Join the Big Academy

Let's cut to the chase, the Big Academy is here to help you make something of your life. No matter who you are, no matter where you're from, the sky is the limit for you. It doesn't matter if you're still in school, spending all your days working, or even unemployed, we want to inspire you to achieve. The Big Academy is all about improving the life chances of the young. We can help you towards a more successful and rewarding career.

First things first, we need you to fill in the form below and complete your registration. It'll let us know who you are, what your situation is, and most importantly how we can best help you. This is where the fun begins!

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Make the Job Work for You

Work can be more than just work, it can be your gateway to even greater opportunities. The Big Academy can help you take control of your own marketability through fully funded work-based learning programs which have recognized qualifications waiting for you at the end.

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Career VOOCs

Career VOOCs are developed by Virtual College, one of the UK’s leading online learning providers. They are short online courses, free to study, with no entry requirements.

When you register with The Big Academy we'll also automatically set you up an account with Virtual College so you can access these free online courses. You'll then be able to track your course progress through your Big Academy profile.

Your Career VOOC account will be setup shortly after you register, we'll send you over an email with the details once this is complete! This usually takes up to 24 hours.

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