Why Bootcamps Don’t Work And What You Can Do About It

Smiling bootcamp students giving their course thumbs up
Bootcamp course providers often brag about the success of former students but how do you know these claims are true?

8 Reasons Why Bootcamps Don’t Work

Bootcamp Statistics are not Regulated

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Specific Employers Often Set the Standards

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Employer questioning why bootcamps don't work. He looks inquisitively at the camera from his chair in front of a huge window
Let’s say your chosen bootcamp is sponsored by one employer. What will your chances of employment be if you don’t meet his requirements?

Bootcamps Don’t Teach Computer Science Fundamentals

  • Computer language syntax
  • Data structures
  • Computer science concepts
  • Algorithms

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Students Often Have Unrealistic Expectations

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Not Everyone is Cut Out for Software Development

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The Clue is in the Name

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Lots of sweaty, muddy men on a physical bootcamp
The clue is in the name! Bootcamps can be a lot of fun but they are also intense and extremely hard work.

Bootcamp Can’t Teach Experience

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The Pandemic Is Partly Responsible

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A Few Final Thoughts on How Students Can Achieve Greater Success From Bootcamps

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Hi there! I’m Rachael, Marketing Manager at Adria Solutions Ltd. Read more about me here: https://www.adriasolutions.co.uk/blog

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Rachael. Adria Solutions

Rachael. Adria Solutions

Hi there! I’m Rachael, Marketing Manager at Adria Solutions Ltd. Read more about me here: https://www.adriasolutions.co.uk/blog

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