OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOUNG PEOPLE TO GET INVOLVED

Welcome to Your Community

ICT classes not challenging you enough?

Wish you could get stuck into practical tech projects instead of just learning theory?

Tired of not knowing what career options you have and how to work towards them?

If you’re aged between 14 and 24, and interested in working on real-world tech projects, you’ve come to the right place!

Our Skillbase programme offers young people like you the chance to work on exciting real-world digital projects for businesses.

Students on PC
PROJECT-BASED WORK EXPERIENCE

Gain Practical Tech Skills

It's basically work experience but with a fun "community" to help you find your future career!

Gain new skills and confidence to set yourself up for a rewarding career

Be part of a community of young people supported by professional mentors

Enjoy work experience developing real-world tech projects for businesses

LEARN MORE & GET INVOLVED

Join One of Our Programmes

Day 3 - Winners with certificates

Take Part in a “Tech Lab”

1 week face-to-face in key venues

Solve a real-world business' problem with a digital solution using Microsoft tools

A blend of in-person and online practical learning

Support with project management, design, marketing, videography and app development from industry experts

Higher Education and Apprenticeship support

Exhibit your project to the local community

Compete in teams and present your project to a panel of judges

Personal & professional development certificates for participating

Work experience to develop the winning concept for real-world use

Opportunities to join our Apprentice Fast Track

Talk to your school/college about involvement

Stamford Council app project meeting

Join our Online “Enterprise Academy”

Online tech group using Microsoft Teams

Using Microsoft tools, develop an app to solve a real-world business problem

Meet on Teams for 45 minutes 2 nights a week (Tue and Thu at 5pm) to complete the app as a group over one school term

An online community of young people supported by mentors

Higher Education and Apprenticeship support

Present the app concept to the business sponsor

Work experience to develop the app for real-world use

LinkedIn endorsement for participating

Opportunities to join our Apprentice Fast Track

Come back and do another Enterprise Academy project, gain a Microsoft qualification, or to help us run the charity

Benefits for Students

A supported environment to develop workplace skills

Work experience on real-world business projects

A creative, practical, & fun learning experience

Careers support via our Apprentice Fast Track

Rewarding academic, social & employer interactions

WHO WE'RE WORKING WITH

Our Partners