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  • Skill Level:
    Beginner to Advanced
    Price:
    $4,999 - $24,000 (scholarship available)
    Languages/Skills:
    HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Angular, Ruby, Ruby on Rails, database languages
    Instruction:
    Project-based
    Course Length:
    12 / 18 / 36 weeks; 15-40 hours a week
    Accreditation:
    Portfolio
    Prerequisites:
    None
    Software/Hardware Requirements:
    None
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    Overview

    Bloc is an online coding bootcamp offering project-based immersive apprentiships in Full Stack Web Development, UX Design, Android Development, iOS Development, and Front-End Web Development. The courses focus on pragmatic skills and effective tactics rather than theory allowing users to learn by doing. Learners work alongside a remote mentor and benefit from up to 3 virtual mentor meetings a week depending on the course length, and practice coding with their mentor in real-time by screen sharing. Student engagement is enhanced by gamification and rewards.

    Tools & Features
    • Project-based learning (building up to 8 apps)
    • Flexible work schedules to suit individual needs
    • Choice of mentors
    • Up to 3 video chats a week with mentors
    • Virtual office hours for extra support
    • Gamification & badges
    • Q&A forum
    • E-mail support
    • $500 Diversity Scholarship for women, veterans, and minorities underrepresented in software development and design
    • Option to pay in 6 installments (with possibility to un-enroll)
    • 4 week Job Prep program for users who meet the criteria
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Recent Reviews

  1. Carolyn
    4/5,
    "Great for self-driven students"
    Content & Instruction:
    4/5,
    Depth:
    3/5,
    Materials:
    4/5,
    Assessment:
    4/5,
    Fun Factor:
    4/5,
    Accreditation:
    3/5,
    Engagement:
    4/5,
    Workload:
    3/5,
    Practicality:
    4/5,
    Pros - Project-based apprenticeships
    Mentoring
    Original curriculum
    Flexibility
    Cons - Heavy time commitment
    Some course areas lack depth
    Complete beginners may struggle
    High price
    A good alternative to in-person coding bootcamps for commited self-driven entrepreneurs aiming to get into startups.

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