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Case Study

Giuseppe De Santis

Technical Support to Junior Developer at AppyParking

My life has changed for the better! I can code and I have a new job.

What were you doing before joining Makers Academy?

I was working in technical support for a voice recognition company.

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

I wanted to solve problems and be creative.

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

I saw an advert and looked at the alumni case studies and it looked like a good opportunity that would not take a long time to switch careers.

What did you find difficult during the course?

The course was very intense and that was very difficult.

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

After graduation, I continued coming here and I started to apply for jobs and polished my GitHub and CV and started practicing technical tests.

How has your life changed since graduation?

For the better! I can code and I have a new job.

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

Research it and make sure you enjoy it and just do it!

What you say to people who say £8000 is expensive?

It's just as expensive as a Master's degree but it takes less time and the network you gain after Makers Academy is worth it.

What was your biggest worry before joining Makers Academy and how do you feel about it now?

My biggest fear and worry was not being able to find a job after I finish but now I have a job.

Sum up your Makers Academy experience

Intense and awesome coaches.

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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