Accelerate your tech career as a

Accelerate your
tech career as a

The all-in-one career accelerator that will help you land your dream job and boost your salary. With personalized training, 1-to-1 mentorship from top engineers and career service with a job guarantee*

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Grow your career and salary

We provide the skills you need to land your dream job and help boost your salary.

Junior IT Engineer
Salary £36,000

1. Assess your career gaps

We'll benchmark your skills and learn about your career goals, defining a training path to success.

Networking
Systems
Linux
Bash
DevOps
IaC
CI/CD
AWS
Python
API
Terraform
Container
Career acceleration
3-6 Months → 10-20 hours/week

2. Bridge your skill gaps

You'll get a personalized training plan to fill your skill gaps supported with 1-to-1 expert mentoring.

Networking
Systems
Linux
Bash
DevOps
IaC
CI/CD
AWS
Python
API
Terraform
Container
DevOps Engineer
Salary £54,000 ↗ 50%

3. Land your dream job

With our career service, you'll get support in landing your dream job and boosting your salary.

Networking
Systems
Linux
Bash
DevOps
IaC
CI/CD
AWS
Python
API
Terraform
Container

The Switch Method
Advance in Months not Years

We're not the classic training provider. We developed a new approach that is customized to your goals, flexible on your schedule and provides expert mentorship.

Personalized and flexible

Personalized on the skills you need to succeed

During the admission process, we identify the skills you need to land your dream role and design with our industry experts a personalized training plan to help you succeed, covering any technical and human skills required.

Flexible schedule to fit your busy work-life

Get the job you want without having to quit your day job. You can complete the training at your own pace within 3 to 6 months by committing 10 to 20 hours per week with a flexible schedule that fits your busy work life.

Mentor-led training

Self-learning can be challenging and slow. You'll never get stuck at Switch Academy thanks to our top-tier 1-to-1 mentorship sessions, providing actionable feedback and keep you accountable for progress.

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    Weekly 1:1 mentoring session to stay accountable
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Industry Expert Mentors

Our top-tier industry experts will guide you through the entire process, from learning the skills to fill your knowledge gap to preparing for interviews and landing your dream job.

Vlad Olariu

Network Automation Engineer

Millennium

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"CCIE #57163. Daily interactions: Python (NAPALM, Netmiko, Nornir), Ansible, TextFSM, Jinja2/Mako. I've been featured on Cisco's NetAcad website as Italy's youngest CCNP (at the time)."

Vlad's work experience:
• Network Automation Engineer at Millennium Management (3 yrs 5 mos)
• Network Automation Engineer at Telnyx (9 mos)
• Network Development Engineer (1 yr 10 mos)
• IP Design Engineer at Three Ireland (4 mos)
• Datacenter Network Engineer at Vodafone (2 yrs 6 mos)
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Giovanni Messina

Network Development Engineer III

Amazon

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"I am an engineer by nature: my passion is to understand how the systems/processes work, what subprocesses are involved and if there is an opportunity to improve/automate them."

Giovanni's work experience:
• Network Development Engineer III at Amazon (Current)
• Network Development Engineer II at Amazon (3 yrs 7 mos)
• Networking Support Senior Analyst at Dell Technologies (1 yr 7 mos)
• System & Network Specialist at Bizmate s.r.l. (2 yrs 4 mos)
• System Integrator at Bizmate s.r.l. (1 yr 2 mos)
• System and Network Administrator at Bizmate s.r.l. (2 yrs 8 mos)
• IT Helpdesk at Bizmate s.r.l. (3 mos)
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Andrei Tanase

Cloud SDN Developer/Engineer

Vodafone

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"Significant experience in both Technical and Leading positions with increased responsibility gained in Telecom Internet Service Providers, Banks, and multinational companies, operating in Romania and abroad. Extensive experience in networking integration and design."

Andrei's work experience:
• Cloud SDN Developer / Engineer at Vodafone (Current)
• Cloud Engineer at Vodafone (10 mos)
• Scrum Master Cloud SDN Platform Integration at Vodafone (2 yrs)
• Senior Network Consultant (4 yrs 9 mos)
• Senior Network Datacenter Consultant (3 yrs 5 mos)
• Network Operations Manager (3 yrs)
• Senior Network Engineer (5 yrs 1 mos)
• Network Engineer (3 yrs 2 mos)
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Csilla Bessenyei

DevOps Transformation Consultant

Freelancer

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"I am passionate about transformation. In the past 10 years I’ve worked in companies with both traditional and cloud enabled operating models."

Csilla's work experience:
• Product/Strategy Consultant/Coaching (Current)
• Platform Engineering at RECRD GROUP (2 mos)
• Technical Product Manager at Kaluza (6 mos)
• Site Reliability Engineer at Kaluza (1 yr 4 mos)
• Enterprise Network Reliability Engineer at Facebook (1 yr 7 mos)
• Network Automation Developer (1 yr 3 mos)
• Network Engineering (5 years)
• Web Development in University (1 yr 4 mos)
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All-in-one career acceleration

Our training solution includes everything you need: online lessons, labs, projects, mentoring, certification exams, career service and great community.

Online training

Learn from top online learning platforms such as Pluralsight, Coursera, O'Reilly and many more with industry experts' video lessons and books.

Hands-on practice

Bring together theoretical concepts and practical application with hands-on labs and build your portfolio of projects to showcase your skills to employers.

1-to-1 mentoring

Get paired with a top industry expert for weekly 1-to-1 mentoring sessions to get feedback and learn industry insight from whom already achieve your same goal.

Industry certifications

During the training, if required, learn what's necessary to get certified by top vendors such as Cisco, AWS, Microsoft etc., to enhance your professional resume.

Career service

You'll get support in landing your dream job, from sourcing job opportunities, drafting your resume carefully, and preparing job interviews successfully.

Community

You will be part of "The Switchers", a new and growing community of talented tech individuals, getting access to exclusive online events and career growth content.

Job guarantee - better role and better salary

At Switch Academy, you'll get a faster and low-risk solution to career and social mobility. We'll help you land your dream job with our career service, employer network and referrals in top companies from our mentors.

We're confident that we can land you your dream job and boost your salary, so we offer you a job guarantee* - get a better job and salary or your money back.

How does Switch Academy compare?

Learn why Switch Academy is the best training for career advancement.

Bootcamp
Switch Academy
Academy Course
Pricing
Upfront £5,000 - £10,000
Small deposit + % of new job salary
Loan or Upfront £10,000+
Personalized plan
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✓ Customized on your career goals
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Online training
Live lessons
✓ Learning platforms (Video + Books)
Live + Video lessons
Hands-on practice
Hands-on labs
✓ Hands-on labs + Projects
Hands-on labs
1-to-1 mentoring
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✓ Weekly 1-to-1 expert mentoring
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Industry certifications
Partial preparation
✓ Preparation + 1st exam (if necessary)
Full preparation
Career service
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✓ Job landing, CV and Interview prep.
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Flexible schedule
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✓ Flexible 3-6 months 10-20 hrs/week
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Job guarantee*
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✓ Better job and salary or money-back
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Bootcamp
Switch Academy
Academy Course
Pricing
Upfront £5,000 - £10,000
Small deposit + % of new job salary
Loan or Upfront £10,000+
Personalized plan
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Online training
Hands-on practice
1-to-1 mentoring
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Industry certifications
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Career service
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Flexible schedule
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Job guarantee*
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Accessible pricing plans

Affordable pricing plans for Junior, Mid-level and Senior professionals, backed by our job guarantee* - get a better job and salary or your money back. All our plans include:

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    Career service
Start / Junior-level

£1,800 Early Beta 25% Discount

£1,350 +10% base salary*

*Paid over 18 months up to £9,000 after you get your new job position / salary increase.

Grow / Mid-level

£2700 Early Beta 25% Discount

£2,025 +10% base salary*

*Paid over 18 months up to £13,000 after you get your new job position / salary increase.

Scale / Senior-level

£3,600 Early Beta 25% Discount

£2,700 +10% base salary*

*Paid over 18 months up to £19,500 after you get your new job position / salary increase.

Start / Junior-level

€2,000 Early Beta 25% Discount

€1,500 +10% base salary*

*Paid over 18 months up to €10,500 after you get your new job position / salary increase.

Grow / Mid-level

€3,000 Early Beta 25% Discount

€2,250 +10% base salary*

*Paid over 18 months up to €15,000 after you get your new job position / salary increase.

Scale / Senior-level

€4,000 Early Beta 25% Discount

€3,000 +10% base salary*

*Paid over 18 months up to €25,000 after you get your new job position / salary increase.

Frequently Asked Questions

Here you can find the answers to the most common questions, but if you have any other questions feel free to write at admission@switchacademy.com or schedule a call.

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How does the admission process work?
0. Join the waitlist by filling out our application form.
1. If you're eligible for our academy, we'll schedule a call to learn more about your current job and future career goal.
2. As the next step, you'll need to take a Cognitive and Aptitude Test
3. The final step will be an Interview with our technical team of mentors.If you're successful, we'll draft a contract proposal for a personalized plan matched with an industry expert mentor.
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How does the job guarantee work?
We're so confident we can land you your dream job that if you don't receive a better job opportunity with an increased base salary within six months from the completion of the program, we'll give you your money back.

To be eligible for the money-back guarantee, terms & conditions apply, such as participating in career service activities, e.g. sending job applications weekly, etc.
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How do the pricing plans work?
Our accessible pricing requires a small upfront fee to secure your spot and demonstrate your commitment. At Switch Academy, our goal is to bring you a great career outcome and help you make a switch in your life.

That's why our pricing model is outcome-driven. We help you land your dream job, and you pay us back with just 10% of your future base salary paid over 18 months.

The training quickly pays itself back with just a 25% salary increase, but we aim to get you way more, even like a 50-75% increase.

In this way, all the incentives are aligned because it is in our and your best interest to land you the best job with the highest salary.

There are 3 different tiers (Start, Grow and Scale) based on your current seniority level and salary.

The higher your career level is, the higher the cost is, based on the program's complexity, the seniority of the industry expert who will mentor you 1-to-1, and the job and salary outcome we'll help you achieve.
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How do the mentoring sessions work?
We'll match you with one of our top-tier mentors that will provide mentoring sessions for 2 hours every week. In these sessions, the mentor will help you never get stuck, keep you accountable for progress and provide valuable feedback to prepare for your dream job.

Join Switch Academy Today

What are you waiting for? Join Switch Academy and make a switch in your life.

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