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CODING KICKSTARTER

CODING KICKSTARTER

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SUPERCHARGE

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 (within 2 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

NEW

JAVASCRIPT

JavaScript is one of the most used programming languages in the world! Boost your coding skills with this introductory class where you’ll learn about JavaScript and React. At the end of the class you’ll be able to start coding using JavaScript across a range of applications.

Module 1: JavaScript Basics

Module 2: Conditions & Logics

Module 3:  The DOM

Module 4: Intro to ReactJS

Module 5: React Components

Module 6: States & Events

Module 7: Styling React Components

Module 8: Project Presentations & Careers linked to JavaScript

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 Bootstrap and UX/UI design. 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: Project Design

Module 4: Intro to Bootstrap

Module 5: Intro to JavaScript

Module 6: UX/UI and Accessibility Design

Module 7: Github & Project Work

Module 8: Project Presentations & Careers in Web Dev

PYTHON & APPS

A beginner-friendly course to 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! At the end of the course, you’ll be able to start work on apps and back-end coding.

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 with loads of data career pathways! Learn the fundamentals of data and SQL and at the end of the course, students will complete a data project and 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!**

UK & IRELAND

FREE CLASSES

FREE
in partnership with
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WEB DEV
Ireland (REMOTE)
Tues 31 jan - tues 21 mar
6.30PM - 8.30PM (GMT)
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!

FREE
in partnership with
Bank of America Logo
python & apps
Ireland (REMOTE)
Tues 7 feb - tues 28 MAR
6.30PM - 8.30PM (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!

FREE
in partnership with
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Data & sql
Ireland (REMOTE)
Tues 7 feb - tues 28 MAR
6.30PM - 8.30PM (GMT)
Tuesdays

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.

FREE
in partnership with
Chwarae Teg Logo
WEB DEV
Wales (REMOTE)
wed 8 feb - wed 29 mar
6.30PM - 8.30PM (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 making accessible designs and incorporating UI/UX fundamental concepts. By the end of the course, you will be able to build a website from scratch!

FREE
in partnership with
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Data & sql
East Anglia (REMOTE)
wed 8 feb - wed 29 MAR
6.30PM - 8.30PM (GMT)
wednesdays

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.

FREE
in partnership with
Coding Kickstarter Course Main Title Header (1000 × 500px) (1)
Javascript
Scotland (REMOTE)
Thurs 16 feb - thurs 6 april
6.30PM - 8.30PM (GMT)
thurSdays

A comprehensive Javascript course suitable for all levels. You’ll learn how to build powerful and dynamic web applications using both vanilla javascript and the in-demand React framework. We take you from variables and data types to building real world sites that are fast and efficient. Whether you’re a complete beginner or a more experienced developer looking to expand your knowledge, this course is perfect to help you understand essential javascript concepts and apply them to your own projects. Best suited for those with previous experience of HTML and CSS.

FREE
in partnership with
NatWest Logo (3)
WEB DEV
South West England (REMOTE)
tues 21 feb - tues 11 april
6.30PM - 8.30PM (GMT)
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 making accessible designs and incorporating UI/UX fundamental concepts. By the end of the course, you will be able to build a website from scratch!

FREE
in partnership with
Bank of America Logo
python & apps
South West England (REMOTE)
wed 22 feb - wed 12 april
6.30PM - 8.30PM (GMT)
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!

FREE
in partnership with
Coding Kickstarter Course Main Title Header (1000 × 500px) (1)
Javascript
South East England (REMOTE)
Tues 28 feb - tues 18 april
6.30PM - 8.30PM (GMT)
tuesdays

A comprehensive Javascript course suitable for all levels. You’ll learn how to build powerful and dynamic web applications using both vanilla javascript and the in-demand React framework. We take you from variables and data types to building real world sites that are fast and efficient. Whether you’re a complete beginner or a more experienced developer looking to expand your knowledge, this course is perfect to help you understand essential javascript concepts and apply them to your own projects. Best suited for those with previous experience of HTML and CSS.

FREE
in partnership with
Coding Kickstarter Course Main Title Header (1000 × 500px) (1)
WEB DEV
North East England (REMOTE)
tues 28 feb - tues 18 april
6.30PM - 8.30PM (GMT)
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 making accessible designs and incorporating UI/UX fundamental concepts. By the end of the course, you will be able to build a website from scratch!

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.

*Please check back soon as we are adding new classes each week!

International classes
FREE
in partnership with
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Javascript
East Coast USA (REMOTE)
wed 15 feb - wed 5 april
6.30PM - 8.30PM (GMT)
wednesdays

A comprehensive Javascript course suitable for all levels. You’ll learn how to build powerful and dynamic web applications using both vanilla javascript and the in-demand React framework. We take you from variables and data types to building real world sites that are fast and efficient. Whether you’re a complete beginner or a more experienced developer looking to expand your knowledge, this course is perfect to help you understand essential javascript concepts and apply them to your own projects. Best suited for those with previous experience of HTML and CSS.

FREE
in partnership with
Coding Kickstarter Course Main Title Header (1000 × 500px) (1)
python & apps
Switzerland (REMOTE)
Tues 21 feb - tues 11 april
6.30PM - 8.30PM (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!

FREE
in partnership with
Coding Kickstarter Course Main Title Header (1000 × 500px) (1)
Data & sql
Poland (REMOTE)
wed 22 feb - wed 12 april
6.30PM - 8.30PM (GMT)
wednesdays

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.

FREE
in partnership with
Coding Kickstarter Course Main Title Header (1000 × 500px) (1)
WEB DEV
Netherlands (REMOTE)
thurs 23 feb - thurs 13 april
6.30PM - 8.30PM (GMT)
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 making accessible designs and incorporating UI/UX fundamental concepts. By the end of the course, you will be able to build a website from scratch!