Software Development Academy

Take the first step towards a career in software. 

Start learning to code and kickstart an amazing career path with our free Software Development Training Academy. 

Over two weeks, you'll get a hands-on understanding of how software development works, and begin building your own coding projects using HTML and PHP.

At the end of the course, we'll connect you with our Software Development apprenticeship opportunities, helping you develop advanced skills and start a long-term career in software with an amazing local employer.

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What Will You Learn?

In this free course, you'll get to grips with the foundations of software development.

We'll explore different coding languages and paradigms, learn common coding terms, and introduce the frameworks that professional software teams use every day. 

After learning the basics, you'll bring everything together to create your own software project, using PHP.  This project is a brilliant starting point for more complex coding, and can be a great talking point in an interview.

Who Can Join?

This course is for people aged 19+ living in the Tees Valley Combined Authority area.

If you're unemployed, in part-time or temporary work, or simply looking to start an exciting new career in software development, this programme offers expert training and personal support to help you reach your goals. 

Course Delivery

Our Software Development Academy is delivered through live online training with our expert instructors and hands-on activities.

Register your interest above to receive more information, including upcoming course dates.

Career Progression & Next Steps

This Software Academy will give you a good introduction to the world of software development. From here, we'll support you to kickstart a brand new career in coding. 

After completing the Software Academy, our team will help you plan your next steps, including helping you secure a paid apprenticeship with local employers in Software Development.

Expert Training. Personal Support. Real Career Opportunities.

At Baltic Apprenticeships, our short courses launch careers and change lives. 

We create technical, accessible short courses to kickstart and accelerate digital careers. Our Software Development Academy can give you a taster of one of the most exciting and in-demand industries out there - and our Software Apprenticeships can get your first job in coding. 

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Whether you’re looking to start an exciting career or go further in your current role, our software development academy is the place to be.