Locations: Oakland and San Francisco
Programs Available: Full-Stack Web Development and Coding Bootcamps
Scholarships: $1000+ discount for individuals
Keep your day job and save money as you kickstart your coding career. In intensive, part-time classes you collaborate on projects to learn the most in-demand tech like Python and React from the top instructors at Kickstart Coding.
Kickstart Coding is open to both beginners AND pros, and as it is priced at only 1/3rd - 1/6th the cost of a comparable full stack web development program, the classes make full stack web development accessible to everyone.
The instructors combine their engineering experience at top companies like Facebook and Salesforce with experience and passion for teaching, providing students the tools to accelerate or change their careers. Python and React.js are t...
Filled with portfolio-building projects, the ...Read more
|Start Date||Rolling Dates|
|Class Size||20 students|
|Commitment||15 hours in class/wk|
Kickstart Coding could not have been more aptly named and the schedule/format of the class could not have fit my needs better.
With my full-time, non-tech job demanding a minimum of 50-60 hrs per week, I still looked forward to every class (2 weekday evenings and Saturday afternoon, each week).
Michael is hands down the best teacher I've ever had. He is an expert at what he does, with an impressively VAST knowledege base and still managed to consistently make you feel comfortable in your learning. Being introduced to so much new information and new ways of thinking, he was always able to answer our questions thoroughly, even though at times, we didn't even know how to ask them.
I have never met a teacher that so clearly enjoys what he does, is fully and exceptionally competent...
I had a really great experience with Kickstart Coding, I can't recommend it highly enough. Kickstart Coding is the brainchild of Michael Bethencourt who came from a career in software engineering to pursue his passion for teaching. He clearly loves what he does and is a naturally talented instructor. The bootcamp is four months long and the curriculum is split between front end and back end engineering. The individual classes throughout each week were typically about 3.5 hours long and highly focused on a particular aspect of a larger theme or language. The class structure was pretty typical: a short lecture followed by exercises to test out your understanding; another short lecture followed by corresponding exercises; etc etc. What made the experience so enjoyable was that Michael was ...Read more