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Duration

10 weeks

Tuition

$2,750

  Toronto

Oct 17-Dec 19

Commitment

Part-Time

Delivery

Classroom

Year Founded

2012

Average Class Size

8:1

Scholarships

no

Learn to code beautiful, interactive websites with BitMaker’s Front-End Development course. Whether you’re a designer who needs to prototype user experiences or a manager who works with technical teams, you’ll learn the skills that are becoming as essential as word processing. When completed, you will be able to craft modern, responsive pages with HTML and CSS, bring your pages to life with interactivity using JavaScript, and communicate more effectively with developers with a cirriculum focus on project management skills.

Topics Covered

  • HTML & CSS
  • Javascript
  • jQuery
  • Responsive design
  • Command line, Git and Github

How You’ll Learn

Front-End Web Development is a part-time course designed to fit into your work or class schedule. In the evening lectures, you’ll learn the skills you need to complete hands-on assignments. All lecture content is recorded and available online through our course platform.

In addition to weekly lectures, we offer students the chance for extra help through ‘office hours’ sessions. Stuck on an assignment? Looking to learn a bit extra on a topic? We’re here to make sure you get what you need out of the program.

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Student Reviews (5)

Bitmaker

From graphic design to UX design in 10 weeks

Toronto •

Graduated From

UX & Product Design

Overall:

5 out of 5

Instructors:

5 stars

Curriculum:

5 stars

Job Assistance:

4 stars

Bitmaker General Assembly's 10-week part-time UX course was exactly what I needed to take my graphic design experience to a whole new level. The course was fast-paced but manageable, and the instructors were completely open to class feedback and questi

Bitmaker General Assembly's 10-week part-time UX course was exactly what I needed to take my graphic design experience to a whole new level. The course was fast-paced but manageable, and the instructors were completely open to class feedback and questions. Job support is okay for part-time courses compared to the attention full-time bootcamp grads get, but I knew that going in. Overall, a great experience that's helping me take on whole new kinds of professional projects.

Bitmaker

Good Kickstart into UX

Toronto •

Graduated From

UX & Product Design

Overall:

5 out of 5

Instructors:

4 stars

Curriculum:

5 stars

Job Assistance:

4 stars

So if you're here, I'm guessing you're thinking about a career in UX design. I've done my research before deciding to enroll in the full time Bitmaker UX & Product Design course, so I've been there. Something a lot of people told me about the cours

So if you're here, I'm guessing you're thinking about a career in UX design. I've done my research before deciding to enroll in the full time Bitmaker UX & Product Design course, so I've been there. Something a lot of people told me about the course was "You get what you put in", and I'm going to tell you the same. Speaking candidly, UX is competitive and you need to know that this is what you want, and be hungry enough to chase the dream.

At the time, I was making a huge career shift and had already taken the first steps into UX design by self-teaching the basics. Admittedly, I was a little skeptical at the beginning of the course. A lot of the material being taught were things I had already read/studied on my own, but it meant I was on the right track. This course is a good start into the world of UX, but be prepared to read books on your own time and keep up with all the design happenings in the world.

In terms of job assistance, a lot of schools will try to sell you on their support. The career coach will be there to provide helpful guidance and counselling but they will not/are not responsible for finding you a job. Our coach was very energetic and it was clear that she only wished the best for the students.

The instructors are knowledgable but hands-off. There is no micromanaging. In the beginning, I was a little surprised by how much freedom the instructors gave us. Having been a university student, I was familiar with more rules and restrictions. This was different; when lost, the approach was to figure it out and learn along the way. Instructors are there to be a beam of support should you need feedback and field knowledge. It was difficult at first, but something you will have to adjust to. After all, UX is not a field for the stagnant.

One thing, was that our cohort had multiple instructors which sometimes created a disconnect between the lectures. However, the atmosphere and treatment from staff was informal and genuine (which was nice).

That's it. Good luck on your search. If you enroll in the UX design course at Bitmaker with the right expectations and mindset, it will be worth it.

TL;DR; Good intro course for UX design, but be prepared to self-study and learn outside of school. Genuine and friendly staff and atmosphere. Set the right expectations and mindset going in, everything else will fall into place with hard work.

FAQ

  • Do you provide financing?

    We work with some great partners to provide financing options to our students, including a 6-month deferred payment option that allows students to make no payments until after completing the course. Qualifying applicants can: Cover your total course fees; choose a term of up to 60 months; or pay early with no penalties. Traditional term loans are also available.

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