Course overview

Full Stack Developer Skills Bootcamp City of Bristol College

City of Bristol College has partnered with the leading Educational Technology Specialists, Code Institute, to help kickstart careers as a software developer.

Through a combination of industry-aligned subjects, hackathons and career mentorship – guided by Code Institute’s expansive network of tech industry leaders – the skills bootcamp provides an opportunity for students to develop digital software skills and technical processes to help them access jobs in the digital industry.

Additional information

Who is this course for?

This skills bootcamp is for anyone aged 19 and over who is currently unemployed and is looking to kickstart a career in the lucrative tech sector.

No prior experience is necessary, and the 16-week full-time programme will ensure you cover the relevant programming languages and frameworks needed to become a versatile full-stack developer.

What you'll learn

The skills bootcamp has been planned to ensure that you cover the necessary technical and practical skills you need to progress as a developer in tech.

You will learn and develop front and back-end development languages, including JavaScript and Python, and the full stack frameworks.

You will learn through a dedicated online platform in which you will access all learning content that will be facilitated with input and guidance from the dedicated instructors and technical support to access and apply the learning practically.

You will learn how to build and develop projects through the use of the Interactive Development Area and hosting on cloud-based Git Servers.

You will also learn how to compile and build portfolio-based projects, allowing you the opportunity to demonstrate the skills acquired to prospective employers.

Course entry requirements

To participate, students must:

  • Have access to a computer that can sufficiently run web-based software through Google Chrome or any other high-performance web browser
  • Complete our three-stage initial assessment process
  • Coding Challenge
  • Personal Statement (~300 words outlining your reasons for taking the course)
  • Admissions Interview
  • Be able to commit to a full-time programme of study of 35hrs per week for 16 weeks
  • You must have eligibility to work in the UK, and if you are not living in the WECA postcode then you will need to demonstrate the willingness to work within the WECA LEP area (further information can be provided at the initial assessment stage)

How is the course delivered and assessed?

You will be assessed through two hackathons, which will be undertaken collaboratively and you will get holistic feedback and formative assessment from these and will support the development of your portfolio project.

Completion of the projects will result in completion of the Bootcamp, and you will receive a certificate of completion.

Future career and study opportunities

The skills bootcamp is designed to support you in progressing into employment.

As part of the boot camp, you will engage in careers and employer-linked activities to support you and be interview-ready.

Successful completion of the bootcamp can enable you to progress into junior entry positions within the tech and digital sector.

Additional costs

The bootcamp is completely free, and there are no additional costs.

  • Career Coach
    For guidance on which career path to take, to explore career options related to our courses, find out which careers are in demand, and then get the training you need.

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