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Case Study

Norm Fasey

Software Engineer to Developer at Sky TV

It enabled me to learn some useful skills and bring me up to date with some cutting edge technologies that are very much sought after in the job marketplace.

What were you doing before joining Makers Academy?

Software Engineer

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

I could code before. I wanted to bring my skills up to date.

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

Google search for General Assembly also showed Makers in search results. Price was better!

What did you find difficult during the course?

Nothing. It was all pretty straight forward.

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

I have a full time job at Sky TV developing their NowTV product on the Roku box using a language called Brightscript.

How has your life changed since graduation?

It enabled me to find a full time development role after being out of work for a year.

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

Take the plunge! Don't be afraid. Regret the things you don't do and not the things you do!

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

Within five years, you could be earning up to six times that amount!

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

Whether studying remotely would work. It totally did!

Sum up your Makers Academy experience

It enabled me to learn some useful skills and bring me up to date with some cutting edge technologies that are very much sought after in the job marketplace.

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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