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Welcome to Direct Tech

Your Pathway to a Successful Career in Technology

Direct Tech, the innovative Tech Skills Academy where your journey towards a successful career in technology begins. Our courses provide a unique learning environment that opens doors to new tech opportunities, which led by our talented team of elite trainers and assessors, is 100% focused on unlocking your tech potential. Dedicated to closing the tech skills gap, we offer an enriching blend of Self Study and Work-Based Learning options as a rewarding alternative to traditional teaching methods. Our comprehensive courses offer flexible, engaging, and interactive learning experiences via a hybrid learning model, making it easier to plan you learning around personal commitments and circumstances.

Our courses are open to everyone, from beginners to those with some experience in coding. Our application process is designed to identify serious candidates with a passion for tech, and our support structures are in place to guide every student through their learning journey. At Direct Tech, we’re not just an academy; we’re your career partner, committed to paving the way for a prosperous and ethical future in technology. Join us and experience the Direct Partner Advantage today. Let’s build your tech future together!

To mark our 20th anniversary as an Independent Training Provider. The Tech team have designed a  cutting edge 14-week accelerated learning Software Developer Bootcamp that will equip you with the essential skills and knowledge needed to secure a successful career in the technology industry.

Software Development Bootcamps are LIVE in the Capital.

Direct Tech is committed to revitalising and ensuring the longevity of Tech Bootcamps in the heart of Scotland, Edinburgh.

As we embark on this journey, we aspire to set a new standard in the sector and lead the way in transforming into prominent tech leaders within Europe and globally.

DTTS is on a mission to reinstate and elevate Tech Bootcamps. We stand as outliers, beyond the confines of traditional teaching paradigms. With an adaptiveness and dynamic approach that mirrors the ever-revolving tech landscape, we are committed to supporting the Scottish Tech Ecosystem by widening participation & improving economic prosperity for People and Places in Scotland.

Phase 1

  • Week 1 – Intro to Programming

  • Week 2 – Intro to Object Orientated Programming

  • Week 3 – Advanced OOP concepts

  • Week 4 – Intro to Frontend Web Development

  • Week 5 – Intro to Databases

  • Week 6 – Intro to Backend Web Development

  • Week 7 – Full Stack Solo Project

Phase 2

  • Week 8 – Node.JS

  • Week 9 – Javascript Framework

  • Week 10 – Advanced React

  • Week 11 – APIs + Testing

  • Week 12 – Full Stack

  • Week 13 – JAMStack

  • Week 14 – Full Stack Group Project

Phase 3

The return on investment

  • 6 months of Career Services support

  • Get matched to Companies looking to hire

  • Invitation & notifications to Events & engagement with leading industry companies

  • Showcase your credentials

  • Advise & guidance on the application process

  • Get Interview ready

  • Feedback and evaluation

  • Meet and select a mentor

Become a Software Developer

it’s as easy as 1, 2 & 3

Embark on a transformative journey with Direct Tech’s 14-week immersive Software Development programme, designed with tech enthusiasts in mind! Promoting an immersive, hands-on approach with a strong emphasis on project-based learning.

Phase 1 your first seven weeks will focus on building a robust foundation in core programming skills, debugging, UI/UX, and creating full-stack RESTful web services.

Phase 2 propels you into advanced territories of Full Stack and Mobile App Development, coupled with practical API development and software testing, all capped off with a real-world Agile group project. Our curriculum, deeply rooted in contemporary methodologies like Object-Oriented Programming, TDD, and Agile, ensures that by the end, you don’t just walk away with specialised industry knowledge and a standout portfolio, but you’ll have invaluable hands-on experience that empowers you to reshape the tech landscape. Ready to expand your horizons?

 Phase 3 All our Bootcamps are created with the end goal in mind. Secure the Job & launch your career in Tech.

Enrol with Direct Tech and transform your future in just 14 weeks!

From the very beginning, our streamlined admissions process ensures a seamless and enjoyable start to your journey.

Course Fees: Full course: £7,500 inc vat

Exciting News for Aspiring Tech Professionals!

Modern Tech Apprenticeships

Direct Tech is launching Modern Tech Apprenticeships, so if you’re passionate about tech and have a current contract of employment, this opportunity is tailored for you!

Our apprenticeships are a direct gateway into the tech industry, offering a seamless integration into the world of technology. By combining structured learning with hands-on experience, our apprentices will gain an invaluable insight into real-world tech applications and the opportunity to work on live projects, acquiring skills that are in high demand in today’s technology jobs market.

Beyond offering enrichment and advancement to individuals and communities, we are dedicated to helping employers in Digital, Data, Cyber, and Cloud Computing fill their roles with competent, proven candidates, contributing to the vibrancy and innovation of the tech sector.

Why Consider a Modern Apprenticeship with Direct Tech?

Comprehensive Learning

Our apprenticeships are designed to provide a rounded learning experience, focusing on the critical tech skills, soft skills, and industry knowledge necessary to excel in the tech industry.

Mentorship & Guidance

Benefit from the expertise and experience of our distinguished team of trainers and assessors who are committed to nurturing your potential and guiding you to success.

Industry Connections

Access our extensive network within the tech industry, ensuring that you’re not only well-trained but also well-connected.

Diverse Opportunities

The apprenticeships will cover a range of technology fields, allowing you to explore and specialise in the areas that interest you the most.

Our Tech Modern Apprenticeships

Your journey starts here.

IT Infrastructure

IT Support

Cyber Security

Software Development

SVQ Digital Applications

SVQ Digital Marketing

Meet our Direct Tech Team

Catriona Roberts

Tech Programme Lead

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Meet Catriona, our talented Tech Programme Lead, who diligently ensures our programmes operate smoothly from initiation to completion. With a background in business analysis and project management, she skilfully plans and manages projects while maintaining high delivery standards and prioritising student satisfaction. Even while pursuing a Master's Thesis at The University of St Andrews, Catriona maintains tight control over our projects, ensuring they are not only well-planned but also practically applicable. Her strong communication skills and ability to understand people ensure that our projects do more than succeed: they thrive, thanks to a team that feels supported and valued. In summary, Catriona leads our projects to success while uplifting our entire team to deliver a phenomenal learning experience for all Students & at the same time ensuring our stakeholders have a voice in our content creation leading to cutting edge skills-based training valued & required in today’s labour market.

Randolph Lam

Software Development Trainer

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Meet Randolph, our expert in Software Development and IT. With a rich history as a Professional Software Engineer and IT Infrastructure Engineer at Fujitsu UK, he's not only mentored 100+ students in Full Stack Software Development but also optimised critical projects like the e-counting solution for the Scottish Election. Randolph, who holds a master’s degree in applied mathematics, is a keen problem-solver and a skilled communicator, adept at making complex tech topics accessible to varied audiences. His deep commitment to education and technology brings a unique focus to our team, promising exciting and insightful learning experiences for all our tech students.

James Drysdale

Tech Trainer

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Introducing James. With a diverse background spanning from technical support engineering to front-end software development and UX/UI design, James brings a unique blend of skills to our training team. His experiences across various technical roles have not only sharpened his software development expertise but have cultivated a deep understanding of project management and tackling technical challenges from a multifaceted lens. True to our company's ethos, James is passionate about bridging the tech skills gap. His enthusiasm is particularly evident in his commitment to fostering the next generation of tech enthusiasts through our Youth programmes and other specialised programmes. With James, learning transcends traditional boundaries, ensuring our trainees receive a holistic and forward-thinking education.

Sean Johnson

Tech Trainer

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Say hi to Sean, a devoted JavaScript enthusiast who seamlessly transitioned from a distinguished career in Retail Management to the dynamic realm of Software Development and Cyber Security. With a BA (Hons) in Accountancy, Sean skilfully merged his foundational leadership, business acumen, problem-solving skills, training, and coaching expertise into his new tech-oriented role. As a career changer himself, Sean deeply understands the exhilarating yet daunting nature of switching professional paths. He's not just passionate about coding; he's genuinely committed to guiding fellow career changers, empowering them to harness the endless opportunities in the tech world!

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