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Welcome to Bay Valley Tech


Bay Valley Tech is a fast-growing tech incubator, tech community and digital workforce training program.  We believe that enabling hardworking individuals to attain lucrative technology-based careers can be transformative for their families and their communities.  In addition to providing high-quality digital talent to help companies grow,  Bay Valley Tech offers two free, highly effective digital skills training programs:  

  • 7-Month Part-Time Code Academy

  • 4 to 6-Month Part-Time Digital Skills Bootcamp

If You Can Dream It, You Can Achieve It! 


Bay Valley Tech prepares job seekers for exciting careers in software development, digital design, digital marketing, software QA, IT help desk/application support, tech recruiting, tech business development and entrepreneurship.  Our unique free coding school teaches in-demand web development skills including HTML/CSS, Bootstrap, JavaScript and Node.js.  Many Bay Valley Tech alumni are now successful industry professionals who give back to their communities as volunteer tech mentors.

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Why Is Bay Valley Tech A Great Place to Launch Your Tech Career?

Bay Valley Tech is much more than an online coding school, we are a fun community of supportive tech mentors, industry professionals, tech entrepreneurs, hiring managers, instructors, classmates, volunteers and alumni.  Our approach to tech education leverages unique, community-based learning principles and provides a complete, low-barrier pathway into high-demand digital careers.  New students are welcomed into our fast-growing tech academy and coding bootcamps by a supportive community.  Team-based learning, industry experienced instructors and hands-on internships in real-world tech environments result in an extremely high placement rate for Bay Valley Tech students who complete our training programs and tech internships.

Bay Valley Tech is not only a great place to learn the digital design, digital marketing and software-related skills that employers are hiring for, it is also an amazing place to connect with a fun community of techies and build industry connections which are invaluable for students seeking to gain entry into and excel in their digital skills careers.

How Does Bay Valley Tech Offer Training for Free?

Bay Valley Tech's Free Code Academy, Digital Skills Bootcamp, paid internships and tech community events are sponsored by our generous educational, government, non-profit and corporate partners. 

How to Apply to Bay Valley Tech


Bay Valley Tech offers a free 7-month part-time online (and onsite depending on your location) code academy as well as a free 4-month or 6-month digital skills bootcamp to help job seekers prepare for lucrative technology-based careers such as software development, software QA, IT help desk, tech recruiting, tech sales, digital design and digital marketing.  We have an easy 4-step application process.  New classes start about once a month.  Due to strong demand, interested students are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.  

  1. Complete the online application (you will immediately receive a welcome email with the required pre-study materials)

  2. Complete the pre-study materials and attend new applicant info/study sessions (instructions will be in the welcome email)

  3. Once you have attended at least two new applicant study sessions and completed your pre-study materials (this takes approximately 20 hours), the Bay Valley Tech admissions committee will contact you to schedule an admissions interview

  4. Once you are accepted, you can select a cohort start date and weekly meeting times that fit your schedule


About Bay Valley Tech

Free Online Code Academy

Effective & Efficient Learning Methods


Bay Valley Tech offers two learning programs: our Code Academy is a 7-month program administered free to students (with application approval) and we also offer an Accelerator Program for students who might be stuck learning on their own and require some professional guidance.

Our programs are normally offered through in-person training at our Modesto location. However, due to the pandemic, we are also offering our coding programs online. 

With our online coding and programming classes, students engage in web-based courses with tutors providing procedural learning over the internet. This type of learning is practical and essential in training our students and provides a community students require to be successful.

Why Choose Bay Valley Tech?


As most coding schools require students to pay for coding training classes, we allow students to learn free and quickly with our coding academy. Skilled and experienced instructors offer free coding training to help students understand various concepts readily and with our excellent teaching techniques, our students graduate the program ready to pursue careers in the tech space. Some of the most recognized computer coding and programming careers include software application developer, web developer, computer systems engineer, database administrator, computer systems analyst, business intelligence analyst, and computer programmer. At Bay Valley Tech, students have a better chance of landing high-paying careers in the tech industry. With our free coding training and excellent teaching approaches, new programmers can enjoy learning while grasping different concepts seamlessly. Jumpstart your career today and apply to be part of our next cohort.

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