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Course Overview

Learning to code is essential in today's digital age. From your phone apps to Facebook and websites, everything is built with code. If you want to gain an introduction to coding, this qualification is for you.

It will help you progress into further studies and provide you with a strong foundation to enhance your digital knowledge. With the world evolving digitally, coding skills are more important than ever before.

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Understanding Coding

What will I learn?

This course is made up of five units:

  • The principles of coding
  • Terminology used in coding
  • Coding design principles
  • The processes and practise of coding
  • The importance of communication and project management in coding

This would be particularly useful in a career in web development or as a programmer.

Eligibility Criteria

This course is government funded, you must meet the following criteria to be able to study for free:

  • You must currently live in England    
  • You must have been resident in the UK/EU for 3+ years, for purposes other than study    
  • You must be over the age of 19   
  • You must not be on an apprenticeship

There is a £125 cancellation fee if you enrol and do not complete or withdraw from the course. This fee is to cover administration costs. 

40% fewer people are taking IT subjects at GCSE level since 2015.
>3m people in the UK work in tech.
1.5x salary for coders compared to other industries, on average.
500k programmers and engineers in the UK.

Studying made simple!

We don't like to make things more complicated than they need to be... Our courses are designed to be flexible around your work and family life. 

Step 1

Submit your enrolment form

You'll get instant access to begin your course

Step 2

We'll start processing your funding application

A tutor will be assigned to support you through your course, they can be contacted via phone, text or email

Step 3

You'll receive text reminders when your work is due

Your work will be marked by your Tutor and returned to you within 7 days.

Step 4

Submit your work

Once you've finished your course, we'll apply for your certificate. This will be posted to your home address within 6 months of completing your course.

Start your application

If you'd like to enrol, we'd love to welcome you on a course with us! 

Need support enrolling? 

If you'd like support with your enrolment, or want to make sure this is the right course for you, fill out your details below and a member of the team will be in touch. Alternatively, you can call us on 01388 741336.

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