youCodia Academy

youCodia Academy

                           Academy is a program of Youth Global Network Ltd. It is an inclusive training program for youth to receive vocational skills in computer programming and holistic development through mentoring. It aims to make a positive impact on youth employability. Qualified graduates will be placed in technology firms for full-time or freelance jobs.

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Objective    

​youCodia Academy aims at providing high school graduates have more opportunities to

  • Earn a living

  • Support their future study

  • Develop a career, through further studies and training in software development

  • Identify and provide resources to potential  entrepreneurs in the tech economy

The Academy also develops students'

  • Character 

  • Relational development & Psychosocial skills in collaborative work

  • Discipline, grit, motivation, empathy, and concern for others

  • Values: attitudes towards work, life, and community

Program Design

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Apprenticeship model

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Practice-oriented

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Self-learning with coaching support

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Earn as you learn

Program Detail    

The training is for youth who is passionate of becoming a software engineer.

Scholarships can be applied by the applicant.

Basic Web Design

​Date: 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28/10/2022 (10 days)  

Class time: 19:00 - 22:00 
Language: Cantonese (Class A), English (Class B) 

Ages: 18 - 29

Skills to be learned:

  • HTML/CSS, WordPress

  • WordPress Personal Project

Registration fee: HKD 300

Tuition:  Financial aid is given to under-resourced applicants to cover the tuition *

Registration deadline: 10 October, 2022 (Registration is now open. Interview and admission are done on a rolling basis, spots are limited.)

*Tuition fee for applications who are not under-resourced is HKD 3,000.

Coding 101 Training and Career Placement

​Date: Tentatively December 2022 / January 2023  (4 weeks)

Class time: 19:00 - 22:00 (TBC)

Language: Cantonese / English

Ages: 18 - 29

Skills to be learned:

  • JavaScript

Registration fee: HKD 300

Tuition:  Financial aid is given to under-resourced applicants to cover the tuition *

Registration deadline: 14 November, 2022 (Registration is now open. Interview and admission are done on a rolling basis, spots are limited.)

Qualified graduated will be placed in technology firms for full time or freelance jobs

*Tuition fee for applications who are not under-resourced is HKD 10,000.

Coding Apprentice Training and Career Placement

​Date: Tentatively February 2023 - May 2023 (3 months)

Class time: 09:00 - 18:00 (TBC)

Language: Cantonese / English

Ages: 18 - 29

Skills to be learned:

  • ReactJS with CRA + Redux, ApolloClient and working with APIs, StorybookJS

  • Software testing skills

  • Software deployment strategies and skills

  • Software collaboration and version control with Git

  • Agile software development methodology

Registration fee: HKD 500

Tuition:  Financial aid is given to under-resourced applicants to cover the tuition *

Registration deadline: 10 February, 2022 (Registration is now open. Interview and admission are done on a rolling basis, spots are limited.)

Qualified graduated will be placed in technology firms for full time or freelance jobs

*Tuition fee for applications who are not under-resourced is HKD 50,000.

Holistic Development

youCodia Academy also focuses on student's holistic development. We will provide a set of psychosocial and vocational development seminars and workshops. 

  • Language: Cantonese,English

  • 1 session (2 hours) bi-weekly

  • 1 Module: 8 sessions

  • The following 3 modules will be available in 6 months 

  • Tuition: HKD 1,000/module

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  • Time management
  • Emotional health
  • Collaborative skills
  • Confidence and resilience building
  • Relational development
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  • Career choices & preparation
  • Goal setting
  • Interest discovery
  • Strengths development
  • Job-hunting skills
  • Financial management

Life skill

Vocational planning & development