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London's Free Coding School

Learn to code with 01Founders, an innovative, flexible and completely free, peer-to-peer coding school and apprenticeship skills training provider.

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Summer Coding Camp

01 Founders’s Summer Coding Camp offers an exciting adventure into the world of programming for kids!

Ages: 14+

Dates: Weekly sessions from 22.07.2024 to 02.08.2024

Location: Campus, 01Founders, Longford St, London NW1 3HB

Flexible Options: Choose 1 or 2-week packages for the best coding immersion

Daily Activities:

  • Engaging coding sessions with experienced instructors.
  • Fun breaks for games and socializing.
  • Supervised lunch time.
  • Minecraft integration (optional)! ⛏️

Deposit must be paid to secure your spot and full amount before the first day of the program
£100 Deposit (Must be paid to secure your space)

£300 per week.


Celebrating Positive Impact

01Founders, the coding school received the Positive Impact Award at the SME London Business Awards 2024, recognising their commitment to diverse tech education since 2021.

Why choose 01Founders?

There is a huge digital skills gap, not just in the UK, but worldwide.

Learning to code with 01Founders will give you the tools you need to enter the tech industry as a mid-level software engineer. No experience is required and in just 2 years you can graduate from the Fellowship or Apprenticeship debt-free, equipped with the technical and soft skills needed for the workplace.

Behind the movement

Europe's leading entrepreneur community and a family of organisations that sit at the heart of UK tech, supporting entrepreneurs along their journey.

Peer-to-peer learning platform focused on widening high quality digital education to all, to address the shortage of software developers worldwide.

London’s largest further education college group, providing exceptional education and training for students, business clients and other stakeholders.

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Why Choose 01 Founders?

With so many paths into technology and coding, what made these Fellows choose us over other options?

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About The Application Game

We have a unique application process, not built on qualifications or experience. Hear more on how this works.

A short investment for a lifelong skill

Master advanced AI concepts with data analytics, deep learning, and NLP. Enhance skills in machine learning and data visualization using essential libraries like Numpy, Pandas, and Scikit Learn to boost your career in AI.

This two week AI course will cost £999.

How to apply


Take the
online test​

The first step is open to everybody and gives you your first taste of our gamified approach – you have to pass a 90-minute online test to evaluate your logical thinking and problem-solving


Get free access. Start coding.

After that, we pick the best people who will get access to the selection pool. A 21-day intense period that will have you coding from day one


Join the
Fellowship + Apprenticeship

You will be one of 250 students exclusively invited to join our free apprenticeship learning programme – worth over £20,000 – at our campus in central London

Next selection pool start date

15th July 2024

No experience

There’s never been a better time to learn how to code. If you’re adaptable, willing to learn and ready for a revolutionary learning period, apply today with no required experience or qualifications!

Hear from our Fellows

From their reasons to apply, through to their ambitions – hear why our 01 Founders Fellows chose us as their preferred route into the tech industry.

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The Selection Pool Experience

21 days of intense coding designed to reprogramme your approach to learning. 01 Founders really is life changing.

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Ambitions for a 01 Founders Fellow

01 Founders Fellows are already thinking about life after the programme. Their horizons broaden as their skills develop.

Want to recruit?

We provide a professional and dedicated apprenticeship service offering companies the opportunity to recruit the next generation of diverse coding talent, upskill their existing workforce and maximise the apprenticeship levy to its full potential and capability through our Software Developer Apprenticeship Programme.

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