Pre-Academy Bootcamp Burgas

ScaleFocus Pre-Academy Bootcamp is a free program designed for people without any IT skills. For 2019 the Pre-Academy Bootcamp will be held in Burgas.

Bootcamp Details

If you dream of starting your career in IT but have no idea where to begin, ScaleFocus Pre-Academy Bootcamp is the perfect course for you. There, in just 12 weeks, you will obtain the basic programming knowledge required to start working in a real IT environment. Through the duration of the Bootcamp you will learn:

The fundamentals of Java

The fundamentals of Java

Object-oriented programming

Object-oriented programming

Data Structures and Algorithms

Data Structures and Algorithms

You’ll be able to join one of 3 groups for the ScaleFocus Pre-Academy Bootcamp, each having classes in the following time slots twice a week:

16:30 - 19:30

16:30 - 19:30

(Tuesday and Friday)

19:00 - 22:00

19:00 - 22:00

(Monday and Thursday)

10:00 - 13:00

10:00 - 13:00

(Saturday and Sunday)

Too Easy for You?

If you feel like you already understand those topics in detail, you might be ready to skip the Pre-Academy Bootcamp and join ScaleFocus Academy itself.

Pre-Academy Bootcamp Enrollment

ScaleFocus Pre-Academy Bootcamp is free for everybody. However, to make sure that candidates are motivated and ready to dedicate the necessary time to complete the Bootcamp successfully, there is a pre-screening process. If you are interested in joining, please get familiar with the following timeline:

October 1 – October 23

Between October 1 and October 23, you will be able to apply for ScaleFocus Pre-Academy Bootcamp via a form on this website.

October 24

On October 24 all applicants must undergo an online assessment test, aiming to evaluate their problem-solving skills, including logical, numerical and verbal reasoning.

October 28 – October 30

Between October 28 and October 30, applicants who passed successfully the assessment test will be invited for a short chat to discuss their motivation to join ScaleFocus Pre-Academy Bootcamp.

October 31

On October 31, all accepted students will receive a welcoming note with instructions regarding the training process.

November 4

November 4

On November 4, ScaleFocus Pre-Academy Bootcamp lectures will start in Burgas.

November 4

Course Overview

Basic Module (6 weeks)

basic1
Introduction and first steps in programming
basic2
Data Types and logical operators
basic3
Conditional statements
basic4
Loops, Arrays
basic5
Methods, Functions
Exams and exercises
Exams and exercises

Fundamentals Module (6 weeks)

core1
Object-oriented Programming
core2
Exceptions
core3
Data Structures and Algorithms
core4
Generics
core5
File Management
Exams and exercises
Exams and exercises
Pre-Academy Bootcamp Graduation

Pre-Academy Bootcamp Graduation

To successfully complete the Bootcamp, you need to prepare yourself for 12 weeks of hard work and complete dedication. Although the training is free, the passing criteria for graduation are high and will put your learning capability to the limit.

Upon successfully completing the two modules of ScaleFocus Pre-Academy Bootcamp, you will be able to apply for ScaleFocus Academy, without taking the initial entry exam. In addition to testifying your understanding of fundamental programming knowledge, you will receive an honorary certificate from ScaleFocus.

Pre-Academy Bootcamp Preparation

The assessment test usually takes around an hour and a half to complete. It doesn’t require any special preparation beforehand. Still, practicing some simple logical tests can tune your mind in the right direction. Here are some sample questions to get your gears going:

Which of the following matches the pattern “abdcfgopsklw”?

  • abcdfgopsklw
  • abdctgopsklw
  • abdcfgopsklw
  • abdafgopsklw

If there is a man standing in a group, with three people on his right and four people on his left, how many people are there in the group:

  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9

A merchant who marked his goods up by 50% subsequently offered a 20% discount. What is the percentage profit that the merchant will make after offering the discount?

  • 30%
  • 125%
  • 25%
  • 20%

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