Become an in-demand Java developer. Gain real-world knowledge and practical experience.
Land your dream job in IT. Faster.
Sounds challenging, but it’s doable. Join the ranks of another 4800+ Telerik Academy ninjas.
But don’t just take our word for it - let the successes of our alumni speak.
Whether you have zero or little programming knowledge, this program will equip you with the skills to succeed. You only need to be 18 years of age or older and eager to kickstart your career in software development.
Have some tech education or background?
Are you absolutely new to programming?
Submit CV and application form (*Aug 24 for prep course applicants and early bird exam)
Watch our Career Webinar
Take cognitive assessment (online)
Take early bird entrance exam
*Reserves you a spot
Join entrance exam prep. course (for beginners)
Take final entrance exam
*Gives you a second chance
Entirely new to programming? Our free course will take you from zero coding skills to a successful Alpha applicant in just 6 weeks.
We’ll guide you every step of the way - from setting up your development environment and learning the basics to writing your first lines of code and getting ready for our career-jumpstart program.
You'll learn in a small group, allowing for a tailored teaching approach that will boost your results. To succeed you must be fully committed to the course, attend all lectures and spend additional time for self-preparation at home.
Prerequisite: No programming skills are required. You must complete your Alpha application and pass our cognitive assessment by Aug 24.
Eligibility: Participants will be selected based on their application and overall motivation.
Schedule: 1 Thursday, 1 Friday and 4 Saturdays: Sep 3 (7:00 pm - 10:00 pm), 12 (10:00 am - 1:00 pm), 18 (7:00 pm - 10:00 pm), 26 and Oct 3 and 10 (10:00 am - 01:00 pm).
Commitment: 100% participation. Expect weekly on average 3 hours for training and 10+ hours for self-prep.
During 440+ hours of intensive training, you’ll gain access to key practical knowledge and insights needed to become the next Java ninja developer — advanced Java, object-oriented programming, data structures and algorithms, high quality code, unit testing, databases, front-end fundamentals, SpringMVC.
20% of the program is dedicated to polishing your soft skills. Our Learning and Development Trainers will help you develop your ability to manage feedback and expectations, ask the right questions, prioritize and stick to your high-value activities.
At Telerik Academy Alpha Java you will:
Basic programming knowledge (language of your choice) and good English language skills. No previous experience in the IT industry required.
The program is intended to be onsite, but may be held online, depending on the COVID-19 situation. Expect an average of 20+ hours per week. Plan additional time for self-preparation, teamwork, and home assignments.
To get the most out of the program and then jumpstart a rewarding career, you’ll need to focus on your studies for 6 months. It will be difficult to impossible to maintain a full-time job while attending Telerik Academy Alpha.
Lectures are held Monday – Friday (2:30 pm - 6:30 pm) at Telerik Academy in Sofia. May be held online partially or fully, depending on the COVID-19 situation.
Courses are conducted in Bulgarian, but all learning materials are in English.
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