Need a career change? Learn to code on our self-paced course, enjoy the flexibility of training to become a Software Developer around your schedule. Complete the course in as little as 3 months or take up to 12 months. Retrain in tech & become a job-ready Developer on your terms.
Our Self-Paced Software Developer course will offer you the flexibility to retrain for a new career in tech when it suits your schedule. The self-paced course is 100% flexible making it easy to fit learning around work, childcare or other commitments. What’s more you have the flexibility to decide how quickly you’d like to complete the course, you are welcome to complete your training as quickly or slow as you like as you get 1 years access to the platform.
WHY SHOULD YOU LEARN TO CODE PART-TIME WITH _NOLOGY?
100% Flexible Software developer Training – Trainees can fit course around work and other commitments.
Training delivered by the best coaches in the business on a remote basis.
1 years access to online learning platform – flexibility to complete the course as quickly or slowly as you wish.
Learn the most up-to-date technical skills – we will equip you with everything you need to become a Job-Ready Junior Developer!
Over 30 hours of live 1-to-1 contact time and support from our expert coaches.
No previous experience required – we train people of all ages and backgrounds, many with no coding experience.
Specialist careers modules and support thanks to our partnership with world-leading tech recruitment consultancy ‘Opus RS’, we are connected to more than 200 specialist recruiters who will help to kickstart your career upon completion.
Student finance available – further information on the funding page
Take advantage of the 44% higher salaries in tech by learning to code and future proofing your career
How do I join the course?
Firstly apply! There is no previous experience required on our courses.
After you submit an application our admissions team will be in touch, this is a chance for you to ask any questions and discuss when you want to start the course.
Flexible Self-paced Learning
Client & Personal Projects
Daily Coach Availability
Weekly Live Group Sessions
12 Months Access to Course
Careers Support TO BE JOB READY
A new career
Course Fees and Funding
The course fee is £3,487.50. A deposit of £600 is required before you start the course. You can fund the course yourself or use a Student Loan.
We have partnered with several reputable student lenders who offer tuition loans and living loans to offer you financial flexibility and peace of mind whilst training.
Upon completion you will be supported by one of the world’s largest tech recruitment companies ‘Opus RS’ to find a job. 96% of our graduates have gone on to work in the tech industry on an average starting salary of £28.7K.
You will gain hands-on experience of coding in multiple programming languages, frameworks and tools that employers are looking for right now. 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. The self-paced course
• 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
Object Oriented Programming & Web Testing:
• Introduction to OOP, Classes & Encapsulation • Principles of testing • TDD, Unit testing & Jest • Continuous Integration with Github & TravisCI
• Presentation coaching • Assertiveness in the workplace • Active listening • Dealing with failure • Teamwork • Agile projects
• Atomic design & componentisation • Comparison of popular JS frameworks • Setting up React • Components, Props and State in React • Introduction to Backend As A Service & Firebase • Build REST APIs using Node.js and Express • NoSQL databases • Authentication and Authorization • Client app pitches • Real project work on a client project
Architecture, Networks & Testing:
• Designing & understanding Systems Architecture • Networking fundamentals, hosting & HTTP • Building on Unit Testing with Integration Testing • API testing & Postman
• Making code awesome using clean code principles • Understanding Agile principles & processes • Practice Tech tests & assessments
• Interview preparation • CV, LinkedIn & Github refinement • Mock Business & Technical interviews • Job searching with tech recruiters • Networking events with our hiring partners
Following completion of our immersive Software Developer course, you’ll be equipped to build all kinds of software products. Take a look at what our _nologists have worked on by clicking on their portfolios below.
The _nology Software Developer Course is designed to equip you with the skills, experience and networks to launch your career change into tech. In addition to learning the technical and professional skills that companies are looking for right now, we will also leverage our strong connections to the industry and open the door to your first tech job through networking events and on-going career support.
Investing in your future couldn't be more simple with our transparent fee structure and funding options. We have partnered with several reputable student lenders who offer tuition loans and living loans to offer you financial flexibility and peace of mind whilst training.
The total fee for the Self Paced Course is: £3487.50. This includes a £600 deposit that is payable upon signature of a training contract. To fund the remaining fee, you can either make the payment directly, or fund it through a student loan. 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.
The course will be launching on 29th March 2021. After the course goes live, you can join at any time and do not need to wait for a set start date.
You don't need any qualifications or previous experience of coding to join _nology. Any coding experience that you have gained through studies or self-learning may prove beneficial in the earlier stages of the course, but is by no means necessary.
The self-paced course is delivered fully remotely via our online training platform. You will have your own unique log in details to access the platform and this is where you will find all of the modules and materials for the course. Our expert coaches will be on hand to provide support daily via the live chat and we use video conferencing software to schedule 1-1 reviews and invite you to live tutorials.
From start to finish, the course will take roughly 350 hours to complete and you’ll work through the modules at your own pace. You’ll have access to the course materials for a maximum of 12 months, so you’ll be required to spend a minimum of 6-7 hours per week, on average. The course is fully self-paced and flexible, so you can complete it in anywhere between 3-12 months. Our Coaches recommend that, if possible, you spend 10-15 hours per week learning, which would see you finishing the course in 6-9 months.
Our coaches will be available online via live chat every day between 9am and 5.30pm. They will also often be available a little later in the evening during the week. There will be weekly live drop in sessions where you can come and ask for support on specific blockers and bugs. Finally, you will have a 2 hour one on one session at the end of each module to review your work. There are 10 modules in total to complete. If further work is required to complete the module, coaches will continue to support with further sessions until it is complete.
Remember that this is a learning process, and you aren’t expected to understand everything, first time! There will be a lot of support available to you when you need it. By joining the Self Paced Course, you’ll also join our community on Slack (an instant messaging platform) and be able to communicate directly with _nology Coaches and your fellow Software Developer Trainees.
Ready to apply? Submit this application form and our admissions team will be in touch soon!