Start your career today, with a bespoke, tailored training course from Netmatters!

Have you always been interested in computers and technology? Are you the family member who is always called on to help fix printers, or install new software? Do you have a passion for coding or have dabbled in building your own websites? Or are you simply fascinated by Google and marketing in general?  The Netmatters Scion Coalition Training Scheme is designed for individuals who have always wanted to take an interest in all things tech and turn them into a career – but haven’t really known where to start.

The course is an intensive, hands-on training experience built around your desired role. Whether you are looking to become a digital marketer, a web or software developer, or even (in some areas) an IT support technician – our dedicated team will provide you with the knowledge, skills, and hands-on experience that you need to land your dream role. On top of this, we will work with you to secure a role on the completion of the training.

With the exception of the IT Support training, this is a fully-remote training opportunity. The course takes on average 3-6 months to complete and has a 95% success rate. We offer the training to individuals up and down the country, you will work under remote employment conditions and will gain both the skills and confidence needed to succeed in your chosen field.

Our Training Course In A Nutshell

  • Hands-on course learning from people in the field
  • 8 hours a day, 5 days a week, Monday-Friday
  • The scheme can last anywhere between 3-9 months
  • No experience necessary
  • Regular employee benefits such as holiday
  • Self-funded, sponsored or DWP funded
  • Practical assignments to gain real experience
  • Support with securing employment

Fast Track Career

The programme has been developed and is managed by our experienced, senior web developers.This course trains you to become a developer in as little as 3 months, depending on the speed of your learning.

95% Success

Almost every student that has started the programme over the last year has completed the course in full, gaining all the skills required to become a junior web developer, going on to different employment opportunities.

Tailored Content

After you have learnt the initial basics of coding and the programme, the content of the course is tailored specifically to you and your areas of interest in web development, accelerating your learning effectively.

Specialisations Available

The Scion Coalition Scheme originally only offered training for those looking for a career in Web or Software Development. Over the years we have expanded this course to offer a number of different career paths. Every Scion starts with the same basic training and you are then able to specialise, depending on what your ideal career is.

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Web or Software Developer

Our highly-skilled senior developers have honed the Scion scheme training to help you gain a career as a developer in any number of languages and industries. Throughout your time with us you will focus on basic coding skills, HTML and more, before choosing the area that you are keen to specialise. Our team will also help you to understand the benefits of each of the languages on offer.

Digital Marketing Executive

If you are more interested in SEO and CRO than C# and javascript, and have a fascination with the inner workings of search engines then we have opportunities for you too.

We will tailor your training to cover the inner workings of Google Analytics and Google Ads, understanding the basic functions of a website for SEO purposes for example. Under the Digital Marketing training you will also achieve a number of recognised Google Certifications.

IT Support Technician

From our offices in Cambridge, Wymondham, and Great Yarmouth, we are able to offer face-to-face training for individuals looking to work as IT Support Technicians. We will work with you to build up your knowledge and skills to help you get started in this area of tech.

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DWP Funded

Apply for the course through the Department of Work and Pensions if you are registered with the Job Centre. If you meet the requirements, you can apply and interview for the course

Available subject to referral

Employer Sponsored

We have a coalition of local companies that sponsor the scheme and therefore fund the training for selected students. We also offer places funded by the European Social Fund.

Available subject to employer needs


Apply directly for the course and pay the fee yourself. This style of application would include an interview and a trial day before the application is approved and you are offered a place on the course. 

Available at £3600 or £480 per month

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Our Scion Coalition Scheme is open for people over the age of 18

If you have just left school and you want to start gaining valuable skills, you’re looking for a new career path or you are just extremely passionate about our web development course, we encourage you to get in touch with us.

The Scion Coalition Scheme has the foundations to restructure how we train and employ developers at an industry level. It offers an avenue into a career for those in the community who may not otherwise receive the opportunity.

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