Become a Developer

Our Pathway-to-Tech Program involves 12 weeks of fully funded training in software and cloud engineering, followed by an 18-month placement opportunity with one of our ASX200 hiring partners.

Pathway-to-Tech Program

Launch a career in technology

Our Pathway-to-Tech Program provides you with strong technical foundations designed
to ensure you enter the sector with confidence! Upon successful completion of the 12-week training, you’ll have opportunities to work with our hiring partners who span innovative sectors like Financial Services, Consultancies, Entertainment, Big Tech, and Government. Think ANZ, WooliesX, AGL, Macquarie Bank, NSW Government, Sportsbet and PWC – to name a few.


At _nology, we offer you an incredible opportunity to transition your career into the tech sector, regardless of your background. We remove common barriers to landing a role in technology so the highest potential individuals can access this exciting career path. That means your training is funded, and no degrees or coding experience is required!

The tech sector offers highly rewarding and future-proof careers, with organisations desperately needing more skilled people who have new and diverse perspectives. Our mission is to bring the brightest minds into technology teams, while making a meaningful impact on sector diversity.

We are especially paving the way for more women to enter the industry as a company who was founded by, and is mostly run by, women. Check out our mission here.


  • The training curriculum is taught by industry experienced coaches with a focus on practical experience, equipping you with the necessary skills for technology roles across a range of in-demand disciplines like Software, Cloud, Data and QA Engineering. 
  • Learn in-demand technical skills including HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Java, AWS, TDD and APIs.
  • Learn in-demand professional skills including technical interviewing, collaborative problem-solving and agile working methodologies.
  • We teach you all the skills needed to thrive in a technology role, from problem-solving to collaboration, and from coding to managing projects.
  • Additional upskilling is provided via our partnerships with Microsoft, AWS and Google so that you can acquire industry-recognised certifications to supplement your training.
  • Talent Success team dedicated to your ongoing support and wellbeing throughout your time at _nology.
  • The skills and knowledge you will gain from the training and the opportunity to work with some of the biggest and most exciting tech teams in Australia.
  • We open applications for multiple Program Intakes throughout the year. Check here for current openings.


During your training, you’ll form part of an agile training group, learning by doing. You'll spend time understanding how software products are built in different companies in different industries. And, you'll be able to solve complex problems with simple solutions - focusing on adaptability. Your training group will become a tight-knit support network over the 12-week period as you prepare for a role in tech. Here's what to expect:

12 weeks of fully remote, expert training

500+ hours of coding

Daily practical application

Regular solo and group projects

Work on real-life client projects

Ongoing assessments & check-ins

Dedicated Support Team at every stage

Further upskilling or training


We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and are proud to say that our _nologists are: 48% women + non-binary, 75% over the age of 25, 11% LGBTQIA+, 61% culturally and linguistically diverse, 44% with non-STEM backgrounds, and 87% with non-tech backgrounds.

The _nology program is best suited to individuals with at least 2 years of professional experience, noting that 87% of our _nologists are career changers! Most importantly, we look for people with overall potential, aptitude to learn, and a personal passion for building a new career in tech. Our only requirements are that you have eligibility to work in Australia for a 2-year period, and ability to work onsite in Sydney or Melbourne.

Our specialised training is intensive, which is why we ensure individuals who are accepted into the program are ready for 12 weeks of fast-paced learning. Whilst you don’t need a background in tech, there are a few key skills we’ll be looking out for, including self-development, intellectual horsepower, learning on the fly, curiosity, honesty, integrity, problem-solving ability, and an encouraging/ sharing mentality.

Once you’ve submitted an application, our assessment process has two stages that assess skills in communication, problem solving, teamwork and aptitude to learn. Upon completion of each stage, a selection of applicants will be invited to progress to the next stage. Here’s what to expect:

  • Stage 1 | Skills Assessment – An online assessment where you’ll be asked a series of logic and behavioural style questions to be answered in several formats like multiple choice, video, and text.
  • Stage 2 | Group Assessment – You’ll meet other like-minded individuals, take part in a beginners training session on JavaScript (one of the coding languages we teach), and get involved in a group problem-solving activity.

We encourage you to watch our 3min Coding Explained video for an overview of what coding is, and the types of programming languages we teach. You’ll see that building a website or app requires many different elements and skills that are foundational to becoming ​a developer.



Upon successful completion of our training, you’ll have opportunities to work onsite with our hiring partners over an 18-month placement period.

During your placement, you’ll gain practical experience working on a variety of exciting projects as part of a real tech team. Our Talent Success Team will be on hand throughout your time with _nology to support you.

Plus, you’ll have access to ongoing upskilling opportunities and mentorship sessions.

_nology are official scholarship partners of Microsoft Tech Talent and the Google Career Certificates and AWS Certification programs. We’re so excited to offer our _nologists even more access to grow and upskill along their journey into tech. The certifications on offer are industry accredited and teach skills in high-demand, high-growth areas like Microsoft Azure, Power Platform, Data Analytics, Project Management, Cloud Practitioner and Solutions Architecture.

With over 90% of our _nologists securing a permanent position at the end of their
placement period, _nology is the perfect starting point for anyone looking to switch into a
rewarding new career in tech!


Add your details below and we'll let you know as soon as applications open for the next Pathway-to-Tech Program intakes.



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