Spotlight: INCO Academy UK

It’s Spotlight time!

Here at InfoSec People, we love to engage with our cyber & tech community across the UK, and share their origin stories with our network!

For this Spotlight issue, we are highlighting  INCO Academy UK

About INCO Academy

INCO Academy, part of INCO.ORG, is an international NGO and training organisation committed to fostering an inclusive and sustainable economy. Since their founding, INCO Academy have helped thousands around the world unlock technical skills and reach their full potential through tech. It is more important than ever to up-skill and re-skill people for the jobs of the future, to ensure equitable opportunities can be accessed by all.

INCO Footprint

20,000 learners trained in our programs / year

10 countries with local INCO Academy teams

80% positive outcomes for graduates

5000 learners trained through capacity building with our partners


65% of their learners are women

65% of their learners are under the age of 35

95% of their learners have a migrant background and are facing challenges to gaining meaningful employment

INCO Academy UK

At INCO Academy UK, they are committed to bridging the digital skills gap and creating opportunities for underrepresented communities to obtain roles within the tech industry.

On average, INCO Academy UK trains 400 people per year on fundamental digital skills including Business Intelligence/Data analytics and Cybersecurity as well as professional skills, so they can gain future-oriented jobs and navigate the workplace with confidence.

Since launching in 2020, they have awarded over £1M in scholarships to ensure learners from communities across the UK can take their next career steps towards tech for free.

Get Involved

Support diversity and inclusion needs

Connect to inspire and empower the next tech talented people: INCO Academy learners are from diverse backgrounds and  can fulfil tech organisations’ commitments towards building a truly diverse workforce.

Mentoring and inspiration

Mentor INCO Academy learners: Sign up here to mentor learners for 45 minutes in CV writing or to let them know if you’d like to be part of  tech talks or to share your tech journey/experiences (a day in the life of or tips to get a job in tech, etc.)

For further information, please contact the Partnership & Placement Lead: julia.humphries@inco-group-co

Check out the INCO Academy UK website for more insight:

InfoSec People is a boutique cyber security and IT recruitment consultancy, built by genuine experts. We were founded with one goal in mind: to inspire people to find the careers that inspire them. With the success of companies fundamentally driven by the quality of their people, acquiring and retaining talent has never been more important. We believe that recruitment, executed effectively, elevates and enables your business to prosper.

We also understand that cyber and information security recruitment can genuinely change people’s lives, that’s why we take the duty of care to those we represent very seriously. All our actions are underpinned by our core values:

  • Always do the right thing
  • Be the best we can be
  • Add value

We work with businesses in the cyber/tech arena, from start-ups and scale-ups to FTSE100 and central Government, many of whom are always looking for great people.

Call us directly on 01242 507100 to discuss opportunities or email