Funding option

You can only apply for PCDL cover 8 weeks or less prior to the start of the course until the end date. It can take from 1 to 6 weeks to process your application.

There are various funding options available to students aged 18+. Professional and Career Development Loans are commercial bank loans that can be used to help pay for work related learning. You can borrow between £300 and £10,000 to help support the cost of up to two years of learning (or three years if it includes one year’s relevant unpaid practical work). The Government will pay the interest on the loan while you are training and for one month afterwards. You will then need to start repaying the loan as you would any other commercial loan product. The loan can be used to pay course fees or other costs such as travel and living expenses. You can also use the loan to supplement other forms of support such as grants or bursaries. As the Professional and Career Development Loan is a commercial loan product, you should make sure you have investigated all the funding options that may be open to you to ensure you make an informed decision about whether the loan is right for you. Please visit for further information.

For further information on financial assistance to support your learning visit or contact PCDL on 0300-303-8610. The Cooperative Bank loans the finances and once you’ve submitted an application, they are contactable on 0345 602 3862. Our learning provider registration number is: 21486.

Code the startup way.

Learn web-development

Learn all about Ruby, SQL, and the Rails application framework. Develop your front-end skills by using advanced CSS technics (flexbox, grid, animations, etc..) and go deeper into Javascript by learning jQuery and React.js, the library developed by Facebook. More details.

Think like a Software engineer

A person who has the big picture on technical issues, who understands what MVC means, knows how to design a database schema or to dissect an HTTP request, and who can start learning a new programming language very quickly.

Adopt a technical workflow

There's definitely a good way of building tech products and that's what we will teach you. Write your MVP's user stories, draw your database scheme, build a mockup with Sketch, collaborate using pull-requests and code-reviews on Github. That's how successful startups work.

Get the startup toolkit

Heroku, Stripe, Mandrill, Amazon S3, Algolia... We will teach you how to implement all these services to be more efficient at the launch of your new product. Save time, use the right tool for your specific need, that's our developer mindset.

Build your product

No one will teach you how to build web products as we do. Kudoz has just raised 1.2M, Impact is disrupting politics, MaShareEcole school, MedPics healthcare, Krawd marketing... and there are so many other projects in the starting blocks. Check it out for yourself.

Land a new job

Working as a junior developer for Stripe, Algolia, Molotov, Save, Compass, 55, Save, etc.. We will help you find your dream job, either as a junior dev, product manager or growth hacker. Discuss with any of our alumni to find out more!

Students Reviews

What our students think of us

By far the best learning experience I ever had.
Neophyte in programming, I was amazed about how @lewagon could seed us the proper knowledge to start migration on our own projects. Respect!
9 weeks of intense coding.Great curriculum, enthusiastic coaches. The MBA of code.
A life changing bootcamp that opens new doors for you, socially and technically speaking. The Le Wagon family is one of a kind!
Le Wagon was one of the best experiences of my life. They make the impossible possible. I went from a coding newbie to building my own web application.
Online courses made me feel like I could learn to code. Le Wagon made me code.
If someone asks me where to go for the best web development training in London it has to be Le Wagon. I feel like I have learned in 9 weeks what would normally take 3 years. Excellent syllabus and platform.
Le Wagon was for me a very interesting experience that reinforced me in my choice, to change my professional life. The Program was intense, complete, with good teachers, a good atmosphere and great persons.
It was one of the most exciting and challenging time of my life. I felt that I should have learnt all of that 15 years ago, but this power of internet did not exist by then. So Lewagon was the right thing to do in this very right time.
Really a life changing and amazing experience. I didn't expect to love coding this much!
The best way to get your foot in the door when you are completely new to coding!
It was like learning ruby at the pace of an airplane! We covered so much stuff in only 9 weeks.
It has provided me something to look forward to each day and a level of empowerment to build the things I think about that no other experience has provided me.
Intense experience full of love and tears. Will do it again.
It's a whistle stop tour into the world of full stack programming that if you snooze, you lose, there's no going backwards only forwards into the unknown to give birth to new amazing products with your teammates for life.
Getting that knowledge and experience in only 2 months is really impressive. On top of the ability to join an amazing community. A truly unforgettable experience.
It was awesome, I wish I had done this earlier in life. I recommend Le Wagon to every good soul!
Challenging, intense, fun, Le Wagon took us from clueless to junior devs in just a few weeks!
The invaluable feeling that I was acquiring a very relevant knowledge that will expand my freedom gave me an impulsion to move forward with the professional transition I've always longed for.
It was amazing to meet so many different people. And everyday I felt more motivated. Le Wagon really made me change the way I will look at any new challenge coming my way.
I learnt so much in a short space of time. That's the power of Le Wagon!
Life changing. Learning how to think like a programmer has not only opened so many doors career wise, it has changed the way I think about problem solving generally.
I couldn't imagine to be so grateful after this 9 weeks. We learned so much about web development and have such a great time
Teachers and people from Le Wagon are not just amazing professionals, but great human beings. They taught me how to code and how to love it. Le Wagon has definitely changed my life.
What a ride - incredible experience being sucked into the tech-world with no way to quit or slack off...enjoyed every second - THANKS!
I feel Le Wagon, gave me the keys to a new world. From here, it's all up to me.
Jumping into coding world together with some of the most enthusiastic and experienced people you'll ever meet.
I was exhausted at the end of the bootcamp with my body still now recovering, but I loved every minute of it.
I loved it, I was challenged, frustrated, euphoric and down on my rear end some days. I would recommend Le Wagon to anyone with aspirations to code. Just be prepared for an emotional journey.
Become a family in a week, live like a family for two months and learn like you've never learned before. Let Le Wagon change your life.
The most humbling, enabling and life changing experience.
There will be definitely a before and after Le Wagon. I recommend it to anyone looking to start a challenging coding journey and discover an exciting community.
The perfect coding foundation. The social aspect was just as good and perhaps even better.
What an experience! Those were two months of extreme learning. Besides learning how to build web applications I built amazing friendships.
I always knew I was interested in becoming a Web Developer but I was doing a non-technical degree at university and wasn't sure I would find work as a developer afterwards. (I studied French). I was teaching English abroad and when I was asked to teach a Technology course I realised I was a lot more interested in coding than most of my students...this was when I seriously started looking at becoming a dev. I ended up picking Le Wagon for a couple of reasons - the reviews were pretty unanimous that it was a great place to study, and it was also only 9-weeks long and I wanted to get working ASAP so I didn't mind signing up to something pretty intensive. It was definitely more than 'pretty' intensive but I had the most amazing time doing it. I'd already done a fair bit of HTML/CSS before the course but it feels ridiculously insignificant after an intensive week of JavaScript lessons! They also teach you to code properly --what to avoid/best practices-- which I'm so grateful for in hindsight. It's more than just knowing how to code, but also how to deploy an app from scratch along with a tonne of other really useful lessons. A lot of people said the first couple of weeks were very tough and they were right, but IT'S SO WORTH IT. Le Wagon is definitely a 'work hard/play hard' kind of place. The teachers were all amazing and they went above and beyond when we got stuck. (Especially in the last two weeks of project-deadlines!) It doesn't stop when you leave, either. Everyone is so happy to help with issues post-course and there's a brill alumni network. I loved learning to code in Ruby, but when we got to frontend, i completely fell in love and had my fingers crossed for a great job as a front-end dev (which I found just a couple of weeks later). Taking Le Wagon has quite literally changed my life - I'm doing what I've always wanted to do.
Intense but so awesome!
top notch 60 day full stack rails bootcamp for ridiculously low fee
Great! In one word. Be able to learn a language and create an app this quickly is really impressive!
An intense developer bootcamp showing best practices to get you up to speed as an online entrepeneur, fast, practical and to the point!
The most rewarding feeling when you reach Demo Day with your shiny new MVP. The teaching staff are extremely talented at passing on their knowledge, their passion and enthusiasm for coding is infectious, and this course was without doubt the right move to progress our startup.
Le Wagon is THE coding school you should do. period. It's worth the cost. Go and see by yourself.
I attended Le Wagon’s coding bootcamp in London from January to March 2017. I’ve always been interested in technology and have wanted to study it ever since I was a kid, but school just wasn’t teaching me what I wanted to learn so I left when I was 18. I looked into some coding bootcamps and Le Wagon was clearly leading the game with the best reviews, highest ratings, most interesting alumni projects. So I started in London in January 2017 and I learnt more technical skills in the space of 2 weeks than I did in my entirety of formal education! Even my friends who decided to go to university can’t compete with the scale of things I can now create. Le wagon has kickstarted my career and I even got my first project by meeting their alumni! Joining Le Wagon was the best decision I’ve made in a long time and I still miss going there every day and being in the environment of constant learning.
Intensive & enriching learning experience: 9 weeks, a wealth of programming knowledge, dynamic & passionate teammates.
The most intense learning experience in my life, sweated blood and tears, and came back from the dead to feel great about all the things I've learnt. Can recommend it to everyone!
Best ride of my life. Super intense, but I have learned so much, met amazing people. Not sure if I will ever get an experience with such an amazing learning curve.
This little van actually hides and incredible lift towards the coding skies! Brace yourselves!

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Teachers in London

Edward Ward

In 2014 Ed launched Veglo, a bike light brand with manufacturing in Asia and world-wide distribution to 5 continents. After winning various entrepreneur awards and the British Inventors' Project 2014, Veglo sold in April 2016. Ed joined Le Wagon London to promote creativity and bring technical skills to people who otherwise feel trapped an unable to build their ideas.

Business Developer



Sandrine Ayral

Sandrine has worked in tech for 6 years, in the US, France and London. She started on the VC side, then joined TheFamily's founding team in 2013 to help build the Parisian startup accelerator. In 2014, she joined the Bitcoin industry, first at Coinbase then went on to create a new cryptocurrency, which raised $1M in a 3-day crowdfunding campaign. And when she's not working, she's learning how to code (yes!).

Head of Marketing




Romain Paillard

Romain was a lawyer when he co-founded Le Wagon with his brother Boris in 2013. He takes care of students and help other cities to grow as well as Paris :)

Alex Benoit

Alex graduated in Electronic Engineering from Imperial College London and has worked in both startups and big companies such as Cisco and VMware. These days, he finds his happiness teaching web development throughout Europe with Le Wagon. Alex loves inspiring fellow students to learn full-stack web development and build amazing products in the process.

Arthur Littmann

Arthur was born in France and grew up in Italy, after graduating from ESSEC business school he worked in a french tech startup as a business developer and then decided he wanted to learn how to code to put his entrepreneurial ideas in application. Since then he's been coding and sharing his tech knowledge, teaching and assisting students at Le Wagon.

Thomas Sertorio

Thomas is a full-stack developper with a great engineering background. After 5 years as a Project Manager in the Intelligent Transport area, he spent 18 months in Shanghai as a professional squash coach. Then, he went back to Paris to join Le Wagon and launched Open Loge at the end of the program. From then, Thomas has kept coding on dozens of Rails applications as a freelance. He has a strong experience now and can help entrepreneurs build exactly what they want.

Ugo Mare

Ugo graduated in computer science from Epitech in Paris and since then, he has been putting his startup ideas into practice. He is currently working on Bitit, trying to make bitcoin more accessible. Besides being an entrepreneur himself, Ugo loves to share his tech knowledge. He found out this passion while being a teaching assistant at school. Since then, he's had the chance to teach all around Europe with Le Wagon. When his not coding or teaching, he is practicing bouldering.




Boris Paillard

After an engineering school, Boris worked for 3 years in financial markets before getting bored. He quit to live his real passion, web-development and product design. Co-founding Le Wagon as CEO, he has been teaching frontend, web-design and Rails for 4 years and also gives frequent talks on technical entrepreneurship in major business & engineering schools.

Sébastien Saunier

Sébastien is a software engineer with more than 8 years of experience. He worked at Google & VirtuOz, and now teaches all you need to know about web programming and the technical workflow used in a startup.

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