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University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies Boot Camps

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University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies Boot Camps

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The University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies Boot Camps offer a 12-week, full-time and 24-week, part-time web development program, 24-week, part-time programs in data analytics, cybersecurity, financial technology, and UX/UI, and an 18-week, part-time program in digital marketing. The full stack curriculum includes HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, Bootstrap, Express.js, Node.js, databases, MongoDB, MySQL, and Git.

The data curriculum includes programming in Excel, Python, R programming, JavaScript charting, HTML/CSS, API interactions, SQL, Tableau, fundamental statistics, machine learning, and more. Enjoy close collaboration with other professionals while receiving hands-on experience.

The cybersecurity curriculum offers hands-on training in networking, systems, web technologies, databases, and defensive and offensive cybersecurity.

The UX/UI program provides hands-on training in user-centric design research, design thinking, visual prototyping and wireframing, interface design, storyboarding, visual design theory, web prototyping with HTML5 and CSS, interaction design with JavaScript and jQuery, and more.

The digital marketing curriculum covers highly relevant skills, training students in marketing strategy fundamentals, optimizing campaigns and websites, digital advertising and automation strategy, and more. Students will get hands-on experience with tools such as Google Analytics, Facebook Ads Manager, and Wordpress.

The fintech curriculum covers Python programming, financial libraries, machine learning algorithms, Ethereum, blockchain, and more.

Applicants do not need prior experience to enroll, but once admitted, all learners will complete a pre-course tutorial. UofT SCS Boot Camps are designed for working professionals and individuals who are actively pursuing a career change or advancement or looking to gain a new skill set.

Learners benefit from a wide range of career services to be positioned for success through program completion and beyond. Services include portfolio reviews, resume and social media profile support, high-impact career events, workshops, mock interviews, and one-on-one career coaching. On successful completion, learners will receive a non-credit Certificate of Completion from the University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies (the boot camp is not a School of Continuing Studies certificate program) and will have a portfolio of projects demonstrating a working knowledge of web development, data analytics, cybersecurity, digital marketing, financial technology, or UX/UI.

University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies Boot Camps are offered in collaboration with Trilogy Education Services, a 2U, Inc. brand.

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  • Cybersecurity - Part-Time

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    Cost$11,245
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationToronto
    UofT SCS Cybersecurity Boot Camp is a challenging, part-time boot camp that takes a multidisciplinary approach to attaining proficiency in IT, networking, and modern information security. Throughout the course of 24 intensive weeks, you will get hands-on training in networking, systems, web technologies, databases, and defensive and offensive cybersecurity. You will also learn methods, techniques, and best practices for accurately conveying the severity of the risks facing an organization’s security posture.
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    DepositN/A
    Tuition PlansPayment plans available
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    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Prep WorkPre-work
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewYes
  • Data Science and Visualization - Part-Time

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    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$11,245
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationToronto
    This boot camp is rigorous, fast-paced, and focused on the practical technical skills needed to analyze and solve data problems. Gain proficiency in a broad array of technologies like Excel, Python and R programming, JavaScript charting, SQL databases, Tableau, machine learning, and more. Throughout the boot camp, you will complete projects using real data sets from the worlds of finance, healthcare, government, social welfare, and more — allowing you to build a strong portfolio with a professional demonstration of mastery.
    Financing
    DepositN/A
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    Payment plans available
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    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Prep WorkPre-work
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewYes
  • Digital Marketing - Part-Time

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    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$6,995
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationToronto
    UofT SCS Digital Marketing Boot Camp is a challenging, part-time digital marketing boot camp that takes a multidisciplinary approach to attaining proficiency in marketing strategy, campaign development, digital advertising, and modern tools in site analytics and reporting. Gain experience with in-demand tools and technologies such as Google Ads, Google Analytics, Facebook Ads Manager, Wordpress, and more, while also advancing campaign analysis technical skills.
    Financing
    DepositN/A
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    Payment plans available
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    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Prep WorkPre-work
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewYes
  • Financial Technology - Part-Time

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    Algorithms, Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, Excel, Machine Learning, Python, SQL
    OnlinePart Time9 Hours/week24 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$11,245
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationToronto
    Get hands-on training and instruction in financial technology and analysis using popular tools and methods including Python programming, financial libraries, machine learning algorithms, Ethereum, and blockchain. Maintain your current schedule by studying the competitive curriculum part-time, and gain access to career services like resume and portfolio reviews, interview training, and 1:1 coaching.
    Financing
    DepositN/A
    Financing
    Payment plans available
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Prep WorkPre-work
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewYes
  • Full Stack Flex - Full-Time

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    CSS, Git, HTML, jQuery, MongoDB, MySQL, Node.js, React.js
    OnlineFull Time20 Hours/week12 Weeks
    Start Date None scheduled
    Cost$12,245
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationToronto
    UofT SCS Coding Boot Camp is a 12-week, part-time web development boot camp. The full stack curriculum includes HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, Bootstrap, Express.js, React.js, databases, MongoDB, Node.js, MySQL, Command Line, Git, and more. Gain real-world experience through complex projects and build a professional portfolio that demonstrates your knowledge. Benefit from a wide range of career services to be positioned for success in the job market including portfolio reviews, resume and social media profile support, workshops, and mock interviews.
    Financing
    DepositN/A
    Tuition PlansPayment plans available
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Prep WorkPre-work
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewYes
  • Full Stack Web Development - Part-Time

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    CSS, Git, HTML, JavaScript, jQuery, MongoDB, MySQL, Node.js, React.js
    OnlinePart Time25 Hours/week24 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$11,245
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationToronto
    UofT SCS Coding Boot Camp is a 24-week, part-time web development boot camp. The full stack curriculum includes HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, Bootstrap, Express.js, React.js, databases, MongoDB, Node.js, MySQL, Command Line, Git, and more. Gain real-world experience through complex projects and build a professional portfolio that demonstrates your knowledge. Benefit from a wide range of career services to be positioned for success in the job market including portfolio reviews, resume and social media profile support, workshops, and mock interviews.
    Financing
    DepositN/A
    Tuition PlansPayment plans available
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Prep WorkPre-work
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewYes
  • Full-Stack Web Development - Part-Time (In-Person)

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    React.js, Node.js, MySQL, MongoDB, jQuery, JavaScript, HTML, Git, CSS
    In PersonPart Time25 Hours/week24 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$11,245
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationToronto
    UofT SCS Coding Boot Camp is a 24-week, part-time web development boot camp. The full stack curriculum includes HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, Bootstrap, Express.js, React.js, databases, MongoDB, Node.js, MySQL, Command Line, Git, and more. Gain real-world experience through complex projects and build a professional portfolio that demonstrates your knowledge. Benefit from a wide range of career services to be positioned for success in the job market including portfolio reviews, resume and social media profile support, workshops, and mock interviews.
    Financing
    DepositN/A
    Financing
    Payment plans available
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Prep WorkPre-work
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewYes
  • UX/UI - Part-Time

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    CSS, HTML, JavaScript, User Experience Design
    OnlinePart Time9 Hours/week24 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$11,245
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationToronto
    Get hands-on training and instruction in UX/UI design methodology, design software skills, front end web prototyping technologies and frameworks including HTML/CSS, interaction design with JavaScript and jQuery, and more. Maintain your current schedule by studying part-time, and apply what you’ve learned toward building a comprehensive portfolio of projects ranging from AI sketches to mobile-responsive web layouts.
    Financing
    DepositN/A
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Prep WorkPre-Work
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewYes
  • Anonymous • Student
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    The course is run by Trilogy, not UofT. As such, you're technically just using UofT facilities and that's it. You will get a UofT student ID card from the School of Continued Studies, and you will be able to login into UofT WiFi, but that's as far as it gets.

    You will get substandard UofT rooms that are not equipped for software development training. You will not be taught by a UofT instructor, or assisted by a UofT TA. It's all Trilogy.

    Now, here is where it gets even worse: You WILL NOT get a UofT Certificate, Diploma or anything. Trilogy may tell you otherwise, TOTAL LIE. You won't be able to even claim the costs of your course against your taxes because UofT WON'T give you a certificate. You get a piece of paper that says letter of acknowledgement, which is not worth the paper it's printed on.

    This bootcamp is not worth your money or your time. Shop elsewhere.

    Response From: Boot Camp Team of University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies Boot Camps
    Title: Community Team
    Thursday, Jul 05 2018
    Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us, Anonymous. As you mentioned, the University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies has partnered with Trilogy Education Services (TES) to offer the UofT SCS Coding Boot Camp. TES is a leading continuing education program manager that has partnered with more than 25 top universities across North America to support their skills-based program efforts. This partnership allows individuals to learn about the latest technologies in an environment that fosters lifelong learning through our constantly advancing curriculum that is informed by employers in our network and is carefully reviewed by the university. We strive to be transparent about this partnership by noting it on our website and during the admissions process. UofT SCS Coding Boot Camp and our partners at TES are absolutely passionate about what we do and we thrive on seeing our learners succeed.

    We regret your classroom experience did not meet your expectations. Our program has an intensive vetting process for instructors and requires a minimum of three years' experience as an active practitioner in the tech industry. We hire professionals in lieu of traditional professors to best simulate real-life working environments. We measure our instructor success based on participant feedback, video audits of their teaching, and classroom assessments. We value our instructor's skills and efforts toward keeping our curriculum in-line with the latest market demands, however, we understand not all teaching styles will resonate with every program participant.

    Initially, upon completing the UofT SCS Coding Boot Camp, learners would receive an Acknowledgement of Completion; a formal signed and dated document including the individuals name, the name of the program, date, seal, and a signature from the Dean of the University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies, recognizing the skills and knowledge the individual had acquired. Following participant feedback regarding the nomenclature of this document, we underwent a name change and determined learners would be issued a Certificate of Completion. As you noted, both the Certificate of Completion and Acknowledgement of Completion are subject to HST and UofT SCS is currently not able to issue T2202A’s. We are constantly striving to ensure our learners have the necessary tools and support they need to be successful, both during and following the course, so we truly appreciate your input.

    We would love the opportunity to speak with you directly to learn how else we can assist you at this time. If you would like, please reach out to us at (647) 245-1020.
  • Scam
    - 6/20/2018
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    Response From: Boot Camp Team of University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies Boot Camps
    Title: Community Team
    Thursday, Jul 05 2018
    Hi Anonymous, thank you for taking the time to share your review. We regret your experience did not live up to your expectations. We take participant feedback about our program seriously and are constantly working on improving our course as a whole. If there is additional assistance we can provide at this time, please reach out directly at (647) 245-1020, so that we can further discuss your concerns.
  • Anonymous • ruhefu@99pubblicita.com • Student
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    This is not a valid certificate program... its a $10,000+HST course that's not eligible for a T2202A (Tuition and Enrolment Certificate) claim on your taxes. UofT does not even recognised certification programme.

    Everything you are going to be rushed through in this program can be learned at your own pace on sites like udemy and freecodecamp.

    The student experience has been horrible, the classrooms are not appropriate for a computer class and are hot and unorganized.

     

    Response From: Boot Camp Team of University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies Boot Camps
    Title: Community Team
    Thursday, Jul 05 2018
    Hi, Anonymous, thank you for sharing your review. We regret your experience has not lived up to your expectations. Upon graduating from the UofT SCS Coding Boot Camp learners receive a formal, signed and dated document including the individual's name, the name of the program, date, seal, and a signature from the Dean of the University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies recognizing the learner has completed the course and acquired additional web development knowledge. We take participant input seriously and after receiving feedback regarding our naming convention, we determined the course would be issuing a Certificate of Completion. Like you noted, this acknowledgment is subject to HST and the UofT SCS is currently not able to issue T2202A's. We value the hard work and commitment our learners dedicate to the boot camp course and are constantly evolving our services based on individual responses, so we thank you for sharing this insight.

    This is a fast-paced and challenging course, covering a wide range of knowledge in a limited amount of time. Though it quickly advances, we constantly work to ensure student success, even prior to the first day of class. We do our best to communicate to learners that because we cover a comprehensive full-stack curriculum, topics are introduced at a high-level after which individuals are expected to dive in and gain a deeper understanding outside of class. This methodology is designed to help participants learn how to problem-solve and self-teach - two key skills a developer needs to master in their field. 

    We would love to hear from you directly to further discuss your concerns. If you would like, please reach out to us at (647) 245-1020 .
  • Keep looking...
    - 5/19/2018
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    I attended this part-time in person bootcamp for a week before asking for a refund. If you are in Toronto and considering a bootcamp please KEEP LOOKING...I feel that there are many better coding bootcamps both in Toronto and online that you don't need to subject yourself and your hard earned money to a below average program which still not fully developed.
    First of all, as other reviewers have stated, the classroom is cramped, uncomfortable and there is a surprising lack of outlets for a class which is solely based on the use of computers. On our first class, one of the few outlets wasn't functional and I expected it to be fixed promptly,however; by the second class, it was still broken along with another outlet. I know that for some this might not be a big issue, but for me it showed a lack of professionalism and coordination between UofT and Trilogy to fix the problem.
     Furthermore, I found the material disorganized and for the first week the instructor, the TAs and the online calendar could not give a clear answer to when a particular homework was due. The instructor was confused by the slides which are not tailored to each cohort, but are rather standardized. I found there was a lack of curated study materials besides the slide shows and we were given many free links to study from without some direction to how deep one should go into each subject to keep up with the bootcamp. For those curious, three cohorts are being ran concurrently with about 25-30 students each( Idk exact numbers)-  saturday classes are comprised of all three cohorts  together with one instructor and 6 TAs.

     In terms of support personnel, I was promptly assisted and my refund processed fast.If you want to give the bootcamp a try, BEWARE that you can request a refund within 7 days of the start of the course. However,they will keep $1000 which is the non-refundable portion of the deposit. Also, after the 7 days you are liable to pay for the whole program cost even if you decide to drop out at a later date. 

    .Yup... I just lost $1000, but the prospect of having to pay the remaining $9500 + tax for what i saw in the first week sounded even worst... 

    Response From: Christina Pearsall of University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies Boot Camps
    Title: Student Success Manager
    Tuesday, May 22 2018
    Hi Anonymous,

    Thank you for taking the time to leave us your review, we really appreciate you sharing your personal feedback.

    We regret your learning experience during the first week of our program did not meet your expectations. As you noted, the University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies has partnered with Trilogy Education Services (TES) to offer the UofT SCS Coding Boot Camp. Both UofT SCS Coding Boot Camp and TES are dedicated to the experience of our program learners, constantly evolving our services based on participant input, so we thank you for sharing your insight.

    We understand the first week of the program’s course material and instructional staff may not have been as structured as you expected, and we regret you were unable to stay in the program and experience the full scope of our curriculum. Our program prides itself on teaching participants how to learn, providing a strong foundational skill set learners can use to master additional programming languages post-graduation. We strive to provide strong and supportive guidance throughout the entirety of our program and regret to hear our team members were unable to impart this during your initial days. We do our best to vet our instructors extensively, hiring practitioners with a minimum of three years of active experience in the tech field and a demonstrated passion for coding. We take participant feedback about our program, instructors, and TAs most seriously, measuring success based on individual feedback, board input, video audits during teaching, and classroom assessments. We have recently updated our course materials to include a weekly summary of relevant external links outlining additional support, homework assignments, in-class exercises, and any other pertinent information participants might need for the week ahead. We are constantly working on improving our program as a whole, and feedback like yours truly helps us to do that.

    Our refund policy, as well as the enrollment agreement you signed when you paid your deposit, does note that $1,000 of the deposit is not refundable. While we never want our learners to drop from the program, we are transparent about the nonrefundable part of the deposit so that learners are aware of how a refund would be processed if they choose to drop. By making clear the non-refundable portion of the deposit at the time of enrollment, we also ensure that learners reserving a seat feel confident in their decision to enroll. This is important since that seat will not be available to any other learner interested in the program.

    We’d love to hear from you directly to discuss your concerns further. If you would like, please reach out to me at (647) 245-1020.
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    The only good things I have to say about this program is that curriculum is good as it seems relevant and the assistant instructors are helpful.

    The class Instructor is not good at staying on topic, has difficulty explaining core concepts and gives very little theory knowledge that we can build our foundation understanding on.

    Don't waste your money on this program, as it will leave feeling lost and confused and ignored by trilogy educational services.

     

    Response From: Christina Pearsall of University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies Boot Camps
    Title: Student Success Manager
    Thursday, May 10 2018
    Hi, Anonymous. We sincerely appreciate your feedback. It's great to hear you are are enjoying our curriculum and that your TAs are providing you with the assistance you need as you work hard to master the course material. 

    We know how challenging it can be to learn new skills and the importance of having strong instruction in the classroom, and we take your feedback very seriously. We do our best to vet our instructors carefully, hiring active practitioners with a minimum of three years experience who demonstrate a passion for helping participants succeed in the web development field. Throughout our courses, we analyze instructor performance and their levels of engagement in the classroom, providing feedback to help them develop and elevate their teaching competency. We constantly evaluate participant feedback and work to take action whenever necessary, and we understand that your original instructor did not meet your expectations. We do believe that your new Lead Instructor who began on May 8 will live up to the task, joining us with nine years of experience as a Developer and Software Engineer and previous history working on Instructional Teams for the University of Toronto. 

    During this transitional period and throughout the next five months of the program, we want to ensure our learners have the necessary support and tools to be successful, by implementing new, in-depth academic support through weekly virtual review sessions to revisit and reinforce introductory material, as well as extending tutoring sessions to supplement the classroom experience. 

    UofT SCS Coding Boot Camp and our partners at Trilogy Education Services are truly committed to the experience of our program participants. We are working hard to provide your class with assistance both in and outside of the classroom and want to thank you for your patience and trust in us as we take action. Please allow us the opportunity to provide any and all additional support you need to make sure you are equipped for continued success. Contact me directly at (647) 245-1020 so I can further address any questions or comments you may have.

  • Anonymous • Student
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    I never write reviews, however I feel if i dont it would rob others from taking this wonderful course. The course is very well structured, with some amazing facilitators and TA's.We have regular knowledge checks that help substantiate learning. I have learned so much in such a short time. I'm at the middle of the course and i already feel confident of stepping into the world as a jr programmer. i wish i had discoverd this course earlier. 

    Response From: Boot Camp Team of University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies Boot Camps
    Title: Community Team
    Thursday, Aug 16 2018
    Thank you for your feedback. We are thrilled you are enjoying our course structure and instructional team. It's great to hear you have already learned so much and are feeling confident about stepping out into the job market. We can't wait to see your final project in a few weeks time and are cheering you on as you work towards completing the program!