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Case Study

Michael Lennox

Technical recruiter to Junior Developer mGage

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

What were you doing before joining Makers Academy?

I was working as a technical recruiter.

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

I saw a lot of amazing companies doing interesting things and wanted to be a part of it!

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

Makers Academys reputation is good in the tech world and I thought it was the best way to become a developer.

What did you find difficult during the course?

The sheer volume of things you need to learn.

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

I became an alumni helper and after my 6 week stint I got a job straight after.

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

Go for it!

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

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.

Sum up your Makers Academy experience

Great people and lots of fun!

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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