BBC is Offering a 14 Week Software Engineering Training Course for Women

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The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is giving women interested in science and technology the opportunity to kick-start their career with Step Into Tech.

BBC is Offering a 14 Week Software Engineering Training Course for Women
Step Into Tech - BBC Tech Training Course for Women - careerssearch.bbc.co.uk

Application Deadline:  05 July, 2019

Step Into Tech - BBC Tech Training Course for Women is the ideal opportunity for women wanting to move into a career in Software Engineering.

This in-depth course provides the fundamental skills needed to kick start a career in the sector.

This course is ideal for women who may be returning to work after a break, college leavers and career changers; anyone that is motivated for a career in software Engineering but need to learn the core skills first.

Contract Type: Volunteering

Location: London, United Kingdom

Role Responsibility


  • The 14 week programme is delivered in partnership with BBC external training provider and will incorporate a full immersive week, followed by evening sessions covering front end and back end development, ending on a project delivery of your choice. 

  • The course will be delivered onsite at the BBC. 
  • The curriculum will deliver the most up to date technologies, with practical applications, all of which will be underpinned by core personal development sessions for your success.
  • The immersive week will run each day starting at 10am and finishing at 4pm, followed by one evening per week. 
  • It is also important to note that there will also be approximately 10 hours extra homework per week on top of that.

Curriculum


  • Immersive week: An overview of the tech industry, understanding the fundamentals of computer science, developing problem solving skills.

  • Front end – to include HTML, CSS, responsive design and an introduction to React

  • Back end – Introduction to cloud (AWS), databases and backend technologies
  • Project – Have the ability to apply learning to personally create a project application
  • All underpinned by ongoing personal development
  • There will be continued support throughout the course.

Package Benefits


Upon successful completion of the programme all participants will have the opportunity to apply for an Associate Software Engineer role within BBC Design + Engineering.

Are you motivated for a career in Software Engineering and also demonstrates the qualities that make a great software engineer?

Application process


Click here for the full detail on the application process for Step Into Tech - BBC Tech Training Course for Women.

Each candidate must apply online by completing the application form, and reading the instructions carefully.

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