Daily lectures with hands-on reinforcement
Each day, industry-experienced instructors lead you in interactive lectures, enhanced by video and reading resources. Hands-on coding exercises deepen your understanding and build confidence.
Group work, real-world
Paired programming and group exercises provide peer-to-peer learning. Plus, it hones interpersonal work skills, which are invaluable for the team programming structure used in the workplace.
Individual support network
Our full-stack curriculum covers a lot of ground, and all students encounter areas where they need extra support to move ahead. Instructors and academic fellows work 1-on-1 with students daily, and proactively reach out to assist.
Personal career coaching
Not only will you learn career and presentation skills to shine in your job search, we provide connections to potential employers through our vast employer network.
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TECH ELEVATOR GRADUATES
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Just some of the companies that hire our grads:
Our industry-aligned curriculum is full-stack, and it evolves with the needs of our massive employer network. The result?
Students in every cohort enter the job market with the most up-to-date skills, honed by hands-on project work.
Establish foundational programming skills with Java or C#. You'll develop an application that models real-world problems by the end of this module.
You'll write conditional code that can help make decisions, use collections to organize data sets, and leverage object-oriented programming principles for code modularity.
Each student is paired with a personal Pathway Program™ career coach, working together throughout the program on professional and job search prep.
From resumes to networking, mock interviews to employer introductions, we'll be a true partner in helping you achieve your goals.
Before you build a personal brand, our team will help you build a solid foundation through our self-discovery process. Your introduction to a career search begins with the CliftonStrengths assessment to identify your unique strengths.
Before diving in further, we'll also teach a few simple practices you can introduce into your daily routine to manage stress and imposter syndrome.
The final phase of self-discovery includes working closely with a career coach to develop your elevator pitch—a concise summary about yourself, qualifications and goals.
A bootcamp day is full and fast-paced. Activities change up frequently, blending coding and career. Explore the typical schedule of a full-time student below.
At Tech Elevator, you don’t go it alone. Your learning team is there for support.
All your instructors are software development experts who have a decade or more of industry experience. They personally monitor student progress and follow up proactively, including for one-on-one support.
You’ll receive daily support and one-on-one guidance from this recent Tech Elevator graduate, someone who's completed our program, knows what it's like to be in your shoes and can help you move forward.
In our Pathway Program™ you’re paired with a career expert. Throughout bootcamp, you’ll work together preparing for your job search – from resume building to mock interviews, and networking through career panels and company matchmaking.
You study alongside a rich array of fellow students who come from diverse backgrounds. What you'll have in common is the journey of transformation you are on, the passion and desire, and the aptitude to be successful. At Tech Elevator, we make friends and colleagues for life.
We're committed to making the opportunity to elevate your career more accessible. From flexible payment options to scholarships, we're here to help you invest in yourself.
Income Sharing Agreements
Scholarships, Grants & Programs
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Your future begins now. Elevate your career and your life. Start the application process by taking the Aptitude Test.
TAKE THE TEST
No coding required. Test your aptitude to become a software developer.
Fill out an application and tell us about you, including your career goals.
SCHEDULE AN INTERVIEW
If you pass the Aptitude Test and apply, we'll reach out to book your interview.
Determine your financing package, place your desposit, and hold your seat!
Potential students often want to know more.
You will learn either the Java or C# language, depending on your bootcamp selection. By the time you graduate, you will be able to create dynamic, database-backed web applications. This will give you the foundational skills to hit the ground running as a junior web application developer.
Specific technologies you will learn include:
You can view our school catalog for more information.
Our instructors are industry professionals with an average of 20 years working as software developers. They’re passionate about helping students start their careers in tech, and are invested in their success. Stop by an Open House to meet an instructor – either remotely or at a campus.
We founded Tech Elevator as a demand-driven program designed to get you into a great career in programming. Java and C# are both widely used in software development, with a consistently large number of job openings in a variety of industries worldwide.
These two languages are excellent foundations which can act as a springboard to other languages you learn as you continue to build your career.
Both are great languages to know, but depending on your job focus, certain industries tend to use one language more than the other. As a good starting point, research types of jobs you’re interested in and check out the requirements listed in the job description. If there are certain companies you’re targeting, they may prefer one technology over the other and some basic research will give you the answer. We’re happy to talk through this more if you have questions.
Most mornings consist of lectures and learning, and lots of fresh coffee. After we break for lunch, you get to test your skills with hands-on practice. This could consist of group work, headphones-on solo work, tutoring sessions or pairing programming assignments.
The best way to learn is to do, so you’ll literally be coding from day one.
Once you’ve been accepted into Tech Elevator, we’ll be reaching out to you for best ways to prepare with exercises recommended by our instructors. In the meantime, Stanford’s Computer Science 101 is a great place to start. It’s free and can be accessed here.
Yes, you can. Our goal is to teach you how to be a developer, not just how to write code. That means you’re solving problems and thinking through solutions like a developer as you continue to practice and grow in your career. After 14 or 30 weeks, you’ll have confidence to start your career as a junior developer with the foundational code skills that will have you making an impact from your first day on the job.
Beyond the hard skills you’ll also become a well-rounded job candidate after taking advantage of our Pathway Program™, focusing on career development skills to help land your next job.
In addition to your instructor in the classroom, each cohort has dedicated instructors who support extra work outside of the classroom. That means you can schedule tutoring sessions as much as you need to, ensuring you’re understanding concepts and implementing coding.
Remember, your cohort lead and instructors have a pretty good pulse on how you’re keeping up and will work with you if you feel like you’re getting behind or struggling in any way.
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