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CODING KICKSTARTER

CODING KICKSTARTER

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Our Coding Kickstarter courses will give you the skills and confidence you need to supercharge your career in tech. 

We have a range of women – from tech returners, to mums, to career changers, those fresh out of school or those simply wanting to upskill – take part in our Coding Kickstarter courses.  

We ofter three learning areas across Web Dev, Python & Apps, and Data & SQL to get you started (with more in the pipeline!

AT UNI OR RECENT GRAD?
If you are at university or a fresh graduate (within two years) make sure you check out our @UNI KICKSTARTER courses for the best chance of securing a place!

CONVENIENT &

FREE LEARNING

Our free Coding Kickstarter classes (the sister to our @uni Kickstarter classes!) is a course designed to fit around a full-time job (or full-time kiddie rearing!) that will combine coaching, training, and community to learn the skills you need to change or accelerate your career. 

Our classes are held in the evening for one night (usually a Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday) and run for 8-weeks. We work with a range of amazing companies to make this opportunity FREE for all learners.

Open to all women and non-binaries 18+, we have a range of applicants from school leavers, to mums, career switchers, or those wanting to upskill or reskill. If you are a student but outside of the age bracket for the @uni Kickstarter classes, this is the course you should apply to. 

We primarily offer courses across the UK and Ireland and have recently introduced OPEN INTERNATIONAL courses plus specific international locations, sponsored by our partner companies.

CHOOSE YOUR

COURSE

CONTENT

WEB DEV

An introduction to web development for budding coders, and those who need somewhere to get started! Learn the fundamental skills of front-end web dev, including three dedicated sessions on JavaScript. By the end of the course, you will be able to build a website from scratch!

Module 1: HTML Basics

Module 2: CSS Basics

Module 3: Recap & Project Overview

Module 4: JavaScript Part 1 (overview, data types, loops, conditionals)

Module 5: JavaScript Part 2 (functions & scope)

Module 6: JavaScript Part 3 (objects and the DOM)

Module 7: Github 101 & Frameworks

Module 8: Project Presentations & Careers in Web Dev

PYTHON & APPS

A beginner-friendly course to help students learn the fundamentals of programming through problem-solving in Python. Build and deploy your first web application with us using this high level programming language! You’ll be well equipped to start work on apps and back-end coding at the course end.

Module 1: Python Basics: Data Types and Variables

Module 2: Problem Solving: Input, Loops and Functions with Turtle

Module 3: Decision Making: Logic and If Statements

Module 4: Lists and Dictionaries

Module 5: Files, Pip and APIs

Module 6: Building Your App: Project Planning and Projects

Module 7: Building Your App: Project Work Time

Module 8: Project Presentations

DATA & SQL

Data and SQL are two of the most sought-after skills by hiring employers in the tech world. Learn the fundamentals of Data and SQL with us – you can access and work with more data, faster! At the end of the 8 week-long course, students will be able to build, deploy and maintain a Database.

Module 1: Introduction to SQL Programming Language and Data

Module 2: SQL Coding and Database Management Techniques

Module 3: Data Analysis

Module 4: Data Analysis for Complex Structures

Module 5: Data Manipulation with SQL Programming Language

Module 6: Data Management Using SQL Coding Techniques

Module 7: Database design and project Tableau vs Power BI Data Visualisation

Module 8: Project Presentations and Mock Interviews

FIVE REASONS TO

GET INVOLVED

HIGHLY REGARDED SKILL
SUPER IN DEMAND

 With areas like AI, web & app development, machine learning and big data continuing to evolve, you’ll have loads of opportunities to apply your skills across python, data or web dev.

MAKE BANK
(TECH IS WELL-PAID!)

Tech is an area with great career progression and salaries. There are often a host of other cool benefits too. With tech being a growing area, it’s a strong option for future-proofing careers.

MEET NEW FRIENDS
EXTEND YOUR NETWORK

As part of the course, you’ll meet a range of amazing CFG members. These members will be great network contacts and many members stay in touch well after the course has ended.

UNLOCK NEW ROLES
JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Businesses are increasingly looking for a range of backgrounds for tech roles – career switchers, tech returners, mums, and more. You’ll be able to apply for a range of job opportunities off the back of this course.

UNIVERSAL LANGUAGE
CODING IS GLOBAL

Coding is a universal language used across industries and countries. This gives you a huge amount of flexibility to move around companies, locations, and career pathway roles. 

CODING KICKSTARTER AVAILABLE COURSES

Our partners are sponsoring hundreds of places on our Coding Kickstarter classes this year. These sponsored places are for women who are looking to move into a tech role and have a few years of professional experience (in any field)! Our Coding Kickstarter classes are a great introduction to key tech topics and many of the classes are sponsored by companies who are keen to play a part in getting more women and non-binary people into tech.  All the courses below are 100% free for all learners.

**Make sure you select the region most relevant to your current location for the best chance of securing a place!**

*Please note there are no classes between 22 December and 4 January*

UK & IRELAND

FREE CLASSES

Scholarship
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH
BT Logo
PYTHON & APPS
IRELAND (REMOTE)
TUES 4 OCT - TUES 22 NOV
6.30PM - 8.30PM
TUESDAYS

Python is one of the most useful, versatile, and popular coding languages in the world! And it’s also pretty easy to pick up! Whether you have no coding experience at all, or you are already a web-dev master looking for some back-end tips, or even if you are a Python pro, there will be something for everyone in this course!

Scholarship
in partnership with
Aviva Logo
DATA & SQL
SOUTH WEST ENGLAND (REMOTE)
WED 5 OCT - WED 23 NOV
6.30PM - 8.30PM
WEDNESDAYS

SQL is one of the most sought-after skills by hiring employers in the tech world. Learn the key elements of database design, SQL, and working more data, faster.

Scholarship
in partnership with
CKS Course Logo image
DATA & SQL
YORKSHIRE & THE HUMBER (REMOTE)
THURS 6 OCT - THURS 24 NOV
6.30PM - 8.30PM
THURSDAYS

SQL is one of the most sought-after skills by hiring employers in the tech world. Learn the key elements of database design, SQL, and working more data, faster.

Scholarship
in partnership with
BT Logo
DATA & SQL
EAST ENGLAND (REMOTE)
THURS 6 OCT - THURS 24 NOV
6.30PM - 8.30PM
THURSDAYS

SQL is one of the most sought-after skills by hiring employers in the tech world. Learn the key elements of database design, SQL, and working more data, faster.

Scholarship
in partnership with
Rolls-Royce Logo
DATA & SQL
SOUTH EAST ENGLAND (REMOTE)
THURS 13 OCT - THURS 1 DEC
6.30PM - 8.30PM
THURSDAYS

SQL is one of the most sought-after skills by hiring employers in the tech world. Learn the key elements of database design, SQL, and working more data, faster.

Scholarship
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH
TPX impact Logo
WEB DEV
WALES (REMOTE)
THURS 13 OCT - THURS 1 DEC
6.30PM - 8.30PM
THURSDAYS

An introduction to web development for budding coders, and those who need somewhere to get started! Learn the fundamental skills of front-end web dev, including three dedicated sessions on JavaScript. By the end of the course, you will be able to build a website from scratch!

Scholarship
in partnership with
Trapdoor Labs Logo
WEB DEV
SOUTH WEST ENGLAND (REMOTE)
TUES 18 OCT - Tues 6 DEC
6.30PM - 8.30PM
TUESDAYS

An introduction to web development for budding coders, and those who need somewhere to get started! Learn the fundamental skills of front-end web dev, including three dedicated sessions on JavaScript. By the end of the course, you will be able to build a website from scratch!

Scholarship
in partnership with
NatWest Logo (3)
DATA & SQL
SOUTH west ENGLAND (REMOTE)
TUES 18 OCT - TUES 6 DEC
6.30PM - 8.30PM
tuesdays

SQL is one of the most sought-after skills by hiring employers in the tech world. Learn the key elements of database design, SQL, and working more data, faster.

Scholarship
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH
CKS Course Logo image
WEB DEV
south west ENGLAND (REMOTE)
TUES 18 OCT - TUES 18 DEC
6.30PM - 8.30PM
TUESDAYS

An introduction to web development for budding coders, and those who need somewhere to get started! Learn the fundamental skills of front-end web dev, including three dedicated sessions on JavaScript. By the end of the course, you will be able to build a website from scratch!

Scholarship
in partnership with
CKS Course Logo image
DATA & SQL
north east england (REMOTE)
TUES 25 OCT - TUES 8 DEC
6.30PM - 8.30PM
TUESDAYS

SQL is one of the most sought-after skills by hiring employers in the tech world. Learn the key elements of database design, SQL, and working more data, faster.

Scholarship
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH
CKS Course Logo image
PYTHON & APPS
wales (REMOTE)
Tues 25 OCT - Tues 8 DEC
6.30PM - 8.30PM
tuesdays

Python is one of the most useful, versatile, and popular coding languages in the world! And it’s also pretty easy to pick up! Whether you have no coding experience at all, or you are already a web-dev master looking for some back-end tips, or even if you are a Python pro, there will be something for everyone in this course!

Scholarship
in partnership with
Rolls-Royce Logo
DATA & SQL
SOUTH WEST ENGLAND (REMOTE)
TUES 25 OCT - TUES 8 DEC
6.30PM - 8.30PM
TUESDAYS

SQL is one of the most sought-after skills by hiring employers in the tech world. Learn the key elements of database design, SQL, and working more data, faster.

Scholarship
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH
DSTL Logo
PYTHON & APPS
south east ENGLAND (REMOTE)
wed 26 OCT - wed 14 DEC
6.30PM - 8.30PM
wednesdays

Python is one of the most useful, versatile, and popular coding languages in the world! And it’s also pretty easy to pick up! Whether you have no coding experience at all, or you are already a web-dev master looking for some back-end tips, or even if you are a Python pro, there will be something for everyone in this course!

Scholarship
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH
CKS Course Logo image
PYTHON & APPS
yorkshire & humber (REMOTE)
thurs 3 nov - thurs 5 jan
6.30PM - 8.30PM
thursdays

Python is one of the most useful, versatile, and popular coding languages in the world! And it’s also pretty easy to pick up! Whether you have no coding experience at all, or you are already a web-dev master looking for some back-end tips, or even if you are a Python pro, there will be something for everyone in this course!

Scholarship
in partnership with
EXL (Temp) Logo
web dev
london (REMOTE)
TUES 8 nov - TUES 10 jan
6.30PM - 8.30PM
TUESDAYS

An introduction to web development for budding coders, and those who need somewhere to get started! Learn the fundamental skills of front-end web dev, including three dedicated sessions on JavaScript. By the end of the course, you will be able to build a website from scratch!

Scholarship
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH
GCHQ Logo
data & sql
north west england (REMOTE)
wed 9 NOV - wed 11 JAN
6.30PM - 8.30PM
wednesdays

SQL is one of the most sought-after skills by hiring employers in the tech world. Learn the key elements of database design, SQL, and working more data, faster.

Scholarship
in partnership with
CKS Course Logo image
python & apps
north east england (REMOTE)
thurs 10 nov - thurs 12 jan
6.30PM - 8.30PM
thursdays

Python is one of the most useful, versatile, and popular coding languages in the world! And it’s also pretty easy to pick up! Whether you have no coding experience at all, or you are already a web-dev master looking for some back-end tips, or even if you are a Python pro, there will be something for everyone in this course!

Scholarship
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH
EXL (Temp) Logo
PYTHON & APPS
london (REMOTE)
tues 15 nov - tues 17 jan
6.30PM - 8.30PM
tuesdays

Python is one of the most useful, versatile, and popular coding languages in the world! And it’s also pretty easy to pick up! Whether you have no coding experience at all, or you are already a web-dev master looking for some back-end tips, or even if you are a Python pro, there will be something for everyone in this course!

Scholarship
in partnership with
CKS Course Logo image
web dev
all uk & ireland (REMOTE)
TUES 15 NOV - TUES 17 JAN
6.30PM - 8.30PM
TUESDAYS

An introduction to web development for budding coders, and those who need somewhere to get started! Learn the fundamental skills of front-end web dev, including three dedicated sessions on JavaScript. By the end of the course, you will be able to build a website from scratch!

Scholarship
in partnership with
CKS Course Logo image
web dev
south east england (REMOTE)
wed 16 NOV - wed 18 JAN
6.30PM - 8.30PM
wednesdays

An introduction to web development for budding coders, and those who need somewhere to get started! Learn the fundamental skills of front-end web dev, including three dedicated sessions on JavaScript. By the end of the course, you will be able to build a website from scratch!

Scholarship
in partnership with
Ford logo
web dev
london (REMOTE)
tues 22 NOV - tues 24 JAN
6.30PM - 8.30PM
tuesdays

An introduction to web development for budding coders, and those who need somewhere to get started! Learn the fundamental skills of front-end web dev, including three dedicated sessions on JavaScript. By the end of the course, you will be able to build a website from scratch!

Scholarship
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH
CKS Course Logo image
PYTHON & APPS
all uk & ireland (REMOTE)
wed 23 nov - wed 25 jan
6.30PM - 8.30PM
wednesdays

Python is one of the most useful, versatile, and popular coding languages in the world! And it’s also pretty easy to pick up! Whether you have no coding experience at all, or you are already a web-dev master looking for some back-end tips, or even if you are a Python pro, there will be something for everyone in this course!

Scholarship
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH
Cognizant Foundation Logo (1)
data & sql
west midlands (REMOTE)
tues 29 NOV - tues 31 JAN
6.30PM - 8.30PM
tuesdays

SQL is one of the most sought-after skills by hiring employers in the tech world. Learn the key elements of database design, SQL, and working more data, faster.

Scholarship
in partnership with
CKS Course Logo image
python & apps
east midlands (REMOTE)
TUES 29 NOV - TUES 31 JAN
6.30PM - 8.30PM
tuesdays

Python is one of the most useful, versatile, and popular coding languages in the world! And it’s also pretty easy to pick up! Whether you have no coding experience at all, or you are already a web-dev master looking for some back-end tips, or even if you are a Python pro, there will be something for everyone in this course!

Scholarship
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH
CKS Course Logo image
data & sql
all uk & ireland (REMOTE)
wed 30 NOV - wed 1 feb
6.30PM - 8.30PM
wednesdays

SQL is one of the most sought-after skills by hiring employers in the tech world. Learn the key elements of database design, SQL, and working more data, faster.

Scholarship
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH
CKS Course Logo image
PYTHON & APPS
scotland (REMOTE)
WED 30 NOV - WED 1 FEB
6.30PM - 8.30PM
wednesdays

Python is one of the most useful, versatile, and popular coding languages in the world! And it’s also pretty easy to pick up! Whether you have no coding experience at all, or you are already a web-dev master looking for some back-end tips, or even if you are a Python pro, there will be something for everyone in this course!

INTERNATIONAL

FREE CLASSES

We offer sponsored places (aka FREE!) to candidates outside of the UK and Ireland. We have a mix of client-sponsored places in specific locations and open international classes across Web Dev, Python & Apps or Data & SQL. Our open international courses are available each month and are available to women and non-binary candidates located anywhere across the world who would like to learn how to code.

International classes
Scholarship
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH
Credit Suisse Logo
PYTHON & APPS
SWITZERLAND (REMOTE)
WED 28 SEPT - WED 16 NOV
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM (CEST) WEDNESDAYS

Python is one of the most useful, versatile, and popular coding languages in the world! And it’s also pretty easy to pick up! Whether you have no coding experience at all, or you are already a web-dev master looking for some back-end tips, or even if you are a Python pro, there will be something for everyone in this course!

Scholarship
in partnership with
Credit Suisse Logo
DATA & SQL
POLAND (REMOTE)
THURS 29 SEPT - THURS 17 NOV
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM (CEST) THURSDAYS

SQL is one of the most sought-after skills by hiring employers in the tech world. Learn the key elements of database design, SQL, and working more data, faster.

Scholarship
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH
Credit Suisse Logo
PYTHON & APPS
POLAND (REMOTE)
TUES 11 OCT - TUES 29 NOV
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM (CEST)
TUESDAYS

Python is one of the most useful, versatile, and popular coding languages in the world! And it’s also pretty easy to pick up! Whether you have no coding experience at all, or you are already a web-dev master looking for some back-end tips, or even if you are a Python pro, there will be something for everyone in this course!

Scholarship
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH
CKS Course Logo image
WEB DEV
USA (REMOTE)
WED 19 OCT - WED 7 dec
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm (cdt)
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm (edt)

wednesdays

An introduction to web development for budding coders, and those who need somewhere to get started! Learn the fundamental skills of front-end web dev, including three dedicated sessions on JavaScript. By the end of the course, you will be able to build a website from scratch!

Scholarship
in partnership with
Credit Suisse Logo
DATA & SQL
SWITZERLAND (REMOTE)
TUES 1 NOV - TUES 20 DEC
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM (CEST)
tuesdays

SQL is one of the most sought-after skills by hiring employers in the tech world. Learn the key elements of database design, SQL, and working more data, faster.

Scholarship
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH
CKS Course Logo image
PYTHON & APPS
ALL INTERNATIONAL (REMOTE)
TUES 1 NOV - TUES 20 DEC
6:30 PM -8:30 PM (GMT)
TUESDAYS

Python is one of the most useful, versatile, and popular coding languages in the world! And it’s also pretty easy to pick up! Whether you have no coding experience at all, or you are already a web-dev master looking for some back-end tips, or even if you are a Python pro, there will be something for everyone in this course!

Scholarship
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH
CKS Course Logo image
WEB DEV
all international (REMOTE)
WED 2 nov - WED 21 dec
6:30 PM -8:30 PM (GMT)
wednesdays

An introduction to web development for budding coders, and those who need somewhere to get started! Learn the fundamental skills of front-end web dev, including three dedicated sessions on JavaScript. By the end of the course, you will be able to build a website from scratch!

Scholarship
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH
Credit Suisse Logo
WEB DEV
POLAND (REMOTE)
WED 2 NOV - WED 21 DEC
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM (CEST)
wednesdays

An introduction to web development for budding coders, and those who need somewhere to get started! Learn the fundamental skills of front-end web dev, including three dedicated sessions on JavaScript. By the end of the course, you will be able to build a website from scratch!

Scholarship
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH
The Economist
PYTHON & APPS
india (REMOTE)
WED 16 NOV - WED 18 JAN
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM (iST)
wednesdays

Python is one of the most useful, versatile, and popular coding languages in the world! And it’s also pretty easy to pick up! Whether you have no coding experience at all, or you are already a web-dev master looking for some back-end tips, or even if you are a Python pro, there will be something for everyone in this course!

Scholarship
in partnership with
CKS Course Logo image
DATA & SQL
ALL INTERNATIONAL (REMOTE)
WED 23 NOV - WED 25 JAN
6:30 PM -8:30 PM (gmt)
wednesdays

SQL is one of the most sought-after skills by hiring employers in the tech world. Learn the key elements of database design, SQL, and working more data, faster.

Scholarship
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH
CKS Course Logo image
PYTHON & APPS
all international (REMOTE)
thurs 24 NOV - thurs 26 JAN
6:30 PM -8:30 PM (GMT)
thursdays

Python is one of the most useful, versatile, and popular coding languages in the world! And it’s also pretty easy to pick up! Whether you have no coding experience at all, or you are already a web-dev master looking for some back-end tips, or even if you are a Python pro, there will be something for everyone in this course!