Introduction to Coding
Many people have thought about taking a coding course, but why would you want to consider taking one?
Q: Why should I learn to code?
If you have a website, an app, sell a product or service online or want to become a developer, then learning to code is integral.
Q: Can I get a job with the skills I learn?
There is a massive demand for people with coding skills as technology has become such a principal component of our lives. Take Java, for example, some 97% of enterprise desktops use Java and it is the number one choice for developers and as a development platform. If you can learn Java, you can offer your services through this hugely popular system. See our Java programming course for more information.
Q: What kind of jobs can I get?
There are many paths to a job with coding skills. You can work for a small start-up and run their IT department or you can work your way through the levels of the IT infrastructure of a massive company. On the other hand, you can be a freelancer, offering your skills to clients who need a specific task done and enjoying the flexibility of being your own boss.
Q: Can I create my own product?
Yes, you can learn the skills needed to create your own digital product from apps to software and websites. The growth of mobile apps is just one example where people with coding skills have come into their own, creating everything from games to productivity apps, fitness tracking to hotel booking. Once you learn the basics, you can create anything you want. Find out more about our app development courses.
Q: But aren’t there lots of people who can code?
It seems like lots of people are learning to code but the fact is there is a digital skills shortage and this means that there aren’t enough people that can code for the jobs requiring their skills. This means that now and into the future, you are positioning yourself as an expert who is much in demand and will be integral to many types of business into the future.