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Land your dream job in IT. Faster.

Telerik Academy Alpha is a 6-month program that will equip you with the real-world practical knowledge and key interpersonal skills needed to jumpstart your IT career. Faster than ever before.

Тhe successful career development of our alumni proves it. Do you want to join the ranks of another 4800+ ninjas whom we have trained? You’ve come to the right place.

Application

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  • Who is this for?

    Whether you have little or no programming knowledge, this program will equip you with the skills to kickstart your career in software development. You only need to be 18 years of age or older and eager to succeed.

  • How can I apply?

    When applying to Telerik Academy Alpha with JavaScript, you can take our entry exam using JavaScript as a programming language.

  • How can I prepare for the exam?

    Have some tech education or background?

    • Go through our extensive preparation materials to polish your skills in Programming Fundamentals.
    • Test your level and practice with our online exams: Mock Exam I; Mock Exam II.
    • Join our early bird exam (Sep 30) and save your spot in the program.
    • Didn’t ace the exam? Practice some more and sit our final entrance exam (Nov 23).

    Are you absolutely new to programming?

    • Join our free Programming Fundamentals course and get ready for the Alpha program.
    • Sit our entrance exam (Nov 23).

For other questions, check out our FAQ and visit our forum.

Timeline

Jul 21 - Nov 22

Submit CV and application form (*Sep 29 for prep course applicants and early bird exam)

Sep 9

Watch our Career Webinar

Sep 14 - Nov 23

Take cognitive assessment (online)

(*Until Sep 29 for prep course applications)

Sep 30

Take early bird entrance exam

*Reserves you a spot

Oct 10 - Nov 14

Join entrance exam prep. course (for beginners)

Nov 23

Take final entrance exam

*Gives you a second chance

Jan 4

Program starts

Entrance Exam Preparation for Absolute Beginners

Programming Fundamentals Course

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.

How to join and what to expect?

Prerequisite: No programming skills are required. You must complete your Alpha application and pass our cognitive assessment by Sep 29.

Eligibility: Participants will be selected based on their application and overall motivation.

Schedule: 6 Saturdays (02:00 pm - 05:00 pm) - Oct 10, 17, 24 and 31, and Nov 7 and 14.

Commitment: 100% participation. Expect weekly on average 3 hours for training and 10+ hours for self-prep.

Curriculum

Immersive Program

With 440+ hours of hands-on trainings, including work on real-world projects and practical assignments, you’ll learn to code. By achieving mastery in JavaScript, HTML, CSS, data structures and algorithms, databases and web application development by the end of the program, you’ll turn into a sought-after developer.

Power skills

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.

Path to Success

At Telerik Academy Alpha JavaScript you will:

  • Master JavaScript – the programming language that tops all recent rankings
  • Receive world-class education from seasoned technical trainers
  • Move from basic programming skills to a Ninja JavaScript Developer in just 6 months
  • Land your dream job in IT and change your life
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Module 1 (6 weeks)

JavaScript Advanced
JavaScript Advanced
HTML & CSS
HTTP/AJAX and Async Programming
Practice
Self-Preparation - 1 week

Module 2 (6 weeks)

Object-Oriented Programming

Object-Oriented Programming
Object-Oriented Programming
Data Structures and Algorithms
Data Structures and Algorithms
Self-Preparation  - 1 week

Module 3 (6 weeks)

Node.js Back-end
Node.js Back-end
Databases
Single-Page Applications
Single-Page Applications
Single-Page Applications

Module 4 (5 weeks)

Real-World Final Project
Real-World Final Project
Real-World Final Project
Real-World Final Project
Real-World Final Project - Defenses
certificate
Certificate of Graduation

Program Details

Prerequisite

Basic programming knowledge (language of your choice) and good English language skills. No previous experience in the IT industry required.

Commitment

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.

Duration

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.

Schedule

Lectures are held Monday – Friday (10:00 am - 2:00 pm) at Telerik Academy in Sofia. May be held online partially or fully, depending on the COVID-19 situation.

Language of instruction

Courses are conducted in Bulgarian, but all learning materials are in English.

Tuition Model

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Start a job at any non-partner company

Discounted tuition
BGN 135/month for 24 months

Full tuition
BGN 198/month for 24 months*

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In short:

  • If you are employed by a partner, you get a 30% discount off your tuition
  • Opportunity to pay fee in full or in installments with a loan from a bank partner of Telerik Academy. Automatic approval
  • Payment of tuition fee doesn’t start until 6 months after graduation (grace period)
  • Deferred payment over 12-24 months’ period
  • Zero risk: Drop-out with no consequences up to 2 months of program start
  • *Illustrative payment method. Different terms may apply based on borrowers’ credit score and creditworthiness as well as the bank’s current offering.

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