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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!
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.
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!)
Module 1: HTML Basics
Module 2: CSS Basics
Module 3: Recap & Project Overview
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
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.
(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
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.
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.
CAREER SWITCHER GUARANTEED PLACES (PAID COURSES)
£685 per place
Introduction to Web Development
monday & wednesday
mon 4 oct - wed 27 oct
6.00PM - 8.00PM (4-WEEKS)
£685 per place
Introduction to Python Programming
tuesdays & thursdays
tue 12 Oct - thur 4 nov
6.00PM - 8.00PM (4-WEEKS)
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)!