Kick-start your career in Scotland's tech industry.
Professional Software Development
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.
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.
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.
Gain a qualification
Enhance your CV by earning a Professional Development Award in Software Development – an internationally recognised stamp of approval.
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.
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.
“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
- 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
- Module .02
- Inspirational talks
- Personal branding workshop
- PDA progress review
- Group project
Weeks 11 - 15
- 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:
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 – 60 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.
Our ‘Project Showcase’ days, site visits and careers events will get your name known by some of the hottest employers across the country.
From CV prep and mock interviews to job matching and career advice – we’ll make sure you walk into your next job with confidence.
Come along to one of our free monthly open evenings to discover more about the course, meet instructors, see the campus and have a drink!
- 7th November 2019
- 6th November 2019
Ready to take the plunge? Complete our online application to kick start the interview process.