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  • Skill Level:
    Beginner/Intermediate
    Price:
    $499 or 3 payments of $199
    Languages/Skills:
    Photoshop, web design, web development, WordPress, Ruby on Rails
    Instruction:
    Videos, challenges, downloads & cheatsheets
    Course Length:
    3 months
    Accreditation:
    Certificate of completion
    Prerequisites:
    Web Design & Development courses -None. WordPress Development course - some HTML & CSS
    Software/Hardware Requirements:
    None
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    Overview

    Skillcrush is an interactive online learning community geared towards women (although not exclusively as 25% of their subscribers are men) and aiming to demystify technology and help transform careers. Skillcrush offers 12 learning pathways in marketable skills such as web development, web design, digital skills and more. Students are not expected to spend more than an hour a day learning, and classes are made up of video lessons and challenges with new content released every day. Each Blueprint course lasts 3 months and is made up of a collection of lessons to which students have 24/7 access. The only “scheduled” course events are the optional live class events. Graduates receive a certificate of completion at the end of the program.

    Subscribers can connect to “classmates” through an online classroom to get answers and access the Skillcrush Alumni Group to find jobs, ask questions, pitch ideas, and more. Further support is available through scheduled live “office hours” where students can chat face-to-face with an instructor, join online chats, and ask questions by email.

    Tools & Features
    • Free 10-Day Bootcamp
    • Downloads, code samples & cheatsheets
    • Flexible hours
    • Optional scheduled circle chats, live group office hours and master classes
    • Circle chat transcripts & recorded masterclasses
    • Online student community to meet classmates, ask questions about the lessons, get feedback, share tech resources etc
    • Daily e-mail with your goals for the day
    • Personal letter of recommendation
    • Personal portfolio
    • Certificate of completion
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Recent Reviews

  1. Carolyn
    3/5,
    "A good resource for newbies (especially women)"
    Content & Instruction:
    3/5,
    Depth:
    3/5,
    Materials:
    3/5,
    Assessment:
    3/5,
    Fun Factor:
    4/5,
    Accreditation:
    3/5,
    Engagement:
    5/5,
    Workload:
    3/5,
    Practicality:
    3/5,
    Pros - Easy to follow lessons
    Good online support from peers & instructors
    Fun conversational tone
    Free 10 day bootcamp
    Cons - Learners need further training to become job-ready
    Simple delivery
    No job placement
    This is a good bootcamp for absolute beginners who need a step-by-step approach in simple terms. The site is run by women and the instructors are also women making it a particularly female friendly environment.

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