Last few seats remaining for our January cohort.

Gain skills, improve your job prospects, and change your life! 

As part of the Government's Lifetime Skills Guarantee, Makers are offering skills bootcamps in software development. These offer you the opportunity to learn to code and take steps towards launching a tech career.

As every sector becomes more tech focused, gaining tech skills will improve your chances of long term employability, whether adding a string to your bow in a current role or changing careers into tech

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What will you gain from our Tech skills bootcamp:

  • Transferrable in-demand tech skills.
  • The ability to code with confidence. 
  • A new lucrative career path in software engineering. 
  • Career and job hunting support. 
  • A lifelong supportive alumni community.
  • The opportunity to transform your life within a job you love.

Our bootcamp is fully funded by the National Skills Fund and is open to those aged 19+ who are either in work, self-employed, recently unemployed or returning to work after a break. 


Bootcamp dates

We will be running full-time skills bootcamps across 2023. These will be run remotely and require attendance online 9am- 5.30pm Mon-Fri. Please make sure you are able to commit to this full-time schedule before applying.

Q2  cohorts TBC 

Course start date 

Length of course 

Course delivery 


8 weeks 





Am I eligible to apply? 

At Makers we are passionate about making tech an accessible career for all, regardless of background. We want to make tech as representative and diverse as the community it serves. 

We’re looking for people who can 100% commit themselves to completing a 16 week full-time skills bootcamp, have a genuine willingness to learn new skills, a passion for tech and the drive to build a new career. Further requirements are listed below:

  • aged 19+
  • live in London or within commuting distance. 
  • a British citizen and have lived in the UK for at least 3 years prior to starting the bootcamp.
  • ability to commit to a full time 16 week programme and subsequent job hunt 
  • can support yourself financially over course duration and job hunt.
  • employed, self-employed, recently unemployed within the last 12 months or returning to work after a break. Preference will be given to applicants who are currently unemployed; and/or score highly on our social deprivation index.


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Have any questions about the course?

Download our FAQs 

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Applications close on December 11th 2023.


Please be aware, we reserve the right to close or extend the application window without notice should we receive a high or low volume of applications.


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Placements will be prioritised to those that face the strongest barriers to entering a career in tech.

For more information on the Skills Bootcamp, download our FAQ document.

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