Free code training for
COVID-19 career impacts

Here at Lolly Co, we pride ourselves on our passion for technology. But we don’t just dedicate our time to accelerating client businesses - we want to encourage more people to enter and excel in the technology industry. Unfortunately, a variety of barriers block the entrance to the digital field, from privileged access to training to our fight for equality in the workplace. We wanted to change that.

We believe in giving people a chance. And we know they are far and few between.

That’s why we set up the Lolly Co Foundation, the stepping stone needed for those that require that extra support to break into their future career. For those that missed out on the privilege needed to break into the technology industry, we can provide the guidance and the training that can ensure they enter their dream job.

The specific support on offer for those that secure a place with the foundation includes the necessary training for business technology professionals in a range of programming languages and other digital capabilities required for the field, support regarding finding a job in a specific field and extra assistance with interviewing and applications.

smiling man giving a talk at a conference
smiling employee looking at a computer in an office
employees writing on a whiteboard
people talking in an office with laptop
group casually talking at table in an office
Changing Lives

The Lolly Co team places a lot of importance on learning. We are constantly seeking new avenues of upskilling and exploring new areas of digitalisation to add to our consulting so we can provide a greater service for our clients. But it’s not just about our own success; the ambition to learn is one of the core values at the heart of the foundation.

laptops on a desk with stationary
employees working together on laptops
employees working on laptops
man looking at computer screen with software
Join The Lolly Co Foundation

Our foundation is completed in two stages;
The one month introduction to coding course
The six month full stack developer course

In order to gain an interview to our six month full stack developer course you must complete our one month introduction to coding course.

The Lolly Co Foundation is currently accepting applications for the spring 2021 one month introduction to coding course.

If you think the Lolly Co Foundation is what you need to access the technology industry with the necessary support, the first batch of applications is currently being accepted and processed. And with the Coronavirus pandemic leaving the future of many uncertain - especially those physically vulnerable and financially insecure - the support of the Lolly Co Foundation has never been more vital.

Our Requirements

You located within the UK.
You are able to read, write and speak English at a good level. Unfortunately we are unable to provide lessons in languages other than English.
You need to be ready to commit around 20 hours of learning per week to complete the course on time.
You will need to be available for online tutor lead 2 hour lessons 5 times per week.
You will need access to a computer and an internet connection.
You must be over 18 years of age at the start of the foundation 2021 Spring batch - 1st March 2021.

You must submit your application to us by the deadline date of the 26th February 2021.
In order to qualify for our help your career path and job opportunities will have been severely impacted by COVID-19.

Applying is easy, all you need to do is to send an email to explaining why you would like to be included in the Lolly Co Foundation spring 2021 batch for the our month introduction to coding course, why you want to build a career in tech and how COVID-19 has affected you.