From zero to tech hero in 16 weeks – pivot, switch, get started or upskill.

The Full Stack Software Developer Bootcamp will take you from little or no coding skills to junior software developer in 16 weeks. Whether you’re looking to switch jobs, learn a new skill or get started in your career, this could be just the opportunity you’ve been waiting for. 

Open to people over the age of 16 living in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, or employed by a company with a base in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, this course has funded places available. 

It’s a 16-week, full-time training programme that will prepare you for a career in the digital workforce as a Full Stack Software Developer. 

The bootcamp begins on September 2nd, 2024, so fill out the form below and take the coding challenge now! 

Course overview

The course covers common technical skills including;

  • Creation of interactive, front-end websites utilising industry-standard technologies such as HTML, CSS and ES6 JavaScript.
  • Understanding of creating and managing cloud-based databases natively and via an ORM.
  • Full-stack web frameworks utilising Python.

In addition, learners acquire job-ready skills, such as Agile team management, collaborative pair programming, verbal presentation skills and undertake immersive career coaching content, all of which ensure learners have both the technical knowledge and behavioural skills to succeed in the workplace.

Learners will complete three collaborative hackathon challenges and a summative final capstone project whilst on the programme, thus creating a body of work that can be shown to prospective employers and support their future employment opportunities.

Entry requirements

  • Candidates must be at least 16 years old at the start of the course.
  • Must have the right to work within the UK.
  • Evidence of English language ability equivalent to IELTS Academic Level 6.0 if not a native speaker.
  • Residency: Must be resident in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly or employed by a company with a base in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly
  • Current employment status: you can be employed or unemployed to apply for this course
  • Commitment: Must be committed to an intensive, full-time training schedule for 16 weeks and subsequently, securing employment following training completion.
  • Aptitude: Completion of Code Institute’s 5-Step Coding Challenge. A logical thinker with a desire to learn and problem-solve.
  • Personal Statement and CV: Submit a min. 300-word personal statement and most recent CV.
  • Interview: Pass a telephone interview hosted by Code Institute, which lasts approximately 25 minutes. 
  • Previous experience: The course is designed to take people with little or no coding experience who show an aptitude for learning coding through the 5 Step Coding Challenge.
  • Comfortable studying online for extended periods and at a self-directed pace between live supports. 
  • Have access to a laptop/PC with a minimum 4 GB RAM. A second monitor is highly recommended.

Delivered in partnership with Code Institute.

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