Coding

Coding Careers for Women initiative: Diploma in Full-Stack Software Development (E-commerce Applications)

This cohort is aimed specifically at women who are unemployed/not working and who want to gain the skills to start a career in tech. The course is suitable for complete beginners with an interest in developing coding skills. This is a full-time course delivered 100% online over 12-months with a 3-month work placement upon completion. The course leads to a qualification which is a Diploma in Full-Stack Software Development with a specialization in e-Commerce. The career services team advises learners throughout the course to prepare them for their first role in the tech industry.

Qualification

This course is certified by Code Institute and credit-rated by the University of the West of Scotland. It aligns to level 6 on the NQF and level 5 on the EQF and level 6 QQI. The content is industry-validated and university credit-rated. It is the only full-stack software development course to offer a specialization.

What will I study?

  • HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Python and jQuery
  • Integrated Development Environment + Testing
  • UI/UX Design + Design Thinking
  • Bootstrap, Flask, Jest, Django Frameworks
  • Database Management System (DBMS)
  • e-Commerce

Delivery

The course is delivered 100% online with extensive learner support. Learners are guided by a cohort facilitator and have access to live-online tutors 24/5 plus weekends, a personal mentor to advise on projects and a career services team to help learners prepare to use their new skills effectively in the workplace.

Assessment Process

During the course learners complete 5 projects. Each represents a phase of the software development build from front-end development right through to integrating an e-Commerce payment system. These projects form the basis of the assessment and become a showcase of your competencies as a software developer.

Application Process

Applicants will be invited to complete a 5-step coding challenge which introduces the basics of coding with fun, guided challenges and a short interview to enhance their understanding of the course and the support offered to learners. No prior knowledge of coding is required.

Entry Requirements

  • School Leaving Age (18+)
  • Successful Completion of the 5-Step Coding Challenge
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Genuine Interest in Software Development
  • Laptop and Internet Access
  • Self Motivated
  • Competent in English to IELTS Level 6.0 (if not a native speaker)
  • Non-EU/EEA Applicants Must be Eligible to Work in Ireland
  • Unemployed/not working for Coding Careers for Women
  • When registering your interest via Fetch, please ensure you review the entry requirements and application process specified within the relevant course web page.

Course details
Reference 287944
Type Coding Careers for Women initiative
Duration 52 Weeks plus 3-month work placement
Focus Employment
Certification Professional
Fees No Fees

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This initiative is intended to be a stepping stone to a career in the technology sector, where less than 25% of roles in Ireland are filled by women. If you do not identify with this gender, or this initiative does not apply to you, and you’re interested in applying for the Diploma in Full-Stack Software Development (E-commerce Applications), please contact MSL ETB to find out about forthcoming cohorts of this course.


Skills to Advance: Diploma in Full-Stack Software Development (E-commerce Applications)

This globally recognised qualification helps those in employment to reskill or upskill as a Full-Stack Software Developer with an e-Commerce specialization. These skills are in high demand and will directly impact the digital transformation of your business and your career. This is a 12-month part-time cohort suited to those who need the flexibility to upskill while working.

Qualification

This course is certified by Code Institute and credit-rated by the University of the West of Scotland. It aligns to level 6 on the NQF and level 5 on the EQF and level 6 QQI. The content is industry-validated and university credit-rated. It is the only full-stack software development course to offer a specialization.

What will I study?

  • HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Python and jQuery
  • Integrated Development Environment + Testing
  • UI/UX Design + Design Thinking
  • Bootstrap, Flask, Jest, Django Frameworks
  • Database Management System (DBMS)
  • e-Commerce

Delivery

The course is delivered 100% online with extensive learner support. Learners are guided by a cohort facilitator and have access to live-online tutors 24/5 plus weekends, a personal mentor to advise on projects and a career services team to help learners prepare to use their new skills effectively in the workplace. Part-time delivery is designed to give learners who are working the flexibility to study part-time, approx 15 hours per week.

Assessment Process

During the course learners complete 5 projects. Each represents a phase of the software development build from front-end development right through to integrating an e-Commerce payment system. These projects form the basis of the assessment and become a showcase of your competencies as a software developer.

Application Process

Applicants will be invited to complete a 5-step coding challenge which introduces the basics of coding with fun, guided challenges and a short interview to enhance their understanding of the course and the support offered to learners. No prior knowledge of coding is required.

Entry Requirements

  • School Leaving Age (18+)
  • Successful Completion of the 5-Step Coding Challenge
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Genuine Interest in Software Development
  • Laptop and Internet Access
  • Self Motivated
  • Competent in English to IELTS Level 6.0 (if not a native speaker)
  • Non-EU/EEA Applicants Must be Eligible to Work in Ireland
  • In employment for Skills to Advance

When registering your interest via Fetch, please ensure you review the entry requirements and application process specified within the relevant course web page.

Course Details

Reference: 252022
Type: Part-time for Skills to Advance
Start Date: 26/10/2021
Duration: 52 Weeks
Focus: Employment
Certification: Professional
Fees: No Fees

Apply now

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