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The Space Conversion Course

3 days of expert support to give you all the tools you need to pivot into the space industry

Switch to an exciting, rewarding career in one of the fastest growing sectors

The space sector is booming, and it needs people with a wide range of skill sets to tackle big challenges, advance science, and help improve life on Earth.

Get support from the experts

HE Space is one of Europe’s leading space recruitment firms. For 40 years it’s worked in close partnership with major industry players including Airbus, the European Space Agency, and the Ariane launch group.

The Space Skills Alliance are experts in space skills, training, and recruitment.

Photo of Barbara Ceretti, a European woman with mid-length brown hair and a red jumper

After twenty years of a cybersecurity career in the banking sector, I really didn’t think that the space sector was an option for me. But HE Space supported me in this change, mentoring and tutoring me, and made it possible.

Barbara Ceretti, Communication Systems Engineer
European Space Agency

A course designed for career changers

The Space Conversion Course will give you all the tools you need to pivot into the space industry. It’s been specifically designed for people who already have some experience in another sector, and has three parts:

Part 1: Get up to speed with the space sector and its jargon, and learn the key technical information

Part 2: Learn how to apply your current expertise in a space context and get expert advice on how to polish your CV and sell yourself

Part 3: Join an in-person day at the Harwell Space Cluster with practical advice on how to hone your interview technique, and make yourself more employable, concluding with a networking session

Sign up

The first Space Conversion Course cohort will enrol in 2023.

Sign up to register your interest and get notified of upcoming course dates. No commitment.