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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.
12 weeks
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?


Skills Bootcamp 1 – 10 October 2022

Skills Bootcamp 2 – 9 January 2023 

Apply today to secure your place!

What does the course cover?


Week 1: Coding Fundamentals with Javascript

Week 2: Introduction to Front-End Web (HTML/CSS)

Week 3: JS DOM and Front-End projects

Week 4: Intermediate JavaScript

Week 5: React.js Fundamentals

Week 6: React.js Intermediate

Week 7: Node.js Fundamentals - Introduction to Back End

Week 8: Web Servers & REST APIs; Employability Session

Week 9: MySQL

Week 10: Full stack web (including deployment)

Week 11 & 12: Employer Project 


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


During the 12-week Skills Bootcamp, we will also 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