Front End Career Track: Become a Front End Web Developer. Job Guaranteed.

Learn both the technical skills and design thinking needed to become a successful Front End Web Developer in today's economy.

How Springboard prepares you for a career in Front End Web Development

Front End Web Development is a critical component of any digital product. The best Front End Web Developers are able to seamlessly translate ideas into functional realities using their knowledge of programming. This coding knowledge can also be a foundational beginning for a variety of other languages (and careers!) in development.

Master in-demand programming skills

Sharpen your fluency in the core languages of Front End Development (HTML, CSS, and JavaScript) with weekly 1:1 mentoring from an industry expert

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Getting Started
  • Fundamentals of Front End Web Development  
  • Origins of Front End Web Development and how it differs from Full Stack Web Development
  • Learn about accessibility, UX, and how your work will impact the user 
You'll learn to apply your programming knowledge in the context of real-life front-end challenges.

Your own mentor

What you'll learn

SIX MONTHS • ONLINE •  MENTOR-GUIDED  •  CAREER-FOCUSED

Pricing

6 months

Duration of the program

1:1 weekly calls

Mentorship

Build a portfolio of projects

Apply your technical skills and complete a capstone project to showcase your ability to create complex and responsive websites

Launch your career

Make yourself hireable with personalized coaching, including resume review, job search strategy and mock interviews

HTML & CSS
  • Cover the basics of HTML and responsive web design
  • Dive deeper into accessibility and structure with CSS Frameworks
  • Build your own web pages with HTML and style with CSS 
  • Use Chrome DevTools to review your code

Curriculum - what you'll learn

On your weekly 1-on-1 mentor call with an expert Front End developer, you'll get to:

Your mentor will keep you accountable and help you master and apply key techniques
Get helpful, honest feedback
Set your own agenda

 

Be inspired by the best
As an experienced Front End Developer, your mentor is your window to the development world

Or choose a 6-month payment plan at $999/month

$4,900

What's included in the course fee:
JavaScript Fundamentals

  • Introduction to programming, writing functions, and using variables to organize your code
  • Learn DOM traversal and manipulation using jQuery
  • Create event handlers with user stories and pseudocode

Advanced JavaScript
  • Learn advanced functions including Callbacks, Bind, Curry, IIFE 
  • Build your own real time app using Typescript, WebSockets, and native JavaScript apps 
  • Review Javascript best practices


Dev Environment
  • Navigate your machine from the command line
  • Set up your text editor and learn  basic project structure
  • Use GitHub: from version control to deploying pages
Client-side development with React
  • Practice creating stateless and stateful components
  • Set up a development environment with create-react-app working with JSX
  • Deploy a React app

Frequently asked questions

Who should take this course?

This course is designed for students who wish to sharpen their coding skills to be a strong Front End Web Developer. It also prepares students without a coding background to be competitive in today's job market.

Are there any prerequisites for this course?

Prior exposure to programming languages can be very helpful but is not required. You will also need a computer with an Internet connection.

What are the eligibility criteria for the job guarantee?
A career transition into Front End Web Development is exciting but involves focused and consistent effort. We are thrilled to have your back in this journey and ask for an equal commitment from you. In order to be eligible for this job guarantee, you should:
- be 18 years or older
- have a Bachelor's degree or 4-year equivalent from an accredited educational institution  
- be proficient in spoken and written English, as determined by initial interactions with our Admissions team
- be eligible to legally work in the United States (or Canada if applying for positions in Toronto) for at least 1 year following graduation from the program. See the detailed policy for further requirements about specific Visa types
- be able to pass any background checks associated with jobs that you apply for
- apply to positions, dedicate sufficient time and effort, and follow the job search process recommended to you by our career coaches.
Note that if you enroll but do not qualify for the job guarantee, you would still receive full curriculum and course access, including all career components and access to 1:1 career coaching.

Should I take this course if I'm not looking for a new job?
Yes! In addition to people who wish to transition into a career in Front End Web Development, this course is also great for people who want to learn new skills to be more effective in the workplace or to advance their careers in the future. Students may elect not to complete the career-related modules of the course if they are not looking for a new job immediately following the course.

What does the course include?

This course lets you learn online, from anywhere, on your own schedule. If you don't love it in the first week, we’ll give you a full refund.
1. All curriculum materials and resources used in the course.
2. Weekly 1-1 video calls with your personal mentor.
3. Access to an exclusive community of expert mentors and fellow students.
4. Weekly Office Hours hosted by industry professionals.
5. All taxes and fees.

How many hours of work will this course require?
The total estimated workload is 350+ hours . Most students complete in  6 months, working 15-20 hours per week.
You can aim to complete in less time if you are ready to devote more time per week to complete the curriculum materials; and are driven and disciplined with managing your study schedule.

What kind of support can I expect?

You’ll have support from:
- Your mentor: a Front End Development expert will provide weekly 1:1 guidance and accountability in a 30-minute video call at a time that works for your busy schedule.
- Community teaching assistants: Dedicated help when you’re stuck, and detailed feedback on each project.
- Career coaches: Your career coach will help with resume reviews, mock interviews, job search strategy etc.
- Springboard student advisors: Our advisors will answer questions, discuss goals, and provide tips and support on any aspect of the program.
- And finally, your classmates: You can form study groups, get feedback, and work on projects together!

How do I earn a certificate of completion?

We will provide certificates of completion to all the participants who complete the course and successfully complete all of the projects.

Is this course conducted online, or in person?

The course is completely online. All you need is an internet connection.

How does the admission process work?

Spots are limited and we accept candidates on a rolling basis. We have a multi-step application process. The first step involves a 5-minute questionnaire to learn about your prior educational and work experience. Based on your responses, we might ask for additional information -- e.g. a brief phone interview, or a coding challenge - just to make sure the Front End Web Development Career Track is a good fit for you. It is free to apply. 

Can my employer pay for this course on my behalf?

Absolutely! Many of our students have been sponsored by their employers. Most companies are very happy to invest in their employees' learning and development. Check with your employer if they can support your subscription fee from the annual learning budget given to each employee.

Weekly 1-on-1(30 min each) with your expert mentor

Weekly office hours with industry experts

Lifetime access to the Springboard community

Verified certificate of completion

Mentor review of project work

Be able to create a fully interactive web or mobile application interface

Learn industry standard front-end coding practices

Have a strong portfolio of work to draw upon for job interviews

Be fluent in the technical vocabulary needed to communicate with other front-end web developers and key stake stakeholders

By the end of the course, you will:

Lifetime access to course materials (incl. future updates)

7-day money back guarantee

Proprietary assignments and projects based on real-world examples

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Price

$6,000

Capstone
  • Design a web page and corresponding mobile app from scratch
  • Implement continuous integration and documentation for your app

Elective: Data structures and algorithms
  • Practice recursive algorithms (including common search & sorting)
  • Solve problems using data structures like linked lists
  • Explore stack and queues, hash maps, and binary search trees


Career Services
  • Work with your own 1:1 career coach
  • Get help with job search strategy, resume review, and mock interviews
  • Learn effective networking principles that will land you your next job
  • Learn how to negotiate your salary

Join the waitlist to hear more about scholarships and financing options 

Become a Front End Web Developer

In the rapidly changing digital landscape, the one constant is the suite of programming languages operating behind the scenes. Front End Web Developers create the interface of products or services that users interact with. It’s a highly rewarding job that is (and will continue to be!) in high demand.

Discuss weekly project deliverables, industry topics, or career advice

$4,900

$6,000

Financing options available

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Without Springboard, there's no way I would be where I am today: doing what I'm passionate about at a company that I'm honored to be a part of.

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