Why learn to code?
For year’s coding has suffered from an identity problem: perceived as difficult, boring and well, just not very cool. Fast forward to today, and coders are the new rockstars of the professional world. As the world of tech has diversified from building word processors to building software for, say, autonomous drones to fly into disaster zones and deliver life-saving aid or e-commerce giants selling luxury fashion – software developers are central to the continued technological transformation of the world as we once knew it.
Learning the basics of coding can be anything from acquiring the knowledge to help you manage your small business website to the foundations of your future career. Coding skills are among the highest in demand across hundreds of sectors and offer the quickest route into your industry of choice. Fancy a role in education? Committed to tackling climate change? Enamoured by space travel and satellites? From Nike to NASA – learning to code is your route to a career defined by innovation and problem-solving.
Can anyone retrain?
Being a software developer is much more than just writing code. It involves creative problem solving, innovation and is bursting with possibility. Our course aims to encourage creative thinking, idea generation and collaboration – creating new mindsets to face the upcoming technological revolution. You don’t need any qualifications or previous experience of coding to join _nology, in fact most of our trainees joined us with no previous experience. We’ve trained professional dancers, nurses, accountants, customer service workers and more…
How long does it take to retrain?
Here at _nology that is entirely up to you! One of our most popular options for people looking to retrain is the Self-Paced Software Developer Course. As this course is 100% flexible you can set your own learning hours, you could choose to complete it in 4, 6, 9 or 12 months. However our coaches do recommend a minimum of 15 hours per week of learning. The main benefit of our Self-Paced course is that you could can fit training around any other commitments such as work etc. Upon completion you would be supported by one of the world’s largest tech recruitment companies ‘Opus RS’ to find your first tech job.
Looking to retrain in a hurry? Check out our full-time 12-week Software Developer Course here
What jobs are available if I learn to code?
Self-paced Software Developer Course
This part-time course is suitable for those looking to continue working alongside the course or looking for a 100% flexible course that will fit in around busy life. Although we recommended you spend 10-15 hours per week studying it is entirely up to you. During the course we will cover all things employability ensuring that you can use your new found skill set to launch a tech career and take advantage of the 44% higher salaries in the tech industry.
Course cost, funding and starting salaries
- The Self-paced course costs £3,487.50.
- We have partnered with a selection of reputable student lenders who offer a range of loans options to cover course fees and/or living expenses while you’re on the course.
- _nology course graduates go on to earn an average salary of £28.7K in tech upon completion of the course. But your earning potential doesn’t stop there, thanks to the huge variety of career paths in the tech industry due to demand you could go on to earn £50,000+ in just under 2 years.