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Start Your Tech
Career Today

Unlock your potential: 

Start your admission to the digital design or code academy bootcamp by submitting your application today.

Two young men in a code academy class in California, starting their tech careers.

(see application below)

Bay Valley Tech
Student Application

Welcome to Bay Valley Tech! We are excited that you have decided to join our tech community and apply for one of our FREE technology skills classes.  We currently offer two programs that start every other month:

  • 7-Month Part-Time Code Academy​

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

A smiling young woman in a classrom with a whiteboard behind her during a coding class.

Code Academy:

This program prepares you for an internship or entry-level position as a web developer, software developer, or business analyst.  Unlike traditional tech schools or college programs, Bay Valley Tech’s free coding bootcamp program is tuition-free and aims to transition students into new tech jobs in less than a year. Languages and tools covered: 

  • HTML / CSS       

  • Bootstrap

  • Javascript

  • TypeScript

  • Node.js

  • MySQL

Digital Design Bootcamp:

Our Digital Design Bootcamp is a comprehensive 6-month educational journey crafted to empower designers with a versatile skill set spanning graphic design, web design, UI/UX, social and email marketing, and web development. Tailored for aspiring and intermediate-level designers, this program provides hands-on experience, mentorship, and industry insights to propel participants towards success in the dynamic digital design landscape.


By the end of the Digital Design Bootcamp, participants will emerge as well-rounded digital designers equipped with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to thrive in diverse roles. Whether pursuing careers as graphic designers, UI/UX designers, web designers, or digital marketers, students will be poised for success in the competitive and rapidly evolving digital landscape.


Topics and Software Covered:


  • Web Design

  • Graphic Design

  • Adobe Creative Cloud

  • UI/UX 

  • Figma                     

  • Design Principles

  • Content Management Systems including SEO

  • Social Media and Web Marketing for Business

  • Email Marketing for Business

  • Web Development for Designers

We offer flexible self-paced lessons with weekly live online classes, community-based learning that provides lots of support, peer study groups, and mentorship from professional software developers.

Application Process For Code Academy
& Digital Skills Bootcamp

  • Step 1:  Complete and submit the online application below.

  • Step 2:  You will immediately receive a Bay Valley Tech welcome email with instructions on how to complete your prerequisite online lessons and attend our weekly new applicant informational and study sessions.

  • Step 3:  Complete your prerequisite lessons and attend at least two study sessions.

  • Step 4:  Once you have completed Step 3, you will receive an informational interview form.

  • Step 5:  Complete the interview and sign the Bay Valley Tech Student Agreement, and then you will be eligible for a spot in our Code Academy or Digital Design Bootcamp.

Students should expect to dedicate approximately 12 to 20 hours of study time per week and can repeat sections if needed.  Students must be at least 18 years old to participate in the Bay Valley Tech Code Academy and Digital Design Bootcamp programs.  Prior technology classes and programming experience is helpful but not necessary. We can work with you no matter where you are in the learning process.

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