ready to start working on solving our customers problems.


We’ll provide you with hands-on Project Management training, support from our Agile Delivery experts and formal Scrum qualifications. Once you’ve completed our Academy you’ll have all the tools to support a Software Engineering team adopt agile ways of working.


Our Test Academy will give you comprehensive training on all aspects of Quality assurance; from writing code to automate test processes, testing the security of applications or reviewing accessibility to AA-WCAG standards. Once you’ve completed our Academy, you’ll use the skills you’ve learned to make a real difference to our clients.

Business Analysis

Developing your Analysis and Consulting skills through a combination of classroom sessions, 1-1 mentoring and guided learning, our Business Analysis Academy will give you the tools to understand our clients and ask them the biggest question, “Why?”

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What will you learn?

Every Academy is different, and of course you will learn different skills in, for example, the testing academy compared to the business analysis academy, but each is structured around three key phases. Each contains a variety of learning styles, from personal projects to group workshops to live client projects.

Phase 1

To begin you will learn the fundamentals and core competencies of your chosen subject, receiving mentoring, training and support from our expert team.

Phase 2

In this phase, you will develop a deeper understanding and working knowledge of the skills, tools and techniques needed in your area of choice, taking part in practical workshops and internal projects.

Phase 3

In this final phase, you will be embedded within a team and have the opportunity to contribute to a live client facing Project

Career Progression

Upon graduating the Academy, you will be equipped and ready to work as part of our live projects. This will involve working in agile teams to deliver innovative solutions for our customers.

Our Academy graduates often progress at pace after completing this programme. We have seen one of our graduates progress from ‘Graduate’ to ‘Lead Consultant’ in just 3 years after 3 successive promotions!

Want to know more?

We'd love to hear from you! Register your interest by clicking the button below and filling out a short form. If you've got any questions or queries let us know, and we'll get back to you with more info.

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