Generation United Kingdom

Get Into Technology

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Ready to launch a career in tech?

Join our free 12 week programme to kickstart your career in tech as a Cloud Operations Engineer — no existing experience needed

What we’re offering…

  • Free training and qualification

    You’ll learn all you need to be successful – from the technical knowledge to the employment skills that will help you achieve your potential.

  • Guaranteed interview

    For each person on the programme, there’s a well-paid role with great career prospects waiting at the end, which we’ll help you apply and interview for.

  • Free travel and lunch

    And if you’re receiving universal credit or other benefits, we’ll will work with you to make sure you continue to receive these during the programme.

Our next programme starts on June 24th. Applications will open soon; register your interest now by clicking below.

This programme is jointly run by AWS (Amazon Web Services), Prince’s Trust and Generation.

Selection Process

  • 1 Apply now
  • 2 Complete a series of online tasks
  • 3 Come to our taster session on Wednesday 6th June (we'll email you the details)
  • 4 Come and meet us face-to-face

“From the programme I developed a new passion, discovered new challenges and set myself completely different goals.” —Program graduate

£22 - £26K

average UK starting salary for tech and digital roles

4 out of 5

participants have a job within 1 month of graduating

Program Length

12 weeks

Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm


  • Aged 18-29
  • Not currently in education, training, or stable employment
  • Available for 12 weeks, and ready to start a full time job straight after the course
  • Able to travel into central London each day
  • Excited to launch a tech career!


  • Central London

Skills Earned

Technical Skills

  • We'll help you learn the technical skills with lots of hands-on, interactive sessions. By the end, you'll know:
  • How cloud computing works
  • How to use different computer operating systems
  • How to use different programming languages

Behavior & Mindsets

  • In every job, there are key skills that will help you be successful. We'll help you learn how to:
  • Tackle any problem
  • Communicate effectively
  • Work in a team
  • Manage your time

Don’t worry if some of the technical skills aren’t familiar to you — we’ll teach you everything on the programme, or you can get in contact if you want to find out more now.

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Ready to launch a career in tech?

What is a Cloud Operations Engineer?

Have you ever run out cloud storage space on your phone? Or visited a website and seen that it’s down? As a cloud operations engineer, your job will be to help people and companies solve problems like these:

It's a role where you're always gaining new skills — every time a new problem appears, your team mates will help you figure it out, so that you can do it yourself next time.

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Drop an email to and we'll be happy to have a chat.

Join a valued network

When you join Generation, you’re not just learning job skills, you’re joining a valuable network of mentors and peers that you can rely upon throughout your career.

Join a group of partners who are committed to solving youth unemployment in United Kingdom