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+MASTERS

+MASTERS:

NEW IN 2022

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+MASTERS

The Code First Girls +Masters is a four-week intensive course that will provide learners with additional skills and knowledge across DevOps & Cloud, Mobile App Development or Analysis & Product Management.  

CFGDEGREE +MASTERS

The +Masters is intended as an extension for recent grads of our CFGdegree, to help prepare candidates for more specialised job roles with our partner companies.

INTERNAL UPSKILLING OR CANDIDATE ATTRACTION

The +Masters is also an option for companies wanting to upskill internally or attract women and non-binaries in tech to more bespoke roles inside their business.

+MASTERS CERTIFICATION

Candidates who successfully pass the +Masters will receive a certification recognising their learning achievement and specialisation. 

+MASTERS COURSE

TIMINGS & STRUCTURE

The +Masters courses will be timed to commence approximately one week after each CFGdegree cohort finishes. This will usually be in June, September, and November. 

COURSE LENGTH

Each course runs for four weeks and, like our CFGdegree, it will run four nights per week (Monday – Thursday) between 6.30pm and 8.30pm.

VIRTUAL OR IN-PERSON?

Currently, all of our courses are virtual, however, we do like to celebrate with a little (optional) graduation ceremony at the end for our CFGdegree and +Masters grads!

WHAT IS THE COURSE STRUCTURE?

Aside from the lessons and virtual learning over the four weeks, learners will also need to pass a final assessment to receive their certification. 

SPECIALISATIONS

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DEVOPS & CLOUD (DEPLOYMENT)

The skills you will learn in our DevOps & Cloud (Deployment) +Masters will allow you to continue on your software engineering career pathway, with roles including DevOps Engineer, Site Reliability Engineer, Cloud Engineer, and more!

DEVOPS & CLOUD +MASTERS COURSE STRUCTURE

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MOBILE APP DEVELOPMENT

The skills you will learn in our Mobile App Development +Masters will allow you continue on your developer pathway, with roles including iOS or Android Developer / Engineer, Mobile Engineer, Full-Stack Developer just to name a few! 

MOBILE APP DEVELOPMENT +MASTERS COURSE STRUCTURE

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ANALYST + PRODUCT MANAGEMENT

The skills you will learn in our Analyst and Product Management +Masters will allow you to explore a wide variety of roles across tech such as a Product Manager, Business Analyst, Project Manager, Business Intelligence Analyst and more!

ANALYSIS & PRODUCT MANAGEMENT +MASTERS COURSE STRUCTURE

+MASTERS: ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA & DATES

All CFGdegree graduates will be eligible for four-week extension +Masters courses, giving candidates an even deeper level of learning across DevOps & the Cloud, Mobile App Development, or Analyst and Product Management specialisations.

To take part in the +Masters, you will need to apply for a role at a company that is sponsoring both CFGdegree +Masters learning. 

As companies will be sponsoring candidates through this learning, it will be completely free for successful CFG applicants with some great job opportunities attached!

SPRING 2023 COHORT
DATES: 12 JUNE - 6 JULY

4-week extension to the Spring CFGdegree
Four nights/week (Monday - Thursday)

Applications for the CFGdegree +Masters will open November 2022

SUMMER 2023 COHORT
DATES: 25 SEPTEMBER - 19 OCTOBER

4-week extension to the Summer CFGdegree Four nights/week (Monday - Thursday)

Applications for the CFGdegree +Masters will open February 2023

AUTUMN 2023 COHORT
DATES: 8 JANUARY - 1 FEBRUARY

4-week extension to the Autumn CFGdegree Four nights/week (Monday - Thursday)

Applications for the CFGdegree +Masters will open May 2023

CONNECTING CODERS TO COMPANIES:

+MASTERS OPPORTUNITIES

Our +Masters courses are linked to job opportunities for the AUTUMN/WINTER 2022 CFGdegree. More opportunities will be added and so keep your eyes peeled across our socials and email comms.

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ROLE/S: SOFTWARE ENGINEERS
LOCATION: EDINBURGH, BRISTOL & LONDON

NatWest has 15 exciting job opportunities in software for CFGdegree + Masters grads, starting in January 2023. The roles are based in Edinburgh, Bristol and London and are open to any candidates wishing to switch careers and get into tech!

NatWest would love to hear from candidates from a range of backgrounds, ideally with two years experience in any field who are ready to get into a career in tech. 

As part of the learning and lead up to your role at NatWest, all candidates will also take part in the CFGdegree +Masters cohort in DevOps & Cloud.

You can find out more about the role -> SOFTWARE ENGINEER

Please note: You will need to complete a pre-employment screening including background, employment and financial credit checks for this role. You will also need to have the right to work in the UK or have settlement status for this role.

NATWEST EMPLOYEE BENEFITS:

We give every colleague pension funding on top of their salary to help you save for life after work. Pension funding is 10% of salary for colleagues in the UK.

Colleagues at the next grade get 10% value account, that you can choose to spend on Healthcare Options like Dental Insurance, Private Medical Cover, and Lifestyle options to save on regular shopping, bike for work, childcare and many more.

This is an addition to a great starting salary!

MORE ON NATWEST ROLES: 

Inclusion – By understanding the needs of our colleagues we attract even more great people to work here. We hire the best people for the position on offer. Regardless of gender, race, culture, creed or physical abilities. And we always will. 

Reward – We believe that rewards are about more than the salary you receive for a job well done. And we know that no one knows what’s right for you better than you do. By offering a range of flexible benefits, we give you the chance to choose what’s most important for your lifestyle today, and for your future tomorrow.

Please note: you can apply for a maximum of two CFGdegree places/roles.

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ROLE/S: JUNIOR ANALYST PROGRAMMER & DATA ANALYST
LOCATION: SURREY

Fidelity has some exciting job opportunities for CFGdegree + Masters grads. The roles are based in Surrey and are open to recent grads or those wanting to switch careers into tech!

MORE ON THE ROLE:

Fidelity would love to hear from candidates from a range of backgrounds from recent grads to career switchers and everything in between!

As part of the learning and lead up to your role at Fidelity, all Junior Analyst Programming candidates will complete the Software CFGdegree +Masters in DevOps & Cloud, and the Data Analyst will complete the Data CFGdegree +Masters in Product Manager & Data Analyst.  

For more information on the roles:

JUNIOR ANALYST PROGRAMMER

DATA ANALYST

SECURITY CHECKS:

Candidates must be willing to undergo rigorous security checks including financial and credit checks, previous employment checks and previous conviction checks.

ABOUT FIDELITY INTERNATIONAL:

Fidelity International offers world-class investment solutions and retirement expertise.

We are a privately owned, independent company, with the commitment and resources to provide the investment expertise, technology and service innovation needed to help our clients achieve their financial goals.

Our people are passionate, engaged, smart and curious, and we give them the independence and the confidence to make a difference.

While we take pride in the excellence of our investment solutions and client service, we know we can always do better.

We are honest, respectful and make tough calls, challenging the status quo to achieve better outcomes through innovation.

Above all else, we always put our clients first.

Find out more about what we do, our history, and how you could be a part of our future HERE.

OUR VALUES

All of our people must be able to demonstrate an affinity with the Fidelity core values:

• Innovation – Being willing to experiment and try new and better ways to serve our clients.

• Integrity – Taking personal responsibility for always acting in the best interests of our clients.

• Excellence – Striving to be the best while knowing we can always be better next time.

OUR BEHAVIOURS

All of our people must be able to operate in accordance with our behaviours:

• Commitment –

We are committed to our clients and proud to work for Fidelity.

We push through obstacles to make things happen; we make decisions quickly and thoughtfully.

We are individually committed to building a culture of excellence.

• Collaboration –

We collaborate with colleagues, seek alternative views, invite different ideas and always challenge traditional thinking.

This approach allows us to create a whole that is much greater than the sum of its parts.

• Client Focus –

We are expected to, and measured on, our ability to put our clients first.

We go the extra mile to understand their needs and strive to exceed their expectations.

We listen carefully, we communicate clearly, and we’re quick to respond.

We’re respectful of the trust placed in us to manage their money. 

Please note: you can apply for a maximum of two CFGdegree places/roles.