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You want to accelerate your career with digital skills. We want to accommodate you along the way. Versatile, personalized education that meets you where you're at.
For six years, we’ve delivered hands-on education to growth-minded professionals, equipping them with the tech-driven skills for the future of work. Now, we're taking our programs fully online to ensure the safety of our community and prepare our learners for the increasingly remote workforce.
Our priority is getting you trained in the digital skills you need to succeed professionally in the most efficient and effective way possible. With Web Flex, we're expanding the ways we accommodate the unique shapes of your lives. Through an immersive remote learning format and a balance struck between lectures, projects, mentorship, and group work, Web Flex gives you another option for how you can learn.The same great bootcamp training in a way that works for you.
No previous coding education or experience is required to attend Lighthouse Labs.
This program has been approved by the Private Training Institutions Branch of the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training.
Ruby, when paired with the Rails framework, is among the most versatile, intuitive, and practical programming languages. You'll learn about key concepts like the MVC design pattern and communicating with databases.
HTML and CSS are essential components for the web. Learn to use this duo to write, modify, and read code in well-structured, easily-maintained ways, and apply the techniques of responsive web design.
It's critical to understand the distinctions between client and server-side code and the responsibilities each carries. Learn the fundamentals of HTTP, how to interpret its codes, and how to use it to retrieve data.
Learning to use relational databases is essential for designing web applications. Use SQL to expertly manage the data held in relational databases.
Node.js & React JS
Ruby on Rails
HTML, CSS, & More
Networking & HTTP
SQL & Relational Databases
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Sometimes, a single schedule doesn't work for everyone. Web Flex leverages versatility to improve accessibility. Students can balance their education with whatever else is going on in their lives by choosing between two lecture schedules: evenings and weekends, or weekday afternoons.
Planning for the hustle and bustle of pandemic era study-from-home routine, we recommend that students set aside 25 hours a week. This will make time for unplanned interruptions and the mental transitions between studying and your other responsibilities.
More than just lectures. Our education methodologies leverage a range of tools to provide training that's as engaging and personalized as possible.
Engage with lectures using interactive live-stream technology, with the freedom to choose between 2 lecture schedules. Miss something? Catch up on your own time with recorded sessions.
An 8:1 student-mentor ratio means there will always be an industry expert ready to coach you in what you need. You'll get live access to experienced mentors that'll help you hop over whatever roadblocks you encounter.
Collaborate and share ideas with your cohort through online co-working spaces. Our team of expert mentors will always be there to guide you along the way.
You won't just learn these skills, you'll learn how to communicate them too. Round out your ability to succeed at tech interviews with interactive online whiteboarding sessions.
Access hundreds of hours of educational materials through Compass, our custom-built learning management system.
Our dedicated student support team is available to assist you in real-time, so you get help when you need it the most.
We use a suite of technologies to ensure the best online learning
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We'll guide you all the way through your path as a developer, from lectures and projects all the way to career placement. Our Career Services will connect you to a developer role after identifying your unique goals.
We'll help you cultivate your personal career goals, and then map out a plan for achieving them.
You'll have endless opportunities to practice communicating with potential employers, both in written and spoken format.
Connect with our massive network of tech companies and organizations through our monthly networking events.
Our Career Services team is always connecting graduates with the employers they'd fit best with.
Let the data speak for itself: access key insights about our 2020 bootcamp graduates. Learn about our industry-leading graduate employment rate, starting salaries, and more, throughout a year of economic strain and downturn.
To ensure that everyone that passes through our programs is set up for success, we use a robust admissions process.
1. Apply Online
3. Logic & Technical Assessment
4. Enroll and Prep for the program
6-10 weeks before your intended start date, you'll fill out a short application to introduce yourself with the important details that help us get to know you. New cohorts fill up on a rolling basis, so make sure you submit your application as soon as possible.
This group interview will give us another way to understand you better, and talk to you all about bootcamp. This is also your opportunity to ask us questions and meet some of your potential classmates.
After the last stage, successful candidates are sent over study material that will prepare them for the assessments. Coding experience isn't necessary to perform well here. You'll complete them on your own time within 2 weeks.
Once you're accepted into a cohort, you'll need to submit a deposit by credit card to reserve your spot. The rest of your tuition, which can be paid by wire transfer, is due 2 weeks before your start date.Before starting, you'll spend 70 hours completing prep modules. These will introduce you to the basic technologies you'll use throughout bootcamp. You will need to complete these at least 1 week before your first day of bootcamp.
For people who are not seeking a job.
Personalized, 1:1 career support from the team that’s achieved 95% employment rate.
* All prices are in CAD. Taxes are included. 10% deposit is required to secure your spot.
July 19, 2021 - February 25, 2022
October 18, 2021 - May 27, 2022
Tues - Thurs 6:00:00 PM EST - 10:00:00 PM EST and Sat 12:00:00 PM EST - 8:00:00 PM EST
Mon - Thurs 12:00:00 PM EST - 5:00:00 PM EST
* Times based on your current timezone ()
* Dates are for the course duration and do not include the Prep Module.
We want to connect you with the skills that can help you navigate an uncertain future with security. Our Web Dev Flex Scholarship is bridging the gap between professionals worried about their financial situations with the stability of digital skills.
All graduates of our part-time upskilling courses are eligible for an $850 credit towards Web Dev Flex Bootcamp. Let us know when you apply and we'll add it to your account.If you've completed any of our 21-Day Challenges, you earned a discount that can be used towards Web Dev Flex.
This free guide will help you finance your education. Download the complete list of funding options including scholarships to unlock your career potential.
Personalized digital skills training that meets you where you're at and connects you with where you want to go.
Filling out an application only takes 5-10 minutes. You've made it this far down the page, why not take the next step?
Can I enroll in the Web Development Flex Program as an international student?
To enroll in the Web Flex Development Program, prospective students who aren’t Canadian residents would need to obtain a study permit. If they’re prepared to obtain one they’re more than welcome to apply! However, we do require a short essay of intent and proof of proficiency in English. Students who are not eligible to work in Canada full-time for minimum one year after graduation will also not be eligible for Career Services.
What is the difference between Web Development Bootcamp and the Web Development Flex Program?
Should I take the Web Bootcamp or the Web Flex Program?
Both these programs exist so as to accommodate students’ lifestyles and priorities. If you’re currently working in a position that you want to continue while training, we recommend you enroll in the less concentrated Web Flex. This is also a great option if you’re a parent or caregiver with substantial childcare duties.
If you want to get started with a new career as a web developer as soon as possible, and don’t want to wait for six months, Web Bootcamp is the better option for you. This is also a good fit if you have priorities to attend to half a year down the road.
How are Flex Scholarship recipients selected?
Our scholarship committee reads through the applications thoroughly in order to decide whether a student is eligible. Scholarships are awarded on a first come, first served basis so we recommend applying early, as funding is limited. Your scholarship essay will only be considered once you have submitted your essay and been accepted into the program. No deposit is required before you know your scholarship eligibility.
What type of job can I expect to get after graduating from the Web Development Flex Program?
Web Flex will prepare you to work in a role as a professional developer. Some roles you might occupy include web developer, front-end developer, back-end developer, and full-stack developer.
Will I get a job after the Web Development Flex program even if I have no prior background in coding or computer science?
Yes! You don’t need any experience in coding or computer science to succeed in Web Flex and be connected to employment afterwards. This program will provide you with everything you need to work as a professional web developer.
Is the Web Flex Program easier than the Web Bootcamp?
These programs are fundamentally equivalent in terms of content. For some, the more intensive schedule of Web Bootcamp may be more challenging, but for others, the longer stretch of Web Flex might be more challenging.
Are Web Flex students eligible for Career Services?
Yes, students may choose the Career Services Boost option or the non-job seekers option upon registering.
Can I use provincial student aid towards the Web Flex Development Program?
The Web Flex Development Program qualifies for StudentAid BC (SABC). Provincial aid eligibility for other provinces will soon be announced; please stay tuned.
What’s the difference between Web Development Flex Program and the Intro to Web Development part-time course?
The part-time course is an introductory overview of the components that comprise a full-stack web application. This course is great for individuals who are interested in increasing their knowledge about web development, or who work in roles adjacent to tech. The Web Flex program is a more in-depth look at web development, and will provide students with everything they need to kick-start a career as a professional developer.
Can I opt out of Career Services as a Web Flex student?
For those that are returning to their same employer after graduation, interested in working as a freelancer or entrepreneur, or ineligible to work, we offer a Non-Job Seekers option that excludes Career Services. Students must indicate that they want the program that excludes Career Services upon enrolling.