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This program have been approved by CalJobs on the Education Training Providers List (ETPL), for support from any local Workforce Development Board (WDB). For a full list of local WDBs, click here.

August 23, 2021 - May 20, 2022 

Online Program : $99

 

Become a Full Stack Developer!

Take advantage of an industry standard coding program with a superb employment rate!

Cañada College at Menlo Park has partnered with Qwasar Silicon Valley to offer a 9-month training program. Through no tests, only projects, learn about software development and the soft skills needed to enter the job market in the Bay Area. Upon completion , you’ll be able to apply for jr full stack developer roles, and earn an industry-standard certification in Full Stack Development from Qwasar. This groundbreaking opportunity is being offered for only $99!

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About the Industry

 

Employment of web developers and digital designers is projected to grow 8 percent from 2019 to 2029, much faster than the average for all occupations. 

There’s a significant shortage of qualified developers compared to the demand for this occupation in the Bay Area and Silicon Vally. As the line between what can be done on the front end versus back end blurs as the tech industry expands, more developers are becoming what is called “full stack.” Employers, especially in the Bay Area, are looking for developers who know how to work on all the parts of a site. The Qwasar: Full Stack Developer program at Canada College will teach students the scope of skills necessary to become a starting full stack developer

 

What is a Full Stack Developer?

Full-stack developers are experts in both the front-end and back-end of the components that make up a website. They possess knowledge in both front-end and back-end languages and frameworks, as well as in server, network and hosting environments. 

  • front-end development (the visible parts of a website or app)
  • back-end development (the “under the hood” databases and infrastructure)
  • full stack development (a hybrid of both). Full stack can apply to a web stack, mobile stack, or a native application stack

As the line between what can be done on the front end versus back end blurs as the tech industry expands, more developers are becoming what is called “full stack.” Employers, especially in the Bay Area, are looking for developers who know how to work on all the parts of a site. The Qwasar: Full Stack Developer program at Cañada College will teach students the scope of skills necessary to become a starting full stack developer

 

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Qwasar at Cañada College

Eligability Criteria: Students must demonstrate a base understanding of coding, and web technologies, as well as demonstrate a keen interest and dedication to a career in the Technology Industry.

 

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Students Will Learn...

      • Front-end and back-end programming, 
      • Ruby on Rails, 
      • Javascript, 
      • Advanced SQL database knowledge,
      • RESTful APIs, software architecture, 
      • Structured problem solving and debugging,
      • Data structures and algorithms
      • SEO
      • SQL, SQLite, and databases
      • Wordpress, Shopify, and website CMSs
      • Cloud-hosting and app deployment
      • Extensive use of industry-standard tools such as Git, IDEs, and terminal commands.

 

What to Expect



No tests, only projects.
Each focus of this program will involve completing projects in teams as well individually to ensure students are learning and applying their knowledge.

Build apps and sites with groups and on your own
Complete end-to-end software projects that cover both front-end and back-end development. Build software applications and websites in common content management systems. Work in groups and complete individual portfolio projects.


Showcase projects to recruiters 
Students will showcase approximately 5 to 20 projects representing thousands of lines of code for employers and interviews.                                                   

20-hour-per-week time commitment
Students will need to devote 20 hours a week minimum in order to fully learn the content necessary to pass the course and become a full stack developer


Interview training and 3 interviews with hiring managers
As part of this program, students will complete technical interviews to prepare for job applications. Students will be guided on how to navigate challenging technical interviews including whiteboard coding.

Write ~30K lines of code across 20 projects
On average, students will write about 30,000 lines of code as they complete exercises, software projects, and coding challenges throughout the program. This high-quantity coding means students develop confidence in their code and applied software architecture design and implementation experience.
 $99 Registration fee
Thanks to the city of Menlo Park, Cañada College is able to offer this class at a subsidized rate

 

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