+ What skills will I learn in the beginner workshop?
+ Do I already need to know how to code?
No, we’ll start from scratch assuming you’ve never coded before. If you already have some knowledge, you’ll still learn a lot!
+ Who teaches the workshops?
The workshops are taught by SheCodes founder, Matt Delac. He is a full stack engineer with over 10 years of experience in the field of development.
+ When will I gain access to workshop materials?
You'll gain access to all of the workshop materials on the start date of your workshop. We recommend that you complete the workshop at the suggested pace.
+ How long will I be able to access the workshop materials?
You’ll be able to access the workshop materials for life! Your access will never expire.
+ What do I receive for completing a workshop?
After completing a workshop, including all assignments and the final project, you will receive a verified course completion certificate and a Coder Profile on our website. Coder Profiles present the skills you’ve learned in a workshop and also have a link to your LinkedIn page. This is a helpful tool for future potential employers to find you.
+ Can I mention the certificate on my CV and LinkedIn?
Yes, definitely! But you'll only be considered an official SheCodes alumni if you have completed all of the course work.You can find instructions for adding your certificate to your LinkedIn profile in the ‘Certificate’ section of your course dashboard.
+ Why should I learn how to code?
Coding skills in the job market today may help you get a job, a promotion, or a raise - and may even prevent job loss in the future. Even if you don’t want to get a job in the tech industry, simply knowing how to read and understand code will be a big benefit you gain in any field because you’ll be able to provide constructive insight when speaking with developers. You’ll be better equipped to ask technical questions and developers will be able to provide more detailed explanations of technical issues.
+ Is the workshop completely online?
Yes, the workshop is completely online. You’ll need a computer and internet connection to complete it.
+ Can I watch the lesson videos whenever I want?
Yes! You can watch the lesson videos whenever is convenient for you. Keep in mind that you’ll have homework deadlines, so just make sure you watch the designated weekly lesson videos in time to complete your homework.
+ Are there live classes?
No, there are no live classes.
+ Is there a start date?
Yes! You will gain access to your course materials on the start date; however, it’s not mandatory for you to begin your course on the start date exactly. Just make sure you try and respect the weekly deadlines.
+ Is this a self-paced course?
Yes, you can complete the course work when it’s convenient for you throughout each week - just try to respect the weekly deadlines.
+ Can I do this faster than the suggested pace?
Yes, absolutely! It’s totally fine if you finish the course at a quicker pace than is suggested.
+ Can I upgrade to an advanced workshop during or after taking the beginner workshop?
Yes, definitely! It's possible to upgrade to a Plus workshop or Plus React workshop package at a later time. Just keep in mind that upgrading is a bit more expensive than paying for a workshop package initially.
+ How can I upgrade to a more advanced workshop?
You can upgrade to an advanced workshop by going to your course dashboard and selecting your desired workshop. You'll then be directed to a payment page.
+ I've already paid for a SheCodes workshop Package. How can I enroll in the next portion of the SheCodes Package that I've chosen?
You can enroll in the next portion of your SheCodes workshop package (such as SheCodes Plus) from your course dashboard. Just select the start date that works best for you.
+ I learned how to code a few years ago. Is this for me?
Yes, you'll learn a lot even in our beginner coding workshops because coding has changed quite a bit over the past few years.
+ In order to take a SheCodes Workshop do I need to purchase and install programs?
You will need to install some programs; however, all are free, you won't have to purchase any programs or software during SheCodes.
+ Do I need something installed on my laptop before the workshop starts?
Yes, you’ll be sent a list of software you’ll need to download - but don’t worry, everything is free and easy to download.