12 week Software Developer course

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The intensive 12 week course

Our full-time, 12-week Software Developer Course equips you with all the skills you need to become a job-ready developer, ready to enter the workplace. We train people from all backgrounds, many with no coding experience. With a network of more than 2,000 partners worldwide, it’s no wonder that 98% of our trainees land a tech job within 4-weeks of completing the course.

 

 

Outcomes

Client &
Personal Projects

500
Hours Training

90 Days
Job Guarantee

Massive
Earning Potential

98% Job
Placement Rate

98% job placement into tech roles within 4-weeks

Syllabus

What You'll Learn

You will gain hands-on experience of coding in multiple programming languages, frameworks and tools that employers are looking for right now, including: HTML, CSS, SCSS, JavaScript, React/Angular and Firebase. You'll also receive expert soft-skills training, delivered by a team of dedicated career coaches. The course is comprised of projects that are both practical and relevant to today's workplace. You'll graduate from the course with a portfolio to showcase your coding experience and set you up for a smooth transition into your exciting new career in tech.

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Web Fundamentals
(Weeks 1 - 2)

• Source control: GIT, Github flow, Pull requests, Code reviews
• HTML basics: Semantic HTML, accessibility, web page structure & creation
• Responsive design: Design concepts, Grid, Flexbox, Media queries
• Basic DOM interaction to hide & show page elements
• Styling with CSS & CSS preprocessors
• Package management with NPM & Yarn

Web Interactivity
(Week 3)

• Introduction to Javascript (ES6)
• Variables, Data Types, Scope, Functions, Objects, Arrays
• Further interaction with the DOM to produce more complex applications & functionality
• Loops and Array iterators

Object Oriented Programming & Web Testing
(Week 4)

• Introduction to OOP , Classes & encapsulation
• Principles of testing
• TDD, Unit testing & Jest
• Continuous Integration with Github & TravisCI

Soft Skills
(Week 5)

• Presentation coaching
• Assertiveness
• Active listening
• Organisation
• Focus
• Professionalism
• Stress management
• Conflict resolution

Javascript Frameworks and Client Project
(Week 6 - 9)

• Atomic design & componentisation
• Comparison of popular JS frameworks
• Setting up React
• Components, Props and State in React
• Introduction to Backend As A Service & Firebase
• REST APIs
• NoSQL databases
• Authentication and Authorization
• Client app pitches
• Real project work on a client project

Architecture, Networks & Testing
(Week 10)

• Designing & understanding Systems Architecture
• Networking fundamentals, hosting & HTTP
• Building on Unit Testing with Integration Testing
• API testing & Postman

Consolidation
(Week 11)

• Making code awesome using clean code principles
• Understanding Agile principles & processes
• Practice Tech tests & assessments

Job Readiness
(Week 12)

• Interview preparation
• CV, LinkedIn & Github refinement
• Mock Business & Technical interviews
• Job searching with tech recruiters
• Employment afternoon with local businesses coming in to meet you

Alumni

What our students think

A lot can happen in 12 weeks. From their first days as trainees to full-fledged graduates working as Junior Developers out in the big wide world, our _nologists have shared their personal experiences.

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Kat Kolomycew

Junior Web Developer

“There have been only a few times where I could say that I felt like I was exactly where I was supposed to be in a given moment of my life, and this is one of them. The challenge is on, the people are awesome, and the atmosphere is fun.”

Sam Buckley

Junior Software Engineer

“After I left school I found myself heading in a direction I wasn't happy with. When I heard about _nology I thought it would be a great opportunity to change that.”

Matthew Bickell

Junior Software Trainer

“I decided to take the _nology course to develop a new skill-set, and while I had my reservations before the course began, in just these four short weeks I've learned so much. Everyone from trainers to course mates have been nothing but helpful in ensuring we all get the most out of our time here.”

Adam Kovacs

Junior Web Developer

“Nology is not just a big stepping stone in tech but also gives me the opportunity to meet new people and encourages a group dynamic that is supportive. Also, being able to recognize small wins every day in challenges, helps me acknowledge that I’m improving as a developer.”

Aleo Yakas

Junior Software Developer

“_nology has already helped me develop my tech skills in the four weeks I've been here. The course does an amazing job in consistently introducing new topics in simple and manageable chunks while still remaining enjoyably challenging.”

Maya Keeley

Junior Software Developer

“I love how _nology focuses on many aspects of the developer; the logic, creativity and even the soft skills. It's not just about being able to code!”

Questions?

FAQS

Here are some of the most popular questions our students ask. Go more questions? Head over to our FAQs page!

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12-week Software Developer Course

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18th May - 7th Aug

Mon-Fri 8:30 am - 5:30 pm

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31st Aug - 20th Nov

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11th Jan - 2nd Apr

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12-week Software Developer Course

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11th May - 31st Jul

Mon-Fri 8:30 am - 5:30 pm

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24th Aug - 13th Nov

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18th Jan - 9th Apr

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