Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently Asked Questions
The Digital Industry
1) Why do I need to learn digital skills?
Gaining experience in the digital industry is an essential 21st century skill. Most products and companies have a digital component, and more professionals work closely in or with technical teams. Designers and journalists, just to name a few types of professionals, can gain a competitive edge by learning web development skills. Programmers and entrepreneurs may use it to bring their ideas online to the digital space, make edits and updates to their own website, and communicate more effectively with technical stakeholders
1) Are all of your courses for beginners?
Our Web Development Front-End, and iOS app Development courses are designed for people with no or limited experience; a previous experience in HTML and CSS may be beneficial for the Web Development Back-End but it can be acquired reading the material we provided before the course
2) Who are the teachers of the courses?
Our instructors are successful industry professionals focused on teaching practical skills used in real life. On the specific Course pages you will find more information about the instructor(s) teaching that Course
3) How do you deliver the lessons?
On the Blackboard, you will have access to the material used in every lesson. Powerpoint slides, PDF files, and exercises will available on your personal section of the site, together with a link for the live lesson, available 30 minutes before the beginning of the streaming. Every lesson will be recorded and saved on the specific day and you can review it at your best convenience to review complicated concepts
4) What do I need to have to attend the online classes?
To attend our online classes you will need
A computer, Mac or PC;
A consistent broadband Internet connection with speed of 2 mbps+;
An updated version of Google Chrome (recommended) or Mozilla Firefox;
Adobe Flash, version 11.3 or higher;
5) What if I miss a session?
The day after the lesson, a recorded video of the class will be available. You can view the lesson as you were there and, if you need further explanations, you can always book a 1-on-1 session with a tutor
6) Will I have the chance to speak directly with the tutor?
During the lessons, you will have the chance to interact with the tutor and the student through the platform. If you need any further explanation, you have the chance to book a limited number of 1-on-1 sessions
7) Do I have to do "homework" at home?
Yes, and this is a crucial part for your learning experience. Every class is designed with practical exercises that give you the opportunity to develop the skills you are going to use in your professional career. Learning by doing is one of the most effective way to learn a subject and it is crucial to have a practical session to test your skills
8) How can I show the skills I learn during the course?
All the students will finish our courses with a portfolio of several works. We designed the courses in this way because this is the best way for you to show what you can do, to a hiring manager, a boss, a co-worker, a business partner, or just to a friend
9) Do you offer any post-graduating assistance?
Absolutely. We want to help in any way that we can - be that helping a student find their first (or second or third) position or just providing advices.
1) Do I need any pre-requisite?
For the majority of our courses you don't need any specific prerequisite