Careers Portal spoke to GirlCode about all things coding and female empowerment. They also gave us some insight into how to apply to their Coding Bootcamp.
GirlCode is a nonprofit organization that provides training opportunities for girls interested in learning software development.
GirlCode's online coding bootcamps are an intensive 3 month training that prepares people with little or no prior experience to work as web developers.
They have partnered with large corporates to train 300 unemployed graduates. They aim to bridge the gap between what you've learned and what companies are looking for.
Tinyiko from GirlCode said, "We've come to upskill them with the various skills that they lack in order to get them into the corporates and also get them certified".
- Gender: Female
- Age: 18 – 35 years of age
- Qualifications: Minimum Matric
- Commitment: 12 weeks
- Working English proficiency is mandatory
- Must have a PC
There are two streams: AWS and Java.
To apply, you will need to head to https://girlcode.co.za/causes/coding-bootcamp/
You will then need to take a GirlCode aptitude test.
You will receive personalised mentorship and career coaching as you work your way through industry-aligned course content, with code reviews after every module, professional feedback.
- GirlCode Aims To Get Unemployed Women Jobs In Coding
- Coding Lingo EXPLAINED
- Why is it important to get young females involved in coding?
Where to find GirlCode