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Software Engineering Boot Camp

This boot camp is a self-paced course that can be completed 100% online

Start Your Career as a Software Engineer in Six Months

There is a heavy reliance on software engineers in today’s technology-rich climate—and this need for skilled tech professionals is only expected to grow. In fact, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) expects 189,200 job openings for software engineers each year through the year 2031.

comptia itf plus logo Today’s software engineering professionals must have knowledge in both front-end and back-end development. This Software Engineering Boot Camp takes a holistic approach—teaching both front-end and back-end technologies to help you achieve a successful career as a software engineer or full stack developer. You will master the use of Python, JavaScript, React.js, Redux, Node.js, Bootstrap, HTML, and CSS while preparing for an IT career with average salaries ranging from $70,000–$145,000 and gaining the knowledge necessary to successfully earn the CompTIA ITF+ certification.

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Job Outlook for Software Engineers

The need for skilled professional software engineers grows daily. The BLS reports that jobs for software engineers are expected to increase by 25% nationwide through the year 2031. This is five times higher than the average rate of growth expected across all occupations.

According to Indeed, the mean yearly salary for a software engineer is $108,722, with professionals with less than a year of experience making an average of $101,591. In contrast, professionals with six to nine years of experience earn an average of $119,384.

What You Will Learn

In our Software Engineering Boot Camp, you will explore:

  • Basic programming concepts
  • Web development fundamental languages and tools such as HTML & CSS
  • How to make websites interactive using JavaScript & jQuery
  • How to gain full command on version control system i.e., Git / Github
  • Use of the full functions of Bootstrap to improve website aesthetics
  • Integration of database programming into websites using MySQL & Node.js
  • Application of programming and web design concepts in real-life situations
  • Concepts that will allow you to pass the CompTIA ITF+ exam
  • Solutions to common problems faced by software development professionals
  • Development of a systematic engineering approach to software development

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How Bootcamps Work

  • Six months of interactive, self-paced training that requires 15-25 hours a week to master the material
  • Get five one-hour, online coaching sessions with your instructor
  • Complete multiple course projects and a final capstone to help you prepare a professional level portfolio to show prospective employers

Instructor

Zsolt Nagy

Zsolt Nagy has a Master of Science degree in IT Engineering. He is also certified in Front-End Web UI Frameworks and Bootstrap 4. He has several years of relevant professional experience and is currently working as a Senior Engineering Manager in a leading software company. Previously, he has served as the Head of Front-end Engineering at a global ad tech company.

Software Engineering Boot Camp FAQs

The Software Engineering Boot Camp is designed for anyone passionate about a tech career in software or full stack development. We recommend that our students have some programming knowledge; however, it is not compulsory.
Learning is entirely online and self-paced to suit your schedule. You will have access to interactive video lessons, labs for real-world practice, discussion boards to engage with peers, and live one-on-one coaching sessions with an industry expert instructor.
You can contact the boot camp instructor by email to discuss any queries and to seek feedback on your progress. You may also receive support from a team of industry experts. A student advisor may also be assigned for educational support.
Once you successfully pass the capstone project, you will receive a certificate of completion.

Registration and Enrollment

This boot camp is a self-paced course that can be completed 100% online—no prerequisites required. Open enrollment means you can register and start the boot camp whenever you are ready. Access to your boot camp can take 24-48 business hours.

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