Kick-start your career in Scotland's tech industry.

16-Week Full-Time Course

Professional Software Development

Cost - £6,250

Take your seat in Scotland’s thriving tech industry by learning to code through our immersive software development course. With 12,800 digital jobs available each year, there’s never been a better time to get involved.

Learn the essential skills you need to start a career in digital.

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Build relevant skills

Our curriculum is designed by industry experts and is delivered in a hands-on immersive style. We’re continually evolving our course to match the skill needs of employers across Scotland.

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Develop your technical portfolio

Impress employers with a portfolio of web application projects. Put your technical skills into practice using the languages, tools and methodologies learnt throughout the course.

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Gain a qualification

Enhance your CV by earning a Professional Development Award in Software Development – an internationally recognised stamp of approval.

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Boost your career opportunities

Boost your employment opportunities through industry insights, CV workshops, networking and connecting with our diverse employer partners.

Our curriculum has been expertly crafted to give you the skills you need to be job ready in 16 weeks.

Get to grips with the essential tools, methodologies and best practices of a developer. We’ll teach you how to set up your development environment, write code that is clean and understandable, use object-oriented programming, user experience design, test driven development and Agile practices to develop well-functioning products. 

Learn by doing. Through a mixture of code-along lessons, labs and project work you’ll get experience using the most in-demand technologies used by employers across Scotland. 

Learn to build a dynamic front-end to your web application with common frameworks and tooling used by developers across the industry. Learn how to research user needs, plan architecture, and build functionality using React and JavaScript.

Build a web application from the ground up. Get hands-on with server side applications with API development and databases

At the heart of every successful development team is effective communication and collaboration. Through lab and project work you’ll learn the art of pair programming, stand-ups, how to run sprints and present your end product to an audience. 

Changing career can be daunting and we know that thriving in a new industry is about more than just subject knowledge. That’s why we offer a series of workshops and sessions to help get you career ready for the tech industry.

“If you’re looking for an industry which is supportive, ever-changing, current, exciting and gives you the opportunity to grow and develop, tech should definitely be considered. Expect to work hard and learn constantly!”

- Charlotte, CodeClan student

Get a feel for the full experience.

From pre-course work to hands-on learning and careers support, our course is designed to get you from A to B as smoothly as possible.

3 weeks Before

Pre-course work

  • Meet your classmates
  • Complete your pre-coursework (at home)
  • Weekly homework reviews

Weeks 1 - 5

Start on campus

  • Module .01
  • 1st Cohort Social
  • Alumni industry talks
  • Solo project
  • Presenting tech

Weeks 6 - 10

Halfway point

  • Module .02
  • Inspirational talks  
  • Personal branding workshop
  • PDA progress review
  • Group project

Weeks 11 - 15

Almost there!

  • Module .03
  • CV reviews and interview coaching
  • Speed Networking event
  • Solo or paired project

Week 16 - until employment

Graduation & job interviews

  • We celebrate your graduation!
  • Job interviews and Project Showcase
  • Become an official member of our Alumni community

This course is great for:

Aspiring programmers

If you’ve already dabbled in coding (and loved it) we want to hear from you! Not given it a go yet? Before you apply, we recommend giving some free online tutorials a go to see if programming is for you. 

Ambitious career changers

Looking for a new challenge? Most of our students are between the ages of 22 – 50 years old and come with previous career experience in sectors such as finance, education, engineering, retail and many more. 

Problem solvers & tech enthusiasts

You don’t need to be a mathematician or have any previous technical experience. All you need is a willingness to learn, a passion for technology and to think like a problem solver.

Our careers support team works hard to help you find that dream job.

Access to Jobs Board

Don’t get left behind! Get access to our jobs board and explore the latest vacancies posted by our network of employer partners. 

Networking events

Our ‘Project Showcase’ days, site visits and careers events will get your name known by some of the hottest employers across the country.

Career support

From CV prep and mock interviews to job matching and career advice – we’ll make sure you walk into your next job with confidence. 

Course cost

£ 6250
  • This can be paid for in one lump sum or as modular payments across the 16-weeks.
  • Funding options are also available through Professional Career Development Loans (PCDL) and Oil & Gas Transition Funding. 

Apply now!

Ready to take the plunge? Complete our online application to kick start the interview process.

Want more information? Download a Syllabus

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