SA's coding school #WeThinkCode offering free tuition for 2019

WeThinkCode, a tuition-free training institution with campuses in the Johannesburg and Cape Town is looking for prospective students to join the institution in 2019.

Founded in 2015, WeThinkCode has large corporate sponsors like Standard Bank, Investec, FNB, Dimension Data, Telkom and Outsurance, which offer employment opportunities in their IT departments to some WeThinkCode graduates.

Head of Operations at the institution Claudene Pillay says they have recognised a need for more than 70 000 developers in South Africa, across all industries.

WeThinkCode was founded with the mission to solve the youth unemployment gap and bridge the digital skills gap.

Claudene Pillay, Head of Operations at WeThinkCode

You have to be between 17 and 35. What you need to do to apply is visit our website www.wethincode.co.za. If you are successful you will be invited to join a three and a half week selection boot camp where we determine if you will be selected to enter into our two year programme.

Claudene Pillay, Head of Operations at WeThinkCode

You do not need matric, you do not need to have any experience whatsoever. Our programme is very inclusive.

Claudene Pillay, Head of Operations at WeThinkCode

Click on the link below to hear more from Pillay...


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