Code First Girls - Career Switcher courses

Starting in May, Code First Girls are offering 4 week, subsidised coding courses in web development, python and database management, specifically for those seeking a transition into a role in technology.

Who are Code First Girls?

Code First Girls are a social enterprise that provides coding educational interventions for women who are interested in a career in technology. Code First Girls launched in 2015, with a mission to transform technology through educational opportunity. So far, they have taught over 14,000 women how to code and have connected them with 40+ top employers.

What are the courses?

Delivered virtually in small classes of 15 with dedicated and experienced instructors, the courses are structured with two evening classes a week (6-8pm) for four weeks. Designed to help women develop industry endorsed skills through hands-on projects, participants finish the course with an applied knowledge of coding languages like HTML, CSS, and Javascript, Python, or SQL. Courses start in May, June, and July and run for four weeks.

What comes after the course?

As an alumnus of Code First Girls, you will have access to exclusive webinars, events, continuous education, and job postings directly to the CFG community. You will be sent roles relevant to your course and if you decide to apply, Code First Girls will provide coaching and support to aid your application process.

What kind of jobs do Code First Girls’ alumni find?

Graduates of their web development course find jobs as front-end developers, software engineers, or visualization architects. Those who complete their Python or SQL courses are in demand for roles as data analysts, full-stack developers, or technical consultants. Graduates of any course are also in demand for technology adjacent roles as recruiters, marketers, or project managers who understand technical teams and products.

What does the course cost?

The course is offered at the heavily subsidised rate of £685.

Go to Code First Girls’ new website to sign up. If you have any further questions, please feel free to reach out to professionals@codefirstgirls.org.uk.

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