Tech Taster – 5 Days – London E1 7HA – 13/05/2019

Description of placement:

Our 5-day Tech Taster event has been designed to give people, who are interested in a career in technology, industry work experience and help enhance their employability skills, enabling them to be more confident and prepared for the working world.  Attendees will gain invaluable insight by collaboratively working on a ‘real life’ tech project with mentors and develop a series of soft skills through sessions that will aid their professional development.


The event will take place from Monday 13th May – Friday 17th May, from 9am to 5.30pm at a venue close to London Liverpool Street. Travel costs will be reimbursed, and breakfast and lunch will be provided throughout the event.


We are looking for people who are currently not in education or training, and either unemployed or seeking alternative employment opportunities. Candidates will also need to have achieved 200 UCAS points (80 points under the 2017 UCAS Tariff) from a Level 3 qualifications (e.g. A levels, BTEC) and have GCSE Maths and English at C grade or above.


At the end of the programme those who are a good fit for Accenture will be fast-tracked through our Technology Apprenticeship recruitment process.

What does a typical placement look like?

During the event, you will:

  • Gain invaluable insight by collaboratively working on a ‘real life’ tech project with a mentor who will guide you through your 5-day experience
  • Develop a series of soft skills through sessions that will aid your professional development
  • Get a unique look at what it is like to work for a company like Accenture and visit our flagship creative studio to understand how they use new technologies and innovation to create value and make a difference for clients
  • Undertake various social activities, helping to understand the importance of networking and build key contacts at Accenture
  • And finally, if you are a good fit for Accenture, you may be fast-tracked through our apprenticeship recruitment process

What you should wear:

  • Smart casual

Skills you’ll come away with:

  • Resilience
  • Time Management
  • Organisational
  • Communication
  • Team Working skills

What have previous participants of this programme said about their placement?

Peer reviews are highly rated by young people.  We recommend that you include some quotations from candidates who have completed work experience placements about what they enjoyed and what they learned.  If you would like to link to a video testimonial please include the URL

Complete this placement and then…

At the end of the programme those who are a good fit for Accenture will be fast-tracked through our Technology Apprenticeship recruitment process.


As an apprentice, you’ll be hands-on from day one, working with industry experts at the top of their game. Because real work demands real pay, you’ll also be receiving a competitive salary. After three years of classroom learning and live project experience, you’ll not only have gained an invaluable set of skills, you’ll have earned yourself a degree-level qualification too.

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A few final things…

Travel expenses reimbursed? Yes

Lunch expenses reimbursed? Yes

Mentor provided during placement? Yes

Reference given once placement completed? Yes


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Placement Start Date: 13/05/2019

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