Are you aged 15 to 18 and interested in a career in software development? Join us for a 4 day experience at Liskeard, working in a software development team on an exciting project.
Whatever your level of experience our team of mentors are there to support and help you, giving you a taste of what a career in Software Development is like.
If you are already a Star Coder, that's great. We will use your skills and help prepare you for your first software development job.
If you have never written any software before, don't worry, that's great too. We'll show you how it's done and get you started on your journey to becoming a Coding Super Hero
Meet our Robots, Bert and Ernie. Your task will be to write the software that will allow these robots to safely explore a remote environment.
Using a combination of basic electronics, Raspberry Pis and Arduinos, you will learn and use Agile tools and techniques to create some great software that will enable the robots to autonomously explore a hostile environment.
You will be part of a team of 4, working alongside other teams with the aim of building a working autonomous robot. You will learn about:
The teams will be based at Real Ideas Office in Fore Street, Liskeard. View Map
Nothing! The experience is being funded through Cornwall College, members of Software Cornwall, and generous sponsors.
We are creating a realistic working environment so you can experience what it is like to work in the software industry. You will be expected to act as though you are at work, working hours will be 9am until 4.30pm.
Yes! If you are motivated and want to explore software development as a possible career, then this is for you. We have a team of mentors that will help you to learn coding whilst being part of a self-organising successful team.
Unfortunately not, this will be a fun learning experience that may help you with getting a job or applying for further courses.