Customer service to Junior Back-End Developer for Seidor, see how Jordi changed careers with our Full Stack Java Program
As a Developer, the only way is up. I know that professionally as much as personally, I’m going to grow, and that’s very exciting! Doing the Java Developer course is the best investment you can make.Jordi Vidal Martinez
Congratulations on your new job! Where will you be working?
Thank you, I’m so happy with the offer! I actually had the luxury of choosing between two offers, but I’ve decided to go with Seidor because it couldn’t be better suited to my profile! I’ll be both providing support for those using the application, and developing the app using Java.
What were you doing before signing up for our course?
I was working as a Customer Rep in a mobile network operating company and I left my job in order to do this course as I wasn’t happy there. A friend who’s been in programming for 12 years told me about coding bootcamps and recommended Ubiqum, so I started looking into it. Of course, this wasn’t an easy decision; I have three kids to look after. However, my wife fully supported me and I don’t regret it one bit.
Why did Ubiqum stand out as the best choice?
I looked at a couple, but Ubiqum was by far the most attractive to me, mainly because you don’t need any prior experience. The others all required pre-work and entry tests.
Do you think our "learn by doing" methodology has been effective?
With this methodology, you learn loads, and you feel totally prepared for the workplace. It’s not like at school when a teacher goes on and on and the information goes in one ear and comes out the other. At Ubiqum, you feel like you’re already working; They simulate a working environment and set you projects accordingly.
I gave myself a personal challenge and that was to use the mentors as little as possible and to advance as much as I could by myself. Raül once looked at my history and it was incredible to see how much I’d evolved without much additional help from him or any of the other mentors. I’m so happy with the outcome, I didn’t even go to university but I’m now about to start a job as a Developer!
Why would you recommend Ubiqum?
I’ve already been recommending Ubiqum to everyone. The mentors and the career counsellors are fantastic, as is the methodology. Doing a course at Ubiqum gives you a great base and the “learn by doing” methodology trains you to be a productive, autonomous learner. I’ve just started an online course in PHP, and as I already have a base from Ubiqum, it’s incredible how easily I can absorb the information!
What would you say to someone who is considering changing careers like you did?
Do it! I’m going to be working in something that I love, with a much higher salary - what more could I ask for? In my previous job, I was completely stagnant as there were no opportunities for professional or economic growth. As a Developer, on the other hand, the only way is up. I know that professionally as much as personally, I’m going to grow, and that’s very exciting! Doing the Java Developer course is the best investment you can make. Before starting, I read that 98% of students find a job within two months of completing the course, now I can see that that’s totally true, and I’m one of them! In fact, the great majority of my group were hired even before the end of the course.
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