Delivering the best outcomes in our industry, experience the highest-quality learn to code and career prep experience in a virtual classroom model.
Tech Elevator leads the way in helping individuals acquire new technology skills with a focus on transitioning to a new career. During our full-time (14 weeks) or part-time (30 weeks) online learning programs, students learn full-stack web development through high-quality instruction, practical curriculum, and career coaching that drives our top-ranked job placement outcomes.
We’re excited to offer students from across the country our industry-leading learn to code and career prep coding bootcamp program from the safety of your home.
Heidi Gray | 2019 Graduate | Detroit
Throughout our career-readiness and tech reskilling program, students will have the opportunity to interact and interview with these companies and hear about their culture and career opportunities.
While other four-year computer science programs and online coding schools may have limited career services support, Tech Elevator is focused on preparing you for a career in technology. In fact, we lead CIRR (The Council on Integrity Results in Reporting) bootcamps in job placement of our grads.
From our dedicated career directors to our Pathway Program™ career coaching, we’re proud to deliver some of the most successful career outcomes in the industry.
Bobby Galinas | 2019 Graduate | Cleveland
Each morning, remote students participate in engaging, interactive lectures led by some of the most experienced instructors in the industry.
We leverage the best video conferencing software available to make it easy for students to ask questions and participate in class discussions.
Peer learning is an important component of education at Tech Elevator. Students can use video-conferencing and messaging tools to collaborate closely through pair-programming and for group exercises.
Our comprehensive full-stack curriculum covers a lot of ground, and for all students there are areas where they need extra support to keep moving forward.
Our instructors and support staff dedicate time throughout the day to work with students one-on-one.
In addition to learning to code, we help our job-seeking participants prepare for their next career.
From resume building and job search best practices to mock interviews and industry connections through our hiring network, we act as an efficient on-ramp to careers in tech.
Learn more about our coding bootcamps.
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.
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.
We founded Tech Elevator as a demand-driven program designed to get you into a great career in programming. Java is widely used in software development, with a consistently large number of job openings in a variety of industries worldwide.
The Java programming language is an excellent foundation which can act as a springboard to other languages you learn as you continue to build your career.
You will start by learning the Java programming language. 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.
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