How did you find your time on the bootcamp?
Northcoders was the perfect environment for starting my career in tech. I learned so much in a short space of time and was supported by a great team who were always ready to help and answer any questions. The careers support was also fantastic.
What were you doing before the bootcamp and what made you apply?
I was living abroad, working as a copywriter when I decided that I wanted a more stable career that was more in line with my interests. I had been coding by myself and making good progress, but I thought that Northcoders would be a good way to accelerate my learning.
What was the support like on the course?
The lectures and course content was really well structured and delivered at a pace which allowed quick progress but wasn’t overwhelming. In particular I loved the sprints and challenges we were set to allow us to practice what we’d learned. All of the tutoring staff were knowledgeable, friendly and ridiculously patient, which was great.
How much support did you receive from Northcoders with your job search after the course?
In terms of the way the careers part of the course is set up, I can only have good things to say seeing as I had a job offer three days after finishing the course! Support was offered for any tech tests and questions we might have and the jobs board was kept up to date with relevant posts. Careers team were really helpful throughout the process.
What advice would you give to anyone thinking about applying?
The great thing about learning to code is that there are so many resources out there to help you decide if it’s right for you. Once you’ve made the decision to get serious about learning to code, I could only recommend Northcoders as the place to go and learn things that might take you years to find out for yourself.
Anything else you’d like to add?
Thanks everyone at Northcoders! The course was great, a really positive experience and one that I would recommend to anyone thinking of starting a career in tech.