3 If You’re a Tech Kween
You’re passionate about coding and web development, user experience, and app development
duratIon Eight to 10 weeks
effort Take it at your own pace. aCCredItatIon None, unless you pay to complete the Pro version of the courses (from about R250/month). entrY requIrementS If you opt for the introductory courses, you don’t need anything to get started.
dIgItal SkIllS: uSer exPerIenCe Futurelearn.com
You’ll learn The foundations of user experience (UX) design, why it’s important and how to test or develop your designs.
StartS There is an option to be notified by e-mail about upcoming course dates. duratIon Three weeks
effort Two hours per week aCCredItatIon It’s developed in partnership with consultancy firm Accenture; you’ll receive a PDF certificate of achievement once completed. entrY requIrementS None
Web Page develoPment Alison.com
You’ll learn The skills and techniques needed to create a functioning website. StartS Any time duratIon Three to four hours aCCredItatIon You can formalise your achievement by buying an official Alison diploma, certificate or PDF once you have completed the course (from €12/about R180). entrY requIrementS None
IntroduCtIon to mobIle aPP develoPment uSIng Android Edx.org
You’ll learn The basics of mobile app development through the Android platform. StartS 24 July 2018
duratIon Six weeks effort Three to five hours per week
aCCredItatIon The course is accredited by the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology; you can buy a certificate once you complete the course for US$99 (about R1 200). entrY requIrementS Aimed at students with prior programming experience, such as the basics of Java programming.