Telerik Academy Alpha

Turning a new page in teaching and learning

Telerik Academy is a leading educational initiative for training and grooming the digital builders of tomorrow. Since we find you on our page, we assume you want to join the ranks of another 4700+ ninjas whom we have trained. Great, you’ve come to the right place in the right time.

You can now join our innovative pilot program that reduces training duration from 12 to 6 months. Leveraging innovative teaching methods and a personalized training approach mixed with work on real-world projects, our brand-new program will equip you with the same in-demand skills and hands-on experience as our standard program. In twice as short a time. And you can be one of the selected students accepted in the pilot program.

Isn’t this cool?

Application

  • Is this for you?

    If you are a university student in a tech major, junior developer or an expert in another professional field, who has fundamental programming knowledge and zero to minimal work experience in the field, you should by all means apply. You also need to be 18 years of age or older. Due to the format of the program, it will be very difficult to impossible for you to maintain a full-time job while attending Telerik Academy.

  • How you can apply

    The application process is highly selective and includes:

    • Registration via Telerik Academy's online system
    • Submission of a CV and cover letter (in English)
    • Test of fundamental C# knowledge at Telerik Academy
    • Interview assessing your motivation and English language skills, after passing the exam
    • Application deadline: June 7, 2017
  • How you can prepare for the exam

    To ensure you ace our exam, make sure you spend some time reviewing our online resources - video lessons, assignments and other materials.

    Also, don’t forget to check out our FAQ for more information.

  • Timeline:

  • June 7
    Submit your CV and cover letter
  • June 9
    Take the C# fundamentals exam
  • June 12 - on
    Participate in an interview
  • June 19 - on
    Admitted candidates are informed
  • Dates TBD
    3 weeks of summer and autumn breaks
  • First half of December
    Graduation

Curriculum

What you'll learn

Our intensive 6-month training will equip you with at least the same knowledge and skills as our traditional 12-month program, but for twice as short a time. Emphasizing on innovative methods in teaching and learning, this web app development program will walk you through courses in advanced C#, object-oriented programming, ASP.NET MVC, as well as unit testing QPC, design patterns, data structures and algorithms, databases, JavaScript fundamentals, HTML, CSS and DOM fundamentals. You can find a detailed curriculum here.

In addition to developing competitive tech skills, the pilot program will also amplify your soft skills and help you master valuable techniques for faster and more efficient learning. Upon graduation, you will be ready to jumpstart a successful career in the software industry.

Summer is fast approaching and you can already picture yourself lounging at the beach? Not to worry – we have designed the program to include 3 weeks of vacation so you can still visit the big blue. So, what’s stopping you from joining the program?

Advantages

Why join Telerik Academy Alpha?

  • Take advantage of our world-class education at no cost

    8+ years of experience in tech education and unparalleled track record of our alumni successes sound convincing? Take advantage of these by only investing your time and effort.

  • Gain in-demand knowledge and skills. Faster

    Starting with only basic programming skills, you can turn into a ninja software developer in just 6 months with our accelerated program.

  • Benefit from an innovative teaching approach

    Telerik Academy seasoned trainers will use best practices and elements from leading teaching methodologies to put teamwork and hands-on projects front and center.

  • Receive personalized training that builds on your strengths

    Traditional lectures will be replaced with a personalized and interactive teaching approach where our trainers serve as your mentors and coaches.

  • Take an industry-recognized certificate to your next job

    Upon graduation, you will receive a certificate of completion, proving that you possess in-depth software development skills.

  • Jumpstart your career in the tech industry

    Benefit from our partner network to land a successful career in software development upon graduation.

Program Details

What is expected of you?

  • Prerequisite

    You must show basic knowledge of C# programming and good English language skills. No previous experience in the IT industry is expected of you.

  • Commitment

    The intensive program requires 100% onsite participation. You are expected to commit to an average of 20+ hours per week and additional time for self-preparation.

  • Schedule

    Your lectures will be held daily, Monday – Friday, from 2 pm until 6 pm at the Telerik Academy learning center in Sofia. To recharge your batteries, you will have 3 weeks of vacation during the summer and the autumn seasons.

  • Duration

    Your training will start on June 26 and is expected to finish at the beginning of December.

  • Language of instruction

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