Course overview

Develop: Coding City of Bristol College

A three-week, full-time course in coding for adults aged 19+. You will work towards an IT User Skills in Open Systems and  Enterprise Level 2 Certificate

Understand the fundamentals of programming, get to grips with front-end development and become acquainted with working in a professional development environment.

Welcome to the world of Software Development, this is your gateway to the digital sector.

  • Build your first websites
  • Learn JavaScript, HTML and CSS
  • Proven pathway to our Master: Coding bootcamp and Apprenticeships

Register your interest on Code Nation’s website

Additional information

Who is it for?

This course is for anyone who is interested in becoming a developer and for people who want to see how websites and digital products are developed. If you’ve got big ideas to develop the next big thing and not sure where to start, this course is for you. If you’ve thought you want a change of direction and think coding could be what you’re looking for, this course is for you.

If you study on this programme it will give you the foundational skills you’ll need to study at a higher level and is designed especially to prepare you for life as a Software Developer on the Level 4 Software Developer apprenticeship standard.

What you'll learn

You’ll learn the fundamentals of programming, get to grips with front-end development, take on mobile app or games development, and become acquainted with working in a professional development environment.

  • Introduction to coding with JavaScript
  • Front-end development with HTML and CSS
  • Modern collaborative technologies
  • Using GitHub
  • Working with professional-grade software like Visual Studio Code effectively
  • Find out if a career in tech is for you.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this programme but you will need an extremely positive attitude towards learning.

You will need a PC/Laptop with an Intel Core i3 or equivalent processor, 8GB RAM and 128GB of storage along with a webcam and microphone to attend the virtual learning environment

How is the course delivered and assessed?

The course will be delivered via Code Nation’s virtual learning environment – we’ll get you set up in advance of the course. Assessment takes place through coursework and practical demonstrations of your new skills and knowledge.

You will develop a website and an application using tools like GitHub, Trello, Visual Studio Code and Slack as well as create a portfolio of work through assignments.

Future career and study opportunities

Further study includes

Proven pathway to our Master bootcamp and Apprenticeship in Software Development Level 4.

Future career opportunities include

Tester, Developer, Games Developer, Games Designer, App Developer, Graphic Designer, Modeller, Technical Analyst, Web Designer, Web Developer, IT Support, UX/UI Designer, Technical Consultant.

Additional costs

This course costs £899 including VAT.

Government funding is available for those earning less than £16k or unemployed and in receipt of benefits.

If you are on a limited income, you may be able to receive help from our Learner Support Funding Bursary.

Register your interest on Code Nation’s website

Blended learning

To keep our students and staff safe, we’re reducing the number of people in our buildings at one time.

To achieve this, most of our courses will include sessions taught at the college supported by online learning to help you reach your full potential.

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