Why choose the Returners Program at FDM?
At FDM, we offer you the opportunity to step back into a rewarding and successful career. Whether it has been 1 year or 20 years, our Returners Program is dedicated to supporting professionals who have taken a career break on their journey back to work.
Our renowned training will refresh and expand your existing skill set, ensuring you feel fully confident to return to the workplace and prepare you for your new role as an FDM consultant. After 7 weeks of training you will be placed with our industry-leading clients to work as part of their teams. This could see you working on leading edge digital transformation projects, cloud computing, data migration, creating new platforms, or delivering business process improvements.
A supported journey back to work
The FDM Return to Work Scheme offers you much more than just training and experience, we will also provide comprehensive support throughout. Our expert teams, many of whom are returners themselves, understand how daunting it can be when you’re looking to return after a break and will be with you every step of the way.
Our support program include wellbeing and mentoring programs, as well as support for flexible working arrangements should you require them, to help you transition swiftly and confidently back to the working world.
Tech Returners Program
This Program is specifically designed for experienced software developers to return to work as Mid-Senior or Lead Developers. Our instructor-led and project-based training will be carried out within the Scrum framework and will refresh your skills in all the programming languages, getting you job ready in weeks.
What you’ll be doing on the Returners Program
The FDM Returners Program begins with expert training, designed to reconnect you with your existing skills, refresh your knowledge, update your terminology and equip you with industry-recognised qualifications. It covers professional skills, as well as business and tech specific training, and our agile training style ensures you are prepared for any career path ahead of you.
Once you’ve completed training, you will have the opportunity to showcase your skills working on-site with our leading clients. Many returners go into Business Analysis or Project Management roles, however if you come from a legal, training, financial or accounting background, we will help find a role to best suit you.
Read our day in the life of an FDM Returner for more information.
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Do you qualify for the FDM Returners Program?
With FDM, there’s no need to hide your career gap: we are actively looking for individuals with at least a year out of work to join our client’s teams and bring unique perspectives and experiences. If you are passionate about technology and business and are ready to get back to work, then this could be the ideal role for you.
We ask that you have the following:
- A minimum of 1 year out of work (including furlough)
- 5 years of previous commercial experience, which includes experience in Business Analysis, Project Management, Project Support, Accounting, Law or Finance
- An interest in becoming a Business Consultant
- Ability to commit to FDM for 2 years after training
- Eligible to work in Australia
- Availability to work in a full-time role
Applications for our Returners program are paused as we are currently not running this program. Register your interest and we will notify you as soon as they reopen.
Register your interest for the Returners Program and we will get in touch as soon as applications reopen
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