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As the name suggests, AltSchool Africa is different from the traditional institutions. We are a school for individuals looking to gain technical skills and kickstart a career in Software Engineering. AltSchool Africa takes a non-traditional approach to learning by teaching courses directly connected with the selected track .
Our robust curriculum which combines theoretical knowledge with practical real world applications is guaranteed to transform anyone into a top Software Engineer within one year.
We understand that you might have a lot of commitments and as such we’ve designed our courses and curriculum to work around you and your commitments
You don’t need prior knowledge or technical skills to participate in any of our programs. Our curriculum is designed to give you the perfect leg up in when transitioning to a career in tech.
FIND THE RIGHT TRACK FOR YOU
Our extensive Diploma program is set to produce top Software Engineers who are able to compete globally. Hiring our graduates guarantee that you have access to highly skilled, passionate and professional tech talent to ensure continuous business success.
Interested in inspiring the next generation of top Software Engineers? Collaborate with us. We are committed to helping as many young Africans kickstart a career in technology by providing them with access to quality technical education by real world experts.
To register, please visit our website (www.altschoolafrica.com) and click on the apply button. You will be required to put in a valid email address before you proceed to the application form.
Once you have successfully registered, a home study kit with all the materials you need for the assessment will be sent to you. Please make sure you provide a valid email address while applying and check your spam for emails from us. Also endeavour to thoroughly study the materials provided in the home study kit.
The assessment will take place in two batches. The first batch will be held in January for people who applied from the application start date till the end of November. The second batch will take place in February when application closes.
The assessment is in three stages: Basic Communication Test, Aptitude Test and Basic Technical Test. The technical test will be based on the materials sent in the home study kit you will receive after you have successfully applied.
You do not need to have any background in tech or computer science to apply. This opportunity is for everyone!
Yes, you will. At the end of the year, participants will gain a diploma in software engineering from AltSchool Africa in affiliation with a reputable and accredited university.
Upon completing the program and getting hired, you are expected to pay a total of $500 via an Income Sharing Agreement (ISA). Payment for this can be broken down into $50 over 10 months or $100 over a period of 5 months.
The diploma program runs for one year. There will be classes for the first nine months and you will be placed in a company for the last three months (internship) to gain experience.
Majority of the classes will be held online but we will also have community peer learning sessions from time to time.
The classes will start in April, 2022.
Yes, the application fee is N10,000.
You will learn the required skills to become a Software Engineer specialised in any of the following tracks: front-end engineering, back-end engineering or cloud engineering.
Yes, you can. We are partnering with some organisations to provide students who successfully get enrolled in the program with soft loans to acquire laptops.
Yes, it is. We have partnered with reputable higher institutions across the continent to ensure credibility. After completing our 1-year program, you will earn a Diploma in Software Engineering with a major in any of the tracks you choose.
The AltSchool Africa program typically runs learning sessions for nine months and internship placements for three months
No, you do not need to have any prior knowledge or experience in Software Engineering to sign up for this program. It is beginner-friendly and designed to accommodate you at any level of your knowledge.
The AltSchool Africa program employs a blended learning approach consisting of Virtual Instructor Led sessions as well as self-paced learning modules.
Because we are big believers in not letting cost stand in the way of knowledge, you can enrol for our a Diploma program at no initial cost. We however have an income sharing agreement where you will be required to pay a percentage of your post-AltSchool salary over an agreed period of time.
To get accepted into the program, you need to have a minimum of High / Secondary School certificate, be computer literate and pass our assessment stage.