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To be eligible to join the Digital Momentum pilot, participants must be:

Female living in Somerset, Devon, Torbay or Plymouth


A resident in a ward which falls into the bottom 20% most deprived wards* within Somerset, Devon, Torbay or Plymouth

(*as defined by the Index for Multiple Deprivation 2015)

List of eligible wards of residency (for non-female participants only)

Eligible wards in

Torbay →

  • Berry Head-with-Furzeham
  • Blatchcombe
  • Cockington-with-Chelston
  • Ellacombe
  • Preston
  • Roundham-with-Hyde
  • St Marychurch
  • Tormohun
  • Watcombe
  • Wellswood

Eligible wards in

Torridge →

  • Bideford East
  • Bideford North
  • Northam

Eligible wards in

Exeter →

  • Mincinglake and Whipton
  • Newtown and St Leonard’s
  • Priory
  • St David’s

Eligible wards in


  • Frome Market
  • Glastonbury St Benedict’s

Eligible wards in

North Devon →

  • Central Town
  • Forches and Whiddon Valley
  • Ilfracombe Central
  • Yeo Valley

Eligible wards in

Plymouth →

  • Budshead
  • Devonport
  • Drake
  • Efford and Lipson
  • Ham
  • Honicknowle
  • Moor View
  • St Budeaux
  • St Peter and the Waterfront
  • Stoke
  • Sutton and Mount Gould

Eligible wards in

Sedgemoor →

  • Bridgwater Dunwear
  • Bridgwater Eastover
  • Bridgwater Fairfax
  • Bridgwater Hamp
  • Bridgwater Westover
  • Bridgwater Wyndham
  • Highbridge and Burnham Marine

Eligible wards in

South Somerset →

  • Chard Jocelyn
  • Yeovil Central
  • Yeovil East
  • Yeovil West

Eligible wards in

Taunton Deane →

  • Taunton Halcon
  • Taunton Lyngford
  • Wellington North

Eligible wards in

Teignbridge →

  • Buckland and Milber
  • Bushell
  • Teignmouth East

How do I apply?

This programme is now closed for applications.

What do I need to know before I apply?

As a pilot project, we’re interested in gathering evidence on whether the project has supported learners to embark on or progress within digital careers. All Digital Momentum learners are required to participate in the evaluation of the pilot; sharing feedback with us (and our evaluation partner) on their Digital Momentum experience.

Digital Momentum is a 12-month pilot funded by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport – Digital Skills Innovation Fund