Part-time (24 weeks)

In 24 weeks in Rio de Janeiro, 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.
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Some of our upcoming courses in Rio de Janeiro can be followed remotely. After you complete your application, the admission manager will be in touch shortly to give you all the necessary information.

Live a unique experience.

Our web development course in Rio de Janeiro , 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
  • 9290+ graduates
  • 2190+ products built
  • 540+ startups launched

Our course curriculum

Our web development course 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 60 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.


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 9290+ 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 9290+ 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.

Our part-time format

Learn to code in 24 weeks with a tailor-made program
adapted to your busy schedule.

09:00 AM 05:00 PM
07:00 PM 10:00 PM
Homework Watch the lecture to prepare for next session.
On campus Pair program with your classmates on coding challenges with the help of our teachers.
On campus Pair program with your classmates on coding challenges with the help of our teachers.
Homework Watch the lecture to prepare for next session.
On campus Practice all day on challenges and projects.

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

Watch the lecture to prepare for next session.

🏫On campus

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

A taste of our program in Rio de Janeiro

Live a unique learning experience every week.

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

Meet your peers and teachers three times 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.

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.

Marcel Fonseca
Marcel Fonseca

With a background in International Relations and videogame translation, Marcel began to work as a tech consultant and freelance developer after completing Le Wagon in 2018. Now he's focused on working on cool projects and teaching at Le Wagon.

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Matheus Penchel
Matheus Penchel

Software developer since 2008, he fell in love with Ruby on Rails and APIs almost a decade ago. After joining Le Wagon on Rio's first batch he also taught in São Paulo and Tokyo. He's been working as a freelance contractor and teacher.

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Caio Andrade
Caio Andrade

Caio's been around Ruby since 2009 when he started working as webdesigner, and later as a front-end developer, for a Rails focused company. After studying at Le Wagon he started working as a fullstack developer and teaching in Mexico and Rio.

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André Ferrer
André Ferrer

8 years in law were enough for André. After being unsatisfied working with tax law, he decided to get back on the rails and did Le Wagon. Now, he works teaching and freelancing. His mission is to help other people have the freedom coding provides.

more about André
Ronalson Filho
Ronalson Filho

8 years of experience in product design, he currently develops design systems & products at Mundipagg and teaches Frontend at Le Wagon Rio. He also organizes meetups and events such as Rio.css, Rio.html and JSDay Rio.

more about Ronalson

Community and tools for life

Our 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.

Icon tutorials Global network

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

Find a job in the best tech companies in Rio de Janeiro

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

microsoftwordCreated with Sketch. Career Playbook

Access a complete guide to kick-start your tech career after the course: boost your portfolio, prepare for technical interviews, leverage on our 9294 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.

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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 Rio de Janeiro

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
Microsoft Hired 3 graduates
Google Hired 5 graduates
Getaround Hired 6 graduates
Facebook Hired 2 graduates
Apple Hired 1 graduates

Find the right financing option for you

Find out if you are eligible for special offers in Rio de Janeiro.

Local Scholarship

⚠️Eligibility: Resident in Brazil (>6 months) or citizens

Brazilian residents and citizens have a special price of 17,500 reais. We also have different payment options (see other financing options below). We believe in making technology more open and available in order to foster creativity and develop the skills that will in turn further Brazil's ecosystem.

Scholarships are only offered to applicants that are citizens or residents in Brazil for a minimum of 6 months. To be eligible, applicants must successfully complete Le Wagon's standard admissions process and be officially accepted.

Up to 5 installments without any interest

You can choose to pay the bootcamp in up to 5 instalments without any interest, directly with us.

Co-founders 👯 Scholarship

Enroll with a friend, coworker, spouse or business partner and both of you will get a 7% discount.

We offer scholarships of R$ 2,450* for double applications

R$ 1,225 for each applicant

Discounts and instalments options are non-cumulative

Up to 24 instalments with Provi, our financial partner
Up to 24 instalments with Provi, our financial partner

Provi is a fintech startup that believes in the future of tech skilled students and the promising career our coding bootcamp can offer them. With Provi, you do not need to provide any credit history or guaranty, just being accepted in our recruitment process :-)

Our partnership with Provi offers 3 instalment options: - 12 x R$ 1681 (interests of 1,89% per m) - 18 x R$ 1199 (interests of 1,99% per m) and - 24 x R$ 974 (interests of 2,19% per m).

How does it work? Apply to Le Wagon + Fill the form 👉

Any questions? Contact our bootcamp manager! 👉

More information about Provi
%5 for Upfront Payments

Get a 5% discount by paying your entire Bootcamp upfront!

If you pay the full price of Bootcamp before starting, you get a 5% discount.

Discounts and instalments options are non-cumulative

Income Share Agreement - Only pay when (and if) you get a job!
Income Share Agreement - Only pay when (and if) you get a job!

Income Share Agreement is finally available in Brazil!

We've partnered with Provi once again, so everyone can become a coder!

How does it work?
You don't pay anything to start the bootcamp!
You only start paying back when (and if) you get a job with a salary bigger than R$ 3,000:
- You pay 15% if you make up to R$ 3,999;
- You pay 18% if you make more than R$ 4,000;
- You pay a maximum of 1.7x of the bootcamp price (R$29.750);
- You pay a maximum of 60 months.

That's it!
ISA option only available for Brazilian Residents and Web Development Bootcamps.

Any questions about our program in Rio de Janeiro

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.

What's the selection process to become a Le Wagon student?

1⃣ Apply online (no commitment!)

2⃣ Interview with our bootcamp manager

3⃣ 10-hour online challenge to complete in a week

Once your application is accepted and you sign your student contract:

4⃣ You'll have to complete a 60-hour prep work before the start of the bootcamp - videos and exercises to prepare you for this life-time challenge 💪

The Le Wagon selection process is always the same, no matter the city you're joining

What are the technical requirements for the course? Do I need to speak english? Should I buy a specific computer to take the course?

Full-Time and Part-Time courses are taught in Portuguese, but you need to be able to understand written English, as our platform and exercises are in English.

For the computer, we have no minimum requirements. On the first day, we will do a setup on all machines to install the tools you will need during bootcamp, so don't worry!

What courses do you offer? It's full-time only or there's a part-time format too?

Here in Rio, for now, we have a single product, the full-stack web development bootcamp and you can attend it Full-Time or Part-Time:

Full-Time Bootcamp: 9 weeks long, on Monday to Friday from 9 am to 7 pm.

Part-Time Bootcamp: 24 weeks long, on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 7 pm to 10 pm and on Saturdays from 10 am to 5 pm.

Which languages do you teach? Is it web-focused only or there are mobile languages?

Our training is Full-Stack, which means you will end up mastering Front-End and Back-End development.

On the Front-End, our stack consists of HTML, CSS and Javascript. On the Back-End, we have pure Ruby in the first weeks and introduce the Rails framework midway through the course.

For database languages, we have SQL, through formats such as CSV, MySQL and PostgreSQL. In addition, our students end up having solid knowledge in Git and Github as well as deployment in Heroku.

We don't teach mobile native languages, but we will teach you how to create responsive web applications that will fit perfectly on mobile phones. Plus, through PWA (Progressive Web App) technology, you can deliver a user experience that is remarkably similar to a native app.

Who are the students joining Le Wagon Rio?

Our students come from all around the world! 🌍

We usually have about 20 students per batch, half brazilian, half international, coming from France, USA, Germany, UK, Canada, Spain, Poland, Sweden... Just last year, we had 20+ different nationalities in the bootcamp!

On average, they are between 20 to 35 years old - but everybody can make it here, as long as you're motivated and curious 💪

They want to change of career, build their company, upskill at their current job... It's a very enriching experience and stimulating environment to study in ☺️

How much does the bootcamp cost? Which financing type and payments are accepted?

The bootcamp costs R$ 17,500 for both Full-Time and Part-Time. We have the following payment methods and discounts:

Payment methods:

• From 1x to 3x without interest

• 12x (1.89% monthly interest)

• 18x (1.99% monthly interest ) • 24x (2.19% monthly interest)

Discounts (non-cumulative):

• 5% for payment at once

• 7% Co-founders (if you refer a friend to bootcamp and both are approved in our selection process)

What type of visa do I need to attend Le Wagon in Brazil?

For our 9-week coding bootcamp, you can simply come as tourist. You will be allowed to stay up to 90 days in Brazil (3 months) so right enough to do the bootcamp (2 months) and still have time to travel around ✈️

However, depending on your country, you may require a visa to travel to Brazil. We're here to help you in this process and we're ready to provide any document to help you get it.

Make sure to check with your local Brazil consulate the document your might need.

Want to go further?

Next Rio de Janeiro web development course part-time coding bootcamp starts on Jan 9, 2021