Skills For Hire Atlantic

Launch a Career in Web Development

About the Web Development Program

August 2, 2022 – December 16, 2022

In this fully virtual 20-week program you will learn front end programming fundamentals as well as security, cloud, containers, programming essentials and back end development. Working at your own pace and your own schedule, you will become fluent in coding languages to create custom-built websites and web-based applications, and build the skills necessary to find work in this exciting field. You will also have access to our job search and workplace productivity courses, which will help you to understand the tech sector, and learn the best practices to begin your new career.

All of our technical program content is delivered in pre-recorded video courses via Pluralsight which includes hands-on, practice content for real world application. This program is a great fit for you if you love to learn online, are self-motivated, have a knack for math and technology, and can dedicate 7+ hours a week to the program.

To be eligible for our programs you must be 18 years or older and have completed a high school GED or equivalent. You must also be a resident of Nova Scotia, Newfoundland & Labrador, New Brunswick or Prince Edward Island.

What You'll Learn

Front End Programming Fundamentals
  • What HTML, CSS, and JavaScript are and how they interact to bring content to your browser
  • How to use Visual Studio Code (IDE) to write code with almost every language
  • What Git is, what it’s useful for and why it’s the most popular version control system
    Node.js and how to take your existing JavaScript knowledge and use it to build full-stack web applications
  • How to build out routing, databases, and third-party APIs in Node.js and Express
  • The fundamentals of Postman – how to issue requests, create automated API tests, and even document your API with Postman.
Security, Cloud, Containers
  • The basic concepts and vocabulary of cyber security and how they can help prevent a future attack or stop one in its tracks
  • A broad introduction to all aspects of cloud computing
  • The basics of what a container is and how it enables cloud-native application designs. When you are finished you will have everything you need to take your container journey to the next level.
Programming Essentials
  • Python, a programming language for beginners and experts alike. This easy to learn language also has libraries that allow you to build limitlessly. Once finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of Python needed to build Python command-line applications.
  • The skills and knowledge you need to plan, deploy, and administrate your own simple desktop and server Linux machines.
  • Project management essentials, this course will cover what makes project work unique and the principles of leading and participating in collaboration that will allow teams to thrive
Back End Development
  • C#, one of the most widely used programming languages for modern software development; combining the resilience and safety typical of managed languages with the speed and performance of natively compiled languages. You’ll gain the ability to understand C#’s role in modern software development and evaluate whether C# is the right language for your needs.
  • ASP.NET Core, the latest web framework from Microsoft, and is engineered to be fast, easy, and work across platforms. You will gain the skills and knowledge of ASP.NET Core needed to be productive in a typical business-oriented application.
  • Various disciplines of data management. Gaining a firm understanding of enterprise data management and why you need an enterprise data strategy, what the various disciplines do, and how to build a data-driven culture in your organization.
  • Structured Query Language (SQL), a special purpose language for interacting with relational databases. You’ll learn to query data and shape results as well as the basics of how to create and use relational databases.

Certifications You'll Be Prepared For

AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner

Earning AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner validates cloud fluency and foundational AWS knowledge.

AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate (Optional)

Earning AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate validates the ability to design and implement distributed systems on AWS.

Additional Program Benefits

This program is self-directed, however you will have access to support from the Skills for Hire Atlantic team throughout the duration of the 20 weeks through our live tutorial sessions, program slack channel, career kickstarter series and opportunity for industry connections.

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