Your Journey Into Tech: Applications Opening Soon!

Apr 10th, 2019

Are you looking for an opportunity to re-enter or enter the Tech Industry after a career break? If yes, then…..Tech Returners will soon be opening up applications for our “Your Journey into Tech” programme starting September 2019

Are you looking for an opportunity to re-enter or enter the Tech Industry after a career break?

Are you passionate about a career as a software developer?

Are you looking for an accessible route to develop technically and personally?__

If yes, then…..

Tech Returners will soon be opening up applications for our “Your Journey into Tech” programme starting September 2019

Our programme creates accessible routes into businesses through continual training and technology, resulting in more diverse and inclusive workforces.

The 15-week programme is based in Manchester City Centre and entails, a full immersive week (10-4) then 14 weeks of 2.5-hour lectures, daytime/evening. You must be able to attend all sessions and commit to an average of 10 hours of additional work each week.

This course is free!

We are looking for people who are passionate about developing into a career in technology and have the drive and growth mindset to succeed.

Course Overview

Our course takes you through a structure in which we cover both the fundamentals of software development, frontend development skills and backend development skills. During the first week of the course, we focus on programming and tech team fundamentals covering topics such as test-driven development, pair programming, agile processes and problem-solving techniques. JavaScript is used as the core underpinning language throughout the course.

Following the first week, the frontend portion of the course focuses on core frontend skills including HTML, CSS, JavaScript before moving into React development.

The backend section of the course is focused on developing supporting backend API's leveraging Cloud (AWS) technologies. You'll be introduced to Cloud terminology and skills, databases, serverless technologies and API development via NodeJS and the Express framework.

Finally, the last two weeks of the course are dedicated to creating your own projects in a team and utilising your skills in order to create your own applications.

This will be underpinned by personal development support through 1-2-1 coaching, cv writing, interview preparation, finding the right role for you and welcoming you into the amazing Tech Returners community.

The course is run by the Tech Returners experienced coaches more details can be found here

Interested? drop us a line at hello@techreturners.com to express your interest and we'll be in touch soon with next steps!