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Software Development

Acquire technology skills needed to transition to a new career through industry-led training and career preparedness. Through a 14-week bootcamp program, students are trained for web application developer positions in the IT industry. Open to Delaware Residents Only.

14 Weeks
Time commitment
Mon - Fri, 9AM - 5PM
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter

Learn To Code In 14 Weeks

In-Demand Development Skills

Participants learn how to create dynamic, database-backed web applications and practice Java, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and SQL languages.

Free for Qualified Delawareans

Thanks to support from the Delaware Workforce Development Board and Department of Labor, tuition and exam fees are covered for qualified residents.

High Graduation Rate

Through a supportive training environment and a solid curriculum that builds on skills, 93%students complete the program

Median Starting Salary

Software developers in the stat boast a starting salary of $65k, almost twice as high as the state's median income

Aysia, Tech Elevator 2023 Grad

"When I first heard about the partnership with Tech Impact, I thought it was too good to be true! During the program, I learned not only the skills needed to code but also the importance of building your network and knowing how to make yourself stand out as a candidate"

Building A Diverse Technology Workforce

Through our partner, Tech Elevator, and its full-time, Wilmington-based developer bootcamp, students learn to become software developers while growing the necessary career readiness skills to transition to meaningful jobs in tech. Meant for individuals with no prior coding skills, the 14-week program includes interactive lectures, group exercises and peer-to-peer learning, daily 1-on-1 support with instructors, and personal career coaching.



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Heidi, Tech Elevator 2019 Grad

"I looked at the people I was working around and where their careers were going and knew I wanted more. I chose Tech Elevator because of its job placement rate and, after attending an Open House, knew they had a quality program that would be the right fit for me. I am happy to report I had an offer with my top company a week before graduation."


Program Highlights

Daily Lectures with Hands-On Reinforcement

Industry-experienced instructors and interactive coding exercises support everyday learning.

Peer-to-Peer Learning

Group exercises using real-life examples help hone interpersonal work skills and shared learning experience

Individual Support Network

One-on-one instructor/student meetings are scheduled daily to ensure complete support of learning materials

Personal Career Coaching

Tech Elevator and Tech Impact teams provide connections to potential employers through our collective employer networks

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Student must be 

  • 18 years or older
  • A state of Delaware resident
  • Have a High School Diploma or GED required
  • Eligible to work and job seeking in the U.S.

    This program has a focus on underemployed individuals, people of color, veterans, citizens reentering the workforce as ex-offenders, women, and individuals with disabilities for in-demand job opportunities in the IT industry

Thanks to support from the Delaware Workforce Development Board and Department of Labor, tuition is covered for qualified Delawareans. Part of the Delaware One Workforce Grant, Tech Impact acts as a program trainer and intermediary partner with other organizations across the state focusing on workforce development.

Tech Hire Delaware, a workforce intermediary service delivered by Tech Impact, aims to make it easier for all people to launch a career in tech by aligning them with technology training, certification programs and apprenticeships.

While in training, participants receive professional development training to help with interviewing skills, resume building and workplace etiquette. Once training is complete, Tech Hire Delaware will work to connect candidates with employers seeking tech talent. This is a long-term approach to cultivating a diverse, skilled workforce in our state. 

Tech Impact and the Tech Hire Initiative are members of the Tech Council of Delaware, which was formed to create a forward-looking infrastructure to develop the state’s tech workforce, provide residents with the opportunity to fulfill their career aspirations, and drive large-scale economic impact.