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  • Our 12 week, full-time course will help launch your software engineering career.
  • We have trained hundreds of developers in the last 5 years. Check out where some of them work now
  • We believe in holistic learning: we have yoga twice a week, and meditation for our students daily even in our remote format.
  • Changing your career is an incredibly important decision. We recommend that you come and check us out before you commit: we have free events online almost every week. You can also book a phone call where someone from our staff will talk you through what the experience looks like and answer your questions.
  • New: Hybrid delivery now available, a progressive and flexible approach to training offering the best of both worlds. Read FAQs

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Meet our graduates:

Funmi Adewodu, Yoyo Wallet

“The​ ​whole​ ​Makers​ ​experience​ ​was​ ​amazing​ ​and​ ​completely​ ​life​ ​changing.​ ​It​ ​has been​ ​the​ ​best​ ​form​ ​of​ ​education​ ​I​ ​have​ ​ever​ ​been​ ​through.​ The emotional​ ​intelligence​ ​curriculum​ ​at​ ​Makers​ ​also​ ​gave​ ​me​ ​a​ ​sense​ ​of​ ​self​-​awareness that​ ​I​ ​never​ ​really​ ​had​ ​before​ ​the​ ​course.”

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Chris Harrop, Jigsaw XYZ

“Since Makers, I’m happier. I’ve gained a tangible skill that means I don’t just have a job, I am what I do and I’m proud to do it. I owe a great deal to my fellow Makers Alumni and everyone who supported me through the course. Life-changing is a cliched term but this is a truly transformative course.”

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Jennifer Shepherd, Financial Times

“There’s been a lot to learn but I’m already impressed that I’m encountering challenges, working to overcome them and moving on to the next area quite quickly. It can be daunting. I like that the Makers ethos is about learning plenty, getting stuck, working out how to get unstuck and then working hard to move forward.” Read More

Dominic Vernon, Deloitte UK

“At Makers, you’re encouraged to be active in your own learning rather than have it passively given to you. To learn a language you need to be immersed in a culture… you can’t just do it three hours a week. You need to really get to grips with it. You need to just get stuck in and not be afraid to get things rolling or to try do things differently.”

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Dania Mah, Freelancer

“Makers provided an incredible 12 weeks that kickstarted me to dig into tech and find its fit with the world of design. It was a personalized experience that builds the developer’s habits of being constantly curious and focused on your learning. It was a crazy roller coaster I thought I wouldn’t get through but Makers teaches you that any situation will always work out no matter how impossible things may seem.”

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Gabriela Budeanu, Jigsaw XYZ

“Until changing careers, I felt like my work wasn’t making a big impact on the world. I am now very excited that I can contribute and be part of all the big future changes that technology will bring to our lives. Makers was challenging and very intense, but at at the same time fantastic and life changing.”

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Peter Johnstone, Cleo AI

“Makers exists for a reason: that there are not enough junior developers out there. That makes you in demand. And on top of that, they have a fabulous careers team, who will be alongside you throughout the process.”

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Christopher Ly, Spektrix

“There aren’t  enough words to describe the experience. The course, the camaraderie within your cohort, the support you get from the careers team – the experience in its entirety was exhilarating. There was never a day where I didn’t want to come in and spend time among my peers.”

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Debora Piu, Deloitte

“Warm vibes, happy faces, internal jokes… everyone seemed to have a special connection with each other, which is what then happened to me with my cohort, after so much time spent together. You really feel the motto ‘once a Maker, always a Maker’ in the air.”

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Kate Morris, Deloitte

“I’m grateful for the comprehensively holistic support from the non-technical staff — from the free food, through yoga and meditation and careers team. The banquet of skills I am now able to provide to an employer has been enhanced without a doubt: more importantly, the core ingredients are better.”

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Masha Budryte, Thoughtworks

“If you are not sure whether you should attend a coding bootcamp or not, bear in mind that it will teach you much more than just coding.”

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There are two main pathways to becoming a developer at Makers.

Makers Academy

Earn £30k-£35k in your first role. Looking for the fast and flexible route into software engineering? We run a new course every 4 weeks for those looking to change their life now. With the freedom to build your final project in a new technology of your choice, you’ll leave the course with a packed portfolio and plenty of points on Stack Overflow. Together with job support from our career coaches and connections to leading tech companies provided by our Partnerships team, we’ll help you find a job you love.

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Makers Apprenticeships

Earn £18k-£25k from day one. Our apprenticeships are the equivalent of foundation software engineering degrees. We don’t just teach you how to code. We teach you to think like problem-solvers, and give you the coding tools to construct solutions to almost any problem. You don’t need a maths degree, we don’t care about A-levels, you don’t need to have built your first computer before you could walk. Applications are currently closed but you can still register your interest.

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What People are Saying

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“Wonderful course. The coaches were very supportive even in a remote setting. They seemed to truly care about what we were getting out of the course and our wellbeing. I feel more confident not only a developer but as a leader and team member. There was a real focus on how to learn. I thought I was already proficient in this skill but turns out I had a lot of improvements to make – now I feel like I could teach myself any language. I would highly recommend this course.” (from Course Report)

Kiki Dawson
Makers Remote 2021

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“Signing up to Makers was one of the best decisions I’ve made. I got stranded in the UK because of coronavirus and lost my job because I couldn’t return to China so I signed up to start Makers in August. Just 2 months after finishing the course, I’m about to start the job of my dreams with great pay and an amazing career outlook, I couldn’t be happier. The course was intense but the staff are fantastic people who provided unmatched support. They’re genuinely knowledgable, caring individuals. During the course and in my job search I have felt totally supported. I’d 100% recommend signing up.” (From Course Report)

Frazer Brookhouse
Makers Remote 2021

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“Best decision of my life! I will start off by saying that I am a very picky person, but I absolutely loved my time at Makers. It is a really fantastic atmosphere to learn in and the community are very supportive. By the end of the course, I really was equipped with the tools to go and pick up any language or framework independently – something I couldn’t have dreamed of prior to starting the course. The emotional intelligence and meditation workshops are fantastic (this is coming from a hard sceptic) and you really cannot underestimate the importance of these soft skills in the industry.”

Zi Deng
Makers 2019

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