Skill Distillery is a unique coding educational company because it's the place where passion meets experience. Because of founders and faculty that are not only passionate about code, but are also industry professionals, a sound educational environment has been born! Skill Distillery specializes in training students from all walks of life and works to ensure that everyone, regardless of their personal situation, is able to attend a coding bootcamp. With a variety of scholarships and lending partners available, Skill Distillery is an industry leader in accessibility and diversity acceptance.
The goal of the curriculum at Skill Distillery is to turn students into well rounded Full Stack Developers. The main coding language used in the program is Java. Half of the course is focused on the fundamentals of programming as you learn Java and its libraries. Students will take the Oracle Certified Associate Java Programmer exam. The other half of the course will expand on your newfound Java knowledge with topics such as Spring, Spring MVC, and creating MVC web applications on the server. Overall, the program aims to focus on Java programming, Java SDK, a variety of development tools, and pair programming.
The onsite bootcamp at Skill Distillery lasts for a total of 16 weeks. Prior to starting the program, students will be required to complete 40 to 60 hours of pre-class assignments. The bootcamp is classified as a full time course and runs Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 6:00pm.
Skill Distillery is committed to the career success of its students. This dedication is shown when you look at their student employment data. 90% of Skill Distillery grads obtain a job within three months of beginning their job search. The average starting salary for Skill Distillery alumni is $70,000 per year. Students of Skill Distillery go on to work at a multitude of major companies. These companies include Comcast, Google, Bank of America, Craftsy, Click Bank, Raytheon, and Vertafore.
The total cost of the boot camp program at Skill Distillery is $19,950. A $1,000 deposit (which is included in the total price of tuition) is due two weeks prior to the program start date. Tuition does not include the optional OCA/OCP exam fee of $245. Skill Distillery aims to help every student, regardless of financial status, achieve their dream of becoming a master coder. That’s why Skill Distillery offers a variety of need-based scholarships for students accepted into the program. Skill Distillery has also partnered with lenders Climb and Meritize to offer attractive loan rates and payment deferral options to students who qualify. Students are even able to finance any moving or technical program related expenses. Skill Distillery also offers their own in-house payment plan that keeps pace with the student’s progress in the program. Skill Distillery is also a proud participant of the Workforce Investment Act, the GI Bill, and VET TEC benefits.