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Location: UK: Online (for UK-wide opportunities)

Opportunity: Returner Event for Retraining Programme followed by Supported Hiring

Date: 25 November 2021

Apply by: 19 November 2021

IQUAD is partnering with Women Returners to co-host a Career Returners Event aimed at introducing returning professionals to the IQUAD programme, a comprehensive training programme designed to support, train and develop talent into technology careers.


IQUAD gives businesses access to a flexible pipeline of diverse talent, empowering organisations to transform technology skill development and inclusivity.

Through their training programme and partners, they help widen the talent pool by supporting returners, retraining professionals and displaced employees giving new careers within technology developing those individuals’ capabilities within some of the highest demand tech skill areas.

Supporting returners into Tech careers

If you’re looking to return or retrain into a career in Technology and understand the fundamentals of software development, their Pioneer Programme will help you refresh and restart your career. As one of their Pioneers, they will give you access to a structured training programme that will empower you with job ready skills including coaching and mentoring to support your transition back into the corporate world. By choosing to work with them, they’ll help you get to where you want to be.

IQUAD is looking for candidates who are passionate about all things Tech! Once the training is complete, you’ll be ready to be deployed and onboarded to a client site as you officially start your new career with them.

About the Event

Join us for a morning of information gathering, networking and support.  At the end event you will hear from business leaders, benefit from a Return-to-work workshop delivered by Women Returners and have the opportunity to network with IQUAD employees.

Agenda – 9.30am to 12pm


Overview of IQUAD Pioneer Programme with Anthony Ginn (Managing Director IQUAD), Corinne Lidlow (Business Director IQUAD), Sean Irwin (Client Partnerships Director IQUAD)

Panel Discussion – Opportunities, Roles & In Demand Skills in Technology

Coffee Break

Women Returners Workshop

Networking with IQUAD & IQUAD Pioneers in small groups (via breakout rooms)

Next Steps and Close

Who’s it for?

Individuals who have taken a career break of 12 months or more and fit with at least one of the following criteria:

  • 1 years’ experience (technical, problem-solving and communication skills)
  • Basic knowledge of SDLC and object orientated programming
  • Coding Experience – can be projects completed during school/university/coding camps or independently)
  • A passion for technology and commitment to learning new skills

During your career break you may have been working on a small-scale basis to fit around your other commitments or have not done any paid work for a number of years.

How you will benefit from the IQUAD Programme

Tech career for the future: IQUAD use their learned experience to help you forge and develop a successful career in the tech sector.

Training and development: Through bespoke and progressive training solutions, they will empower your ongoing skill development.

Mentorship programme: With a combination of performance management and mentoring, they will enable you to reach your peak potential.

Technology certifications: They’ll help you to acquire industry certifications within your specified field, whether that’s Java, Python, AWS etc.

Here is what recent programme participants had to say:

“I am very thankful to IQUAD for trusting and investing time on me, I have no words to express my gratitude towards this programme.  IQUAD genuinely promotes diversity & inclusion and giving chances to women to grow in their career and supporting returners. I am very thankful to have such an excellent mentoring team in IQUAD in nurturing me to start my career in IT.”  Programme Participant, 2021

“ I would like to thank IQUAD for providing us with an excellent training course. The course was very well structured and well organised and instructor was extremely professional, knowledgeable and really very helpful.” Programme Participant, 2021

How to register for the event

You can apply to attend the event by clicking here and complete the initial registration questions. Following your registration IQUAD will be in touch to confirm your place at the event.

Closing date for applications is 19 November.

With any questions on the event, please contact info@iquad.com.