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Skills Bootcamp in Software Development

This 12-week Skills Bootcamp is designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge required to start your career in software development.
Duration
12 weeks
Location
Online Learning

Skills Bootcamps are flexible courses of up to 16 weeks, giving people the opportunity to build up sector-specific skills and fast-track to a guaranteed interview with a local employer.

On successful completion of this Skills Bootcamp, you will have learnt essential knowledge that can’t be found in a textbook – like problem-solving, communication skills and working in a team, as well as the key technical and commercial skills you need to land a great career in tech.

When does the course start?

 

9 January 2023 - Limited places available

 

Apply today to secure your place!

What does the course cover?

Week 1: Introductions and installations

Week 2: Introduction to HTML

Week 3: Intro to DOM

Week 4: JS engine + Higher Order Functions

Week 5: Testing

Week 6: Introduction to React

Week 7: Dynamic content / Conditional rendering

Week 8: Fetch API

Week 9: Deployment with Netlify / Serverless functions

Week 10: REST API with Auth

Week 11: Employer Project (Week1)

Week 12: Employer Project (Week2)

 

Soft/employability skills are embedded through Weeks 1-12 alongside technical content, including:

Employability/ Soft skills

  • Presentation skills
  • CV writing

 

Presentation and interview skills

 

Employability skills are embedded throughout the Skills Bootcamp to help prepare you for an interview.

 

During the 12-week Skills Bootcamp, we will cover:

  • Working in an agile environment
  • Mastering Kanban, timesheets and Trello
  • Lifecycle of a technical project
  • Development/technical responsibilities to project managers/client-services 
  • How to work with project managers/tests 
  • How to approach problem-solving in tech

 

When will I attend?

Attendance is required:

  • Monday to Friday 9.30am - 4.30pm
What are the entry requirements?

There are no formal entry requirements for this course however, you must be eligible for funding to apply, please see the section below - Fully Funded Entry Criteria. 

Fully Funded Entry Criteria

Our Skills Bootcamps are fully funded for anyone aged 19+ who is:

  • Employed either full-time or part-time
  • Unemployed
  • Self-employed
  • A serving prisoner due to be released within 6 months of completion of a Skills Bootcamp and those on temporary release