Skills Bootcamp in Software Engineering - iungo Solutions

Skills Bootcamp in Software Engineering

Reach new heights in your Bristol Tech career with this free Skills Bootcamp in Software Engineering fully-funded by UK Government.

Learn to design, build and seamlessly integrate professional web applications in a multi-developer environment. This Skills Bootcamp prepares you for a diverse and fast-paced software engineering career, with front-end and back-end develop skills so you achieve the best of both worlds.

This is a 16-week, flexible, part-time programme, delivered in a hybrid format in Bristol City Centre over 3 evenings and a Saturday per week. During this programme you will complete a live project set by a Tech employer and develop the skills required to apply directly for software engineering roles within this fast-growing and vibrant sector. You will be supported through a personal development plan to help you to maximise your opportunities to gain employment after completing the Skills Bootcamp.

You will be guaranteed an interview for a live vacancy in Bristol City Centre upon completion of the programme. You will also achieve a formal qualification in Software Engineering, build a Development Portfolio, and receive personalised support to develop your CV and employability skills.

This is an intermediate Digital Skills & Employability Programme for people with some level of (formal or informal) background in software development and technology. There are no specific entry requirements for applying to the Skills Bootcamp in Software Engineering. If you don’t have any experience in software development you should consider applying to our Skills Bootcamp in Software Development.

Applicants may typically be:

  • Graduates with a degree in technology subject
  • Career changers transferring from another technology sector
  • Career returners refreshing their digital skills
  • People with hobbyist coding or software development experience

Applications will be assessed on a competitive basis against our “AAA” Criteria: Attitude, Aptitude and Ambition.

  • Week 1: Work Ready Skills & Programming Principles in C#
  • Week 2: OOP, design patterns and notation 
  • Week 3: Programming Project, Version Control & Git Hub
  • Week 4: Agile, Scrum Master
  • Week 5: MVC Architecture
  • Week 6: Introduction to Blazor(Maui)
  • Week 7: Databases (NoSQL, Mongo,  integration)
  • Week 8 & 9: Employer Project in Blazor
  • Week 10: Work Ready Skills

Outcome: Guaranteed interview with a Bristol employer upon completion of the Skills Bootcamp.

Qualification: Level 4 Software Engineering

  • CJ14CY001 Professional Practice in an IT Context
  • CK24CY004 Creating Object Oriented Software

Wraparound Support

  • One-to-one Career Coaching
  • Regular Employer Lunch & Learns
  • Competitive Paid Placement Scheme
  • Confidence Building and Support – Presentations & Pitching, Selling Yourself to Employers
  • Socials and Casual Networking Events
  • CV Writing and Portfolio Creation Support

You will be guaranteed an interview for a live vacancy in the Bristol area upon completion of this Skills Bootcamp. You can also progress onto a Degree Apprenticeship in Software Development once in employment or self-employment.

You could also undertake an approved Higher Technical Qualification (HTQ) such as a Foundation Degree in Software Development or a Higher National Diploma in Applied Computing with Exeter College.

This programme is fully-funded by the UK Government for eligible participants. 

To be eligible for funding, you must:

  • have right to live and work in the UK; and
  • have been resident in the UK for at least three years; and
  • be a current resident in England; and
  • be aged at least 19 years or older upon 31st August 2023.

Refugees and Asylum Seekers may be eligible if they have been in the UK for more than 6 months. People currently residing in the UK on a Student Visa are unofrtunately not eligible for funding.

You will need to provide evidence of your identity, address, and Right to Work. Your eligibility will be assessed in accordance with the Adult Education Budget Funding Guidelines published on the UK Government Website.

Check your eligibility for funding using our Funding Eligibility Checker.

Key Information

Start Date

16 October 2023

End Date

24 February 2024

Duration

16 weeks

Mode

Part-Time, Evenings & Weekends

Format

Hybrid

Location

iungo Bristol, BS1

Product ID

IUN3DFS

Delivery Code

234022