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About Our Program

We offer a year-long Academy designed to turn bootcamp and college grads into solid Developers. Over the years, RoleModel has trained many apprentices that have gone on to become leading Software Craftsmen. Do you have what it takes to be next?

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I've seen multiple apprentices transformed into amazing software developers at RoleModel. Ken knows how to make software, he knows how the business world works, and he knows how to teach.

Duff O’Melia


Ken has been training and mentoring software craftsmen for decades. His unique approach immerses the novices in real world problems that provide the opportunity to achieve specific goals to achieve a broad understanding of the craft.

Daniel Steinberg

Dim Sum Thinking

This is the type of solid program that will create the software craftsmen of tomorrow. You can skip directly to learning solid, proven practices at the hands of software masters.

Jared Richardson

Agile Artisans

The Academy Is Now Looking for...

  • Coding Bootcamp graduates
  • College graduates with degrees in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Software Engineering, or related programs
  • High school or college graduates with programming experience
  • Willing to work in:
    • Holly Springs, NC
    • Eau Claire, WI
    • Rochester, NY
    • Knoxville, TN
    • San Antonio, TX

Accepting Applications for Summer 2021 Cohort

We are highly selective for this unique and intense program. Candidates' applications should present a convincing case for their ability to succeed. Those who pass the first screening will be offered our interactive Programming Skills Assessment. Chosen individuals will be given tailored preparatory work before the full immersion begins.

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