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Case Study

Craig Horsborough

Recruitment Consultant to Junior Developer at Tombola

Take the leap, you won’t regret it.

What were you doing before joining Makers Academy?

I was working as a Recruitment Consultant.

What made you want to start learning to code in the first place?

I had interest in the industry and needed a career change.

How did you come across Makers Academy and what made you decide to apply to the programming course?

I found Makers Academy via an internet search and after reading the website and blogs I decided it was for me.

What did you find difficult during the course?

I found the steep learning curve and the long hours very difficult.

What happened during/after graduation and where are you job-wise?

After graduation I returned home to Newcastle and found a job about a month after I graduated

How has your life changed since graduation?

I have successfully became a developer and I am now part of the Makers alumni community. I even got the Makers Academy logo tattooed onto my wrist. It was that life changing.

What advice would you give to people thinking of changing career?

Take the leap, you'll be glad you did.

What would you say to people who say £8,000 is very expensive?

For the expertise of the coaches and the experience it is 100% worth it & I would pay it again.

What advice would you give to people interviewing for developer roles?

Makers Academy teaches quality code and the best standard of practices, demonstrate your knowledge of these and you will be fine.

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About the course

Delivery
Full Time, Offline, in London
Curriculum
Challenge-Based, by Makers Academy
Pair Programming
Face-to-Face
Coach-led Workshops
Live, in Person
Meditation, Yoga, 'Joy' activities
Certified Yoga Instructor On Site
Hiring Support
Hiring Week + Intro to Hiring Partners
Deposit
£800
Womens Discount
£500
Careers Fair @MA HQ, London
Talks by Industry Leaders
Live, in Person

Delivery

Curriculum

Pair Programming

Coach-led Workshops

Meditation, Yoga, 'Joy' activities

Hiring Support

Deposit

Womens Discount

Careers Fair @MA HQ, London

Talks by Industry Leaders

Full Time, Offline, in London

Challenge-Based, by Makers Academy

Face-to-Face

Live, in Person

Certified Yoga Instructor On Site

Hiring Week + Intro to Hiring Partners

£800

£500

Live, in Person