Ada, the National College for Digital Skills, offers a career-catapulting, industry focused education that is free to attend. If you’re excited about entering the games design industry, creating apps that change lives or building technologies that help grow industries, then Ada is the perfect institution for you. Find out more
Earn valuable BTEC and A Level qualifications. Build a digital portfolio that stands out from the rest. Move forward with confidence and ambition. We help students unlock the door to aspirational apprenticeships, new start-ups, large corporations, and top universities.
Not going to uni? Looking for a career change? Our Higher Level and Degree apprenticeships get you working with a top tech employer, a degree qualification, and a salary instead of tuition debt.
Ada wants to close the gap between education and industry, provide a skills-first approach to everything we do, and remove barriers between talented young people and their dream employers. To do this, we rely on the support of innovative and creative companies and individuals to help our young people become tomorrow’s digital trailblazers. Hire an apprentice, volunteer with our learners, or make a philanthropic commitment.
Ada’s Sixth Form Computer Science results are in the UK's top 6%
The average salary of an Ada Apprentice
By 2028 we will have transformed the lives of 10,000 young people
"I am proud to be the patron of Ada, the National College for Digital Skills, as it will create a new wave of diverse digital leaders to help redefine the fastest growing sector in the UK."
Founder of lastminute.com
“Ada have built a fantastic programme that combines a unique learning experience anchored around creative, entrepreneurial digital skills coupled with practical, relevant industry knowledge.”
“By choosing an apprenticeship, I’m getting a degree for free, getting paid while I do it, getting on-the-job experience, and getting contacts in the area that I’m going to be working in. I feel like I get a head start.”
“There’s nowhere else like this; that provides the same opportunities, that brings the same like-minded people together. You’re not going to find anywhere else like Ada.”
Ada Sixth Form Graduate
Ada, the National College for Digital Skills, has been honoured with the first ever King’s Award for Enterprise for Promoting Opportunity (through social mobility). Ada, which has a mission to educate and empower the next generation of diverse digital talent, is one of 148 organisations nationally to be recognised with the prestigious award.
The achievement follows a successful partnership with Bank of America to deliver outreach and additional services which recruit and support young people from underrepresented groups into Ada’s Sixth Form and Digital Degree Apprenticeship education programmes and onto aspirational careers in Tech.
If you would like to know more, or have a specific question please do not hesitate to get in touch with our Admissions department.
0204 576 9852
Ada, the National College for Digital Skills has announced that it will be expanding and moving to a new home in the heart of London Victoria.
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