Part-time (24 weeks)

In 24 weeks in London, part-time, learn all the skills of a Software Developer and code your own web applications to upskill in your current job or change your career.

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In 24 weeks, part-time, learn all the skills of a Software Developer at Le Wagon London
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Oct 2, 2021 - Mar 19, 2022 Course in English (£6,500)
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Join a unique Web Development course

Our web development course in London, initially developed as an immersive 9-week bootcamp, can also be followed part-time in 24 weeks, studying some weekday evenings and Saturdays. At the end of the course, you will know how to build a robust, user-friendly app that matches users' needs and objectives, and to use the right workflow to work in collaboration with other developers.

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Le Wagon: a life-changing experience
  • 11,110+ graduates
  • 2730+ products built
  • 160+ startups launched

Our course curriculum

Our web development course in London is designed to make you learn to code step by step, until you can build your own web applications from scratch.

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Get ready for the bootcamp

Our Web Development Course is very intense. To save time and nail it from the beginning, our students must complete the PrepWork on our custom-built platform before starting the bootcamp. This work takes around 40 hours and gives our students a basic knowledge of:

  • Web 101, how the web works
  • Terminal basic commands
  • Git basic commands
  • HTML / CSS foundations
  • JavaScript foundations
  • Tech workflows and tools in a startup

Developer tools & workflow

Work with the right developer tools and workflow. Learn the basics of the command line, use a code text editor and install Ruby with a version management tool. Get familiar with most useful developer packages and learn how to version your code with git and push it on Github.

Programming Basics in Ruby

Write programs manipulating variables, loops, conditions and data structures (Array and Hash). Detect text patterns with Regular Expressions and start parsing data from structured files (CSV, JSON, XML, HTML) fetched using web-scraping or by building requests to JSON APIs.

Software Architecture

Structure your software following Object-Oriented principles. Learn the Model-View-Controller pattern in-depth (most common application design pattern) by coding several MVC softwares from scratch. You will have to code everything on your own, even simulating your database storing data in CSV files.

Relational Database, SQL & ORM

Learn to design a relational database schema and to build structured queries to your database with SQL. Build simple CRUD queries (Create, Read, Update, Delete) or advanced JOIN queries. Learn to connect your database to your ruby software with an ORM (Object Relational Mapping) called Active Record.

Frontend Development

Build your web pages following atomic design principles and code your own UI kit of web components & layouts by applying the latest CSS techniques. Build pages with an adaptive design thanks to media queries and learn to quickly prototype a web app with Bootstrap 4.0 and its responsive grid system.

ES6

Learn ES6, your second programming language after ruby, to add dynamic behaviors to your website or update pages without reloading thanks to AJAX. Understand JavaScript fundamental concepts and learn to use all the necessary JS web tools like Babel, Webpack or yarn.

Ruby on Rails

Wrap it all together by coding your first Ruby on Rails applications. Deploy your applications in production & start coding “the Rails way”. Go deep into Rails discovering advanced concepts like nested resources, namespaces, or how to refactor an app with services or to build an API with Rails.

Cloning Airbnb in teams

Code a clone of Airbnb from scratch in 5 days. You will work in teams to learn to collaborate on Github using pull requests and deploy your apps on Heroku, using the same workflow as successful startups. Implement advanced features (payment, image upload, search, geocoding, background jobs, etc…) and learn to cover your code with tests.

Turn an idea into a product in 2 weeks

Projects Phase is the ultimate experience of the course: invent, pitch, design, code and deploy an original project in teams of 3 or 4 people during the two final weeks. You will have to go through all the process from the idea to the live app in production on a real domain name, ready to be tested on the market!

  • Define the Product's target users and unique value proposition
  • Build an interactive prototype with Figma to validate the UX
  • Split the work in your teams by defining and assigning user stories
  • Code the web application from scratch: from the back-end to the user interface
  • Deploy your app on a production environment
  • Pitch your product during the Demo Day!

Career Services

We help our students find a job by preparing them for technical interviews, organising job fairs, startup office hours and coaching sessions with tech recruiters and alumni. We have helped our 11,111+ graduates find their dream job!

React.js Extension Course

After the bootcamp, all our alumni get access to Le Wagon’s one-week online extension training in React.js and Redux. A very useful course for our students who want to go deeper in front-end development or apply to front-end developer jobs.

Lifelong Access to our Online Platform

Our alumni keep a lifelong access to our online platform with 300+ challenges, 100+ hours of video lessons to re-watch any time after the bootcamp, 100+ live-codes and tutorials on real-life developer examples and 900+ flashcards to rehearse core concepts.

Slack icon Slack & Community

Our 11,111+ alumni discuss every day on Le Wagon’s Slack channels after the course, getting help from our 900+ teachers, sharing tips, resources, code snippets, job offers and news from their products. An engaged and passionate tech community, all over the world.

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Joining Le Wagon was one of the best career related decisions I've made. What I loved the most was the focus on hands on coding from day 1 & buddy system. Problem solving in each class and then seeing the outcome from your work was really satisfying.

Gurpriya Bhatia
Gurpriya BhatiaLeading Strategy and Sales Operations at Google Cloud

Our part-time format

Learn to code in 24 weeks with a tailor-made program adapted to school & public holidays, and above all to your busy schedule.

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Homework Watch the lecture to prepare for next session.
Live sessions Pair program with your classmates on coding challenges with the help of our teachers.
Live sessions Pair program with your classmates on coding challenges with the help of our teachers.
Homework Watch the lecture to prepare for next session.
Live sessions Practice all day on challenges and projects.

Consolidate what you've learnt through live-code sessions with your teachers.
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Homework

Watch the lecture to prepare for next session.

Remote

Pair program with your classmates on coding challenges with the help of our teachers on Zoom.

Live sessions (Full day)

Practice all day on challenges and projects.

Consolidate what you've learnt through live-code sessions with your teachers.

A taste of our program in London

Live a unique learning experience every week.

On campus pair-programming sessions
On campus pair-programming sessions

Meet your peers and teachers once a week to work on coding challenges. Learn to think and solve problems like a software developer.

Online lectures and flashcards
Online lectures and flashcards

Watch lectures at your own pace on our online platform. Grasp core concepts and prepare yourself for the next coding session. Consolidate your knowledge on a daily basis playing our Flashcards.

Hiring and networking Events
Hiring and networking Events

Every week, join us for events with entrepreneurs and hiring partners. Create your own network within a thriving tech scene.

Career Week

At the end of the bootcamp, you are welcome to join our Career Week. This week gives you the tools you need to take the next steps in your career, whether it is finding your first job in tech, building a freelance career, or launching a start-up.

Workshops Workshops

Benefit from a combination of panel discussions, workshops, presentations, and assignments to help you find the right career path.

Becoming job-ready Becoming job-ready

Prepare your personal profile, complete job applications, prepare for technical challenges, and make a game plan for after the bootcamp!

Inspiration Inspiration

Hear from alumni about their post-Bootcamp journeys and what a typical day looks like in their new careers.

Custom-made Custom-made

You can join any workshops or watch any tutorials that you are interested in. You create your own career week according to your interests and objectives

Timetable for the week
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  • Discover career paths
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  • Prepare for a job application
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  • Prepare for technical challenges
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  • Apply for jobs
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  • Game plan post bootcamp

Passionate teachers

Since day one, we’ve taken teaching seriously. Great teachers inspire us to connect to topics on a profound level. Experience as a developer alone doesn’t necessarily make one an effective teacher — that’s why we’re passionate about finding not only great engineers, but deeply committed, experienced teachers.

Sarah O'Grady
Sarah O'Grady

Sarah studied Spanish & Portuguese, completed a Teach First Leadership Programme and became Head of Spanish in a Secondary School. She then worked at an EdTech start-up before completing our Web Development Bootcamp and freelancing as a developer.

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Anne De Joly
Anne De Joly

Having graduated EdHec, Anne started working in consulting and customer success management but decided to join the bootcamp aspiring to become a freelance web developer. She is developing a project-management app for charities as well as teaching.

more about Anne
Arthur Littmann
Arthur Littmann

Arthur is a Product Manager and Lead Teacher at Le Wagon. Having graduated from ESSEC Business School, he opted for a more creative career and learned to code. He joined as a Teacher & Developer 3 years ago before moving to the Product team.

more about Arthur
Alex Haumer
Alex Haumer

Alex studied Economics and worked in Digital Marketing before deciding that he would have a greater impact being able to code. He joined Le Wagon in 2018 and has since taken on the role of Lead Teacher and Full-Stack Developer.

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Teaching at the Wagon is the real innovation; the purest form of sharing; a nice, kind way to receive help and knowledge deliver with fun and without any judgement on the IQ or the way of doing it. I loved moving through challenges, helped by TAs!

Francois-Xavier Baud
Francois-Xavier BaudProduct Specialist at Boussard & Gavaudan
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The teaching staff were always on hand to help breakdown the problem and help me reach that eureka moment. Now I’m capable of building a web application from scratch. I would recommend Le Wagon part-time for both wannabe entrepreneurs & developers!

Sam Cheesman
Sam CheesmanProduct Manager at Moneybox

Community and tools for life

London Web Development course is just the beginning of the journey. Once you graduate, you belong to a global community and have access to our online platform to keep learning and growing.

Slack icon Slack communities

Get tips and advice from professional developers, access exclusive job and freelance opportunities, find support for your project launch.

Online platform

Access our online education platform at any time after the web development course, with lectures, screencasts, flashcards and challenges.

Additional resources

Benefit from advanced tutorials in software development to push your computer science skills further and keep on learning and practicing after the bootcamp.

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Receive unique job and freelance opportunities from Le Wagon's alumni who work as developers, product managers and entrepreneurs in successful tech companies all over the world.

Community and tools for life
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Le Wagon exceeded my expectations! In 6-months I a gained a new skill and also became part of an amazing community. I would highly recommend the part-time programme! I miss going in and seeing my classmates.

Gurpriya Bhatia
Gurpriya BhatiaLeading Strategy and Sales Operations at Google Cloud
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The course is just as I expected, I am half way through and I am enjoying it a lot. I am excited every day I have to go to class, where I can meet my fellow coding buddies and learn something new about the world of web development.

Agota Kocsis
Agota KocsisFull-stack Developer at Engine

Find a job in the best tech companies in London

Once the web development course ends, you benefit from our career services. We help you prepare for tech interviews, meet the best recruiters in London and connect with relevant alumni.

microsoftwordCreated with Sketch. Career Playbook

Access a complete guide to kick-start your tech career after the course in London: boost your portfolio, prepare for technical interviews, leverage on our 11,111 alumni community.

myspaceCreated with Sketch. Career Events

Our local teams know their alumni and hiring partners, what they are up to and what they are looking for. They introduce you to the right people depending on your goal.

buymeacoffeeCreated with Sketch. Alumni Coaching Sessions

Our alumni often come back to share their post-bootcamp experiences. You will learn about how they found a job, started their own company or freelancing career.

wechatCreated with Sketch. Career Intros

In addition to Slack channels, our local teams know their alumni and what they're up to - we often introduce relevant people to each other to create synergies.

Our web development course alumni get hired by the best companies

They hire our Web Development grads in London

The best companies partner with Le Wagon and hire our alumni as Web Developers, Product Managers, Growth Hackers or Product Designers.

Amazon Hired 6 graduates
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BCG Digital Ventures Hired 6 graduates
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Cytora Hired 2 graduates
Deliveroo Hired 2 graduates
Doctolib Hired 9 graduates
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Entrepreneur First Hired 1 graduates

Find the right financing option for you

Find out if you are eligible for special offers in London.

Pay your fees upfront before you start
Pay your fees upfront before you start

Web Development: £6,500

A deposit of £2,500 is due upon signature of the contract, and the remaining balance of £4,000 is paid 1 week before the course start date.

Data Science: £6,900

A deposit of £2,500 is due upon signature of the contract, and the remaining balance of £4,400 is paid 1 week before the course start date.

Pay in instalments while you study
Pay in instalments while you study

Pay your tuition in instalments, where the deposit is paid to secure your seat on the Bootcamp, and the remaining balance is paid over 6 monthly instalments. There is a £500 management fee associated with this option.

Web Development: £7,000

A deposit of £2,500 is due upon signature of the contract, and the remaining balance is paid in 6 monthly instalments of £750 each, starting one week before the course start date.

Data Science: £7,400

A deposit of £2,500 is due upon signature of the contract, and the remaining balance is paid in 6 monthly instalments of £816.70 each, starting one week before the course start date.

*To be eligible for the instalment plan, you must: be over 18 years old; be a European Citizen; have a UK Bank Account; not have any convictions for financial crimes; successfully pass the credit check; and be successfully enrolled in the Training Programme.

More information, including eligibility criteria, is available here
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The most acclaimed Coding Bootcamp

Le Wagon is the #1 ranked coding bootcamp on Switchup Coursereport logo

Le Wagon has 2006 reviews with an average grade of 4.98/5 which makes it the most acclaimed coding bootcamp worldwide on Switchup according to student reviews! Whilst these reviews make us proud, above all they make us happy. Behind these reviews are hundreds of people around the world who have had a life-changing experience joining our program, that has opened new doors for them. We feel blessed and honoured to have enabled them - and to keep enabling our students - to become autonomous in coding, upskill or change their career, or launch their own startups.

Also, these 2006 reviews are extremely important for us to make sure we’re always meeting the same level of excellence. Having such positive and enthusiastic reviews about our bootcamps is the ultimate proof that we provide the best tech education for all our students, in the 45 cities we run our coding bootcamps in.

Any questions about our program in London

If you got here, it means that you have questions about Le Wagon: how to apply, who can join, what you’ll learn… Good! We have the answers.

How are your students learning at the moment?

Our London campus re-opened on Monday 12th April, therefore we are offering on campus learning for all Full-Time students and the option to learn remotely during the week and on campus on Saturdays for our Part-Time students.

We have been running Hybrid Bootcamps in London since summer last, where students can decide if they want to learn either on campus, fully remotely, or do a mixture of on campus and remote learning.

We are closely following all advice from the UK Government regarding the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, and we have strict safety rules in place for those who choose to learn in person.

Please check out our videos for more info on what this looks like: Remote Learning & Hybrid Learning in London.

What Career Support is there after the Bootcamp?

We have both internal and external processes to help you kick-start your career in Tech after the Bootcamp, including:

Career Week. The week after the bootcamp finishes, we organise a structured Career Week for all graduates. During this week, we organise workshops, talks and masterclasses on creating the perfect CV, updating their LinkedIn, searching for jobs, how to master technical interviews, tackling tech tests and more to help our graduates kickstart their job search, freelancing career or bringing an MVP to market and launching their startup.

We host a Monthly Alumni Stand-up, where we introduce graduates to new hiring partners, and share experiences and resources among our alumni.

Graduates can book in time to speak 1:1 with our Talent Manager, Laura, for ongoing career support anytime during and after the bootcamp. She’ll help you with anything you need, from how to tackle your job search, preparing for interviews, managing offers and salary negotiation, to finding co-founders and fundraising.

We run Events throughout the bootcamp giving you the chance to build your network and discover the London Tech scene. We also host Alumni Discussion Panels, where you can hear about the experience of recent graduates after the bootcamp and get tips on your future career plans.

You will get access to online tools hosted on our learning platform, including hands-on tech-test training and additional learning resources, such as our Intro course to React.

You will also remain part of our Slack community, where new job opportunities are posted on a daily basis.

We recently released our 2020 Jobs Report giving you an overview of career prospects after the Bootcamp. You can also check out our 2019 Career Results Survey as well.

What is the application process and when should I apply?

The application process consists of the following steps:

-- Online application available using this link

-- Online interview with our London Admissions team

-- Web Development Bootcamps: Complete this Ruby track within 1 week of your interview

-- Data Science Bootcamps: Complete our online Maths & Python Assessment

-- We will then review your application as a team and let you know if you have been successful in being accepted onto the Bootcamp!

We start Bootcamps every quarter, and open applications about 4 months in advance of the start date. We don't have a hard deadline for applications, it just depends on when spaces fill up, usually around 1 month before the start date.

Are your Bootcamps suitable for beginners?

Our Web Development Bootcamp is designed for people with no technical background, which means not having previous coding experience would not impact your ability to complete the course. What our students have in common is a strong willingness to build actionable Tech skills in a short period of time and a desire to learn alongside like-minded people.

Our Data Science Bootcamp requires people to already have strong skills in Maths, and fundamental coding skills in Python.

Motivation and full commitment are the main selection criteria for both bootcamps — as we’ve realised these are the two essential ingredients necessary to turn the Bootcamp experience into a success, no matter your background or previous experience!

People from all kinds of backgrounds join our bootcamps. Aged from 18 - 60, from recent school leavers and University Graduates, to people who have worked 20+ years in completely different fields, including lawyers, hospitality workers, doctors, academics, nurses, teachers, olympians, bankers, engineers, public sector workers and everything in between.

Graduates go on to work as Software Engineers, Back End Developers, Full Stack Developers, Front End Developers, UX Designers, Product Managers, Technology Consultants, Heads of Engineering, CTOs, Data Analysts, Data Engineers, Data Scientists, Data Product Managers, Business Intelligence Analysts, Technical Project Managers, Venture Capitalists and more!

Check out some of our Graduate Stories.

Some of our Graduates go into freelancing and many have gone down the entrepreneurial route, building their own products and founding their own companies.

You can check out some of the companies founded by our Alumni here.

How does the Part-Time Bootcamp work?

Our Part-Time Bootcamps cover the exact same content, line for line, as our Full-Time Bootcamps. The 24-week format is designed to fit around a full time job.

There are three live sessions per week:

-- Tuesday & Thursday evenings from 6.30pm to 9.30pm

-- Saturdays all day from 10.00am to 5.00pm

In addition to these three mandatory weekly live sessions, there are two 1.5 hour lectures to watch online ahead of the Tuesday and Saturday sessions. In total, it is a 15 hour per week commitment.

You can find a detailed description of the course schedule and curriculum on our dedicated pages by selecting the Part-Time course option.

Candidate profiles are very similar to Full-Time candidates, which means we have a mix of career changers, aspiring engineers and developers, project managers and entrepreneurs, among others.

Read more about fitting the Part-Time bootcamp around your life here.

What equipment do I need to join the Bootcamp?

It is crucial to have a fully functional and recent laptop to make the most of the training.

Tablets are not suitable for the purpose of the Bootcamp

Apple

Apple MacBooks should be no older than 2016 and running on macOS Catalina. Any Apple model is suitable for Bootcamps.

Windows

Windows laptops must be running on Windows 10. Here are some recommended specs:

Minimum specs 🐢(might be a bit slow, but it's workable)

i3 CPU; 8 GB RAM; 64 GO HDD free space

Recommended 👌(should run without complaining)

i5 CPU; 8 GB RAM; 128 GO SSD free space

Comfortable ⚡(no doubt this will run everything without an issue)

i7 CPU; 16 GB RAM; 512 GO SSD free space

We would recommend sticking with what you are the most comfortable with and quickest at using!

For more questions & answers, you can visit our FAQ section! If you would like to discuss with Le Wagon team, don't hesitate to contact us.

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Next London Web Development course (part-time coding bootcamp) starts on Oct 2, 2021

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