Free 13-week coding course with futureproof!

13-week coding course with futureproof – Your future in tech starts here – 22nd February 2021 Start!

 We’re delighted to introduce you to our partner, futureproof. They offer a free software engineering course, aiming to make careers in technology as accessible as possible.

Their 13-week intense bootcamp is designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to become a job-ready junior software developer. They’re looking for curious graduates from all degree backgrounds to join them on 22nd February 2021. You don’t need experience, just a genuine interest in technology and a desire to learn, as well as the desire to work in technology once you complete the course. Applications to join their February cohort are now open – don’t miss this opportunity to fast-track your future in tech…

Company: futureproof

Locations: Central London

Training course: 13-week free coding course

Salary: Could result in a placement with starting salary of £30,000

Start Date: 22nd February 2021

Degrees Accepted: All degrees, however, there is a preference for Tech/STEM subjects

Deadline: 23/11/2020

You can be from any degree background to apply for this scheme; however, you MUST have a passion for technology. We welcome applications from those who are looking for a career change and their 2nd job!

 Who is the company?

– futureproof is a free coding school designed to empower the next generation of software engineers.

– Their greatest strength is their ability to help match students to companies they will thrive in. 

– Their focus is on helping to place highly motivated individuals where they will do best. 


What is the training course?

– Learning how to work in an agile environment, you’ll be taught the how, what and why of code.

– You’ll learn business skills so you can connect your code to the commercial realities of work.

Full stack web development – you’ll be taught HTML/CSS, JavaScript, React, Python as well as ‘how’ to learn languages to make you adaptable and able to code in any stack.

– This intense course will utilise assignments, assessments and group projects and more to ensure you’re learning full stack web development effectively.

– After 13 weeks of learning to become a junior developer, there is potential to land a 2-year placement as a software engineer which futureproof will help you find. 

– As part of your course, you’ll occasionally need to come into the training centre in Westminster for certain projects.


Why should you apply?

It’s free – unlike some other routes, you pay no fees for your training and could land a job upon completion of the course.

Personalised support – you’ll be supported by incredible teachers, industry experts, and an outstanding community of learners and alumni.

Develop soft skills for the future – you’ll learn key skills including problem-solving, presentation techniques and resilience.

Learn from the best – your teachers know what it takes to go from good to great and you’ll hear from industry-leading speakers, giving you a cutting-edge insight into the world of tech.

Supercharge your CV – you’ll develop your skills as a software engineer with the potential of stepping straight into a role to launch your career in Technology.


Who is best suited to this role?

– You can be from any degree background to apply; however, they are looking for those with technical aptitude

– Those that are looking for a career change are particularly encouraged to apply

– We are looking for those that have spent a considerable amount of free time to understand coding basics, and used resources like udemy, freecodecamp & Codeacademy

Resilience – not giving up at the first hurdle and being curious and resilient enough to push yourself in challenging scenarios

Commitment – as an intense coding bootcamp, you will need to be able to commit full time to the course in order to excel and secure a job as a junior developer upon completion

Problem solving/critical thinking – ability to think about a problem you have clearly and plan solutions to that problem 

Communication – you must have the ability to clearly summarise a problem you are experiencing so that you ask for the most appropriate guidance from teachers & peers

Good time management skills and an ability to deal with pressure

Teamwork– an opinion/understanding of how effective teamwork can produce results and enhance your own skill set

Give/take feedback– you must have an awareness of how valuable feedback is to both yourself and others when used in the right way.