FAQ

Frequently asked questions

CAN SOMEONE WITH A FULL-TIME JOB ATTEND THIS BOOTCAMP?


Yes. This program is designed to be accessible, flexible, and allow working professionals who are actively seeking a career change to do so.




WHAT IS THE DAILY STRUCTURE OF THIS 18 WEEK BOOTCAMP?


Students meet for class once a week on Wednesday evenings at 7:00PM for one and a half hours. In addition to the weekly class meeting, students meet once a week for a remote, 30-minute one-on-one with a mentor and have the option to attend scheduled office hours. Students start each academic week on Sunday and are required to watch all videos and start working on assignments/projects before coming to class on Wednesday to be prepared.




WHAT IS THE TIME COMMITMENT FOR THIS PROGRAM?


15-20 hours a week is required to complete the program.




WHY DO STUDENTS START ASSIGNMENTS BEFORE THEY MEET FOR CLASS?


We have students start reviewing curriculum and working on weekly assignments three days before class as part of our two-point learning process. The two sections of our learning process are "learn" and "solidify". We have students start the learning process by reviewing the curriculum and starting assignments before class. That way, when they come to class they are already familiar with the concepts and the instructor can start the second phase by ensuring they practice and understand what they are learning, or have already learned. Studies show that a flipped educational model, such as this, help students learn quicker and retain more information.




IS THE COURSE INSTRUCTOR LED? WHAT IS THE BACKGROUND AND EXPERIENCE OF YOUR INSTRUCTORS?


Yes, the course is instructor led by experienced software engineers who have teaching and training experience.




WHAT TYPES OF JOBS WILL GRADS BE PREPARED FOR?


Graduates of our 18 week program will be prepared for entry level roles as a Software Developer, Software Engineer, Java Developer, Java Engineer, Engineer in Test, or comparable title.




WHAT TECHNOLOGIES ARE COVERED IN THE BACK END AND FRONT END DEVELOPER PROGRAM? WHAT TYPES OF PROJECTS WILL STUDENTS WORK ON?


In the Back End Developer program, we cover technologies including, but not limited to: Java, MySQL, Git, CLI navigation, JUnit, JDBC, REST concepts, SpringBoot, Maven, JPA, JWT, log4j, debugging, AWS, and more. Students will also receive a self-paced bonus course “Front End Explorations” that introduces some HTML, CSS, JavaScript, DOM manipulation, JQuery, AJAX and React. Students will build multiple projects ranging from console applications to full blown Web APIs. In the Front End Developer program, we cover JavaScript, HTML, CSS, Bootstrap, React DVD other supporting technologies. This involves creating components that look good and provide functionality when a user interacts with them. It also involves interacting with Back End applications and displaying data in an aesthetically pleasing manner.




HOW CAN I ENROLL?


To begin enrollment, take the assessment at the top of this page or contact your local community college's community education department and ask about the Back End or Front End Software Development bootcamp. For More Information: Call 310-660-6460 or text 424-279-4430 to schedule an individualized information session call with our coding program counselor Kendra.




WHAT IS THE COST OF TUITION?


$4,900




WHAT ARE THE SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS?


A laptop with a minimum of an i5 processor and at least 8GB of RAM is required for this program. Windows, MacOS, or Linux are acceptable operating systems. Chromebooks will not work for this program.




WHO ARE THESE PROGRAMS GEARED TOWARDS?


These programs are geared towards anyone looking to start a career in software or switch careers within the technology industry.

You do not need any prior coding experience to enroll in a cohort, we will provide you with all of the tools you need to become employable within the market. If you do have coding experience, you can perfect your skills with these bootcamps or focus on specific skills and technologies by enrolling in either the Front End or Back End programs.





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