A fully funded programme, through Greater Manchester Combined Authority, that gave 16 women a Linux technical qualification and support then to turn that skill into a career within the digital workforce.

Exclusively for those that self-identified as women, non-binary/gender fluid people and to under employed or un-employed candidates. welcome applicants from an ethnic minority background. Whilst priority was given to candidates from Hulme, Moss Side, Whalley Range, Fallowfield and surrounding neighbourhoods. 

Linux is one of the building blocks of the internet. Just like Windows, iOS, and Mac, Linux is an operating system that makes computers work. In fact, it’s one of the most popular platforms on the planet. Android phones, for example, are powered by Linux.

Tap delivered workshops based on Confidence building, self esteem, mindfulness and mindset as part of the soft skills to accompany the training programme, as well as offering culturally competent pastoral care and mentor ship throughout the programme.