Course Length: 3, 8, or 12 Weeks
Course Location: Eleven Fifty Academy
Skill Level: Beginner-Intermediate
Are you looking to launch, change, or enhance your career?
The immersive Microsoft .NET SmartStart program will expose you to all of the technologies and theories you need to become a junior programmer. Our instructors bring real-world experiences to the classroom and are passionate about helping new coders, just like you, master the skills they need to excel. Throughout the program, you’ll gain soft skills that make you a well-rounded coder, while also getting hands-on experiences that employers are looking for. Though we can’t make any guarantees, our Career Readiness team will help you develop the skills you need and help you connect with potential employers through internship and apprenticeship opportunities.
Skills: To successfully complete this course, you need to understand basic computer science concepts such as loops, functions, and arrays. We recommend you take our Introduction to Coding course to gain the knowledge you need.
If you’re using a Windows laptop, here’s what you’ll need:
- At least 4 gigs of RAM
- At least 250 gigs of hard drive space
- Intel i5 or greater / AMD a10-7800 or greater
- Windows Version 10 or newer
- You will also want to clean off unneeded files and defragment your hard drive before class to maximize your laptop’s performance during class.
If you’re using a Mac laptop, here’s what you’ll need:
- 2011 MacBook or newer
- At least 80 gigs of hard drive space
- Latest MacOSx
- You will also want to clean off unneeded files before class to maximize your laptop’s performance during class.
Software: A modern web browser (Firefox or Chrome is recommended), a code-friendly text editor (Visual Studio Code, Atom, Sublime Test, Notepad ++), an SSH key, Git, a Github/Bitbucket account, and a local PostgreSQL database setup.
Choose the Program that works best for you
3 Week Option
Want to learn the basics of Microsoft .NET? The three-week option is the perfect way to master the basics of .NET before moving forward with a career in coding. Our team will even help you start developing a portfolio.
8 Week Option
The eight-week program option is designed to help you learn the fundamentals of Microsoft .NET and develop the skills you need to actually use the Framework. Through this program, you’ll be immersed in application development, dive deeper into the Framework, and work with teams to complete projects.
12 Week Option
Go from foundations to a polished programmer with the twelve-week option. You’ll learn the basics, master the Framework, code the applications, and leave with a robust portfolio to show off to employers.
More than just a course
Learn by doing. Actual coding takes place on day one.
Complete the program in weeks not in years.
Build your portfolio with course projects and usable apps.
Mock interviews and resume building are built into the curriculum.
INTERNSHIPS AND APPRENTICESHIPS
Gain real-world experience under the watchful eye of our staff.
Connect with local employers looking to hire today.
Haven’t Applied Yet?
Before purchasing this course, please take a few mintues to apply for the SmartStart program and make sure you talk with a member of the Eleven Fifty Academy Admissions Team.