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CODING KICKSTARTER

CODING KICKSTARTER

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YOUR CAREER

IN TECH

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 (inside two years), make sure you check out our @UNI KICKSTARTER courses for the best chance of securing a place!

CODING KICKSTARTER

OPTIONS

Sponsored partner places for career switcher courses

APPLY FOR A SPONSORED PLACE

We work with a range of companies to offer sponsored Coding Kickstarter places on some of our courses. These places are open to all women who are 18+ with the key aim to give as many women as possible the opportunity to pursue their careers in tech. We have a limited number of sponsored spots, so these places will be via an application.

Invest in your career with a guaranteed spot on our career switcher course

GUARANTEED SPOT ON OUR COURSE

Do you have a learning budget to spend or simply wish to invest in yourself with a great learning opportunity? Our paid placements are a guaranteed spot on one of our Coding Kickstarter courses. At the end of the course, you’ll receive a certification in your specialisation and be eligible to apply for our CFGdegree placements (and have a bunch of new skills up your sleeve!)

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. 

AVAILABLE COURSES

Our partners are sponsoring hundreds of scholarship 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)!

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

UK & IRELAND

CLASSES

Scholarship
in partnership with
CKS Course Logo image
DATA & SQL
SOUTH EAST ENGLAND (REMOTE)
WED 1 JUNE - WED 20 JULY
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
Legal & General Logo
PYTHON & APPS
SOUTH EAST ENGLAND (REMOTE)
TUES 7 JUNE - TUES 26 JULY
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
PYTHON & APPS
IRELAND (REMOTE)
WED 8 JUNE - WED 27 JULY
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
Tesco Bank Logo
WEB DEV
SCOTLAND (REMOTE)
TUES 14 JUNE - TUES 2 AUG
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
LONDON (REMOTE)
WED 15 JUNE - WED 3 AUG
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
Tesco Bank Logo
DATA & SQL
NORTH EAST ENGLAND (REMOTE)
TUES 21 JUNE - TUES 9 AUG
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
DATA & SQL
NORTHERN IRELAND (REMOTE)
WED 22 JUNE - WED 10 AUG
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
ecx.io Logo
WEB DEV
SOUTH EAST & WEST ENGLAND (REMOTE)
THURS 23 JUNE - THURS 11 AUG
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
TravelPerk Logo
DATA & SQL
WEST MIDLANDS (REMOTE)
THURS 23 JUNE - THURS 11 AUG
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
JourneyHero Logo
WEB DEV
LONDON (REMOTE)
THURS 23 JUNE - THURS 11 AUG
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
CKS Course Logo image
DATA & SQL
ALL UK & IRELAND (REMOTE)
TUES 28 JUNE - TUES 16 AUG
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
ecx.io Logo
PYTHON & APPS
SOUTH EAST & WEST ENGLAND (REMOTE)
WED 29 JUNE - WED 17 AUG
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
Legal & General Logo
WEB DEV
SOUTH EAST ENGLAND (REMOTE)
THURS 30 JUNE - THURS 18 JUNE
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
CKS Course Logo image
PYTHON & APPS
ALL UK & IRELAND (REMOTE)
THURS 30 JUNE - THURS 18 AUG
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!

INTERNATIONAL

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.

**Our OPEN INTERNATIONAL CLASSES for June are full. More classes will be released soon for July!**

International classes
Scholarship
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH
Goldman Sachs logo
PYTHON & APPS
WARSAW, POLAND (REMOTE)
WED 25 MAY - WED 20 JULY
7.00PM - 9.00PM CET
(6.00PM - 8.00PM GMT)
8 WEEKS / 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
Goldman Sachs logo
PYTHON & APPS
WARSAW, POLAND (REMOTE)
WED 22 JUNE - WED 10 AUG
7.30 PM - 9.30 PM CEST
(6:30 PM - 8:30 PM GMT)
8 WEEKS / 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!

If you would like to go on one of the above courses and guarantee your place, you can do so. The price is £685 (incl. VAT) per place. To apply, you will need to email this request (min. 2 weeks prior to the course start date) to programmes@codefirstgirls.org.uk and we will get back to you with payment details and confirmation of your place.