Seattle Central College is offering a new class that aims to introduce people who are already in the workforce to programming languages.
Seattle Central College is expanding its computer offerings with a new class that aims to introduce people in the workforce to programming languages.
The class is being taught by the private coding boot camp Coding Dojo and will offer web fundamentals in classes taught in the evening and on weekends. The course is being offered through the college’s continuing-education program.
Kevin Saito, a spokesman for Coding Dojo, described it as an immersive class aimed at people in nontechnical jobs, such as project management, who need some fundamental training in coding skills.
The program doesn’t require previous coding experience, nor does it require an aptitude test. The course also won’t require students to go through the formal process of being admitted to Seattle Central. It will run from April 1 to June 29. The company is offering three modules; each module will cost $1,299, and all three combined will cost $3,500.
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Last year, Bellevue College partnered with Coding Dojo to offer part-time classes for people in the workforce. College officials there said they partnered with the company because coding skills are changing so rapidly that it’s been hard for community colleges to keep up to date.