Getting you to where you want to be At the Kainos Academy, knowledge is shared, talent is promoted, and anything is possible

Welcome to the Kainos Academy


We created the Kainos Academy in 2011 with two main goals: firstly, to tackle the tech industry’s digital skills gap and secondly, to ensure that once people joined Kainos, they can get to where they want to be.
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Since then, it has grown to become an industry leading training and career development programme. With over £1 million spent each year, our learning and development initiatives break the mould to provide new routes into tech. The only prerequisites? A keenness to learn, and a desire to change the world.

From beginner to game-changer

We believe learning should be life-long. That’s why the initiatives that make up the Kainos Academy serve everyone –
regardless of where you are on your journey.

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We’re delighted to offer students aged 14-19, a virtual insight into what it’s like to work in IT. Over the 3 days that you’ll spend with us, you will experience a taste of everything we do here at Kainos, meet our people, and get hands-on experience of web development.
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Learn everything you need to know to code and create great things at our week long camp for STEM students aged 14-18. At this year's virtual camp, you'll build the apps and websites of tomorrow’s digital world from scratch, with mentoring and advice from experienced software developers.
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Looking for a head-start? Students can gain a Computing Systems degree alongside real-world experience, and a great salary to boot, through our apprenticeship scheme – with Kainos picking up the tab.
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A.I.Camp
A two-week camp for undergraduates, you’ll learn new skills and discover how the power of AI can solve real-world problems. You will train your own intelligent machine with real datasets, then put your skills to the test with a 12-hour hackathon. This event normally takes place in Belfast and Birmingham.
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Graduate programme If you are a graduate keen to apply your skills and knowledge to make a real difference to lives, you can take advantage of our 18-month long world-class graduate development programme – then look forward to a career full of opportunities to learn and develop.
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Placement scheme Working as part of an experienced team, your placement year at Kainos will see you making a real difference on real projects, while getting high-quality development opportunities from our training academies in the process – and the chance to secure a permanent role before you start your final year at university.
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MAP
Our MAP (Master, Accomplish, Progress) programme is open to all Kainos people wanting to develop their skills and grow their careers, with your own personal career coach and over 40 internal courses to benefit from.

Together, we will do great things

Create. Explore. Play. Innovate. Grow. Find out more about the Kainos Academy, our award-winning training and career development programme.

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Helping you go where your talents take you

We seek out the best people no matter what stage of your journey you’re on – from school leavers to leading experts in their field looking for the next step in their fully-fledged career. Whether you’re in a senior position, or on one of our graduate, placement, or apprenticeship schemes, we all work as equals.

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Achieve your goals  As part of a close-knit team, benefitting from peer learning within a fast-paced, dynamic culture, you’ll be empowered to push boundaries, take calculated risks, and ask questions.
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Our culture United by our values, our culture is a special one. A modern workplace where people are supported, encouraged and rewarded. Once you’re here, there’s really no limit to how far you can go.
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Unique people make up a winning team

Nurturing a global culture where everyone is uniquely valued, supported and heard is at the heart of the big-thinking, world-changing work that we do.

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Our Academy

Our dynamic learning programme offers world-class training and support, tailored to you. From formal training  to one-on-one career coaching and mentoring, we’ll set you up for an exciting future.