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Come and learn the principles of software craftsmanship and soon you'll be starting your career as a web developer. Makers Academy is Europe's leading Developer bootcamp. Over the past couple of years, we've graduated over 1000 students into their dream jobs as junior developers - there's no reason why our next success story can't be you.
Not satisfied with your job? Want to go to work and love what you do, day in day out? It’s time for a career change, and coding could be exactly what you’re looking for.
At Makers Academy, we’ve helped everybody from stay-at-home parents and recruiters to scientists and lawyers make their first step towards a career they’re passionate about, in jobs with huge growth opportunities.
The technology sector has been growing rapidly for years, and has been largely unaffected by the recession. With demand for developers growing 20% year-on- year, and supply of developers (mainly graduates of computer science degrees) flat lining at 1%, the demand for developers is growing rapidly. In short - the tech industry needs you!
Be in full control of your career and have creative freedom. Technology companies are notoriously known to have fun, playful offices and a relaxed, friendly working culture. On top of that, working in web development brings a wealth of opportunities to grow, learn and enjoy your work again. What are you waiting for?
Similar to a rollercoaster, with lows and high. I would do it again in a heartbeat.
It's been super intense and good times, bad times, it's been high pressure but I've also met people I think are going to be good friends for a long time.
Great people and I learnt more than I thought was possible in 3 months
Makers is more than learning how to code.
So, so valuable and I think it's only now that I'm working that I've realised just how much I've learnt.
I have a new job, more confidence and made some new friends.
Life changing. Completing Makers Academy accelerated my learning with an amazing group of like minded individuals. Not only did it provide me with fundamentals of programming, it also enabled me to learn how to continue learning in an industry that is constantly changing. The meditation & yoga have also helped me to better deal with situations I find challenging.
Makers Academy is really exciting and friendly. A step into the unknown.
It was an intense but very rewarding experience.
An amazing transformative experience that has taught me how to be a developer
Makers Academy was intense and lifechanging
I'm now part of a community where there is no upper limit in terms of growth
Makers Academy was fun, full of friendships and learning while pushing myself beyond my limits.
Crazy Nerdy Rollercoaster!
Makers Academy completely changed the direction I was going in for the expense of 6 months of very hard work.
I have no regret about spending money on Makers Academy. One of the best decisions I've made.
My life has changed dramatically, I have knowledge and skills that I didn't even know existed this time last year.
The best thing I've ever done.
Amazing, fun & not for the faint hearted.
It helped me focus, work hard, and learn as much as I could.
Everyone at Makers has been really helpful, especially on the Ronin side of things. It's defo been good value for money.
It's less time and money than a university degree and you learn everything you need to start a career really quickly!
If you're willing to work hard, it's more than possible to get a great job with a great salary
Best experience in my life!
It's definitely the best thing I've ever done. If anything, I wish I hadn't waited.
There is a lot of opportunity for people like us, but you have to reach for it.
The work and life border liners have been blurred. I no longer dread monday mornings and look forward to work!
It was an experience that I'll remember all my life.
I feel like I can make a change in peoples lives now
I found a really nice community and I've met really cool people.
Learning to code + Awesome people = Makers Academy
I've now got new skills that I couldn't even imagine I could have a few months ago. I'm now in an industry that really excites me.
After graduation I went to the careers fair. Went to an interview with a hiring partner through that and got a job! It all happened very quickly
My Makers Academy experience was fantastic and exhilarating and it's great to be young again!
My Makers Academy experience was awesome. Within 2 weeks from when I started to apply to jobs I had 3 offers!
My Makers Academy experience was enjoyable in the professionally and social level. It was well worth doing!
Makers Academy is playground where you work extremely hard, make life long friends, experiment with new ideas and technologies everyday, learn and discover a part of yourself that you never thought you knew
Makers Academy was tiring but very enjoyable and exceeded my expectations.
My Makers Academy experience was fun, mind expanding and ultimately successful.
I met a lot of great people, made a bunch of friends, had a lot of fun and learned a skill that changed my life for the better.
My Makers Academy experience was challenging and rewarding and fantastic!
Makers Academy was the best 3 months ever and I'm a happier confident person!
Great fun and I got to do yoga and mediation as well!
My salary is now above average for a Junior Developer in London. I learnt to code in a very short amount of time and got a job very quickly
My Makers Academy experience was intense, stressful, fulfilling and fun!
Makers Academy was life-changing.
Do it! You won't regret it. Coding is a lot easier than people think it is and it's a profession with a future where your skills will always be in demand.
The Makers Academy experience gave me a lot of confidence that I can learn quickly and changed the way I learn into a healthy dose of experimenting and breaking things.
I've managed to increase my salary by 10% by getting a job as a developer and I know I'll make the money back so it's a good investment.
I gambled everything on it being a success and invested all my savings in the belief it would pay off in the end. Now I'm glad I took the risk.
My life has changed for the better! I can code and I have a new job.
Makers Academy was an epic challenge, great fun, personally and professionally rewarding and unforgettable.
One of the best learning experiences of my life.
Makers Academy is like nothing I've ever done before and it's changed my life for the better.
Best educational experience of my life.
Hardest experience of my life but most worthwhile and fun!
I can code and I got a job and I'm now looking forward to working in the tech industry and not just media.
Makers Academy is an incredible environment to learn in. You don't just learn to code here but you also have lots of fun and meet great people and have an amazing support network of expert coders and wellbeing support.
A total emotional rollercoaster with great people on the ride with me!
It was memorable and life changing and my life won't be the same again.
Makers Academy is an investment in yourself and to be honest, it’s quite cheap in the long run. It’s about you as a person and you are gaining skills that will be extremely useful for many, many years and when you look at it that way, it's actually a steal.
I went on several interviews and found a position as a Junior Developer for Government Digital Service. I'm very lucky to be in a team that is truly Agile and supports my learning through mentorship, a 20% project and more.
You now pay so much money to go to university so the relative cost of joing Makers Academy is minimal and you get the careers service support too.
It was a lot of work and a lot of fun!
My life has completely changed since joining Makers Academy. Best decision I've ever made.
Makers Academy was exhausting but rewarding.
Intense but worth it.
The three words to describe Makers Academy are crazy, intense and awesome.
I'll be making twice as much as I was before the course so it's definitely a decent investment.
I am now enjoying work and getting to work with cool people. I’m just a lot happier than I was before.
Makers Academy is challenging and intense, but full of rewards!
Makers was great fun! The best thing I’ve done in terms of education!
It's difficult to remember life before Makers, but I'm really looking forward to starting my new career!
My time at Makers Academy was intellectually challenging, a roller coaster of joy, and one of the best decisions of my life.
Best decision I could have made.
Makers was both a big jump and a huge bet, but it was the best decision I could have made!
Makers Academy changed my life. I now work in a job that suits me and I really enjoy working how I want.
Take the leap, you won’t regret it.
Makers are doing an amazing job at finding great, unique and dedicated individuals to work with. After graduation three weeks down the line I had two full-time job offers.
Students from Makers Academy are not the same kind of species as normal developers out there and it’s your background and experiences that don’t necessarily relate to coding that will give you an edge.
Makers Academy changed my life. It gave me the confidence to know that I can achieve whatever I want in life.
Although £8,000 might feel very expensive just think about how much a years' worth of university tuition.
My Makers Academy experience was intense, tiring and fun. Everybody was very positive and driven to learn and work together. It was easy to stay motivated in that environment.
Since graduation my life has changed, as I enjoy my work a lot more in general.
Makers was probably the best experience of my life! It was life-changing and like any big change, it wasn’t always easy but I now feel that my future is very bright.
A course like this is possibly the best thing you can do to help yourself, both for employability and your own mindset.
It was the hardest thing I've ever done and the best thing I've ever done.
Makers Academy will stay with me forever!
Makers was three of the most empowering months of my life!
I'm getting paid to do the same things I did at Makers Academy and I love it!
Sounds amazing so far, right? Think about this, a Makers Academy graduate in a Junior Developer role is £32k and we work with a range of incredible companies to make sure you find an environment that suits you. Not to mention the growth opportunities and employee perks on top of that. What are you waiting for?
Ruby is a general-purpose programming language. The brainchild of many other brilliant languages, it's an intuitive route into programming. Ruby is used in web applications through frameworks like Rails and Sinatra.
HTML is the building material of the web. We'll guide you towards building beautiful, structured webpages and altering content dynamically, both on the server and client-side.
git is the world's most popular way to manage, share, and distribute code. We embed best GitHub practices from the get-go, which perfectly suits our focus on Pair Programming - and our Hiring Partners.
We're passionate about education and software development. Our course has been designed by industry experts to introduce you to the most used technologies in today's marketplace, and to equip you with the skills you need to quickly find a job as a Junior Developer.
|Full Time, Offline, in London|
|Challenge-Based, by Makers Academy|
|Live, in Person|
|Meditation, Yoga, 'Joy' activities|
|Certified Yoga Instructor On Site|
|Hiring Week + Intro to Hiring Partners|
|Careers Fair @MA HQ, London|
|Talks by Industry Leaders|
|Live, in Person|
Meditation, Yoga, 'Joy' activities
Careers Fair @MA HQ, London
Talks by Industry Leaders
Full Time, Offline, in London
Challenge-Based, by Makers Academy
Live, in Person
Certified Yoga Instructor On Site
Hiring Week + Intro to Hiring Partners
Live, in Person
We run cohorts every 4 weeks and applications are highly competitive. Apply early to avoid disappointment.