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Career Pathways into Software Roles in Cornwall

Choose a tech career in Cornwall

Employers within the Cornish software industry have identified significant growth in the sector over the next 3-5 years requiring increasing numbers of skilled and talented individuals to enter and progress within the workforce. A lack of appropriate accredited training programmes locally is further contributing to an increasing skills gap within the sector.

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Our members constantly have vacancies becoming available as they grow.  If you are currently looking for a career in the software sector please email your cv and what roles you are interested in to info@softwarecornwall.org

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A primary goal of Software Cornwall is to address the growing demand for highly skilled, talented and motivated employees in specialist disciplines within the Cornish software sector.

Software and Digital Engineering is a successful and growing sector that offers a secure and rewarding future career.

There are a number of routes into a coding career in Cornwall, on the site we aim to provide resources for learning both locally and online and opportunities for employment and training.

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Monthly Community Tech Jams

Come along to a community tech jam and find out more about a tech career in software development, learn new skills, explore career options, find out about courses, apprenticeships, employees and have fun !  Find out more

Tech Week Cornwall

A week of tech in cornwall, a mix of events held across Cornwall including #hourofcode in schools, tech start up events, coding workshops and meet ups .. Find out more here..


Code ClubsCodeClubCornwall

Clubs run at local schools by volunteers from the Cornish Software Industry. We want every 9-11 year old to have the opportunity to attend a club at their school. We are working with schools and trying to recruit volunteers to increase the number of clubs that are running. Find out more…


Learn to Code workshops for 14-18 or Adults

Software Cornwall in partnership with local colleges and businesses run workshops during holidays, you can register your interest by emailing us, or look at our education blog for more information on upcoming events

Software Cornwall are happy to work with providers to help deliver learn to code workshops and events for anyone in Cornwall wishing to enter the tech industry in Cornwall – please contact us if you have an event or a group in mind


College Courses and qualifications

We aim to provide the latest information on courses available locally and online – Click here for a selection of the courses available to study in Cornwall

If you have any information or resources you would like to contribute to this resource please contact info@softwarecornwall.org


The Agile Summer Huddle & Workshops

The Huddle is a course delivered over 2 weeks to suit IT professionals, graduates and hobbyists wanting to start a career in the software industry. Course to include Agile, Languages, App Development, Understanding career pathways.

The Huddle will provide opportunities for students with technical skills to gain experience in applying their skills through working on live commercial projects in order to enhance and support their career progression.

Software Cornwall also help run and signpost to other learn to code events

please contact info@softwarecornwall.org for more information and to register for future events


Work Experience

We are hoping to run workshops and identify available placements for students looking for work experience in 2016, please click here for more information


if you are a university student looking for a placement please send your CV including course details, skills and results, and details and dates of the type of placement you are looking for to info@softwarecornwall.org

Software Developer Apprenticeship Programme

An apprenticeship programme allowing apprentices to work for shorter periods with a number of businesses along side the delivery of the Level 3 Diploma in ICT Software Development.

If you are an individual intereted in an apprenticeship or a company that would be intereseted in getting involved with work placements for apprenticeships please contact info@softwarecornwall.org for more information.

Careers Fairs

We attend as many careers fairs as possible to help raise awareness of tech and digital careers in Cornwall.

Please contact us if you are holding an event – info@softwarecornwall.org

current upcoming events:


Still unsure where to start ? Please contact info@softwarecornwall.org for more information on any of the above.

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