CAREER SWITCHER

SUPERCHARGE

YOUR CAREER

IN TECH

Our Career Switcher 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, or those simply wanting to upskill – take part in our Career Switcher courses.  

We ofter three learning areas across Web Dev, Python & Apps, and Data & SQL to get you started (with more in the pipeline!

CAREER SWITCHER

OPTIONS

Sponsored partner places for career switcher courses

APPLY FOR A SPONSORED PLACE

We work with a range of companies to offer sponsored Career Switcher places on some of our courses. These places are open to all women who are two or more years out of education, with the key aim to give as many women as possible the opportunity to pursue their career 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 Career Switcher courses. At the end of the course, you’ll receive a certification in your specialisation and be eligible to apply for our nanodegree 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 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

CAREER SWITCHER GUARANTEED PLACES (PAID COURSES)

GUARANTEED
£685 per place
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PYTHON & APPS
TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS
4-weeks REMOTE
MON 5 July - Wed 28 JULY
6.00PM - 8.00PM (4-WEEKS)

A beginner-friendly course to help students learn the fundamentals of programming through problem-solving in Python and how this can be applied to things like apps.

GUARANTEED
£685 per place
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DATA & SQL
MONDAYS & WEDNESDAYS
4-weeks REMOTE
tue 6 july - thu 29 july
6.00PM - 8.00PM (4-WEEKS)

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.

GUARANTEED
£685 per place
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WEB DEV
MONDAYS & WEDNESDAYS
4-weeks REMOTE
TUE 3 Aug - THU 26 Aug
6.00PM - 8.00PM (4-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.

CAREER SWITCHER SCHOLARSHIPS (SPONSORED PLACES)

Our partners are sponsoring hundreds of scholarship places on our Career Switcher 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)!

FREE
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH
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PYTHON & APPS
CAREER SWITCHER
REMOTE
MON 14 JUNE - Mon 2 Aug
6.30PM - 8.30pm (8-WEEKS)

A beginner-friendly course to help students learn the fundamentals of programming through problem-solving in Python and how this can be applied to things like apps.