Frequently Asked questions
General

Who can I ask for past experiences with your school?
Read our student testimonials and attend our Info sessions to get a feel for the course. Feel free to reach out to past graduates and ask them about their coding journies.

Is their housing supplied?
No. However we are happy to discuss your needs and may be able to assist you through our network.

Is food supplied?
No. We have a wide variety of options available in the area surrounding our school particularly Calle Uno Food Hub.

Can I work while doing the course?
This is a fully intensive boot camp commitment. Apart from the class hours there is a lot of extra time needed to build products, research and improve your skills. We would not recommend trying to work at the same time as taking this course.

application

Can anyone join the course?
You must be over 18 years of age. No other prior knowledge or qualifications are required. We recommend that you try some of the free coding tutorials widely available on the internet to get a basic understanding of what coding involves.

What if I already have some coding experience?
Great. We focus on modern languages and current employer needs. Your past experience will be useful in understanding the theory and logic- we will combine this with modern applications and frameworks to get you job ready.

I am an International student,can I still apply?
Yes. You should consult an education agent to arrange a student visa.

How do I apply for the course?
The first step is to fill out an application form on our website. The form asks a few questions about who you are and why you want to join the course.

Once I apply what happens next?
A Student Service Officer will contact you within seven (7) days of your application. All applicants will be screened by the student services officer via a telephone interview or a Skype video call. If you are successful you will be sent an offer letter via email.

Are there any scholarships available?
Yes. We currently have a ‘Women in Front’ scholarship that enables one (1) lucky female for each class to receive eighty percent (80%) of their tuition fees via scholarship. Check the details on the scholarship section of our website.

preparation

Is there any study I can do prior to the course commencing?
Yes- there are lots of pre-course on-line tutorials that will help you. We will provide a list of these to you once your application stage is complete.

Is there a computer supplied?
No. You will need to bring your own device. We recommend a laptop that is 2011 model or newer with at least 4GB of RAM and 128GB hard drive. We support Windows but you will have a much better experience with a Mac or Linux machine.

What software will I need?
We will provide all the software you require and it is all open source/free.

How should I dress?
Just make sure you are comfortable and relaxed.

course details

Who are the instructors?
We pick experts straight from Industry who have current experience with building teams and building products in the software industry. We use a mix of international and local instructors.

How many teachers are there?
We keep to a 1:10 teacher:student ratio

What size are the classes?
Maximum of 30 students in a class

What will I learn?
You can download a detailed curriculum from our website. This is a hands on face-to-face program where you will be focusing on building applications and solving problems.

Can’t I do this online?
No. Our instructors act as guides who help you navigate the many paths to learning software development that are available. We enrol many students who have previously tried to learn on line but need regular face-to-face contact to succeed.

What coding languages do you teach?
We focus on the most current web application languages and frameworks that are being used by startups, large corporations and general industry. Our curriculum includes HTML, CSS, Ruby on Rails, React and Node JS.

What hours are required for attendance?
Our classes run from 10am to 5pm per day- Monday-Friday. You are expected to attend 100% of the time unless you are ill or have a major commitment that prevents you from attending.

How is it assessed?
Most of the course is assessed via project work but there are some short tests within the course to ensure your basic competency.

internship

How long is the internship?
The internship is for approximately 1 month (4 weeks). We source the company and it may be conducted in-person or remotely if it is an international company. It is a full time commitment and may/may not be paid depending on the employer.

What type of employers take on interns?
A wide variety of agencies, software development firms or other companies with technical needs require interns.These may be located in The Philippines or other countries such as Australia or the US.

Is the internship part of the course?
Yes . You must successfully complete the internship to graduate from the course.

How is the internship assessed?
The employer is given a feedback form and interviewed about your attitude, technical competency and general work behaviour.

employment

Is a job guaranteed?
No. However we have great employer connections with a range of companies in The Philippines, Australia and USA. We work with you to help achieve your career goals.

What is the average starting salary for a junior developer?
It varies greatly depending on which country you work in. For Australia it is US$45,000 per year, for The Philippines it is US$4000 per year