Toronto is the midst of a coding renaissance. There are more opportunities to learn in-person than ever before. Whether you're looking to dive in to a full-time bootcamp and learn front- or back-end development, gain some introductory skills or join a class part-time, there's something for you out there. Finding the right environment and class focus for yourself is the first step in the path of learning how to code. Do your research; visit the space you'll be learning in, review course outlines and reach out to alumni. The learning process is different for everyone, and the great thing is that there are plenty of learning opportunities here in Toronto. Below, we've listed some of the many options available to people based in and around Toronto. Take a look, check out your options and get ready to learn some amazing things.
Looking for a workshop rather than a full- or part-time class? Check out these options:
Camp Tech Half and full-day workshops for adults looking to learn web and digital skills. Upcoming workshops in Toronto include Writing Killer Web Content, WordPress for Beginners, Desktop Publishing with InDesign and more. Location: Toronto, Ottawa and Kitchener/Waterloo Cost: $85 per workshop + tax. Social: Camp Tech | @CampTechCo | Facebook Ladies Learning Code Ladies Learning Code offers women and men hands-on, project-based learning epxeriences in their technology workshops designed for beginners. They run approximately 6 workshops a month in Toronto. Learn more here. Location: 14 chapters across Canada Cost: $55 + tax Social: Ladies Learning Code | @learningcode | Facebook
New to Toronto this year are the following learning options:
Lighthouse Labs Full-time immersive programs in web development and iOS development, as well as a part-time course on web development. Their bootcamp is 8 weeks long beginning on June 8, and their part-time course is 6 weeks long with the next class beginning on June 15. Locations: Toronto, Vancouver and Calgary Cost: $1225 for part-time courses, $8000 for full-time courses + applicable taxes. Social: Lighthouse Labs | @lighthouse_labs | Facebook ThoughtKite A product-focused bootcamp with three streams in iOS product development, product design and lean product growth. Day passes, weekend passes and module passes available for part-time learning. Learn more here. Location: Toronto Cost: $250 for a day pass, $500 for a weekend pass, $1500 for a module pass and $5000 for a full course + HST. Social: ThoughtKite | @ThoughtKite
Is this the summer you'll learn to code? What class or workshop will work best for you?