Manchester Digital Academy

Industry led training for every step of your career 

As the trade body for the digital and tech sector in Greater Manchester, we are here to support every individual from the very start of your career. The Manchester Digital Academy provides industry leading training and qualifications to build your tech and business skills.

Our courses are built in response to industry needs, and are delivered in collaboration with industry professionals to ensure our training aligns with industry expectations and standards. 

Our courses are a mixed of paid and fully funded opportunities. Please see the specific opportunities below for further details.

Our current training and development opportunities

Level 4 Software Developer Apprenticeship Applications are now open for our next apprenticeship cohort starting in September 2021. Find out more.

Digital Leadership This is a fully funded course which aims to deliver essential leadership skills, that will help you make actionable, growth-focused changes within your organisation. Find out more.

Project Management for Digital Transformation Training This fully funder course is open to non technical staff working in SMEs looking to upskill/widen their knowledge within Project Management to support with digital transformation and growth. Find out more.

Cyber Secure Training This fully funded course provides essential cyber security awareness and information governance training from industry experts to support your business with/in digital transformation. Find out more.

Peer Networks This is a national SME business support programme, which brings together business owners and leaders from digital and tech SMEs across Greater Manchester to form a peer support group where they'll discuss and tackle the challenges they're facing over a series of sessions. Register you interest. 

Unconscious Bias Training - Coming Soon. This course will be launching shortly. To be the first to find out about this opportunity, register your interest.

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As well as the training programmes listed above, we can create and deliver bespoke training and development for your teams, just email with with some more information, and we'll be in touch.