Nexul Academy

12-Week Apprenticeship

Our 12-week apprentice program allows students to learn and apply all of the necessary coding and team skills in order to be successful at your company. Students will learn development with the help of in-person guidance from our experienced instructors and mentors. Our ideal student to instructor/mentor ratio is 10 to 1, ensuring all questions are answered.

The first 10 weeks include 5 days per week of lecture and workshops for 3 hours each. Apprentices typically form in teams of 2-5 people and work an additional 20 to 25 hours per week on your company project. The program continues for 2 more weeks of dedicated team project time with full-time mentor availability.

Employee retraining

Employees being retrained into development may elect for one of our evening programs, including 2 evenings per week for 25 weeks of lecture, workshops and hands-on mentoring sessions. Each session lasts approximately 3 hours.

Student Life

The program is immersive, but the schedule is broken down and easy to digest. The schedule includes lectures, workshops, lab time, and time to work on a team-selected project to gain real-world team-based experience.

Course lessons

Each cohort only includes one workshop per day. Part-time evening programs only have course lessons on select evenings.

Lectures are an open-format so you can ask questions as it progresses. Lab-time will always include floating mentors to help when you need it.

Open work time

You can work on what you want during open work time, such as catch up on course objectives, your class team-project, or discuss topics of interest with your peers; This time Includes full mentor availability so your questions can be answered.

Skills workshops

A couple days per week, participate in team communication based lectures and activities. Some include the Agile process and other team skill development workshops, git flow, using Trello, Slack and other collaboration tools.