Nigeria’s fast rising Tech-talent accelerator, SWITCH!, Introduces Accelerated Courses

by | May 30, 2017

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If you’ve been following news around the tech scene for the past one year, then the name SWITCH! should be no news to you.

Suited to provide opportunities for less advantaged, smart individuals, SWITCH! has in under one year trained several young Nigerians on software development providing them with strong exposure and career opportunities. Understanding the need of Nigerians who are looking to transition into a tech career but lack the requisite skills or experience, SWITCH! recently introduced its Accelerated Courses programme which provides a platform for working professionals to make that career transition with ease.

The programme which was introduced 3 months ago has already recorded some successes having trained over 10 Nigerians. If you are willing to get started in software development or switch your job, the short courses are your best bet. Separated into several courses, namely; Frontend development, backend development, android mobile app development and product design.

Frontend Development

As a trained frontend developer, you will be able to transform a mockup design function web and mobile responsive interface. At the end of the program, you will be good enough to get a job as a frontend developer.

Backend Development

How do you architect a solution? How do you develop function algorithm on the backend for web and mobile application? In this course, you will learn how to build backend layer for web application from ground up. You will also learn one of the fastest growing frameworks in the world (Laravel) and as such, becoming productive and getting a job becomes easier.

Android Development

Do you have a dream of one day building a mobile application like WhatsApp, Facebook messenger etc? In this session, you will learn how to transform a UX design into functional app. Building Native application in Java language.

Product Design (UX/UI)

​ How do you breakdown and idea then build it up into function prototypes that helps frontend and mobile app developers build application that users want and can use? How do you interact with a user to understand their pain points into how web and apps are build? You are the brain behind the codes and the creativity behind the experience. Learn this at this session.

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