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Case Study

Tim Hyson

Camera technician to Junior Developer at Wonga.

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.

What were you doing before joining Makers Academy?

I worked in the film industry as a Camera Technician.

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

I wanted a change of career so looked into coding.

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

I met someone else that had already been here and they spoke highly of it.

What did you find difficult during the course?

I found the speed of the information that came at you difficult to take in.

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

I worked on consolidating the things I learnt and also worked as an alumni helper. I was applying to jobs as well and landed a job at Wonga as a Junior Software Engineer.

How has your life changed since graduation?

I have a job as a coder that I've been working towards for the last 18 months!

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

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.

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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