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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 offer four learning areas across Web Dev, JavaScript, Python & Apps, and Data & SQL to get you started (with more in the pipeline!)

CONVENIENT &

FREE LEARNING

Our free Coding Kickstarter classes are a course designed to fit around your studies or a full-time job 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 various amazing companies to make this opportunity FREE for all learners.

Open to all women and non-binary people 18+, we have a range of applicants from school leavers, to mums, career switchers, or those wanting to upskill or reskill. 

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. At the end of the class you’ll be able to start coding using JavaScript across a range of applications.

Module 1: Intro to JavaScript

Module 2: Conditional logic and functions

Module 3: Data  and loops

Module 4: Websites: DOM Part 1

Module 5: Websites: DOM Part 2

Module 6: Begin project

Module 7: Project work

Module 8: Project presentations & feedback

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, JavaScript, 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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Python & Apps
South West England (REMOTE)
open to:
Tues 27 Feb - Tues 16 April
6:30PM - 8:30PM (gmt)
Tuesdays

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. 

FREE
in partnership with
Barclays Logo Code First Girls Partner
Python & Apps
Scotland (REMOTE)
open to:
Wed 28 Feb - Wed 17 April
6:30PM - 8:30PM (gmt)
Wednesdays

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. 

FREE
in partnership with
Capgemini Logo Code First Girls Partner
DATA & SQL​
All UK Only (REMOTE)
open to:
Tues 5 march - Tues 23 april
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
Coding Kickstarter Course Main Title Header
DATA & SQL​
London (REMOTE)
open to:
wed 6 march - wed 24 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
Temenos Logo Code First Girls Partner
DATA & SQL​
UK Only (REMOTE)
open to:
wed 6 march - wed 24 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
Admiral Logo Code First Girls Partner
DATA & SQL​
Wales (REMOTE)
open to:
tues 12 march - tues 30 april
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
Coding Kickstarter Course Main Title Header
DATA & SQL​
UK Only (REMOTE)
open to:
wed 13 march - wed 1 may
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
Barclays Logo Code First Girls Partner
DATA & SQL​
East Midlands (REMOTE)
open to:
wed 13 march - wed 1 may
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
DATA & SQL​
London (REMOTE)
open to:
Thurs 14 march - Thurs 2 may
6:30PM - 8:30PM (gmt)
ThursDAYS

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
Barclays Logo Code First Girls Partner
DATA & SQL​
North West England (REMOTE)
open to:
thurs 14 march - thurs 2 may
6:30PM - 8:30PM (gmt)
thursDAYS

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
Python & Apps
UK only (REMOTE)
open to:
Tues 19 march - Tues 7 may
6:30PM - 8:30PM (gmt)
Tuesdays

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. 

FREE
in partnership with
Deloitte Logo Code First Girls Partner
Python & Apps
London (REMOTE)
open to:
wed 20 march - wed 8 may
6:30PM - 8:30PM (gmt)
wednesdays

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. 

FREE
in partnership with
Capgemini Logo Code First Girls Partner
Python & Apps
UK Only (REMOTE)
open to:
Thurs 21 march - Thurs 9 may
6:30PM - 8:30PM (gmt)
Thursdays

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. 

FREE
in partnership with
Capgemini Logo Code First Girls Partner
Python & Apps
UK Only (REMOTE)
open to:
Tues 26 march - Tues 14 may
6:30PM - 8:30PM (gmt)
Tuesdays

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. 

FREE
in partnership with
Temenos Logo Code First Girls Partner
DATA & SQL​
UK Only (REMOTE)
open to:
tues 26 march - tues 14 may
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
Coding Kickstarter Course Main Title Header
Python & Apps
London (REMOTE)
open to:
wed 27 march - wed 15 may
6:30PM - 8:30PM (gmt)
Wednesdays

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. 

FREE
in partnership with
Barclays Logo Code First Girls Partner
Python & Apps
Scotland (REMOTE)
open to:
wed 27 march - wed 15 may
6:30PM - 8:30PM (gmt)
Wednesdays

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. 

FREE
in partnership with
Coding Kickstarter Course Main Title Header
Web Dev
UK Only (REMOTE)
open to:
Thurs 28 March - Thurs 16 may
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. By the end of the course, you will be able to build a website from scratch!

FREE
in partnership with
Barclays Logo Code First Girls Partner
Python & Apps
North West England (REMOTE)
open to:
thurs 28 march - thurs 16 may
6:30PM - 8:30PM (gmt)
thursdays

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. 

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, JavaScript 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.

FREE
in partnership with
Coding Kickstarter Course Main Title Header
DATA & SQL​
All International (REMOTE)
open to:
thurs 7 march - thurs 25 april
6:30PM - 8:30PM (gmt)
thursDAYS

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
Javascript
All International (REMOTE)
open to:
wed 13 march - wed 1 may
6:30PM - 8:30PM (gmt)
wednesDAYS

A comprehensive introduction to the JavaScript language, suitable for all levels. You’ll learn how to build powerful and dynamic web applications using vanilla JavaScript. We take you from variables and data types to building real-world interactive sites. Whether you’re a complete beginner or a more experienced developer looking to expand your knowledge, this course is perfect for helping you understand essential JavaScript concepts and apply them to your own projects.

FREE
in partnership with
Coding Kickstarter Course Main Title Header
Python & Apps
India (REMOTE)
open to:
wed 20 march - wed 8 may
6:30PM - 8:30PM (IST)
1:00pm - 3:00pm (GMT)
wednesdays

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. 

FREE
in partnership with
iptiQ Logo
Python & Apps
Spain (REMOTE)
open to:
Wed 27 march - Wed 15 may
7:30PM-9:30PM (CET)
6:30PM - 8:30PM (gmt)
Wednesdays

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. 

FREE
in partnership with
iptiQ Logo
Web Dev
Spain (REMOTE)
open to:
Thurs 28 march - Thurs 16 may
7:30PM-9:30PM (CET)
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. By the end of the course, you will be able to build a website from scratch!

CLASSES

FAQS

No, the Coding Kickstarter classes do not lead to a job and you are not in any way tied to our sponsoring company as a student. If this is something you are interested in, after completing your beginner’s course you can apply for the CFGdegree.

Yes, currently all of our classes take place once a week 18:30 to 20.30 GMT (or BST in Summer). We are working on providing more varied class timing options for our community.

Coding Kickstarter classes run for 8-weeks, with one 2-hour session per week. These introduction classes are best for those wanting to start out their coding journey and will give you a solid introduction to Python and Apps, Web Development or Data and SQL. We also offer JavaScript classes, but we would recommend familiarising yourself with HTML and CSS first through our Web Dev classes. These sessions are taught live by instructors and certified. Once completed, you will be eligible to apply for our CFGdegree programme.

If you have not heard back within 7 working days, you have been automatically added to a waiting list. We have a large number of applicants and only around 40-45 places per class. For each class, we can receive up to 3X times as many applications per place! If you are not accepted onto the course you initially applied for, we will place you on an alternative course within 6 months of your application. Each eligible student will be given a space, so there is no need to re-apply. If you are on the waiting list and a student drops out, you will be offered a place which is reserved for a set amount of time. You can then register to confirm your space in the classes.

Other questions? Visit our help centre for more information.

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