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by Sofia Villegas
18 October 2023
Coding school makes tech training more accessible in response to CodeClan demise

Students at Northcoders campus in Manchester | ConkerPR

Coding school makes tech training more accessible in response to CodeClan demise

Manchester-based coding school Northcoders have lowered its fees and will introduce two new remote courses to boost tech education in Scotland.  

The coding bootcamp will launch its programmes Core and CareerPlus to help bridge the gap in tech training left by CodeClan’s closure.  

Since launching in 2015, the organisation has helped more than 2,000 people transition into a career in tech. 

Sam Caine, chief operator of Northcoders, said: “As a business, we’re constantly listening to our graduates and evolving our offering based on their feedback. We always want to make sure that we’re giving our students the best and most flexible experience possible so the launch of Core and CareerPlus is another big step in making that happen.  

“We’re confident they will help to attract more people from diverse backgrounds into tech which is a core aim of ours.” 

Throughout its 13-week lifespan, students on both courses will have access to almost 500 contact houses, live support and access to technical mentors.  

However, unlike the Core programme, the CareerPlus boot camp includes support to help students get their first role in the industry once they complete the course. 

Although the cost of both learning opportunities remains over £6,000, the academy offers various financing options, including interest-free payment over two years as well as the option to pay for the course once you have found a job. 

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