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What’s on at CodeClan this April

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It’s fair to say that March was a big month for us here at CodeClan.

In case you missed it, we got ourselves a wonderful new home in Inverness, opened applications for our brand-new Data Analysis course in Edinburgh, and celebrated placing more than 500 of our software development graduates into work.

As for April, let’s just say it’s not getting any quieter. There are loads of opportunities for you to engage with us, visit us, find out what’s happening on campus and start learning!

Read on to find out how…

Inverness

Saturday 13th April – Half-day taster session

Thinking about learning Full-Stack Web Development in Inverness? Come and learn the basics of how we teach programming at CodeClan and try your hand at writing some code of your own at our taster session. Get your ticket here.

Glasgow

Monday 15th April – G13 Meet Your Cohort

Our next Glasgow Professional Software Development cohort kicks off their pre-course work on 15th April at the Meet Your Cohort event. By August, they’ll have completed their training and will be ready to launch new careers in tech. Want to join them? There are still some last-minute places left on the cohort. Apply here.

Thursday 18th April – G11 Speed Networking

Each of our Professional Software Development cohorts gets the opportunity to mingle with employer partners at our informal speed networking events. Next it’s G11’s turn! If you’d like to learn more about this and the other benefits of joining the course, you can explore the course here.

Friday 26th April – Intro to R

Do you work with spreadsheets? It’s time to leverage more efficient technology to manage your data! During the introductory session in our R Programming series, you’ll get familiar with the power of R Programming. Book your place today!

Friday 26th April – G11 Graduation

After 16 weeks of immersive training in software development, Cohort G11 will graduate in Glasgow! If you’d like to follow in their footsteps, explore our Professional Software Development course.

Tuesday 30th April – Data Carpentry

The second instalment in our R Programming series, Data Carpentry will help you take the pain out of data manipulation by leveraging the tidyverse. This course covers key aspects of the tidyverse, including dplyr, lubridate, tidyr and tibbles. Book your place here.

Edinburgh

Friday 5th April – E27 Client Experience Showcase

A group of students from Cohort E27 will present the work they carried out as part of their client experience project. This is an opportunity for our Professional Software Development students to go out and work on a real project for a third sector organisation. Explore the course to learn more and watch out for updates on our Twitter.

Wednesday 17th April – CoderDojo

CoderDojo is a fantastic free opportunity for young people to get involved in programming in a supportive learning environment. We’re hosting a coding club on 17th April. Keep an eye on our events section for more details and booking.

Data Analysis poster

Thursday 18th April & Saturday 27th April – Data Analysis Info Session

Data analysis is in high demand and employers are crying out for talent. Join us and be among the first to hear about our exciting new Data Analysis course. Register here for 18th April or register for 27th April.

Monday 22nd April – E31 Meet your cohort

Our next Edinburgh Professional Software Development cohort kicks off pre-course work on 22nd April and they’ll finish the course in late August. There’s still time to apply and there’s a small number of places still available.

Wednesday 24th to Friday 26th April – UX Fundamentals

Design and market digital products that users will love by learning the fundamentals of user experience design. Get to grips with UX design concepts and methods, from web accessibility and interface design to user testing and more. Book your place here.

Friday 26th April – E28 Speed Networking

Like all of our Professional Software Development cohorts, E28 will be joining a number of our Industry Partners for their Speed Networking event. Learn more about this by visiting the course pages.

Saturday 27th April – Half-day taster session

We’ve designed this interactive taster session specifically for people thinking about learning to code through our Professional Software Development course. Get a feel for the programming languages we teach at CodeClan by taking part in a code-along. Get your ticket here.

Get involved!

Stay up to speed with everything that’s going on this month and in the future by visiting our courses page and our events pages.

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