ScaleFocus Academy is the largest educational initiative led by the private sector in Bulgaria. Our mission is to train 10 000 qualified specialists for the world of professional it services!
Burgas Academy Enrolment
ScaleFocus Academy is free for everybody. To validate that the candidates have the necessary knowledge to start the technical programs in the Academy, we employ a 2-stage assessment process. The first part is a technical exam, evaluating candidates based on their understanding of programming fundamentals. The second part is an in-person interview, discussing the candidate's motivation to join the Academy and posing questions related to their technical exam solutions. Here are the important dates for the Academy in Burgas.
Jan 31 – Feb 19
Between January 31st and February 19th, you will be able to apply for ScaleFocus Academy Burgas via a form on this website.
On February 20 all applicants must undergo an online technical exam, aiming to evaluate their knowledge in programming fundamentals - algorithms, data structures and OOP.
Feb 24 – Feb 28
Between February 24th and February 28th, applicants who passed successfully the technical test will be invited to discuss their determination to participate in ScaleFocus Academy and answer questions on programming fundamentals topics.
On February 28th, all accepted students will receive a welcoming note with instructions regarding the training process.
On March 4th and 5th, ScaleFocus Academy lectures will start in Burgas for the respective groups.
The duration of the Academy is 3 months, packed with practice-oriented exercises and projects. Afterwards, you will become a desired specialist capable of adding value to any IT company. The technical programs require 20-30 hours weekly commitment, with 10 of those on-site in our training centers. Classes will be held Mon-Fri, 3 times a week, from 18:00 until 21:00. During the remaining time, you will be able to practice with our mentors at our Academy center. In order to keep up with the pace in the ScaleFocus Academy, you’ll need to have good knowledge of the fundamentals of programming. Specifically, you should join the Academy if you have the following
Sound understanding of Data Structures, Algorithms and OOP principles
Experience with SCM tools like Git and platforms like GitHub and GitLab
Passion for learning and desire to dedicate yourself to the Academy
A dream of becoming a sought-after IT professional