The Program

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Our program is designed around your needs.

Hola<Code /> is an immersive 5 month career-led coding program. We impart essential skills required by the tech industry so that you can start a successful career in tech.  We open our doors to returnees, deportees and refugees.

 

Immersive Full-Stack

Learn to work with JavaScript’s front- and back-end frameworks.

SSP

Learn HTML, CSS, and the fundamentals of JavaScript during our 4-week introductory phase.

 

Leadership Program

Unleash your inner leader to build your career path.

Wellness Program

Master the skills to be successful in a career in technology.


Syllabus

Our syllabus prepares software engineers to succeed in today’s tech industry.

HOLA <PERKS/>

Three meals a day

We share meals with our students every day.

Supportive community

From staff to peers, you will have a supportive group of people to help you out with anything.

 

Skills for Life

World-class curriculum fresh from Silicon Valley, powered by Hack Reactor.

AFK Leadership

From yoga to football, you will get away from the keyboard for an hour a day to do something new!

weekly Stipend

Don’t take a part-time job, focus on your program. We’ve got your back.

 

Hola<DaycAre/>

We subsidize a service that works for parents who want to become software engineers.

Financial Inclusion

Debit card program, partnership with Santander; Hola<Code/> specific loans (no collateral, no credit history required), financial lessons (savings, managing loans, planning for the future).

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Ever since I met the HolaCode family, I always thought HolaCode is home for me. Being around
the HolaCode family was the only thing I wanted to do.
— Eduardo Barrañon, Cohort 1 Alum
 
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SSP

4 weeks

  • Monday to Saturday

  • Go from zero to working with HTML, CSS and the Fundamentals of JavaScript.

  • Leadership Program

  • Wellness Program

Immersive

17 weeks

  • Monday to Saturday

  • Fullstack JavaScript

  • Leadership Program

  • Wellness Program

  • Hola<code>’s curriculum is powered by Hack Reactor, an Industry Tested Curriculum, Pair programming and Project-Focused Learning.

 

Throughout the 5-month immersive program:

Leadership Program

Work on leadership skills, overcome stage fright, get comfortable making presentations and proposals, creating a community, career coaching, designing your own path for your career goals. Learn how to learn and acquire skills for life.

Wellness Program

Take on a holistic approach to your learning path, from mindfulness to stress management and community creation. We provide from theatre exercises to yoga lessons to make sure you become a successful leader in your community and in technology!

 

Career Services

 

Leadership program, Job Readiness, Access to Hiring Partners and a Talent Placement Team to support your path into tech!

 
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Top companies in Mexico have hired our talented graduates

We are happy with HolaCode developers! They have demonstrated that far from being a ‘Junior’ category, they are people who have developed other forms of soft skills which complement their developer profiles. We hope to retain them and that Globant can be the place they choose to continue their professional growth.
— Fabiola, Recruiting Coordinator, Globant Mexico.
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Admissions

Hola<code/> is here to say welcome to Mexico and welcome to technology. We are looking for untapped, potential talent—migrants who are ready to launch their career in tech. We don’t require prior experience or education.


What We Look for

Tired of the lack of opportunities ni aquí ni allá? Are you determined to change things? Do you want to build and create new technology? We look for candidates with the mindset of a potential software engineer, and for individuals who share our core values of empathy and resilience.

Admissions Process

  1. Online exam

    1. Cover letter: Tell us why you want to join Holacode (min 150 words)

    2. Analytical assessment: This will help us evaluate your logical reasoning.

  2. ‘Teach Us Something’ Video

    1. Use your imagination for this! Send in a 1-3 minute video teaching us something new.

  3. Final Interview

    1. Final interviews can be conducted virtually for students outside of Mexico City.

    2. This interview is designed to assess your technical skills and your culture fit for the program.

 

Tuition & Finances

The “Pay it Forward” system is an essential pillar of Holacode that allows us to continue investing in potential talent. When students repay their tuition, they become agents of change in their own communities—making it possible for another student to dream a bolder future.

Holacode also provides a weekly stipend, which is a loan designed to support students so they can focus on the program.


 

Financing options

Access to competitive student loans designed for you!

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Come see us in action!  

Get a sense of what makes Hola<code/> more than just a coding bootcamp. You’ll be welcomed by our recruitment team and shown around our offices. Get to meet the staff and students! A computer is always on hand if you’re ready to start the admissions process.

 
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FAQ’s

Who can apply?

At this moment Hola<code/> is ONLY open to the community of returnees, deportees and refugees. First-hand migration experience associated with these communities is strictly required.

Where are you located?

Hola<Code/> is located in Mexico City. We do not offer classes online and accepted applicants are required to come to our physical location.


What is Hola<code/>?

Hola<Code/> is a software engineering bootcamp powered by Hack Reactor (the Leading Coding Bootcamp in Program Quality & Student Outcomes). It is an immersive, career-led program. We impart essential skills (technical & non-technical) demanded by the industry so that you can start a successful career in tech.

What is Software EngineerING?

Field of engineering based on designing and writing programs for computers or other electronic devices. A software engineer, or programmer, writes software (or changes existing software) and compiles software using methods that improve it.

Why does it take only 5 months?

Our immersive program is quite intense. Student are required to be present from Monday to Saturday from 8:00 to 19:00 during Phase 1 and Monday to Saturday from 8:00 to 20:00 during Phase 2. Our rigorous program is designed to teach students to think like software engineers, and to land careers in tech. Our graduates are prepared to disassemble and solve complex problems, resulting in better careers, better work and better lives.

How does Hola<Code/> support STUDENTS?

Hola<Code/> provides world class training, with highly experienced international mentors. Students also have access to counselling, mentoring and networking. Learn more about Hola<Perks/> here.

What is the weekly stipend?

Our weekly stipend is a cash transfer designed to support you during the program so you can focus and study. This cash transfer is strictly conditioned to attendance and will be part of the repayment after graduation.

What type of jobs can I access?

As a graduate from Hola<Code/> you will have access to entry level positions for software engineers. We will equip you with the tools you need to succeed in the industry. We also hold events and do mock interviews with our hiring partners to introduce you to the industry.

What are the requirements to join Hola<Code/>?

  • First-hand migration experience associated with returnee, deportee or refugee communities.

  • Advanced English proficiency (For the refugee community, we have a special assessment to evaluate English proficiency).

  • Being at least 18-years old.

Applicants are not required to have recognized or accredited studies, nor are they required to have any previous experience.

hOW DOES pAYMENT WORK?

Hola<Code/> invests in talent! At the beginning of the program, you will be offered a range of financial plans adapted to your needs. In case you need financial aid from us, the repayment will be deferred until you secure employment or up to 30 days until graduation. Pay it forward so another returnee, deportee, or refugee can join the program with the same benefits you had. Learn more about our tuition and financing options here.

How can I apply?

The first step is to apply online. This exam was created to look for potential talent and we recommend you set aside 1.5hrs to submit your application. Click here to apply directly or visit our Admissions page to learn more.