GCHQ Career Switcher – (Remote) Introduction to Web Development

GCHQ Career Switcher - (Remote) Introduction to Web Development

A course for budding coders! Over the 8 weeks, you will learn the fundamental skills of front-end development, including three sessions on JavaScript. At the end of the course, you will build a website from scratch.

8 weeks, 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM

Remote

Session information

Sessions

Session 1 - HTML basics
18:30 - 20:30
2 hours
Remote
    Session 2 - CSS basics
    18:30 - 20:30
    2 hours
    Remote
      Session 3 - Recap & Project Overview
      18:30 - 20:30
      2 hours
      Remote
        Session 4 - JavaScript Part 1 (Overview, data types, loops and conditionals)
        18:30 - 20:30
        2 hours
        Remote
          Session 5 - JavaScript Part 2 (Functions and scope)
          18:30 - 20:30
          2 hours
          Remote
            Session 6 - JavaScript Part 3 (Objects and the DOM)
            18:30 - 20:30
            2 hours
            Remote
              Session 7 - Github 101 & Frameworks
              18:30 - 20:30
              2 hours
              Remote
                Session 8 - Project presentations & Careers in Web Dev
                18:30 - 20:30
                2 hours
                Remote
                  • Free

                  Description

                  Over the 8 weeks, you will learn the fundamental skills of front-end web development, including three dedicated sessions on JavaScript. At the end of the course, you will be able to build a website from scratch!

                  This course is completely remote, runs for 8 weeks and takes place one evening a week for 2 hours. Students who complete the course (including the course project) will receive a Code First Girls certificate.

                  To be eligible to apply for the free course you must identify as a woman/non-binary, have a working laptop and: be aged 18-23 OR have studied in the last two years OR be a current student at a University.

                  This course is for complete beginners.