The competition is an opportunity for young people who may be aspiring to work in the IT industry, or in any job where it’s important to have good IT skills and knowledge, to showcase their talent and demonstrate their journey towards work-readiness. Some examples of the job roles available might be:

  • Data entry
  • Office Assistant
  • Working for a club or charity

The skills you need to demonstrate

  • IT skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Analytical

  • Problem solving

  • Technical knowledge

  • Presentation skills

  • Team working

  • Creative

Entry criteria

The competition is for learners with SEND with an Education health & Care Plan (EHCP) on a vocational, employability or work-skills programme. It is roughly equivalent to a vocational qualification at:

  • Entry Level 3 (England and Wales)
  • Level 2 (Ireland)
  • Access 3 (Scotland)

How it works

Our competitions are open to all so please register between 27 February – 24 March 2023

The first stage of competition is a remote or online test (where applicable)

The National Qualifiers will take place on the week commencing 19 June 2023,Via remote streaming using Teams.

Scores are quality assured and Finalists are announced

Competitors prepare and practise in readiness for the National Finals

The Finalists come together to compete in the National Finals

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