Software Engineering

Software Engineer Training in Atlanta

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The 15-week Software Engineering course dives deep into every aspect of software engineering - computer science, React, Node, design patterns & system architecture, and more. Training is currently offered online. Previous knowledge recommended.

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Course level

Some technical knowledge recommended ?

Schedule

  • Remote 9AM - 4PM
    Monday through Friday
    15 Weeks

Upcoming course dates

  • January 16th, 2024
    Application Due January 2nd, 2024
  • March 2024
  • Spring 2024
  • Please note, this application process is very competitive and not all applicants will be accepted for our limited slots. Seats are offered on a first come, first served basis.

While these courses may include either intermediate or advanced material, technical knowledge specified in these listings will be required as a prerequisite for applicants to be considered for admission.

While anyone may apply for this course, some technical background may be helpful.

Applicants with all levels of experience in tech are encouraged to apply.

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In-person learning takes place at one of our facilities across the US.

Remote learners must live within commutable distance of a Per Scholas campus to best facilitate our professional development and post-training employment support. For individuals who live outside of a commutable distance, you may be eligible for our National training courses.

Hybrid courses allow flexibility for learners to participate in the course remotely or in-person based on several factors. Learn more about the course you're interested in by reaching out to your admissions lead or attending an admissions overview after applying.

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Tuition-Free Software Engineer Training in Atlanta

Through live instructor-led training, learn the fundamentals of software engineering, computer science and best practices to prepare for one of today’s most in demand careers.


Learn the Fundamentals of Software Engineering

Learn basic computer science topics like object-oriented programming and Javascript, and other in-demand industry technologies, including Databases and front-end and back-end frameworks and languages like React/Redux and Java.


Build Your Software Engineering Portfolio

Gain hands-on experience building dynamic and responsive web-based projects with a final capstone that showcases your technical understanding and creativity to employers.


Professional Development & Growth Opportunities

Before connecting you with employer partners for job opportunities post-training, our Career Coaches prepare you with the tools to secure a role in the tech sector.

What Software Engineering jobs are available to me?

As a Software Engineer graduate, you will be equipped to encounter and problem solve challenges that web developers face each day on the job. Full a wide range of careers starting as a:

  • Junior Web Developer
  • Web Designer
  • Java Developer

$56K the average salary Software Engineer graduates make at their first job

Career Support


Direct Connections to Jobs at Employer Partners in Atlanta

We match Software Engineer graduates to jobs at employer partners with an Atlanta career coach dedicated to your success during and after the training.

I worked 12 hours straight nearly every day, weekends included, and missed out on the lives of my friends and family. Per Scholas helped me to discover both a career path and how to have a work-life balance so that I could spend time with my loved ones.

Meet Matt Yamarino


Technical Interview Prep and Portfolio Development

Beyond your resume and portfolio development, you'll compete daily interview coding challenges and work with instructors on whiteboarding.

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I used to doubt myself and my abilities. I kept my focus on my training and the image of the person I wanted to become, and I overcame it. Today, I am a full-stack developer and I encourage anyone trying to break into tech to consider Per Scholas

Meet Jordan Wofford


Jump Start Your Tech Career as a Software Engineer Wherever You Are in Your Career

Per Scholas will train you if you are new to tech or looking to advance your existing skills. As an alumni, you also gain access to tuition-free continuous upskilling to support your career growth once you're employed.

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Within a few months, I changed from a person with the least-desired skills to one of the most sought-after employees. I have become someone my kids can look up to.

Meet Zobaria Ashraf

What You'll Learn in This Training


Javascript and Computer Science Concepts

Understand the common phases in the software development life cycle including programming languages, animation, and the role of Javascript.


Frontend and Backend Frameworks

Frontend and Backend web development, frameworks, and databases.


Data Structures and Algorithms

Learn how to solve algorithmic challenges and identify patterns and analyze the computational complexity of algorithms.

Curriculum

We provide hands-on training to become a Software Engineer along with career development and guest speakers.

Week 1

Javascript & CS Concepts

  • Define programming languages such as JavaScript.
  • Understand the common phases in the software development life cycle.
  • Define wireframes, its uses, and types.
  • Understand CSS.
Week 2

Javascript & CS Concepts

  • Define conditionals and loops.
  • Understand how to read and write HTML and CSS.
  • Understand and write programming functions in JavaScript.
Week 3

Javascript & CS Concepts

  • Understand an algorithm and common data structures.
  • Define and create an array.
  • Define Object-Oriented Programming.
  • Create classes in JavaScript.
  • Define and understand inheritance, abstraction, and polymorphism.
Week 4

Javascript & CS Concepts

  • Define and Understand the Document Object Model (DOM).
  • Intro to JQUERY.
  • Use JQ to manipulate HTML ELEMENTS.
  • Design and build a Jeopardy-style game.
Week 5

Javascript & CS Concepts

Javascript & CS Concepts Project Week.

Week 6

Front-End Frameworks

  • Identify props and apply CSS Techniques.
  • Identify API keys and describe how to use them.
  • Understanding React Components.
  • Loading CSS into our React Application
Week 7

Front-End Frameworks

  • Use the Create React App
  • Use React Router to define client-side <Route> components.
  • Use <Link> to create hyperlinks that route client-side.
  • Define and use React Portals.
Week 8

Front-End Frameworks

  • How to define components as functions. 
  • Introduction to React Hooks.
  • How to use Styled Components.
Week 9

Front-End Frameworks

Front-End Frameworks Project week.

Week 10

Back-end Frameworks & Databases [Express]

  • List the Fundamental Capabilities of Web Frameworks.
  • Install JSONView to make viewing JSON easier.
  • Explain MongoDB in the cloud.
  • Describe REST and list the various routes
Week 11

Back-end Frameworks & Databases [Express]

  • Describe what an API is.
  • Creating, Reading, Updating and Destroying Objects using Mongoose ODM.
  • Implement JWT Authentication with (crypto, bcrypt and jsonwebtoken).
  • Deploy an Api with Cloud Based Hosting Provider.
Week 12

Back-end Frameworks & Databases [Express]

  • Build a Full Crud Frontend with React and React Hooks.
  • Understand Advanced NodeJS Features.
  • Explanation of Gulp, Webpack and Babel.
  • Review of the MERN Stack.
Week 13

Back-end Frameworks & Databases [Express]

Back-End Frameworks & Databases Project week.

Week 14

Technical Interview & Resume Preparation

  • Coding interview preparation, whiteboarding, and resume/portfolio development.
  • Mock technical and conversational interviews.
Week 15

Portfolio Development

  • Finalize your portfolio.
  • Present capstone projects.

Curriculum

We provide hands-on training to become a Software Engineer along with career development and guest speakers.

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More Than A Technical Training


A Community of Support

Partner with your classmates to form study groups and create a community dedicated to everyone’s personal and professional success. Learner support resources such as financial coaching and case management are offered to all learners.


Learn to Think like a Software Engineer

Prepare to handle real workplace demands by challenging your understanding of course material and setting you up for professional success.


Career Advancement for Alumni

Complimentary upskilling opportunities extended to alumni up to two years post graduation to help them match in demand employer hiring profiles and continue their career growth.

Meet Your Instructors

Learn from certified teachers with years of real-world training experience. Our instructors don't just teach you what you need to know to become a software engineer, but how to learn it.

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Meet Our Graduates

During my training at Per Scholas there was a ton of support, especially from the other women and other non-traditional learners that also had the same thoughts I had. They told me it’s not too late to go into doing what you really want to do.

Meet Rachel Powe

How to Be Considered for This Training

Meet the Atlanta Software Engineer Learner Profile Requirements

You may qualify to become a Per Scholas Learner in Atlanta if you:

  • Live within commutable distance of the Atlanta Per Scholas Site
  • Have 1 year tech working experience or have previously taken tech courses and trainings
  • Meet the pre-training income policy guidelines
  • Can attend classes full-time for the entire duration of the course
  • Are aged 18 or older
  • Have a High School diploma, equivalent, or higher
  • Are authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Can read, write and speak in English
  • Are able to start a full-time job after course completion
  • Ready to make an important commitment to building your future
Complete the Multi-Step Admissions Process

1. Submit an Eligibility Form

2. Admissions Overview: Once you submit an Eligibility Form, you’ll be directed to our Admissions Overview registration page. During this virtual webinar, you’ll learn more about our admissions process and next steps.

3. Assessments: Each training requires either an academic assessment, tech assessment or both. Information will be provided in detail at the Admissions Overview.

4. Interview: Individuals who meet the assessment score requirements will be invited to attend a behavioral interview.

5. Offer Letter and Onboarding: The Admissions team will review assessment scores and interview results and offer seats to eligible candidates. The learner onboarding process mirrors Employment Onboarding.

Please note, this application process is very competitive and not all applicants will be accepted for our limited slots.

Frequently Asked Questions

What kinds of jobs can I get after completing this Software Engineer training?

This course opens doors to careers in Software Engineering, Web Development, App Development, and many more.

How can the Software Engineer training be free? Are there hidden fees?

Most people who learn about us think: “Too good to be true.” We know it seems that way, but it’s true. Our services are provided at no cost to you, using funds we raise from foundations, corporations, government and generous individuals.

The costs you can prepare for include transportation or childcare—expenses that take care of you so you can focus on your studies.

What if I don’t have a laptop? What are the computer requirements?

Computer requirements are determined by each specific curriculum track. During the onboarding process, we will review each learner’s needs on a case-by-case basis. If you have any concerns about your situation, please elevate to the admissions team during the admissions process.

I receive unemployment insurance benefits or other benefits that require me to spend time working or looking for work. Can I still enroll for training?

Depending on the campus and course, Per Scholas training is approved for people receiving unemployment, as well as other benefits that would ordinarily require them to spend time working or looking for work. If you have questions or concerns about your situation, please contact admissions.

Is there a learner pre-training income policy?

Yes, Per Scholas learners must meet the pre-training income policy requirements. View our Learner Pre-Training Income Policy here.

I meet other requirements, but I am not a U.S. citizen and haven’t received my work authorization yet. Can I still apply for training?

Unfortunately, we cannot process your application until you have received clearance to work in the U.S. However, if you are experiencing problems, we may be able to refer you to other organizations that may be able to help.

I have childcare responsibilities. Can you accommodate me?

We have onsite staff available to help students navigate childcare options. Ask to speak with the Childcare Navigator when you attend an info session.

I have a disability. Can you accommodate me?

We comply fully with the Americans with Disabilities Act and other relevant laws and regulations. Please contact [email protected] to discuss your specific situation and needs.

Does Per Scholas have a Non-Discrimination policy?

We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. See our full EEO statement here.

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