FastFutures

We’re here to support the careers of young people

We believe everyone should have the same opportunity to shape their future, whatever their background.

The fully-funded FastFutures programme is designed to do just that – giving you the skills and mentoring you need to kick-start your career.

National Mentoring Day

At FastFutures, we're extremely proud to be making a difference in young people's lives, by providing them with mentoring experiences that help shape their careers.

Today is National Mentoring Day, and to celebrate our learner's successes, we'd like to share with you some of their amazing stories.

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Start your journey with us

Iyou’re aged 18-24 and have 10 hours a week to spare, we'd love you to apply for a place. Your background and how well you did at school don't matter –  everyone is welcome to apply.

In just 12 weeks you’ll learn the practical skills that employers really need, build your network, and increase your confidence through 1-2-1 mentoring.

Work experience with great businesses

You'll learn what it means to be data-driven

Data is the oil that helps businesses run – in fact, they can’t make good decisions without it. Dive into the world of data and learn how to use software to create and analyse reports.

You'll get to know about the power of marketing

Every business that needs to reach customers and sell its products needs sales and marketing. Learn how to use data to create campaigns that meet customers needs and get to know the channels you can use to reach them.

Working in teams will help you to grow

A diverse team is a happy team – and happy teams are successful. Understand the importance of working with people from all walks of life and learn how teams can keep growing and adapting to change.

Understand the fundamentals of finance

Understanding the essentials of finance and managing risk will help you stand out from the crowd. Don’t worry about having any previous accounting knowledge, because we’ll cover all the basics. 

You'll get to work on a real life project

Thanks to new technology, the way teams work together is constantly changing. Learn how to successfully manage teams of people while working on a real-world business project in groups.

You'll be mentored by business professionals

In addition to the course modules, we're there to support you develop a great CV, virtual site visits and talks from top execs, practice interviews and job opportunities.

Meet our learners

Meet Subomi

Watch the video to hear about Subomi's experience on the FastFutures programme.

Meet Mason

Watch the video to hear about Mason's experience on the FastFutures programme.

Meet Pria

Listen to Pria talk about her experience on the FastFutures programme with Kiss FM.

Apply today

By taking part in our 12 week programme, you'll learn digital business skills that employers need right now in, but you'll also get work experience with our amazing partners to make you stand out as a candidate at interviews.

You'll get to demonstrate your team working abilities and your entrepreneurial skills by taking part in real-life project, set by our employers to demonstrate everything you've learned. What's more, the top projects also get the opportunity to pitch their ideas to the senior leaders of our employer partners. How's that for a headline on your CV?

12 weeks, 10 hours a week of self-study, live classes and group work. And its free.

Pre-register today

What our Learners Say

  • 97% feel more employable thanks to the programme
  • 92% will be able to apply their learnings in the workplace
  • 96% have changed their views and opinions through exposure to different communities and perspectives
  • 92% rated their experience as good or excellent
  • 45% were getting more interviews within a month of completing FastFutures

FastFutures Delivery Partners

  • Hive Learning

Become a FastFutures growth partner

FastFutures is designed to provide young people from all backgrounds with the digital business skills organisations need, kickstarting their careers and addressing the skills gap for employers.  The programme is funded by employer partners who mentor the learners, run mock interviews, and provide  experience and insights into their organisations through business challenges and virtual site visits. For employers, FastFutures is a rewarding opportunity to impact youth employment and D&I, and to engage with tomorrow’s diverse digital workforce.

Find out more about becoming an employer growth partner here.