Become a web developer

A step-by-step guide to becoming a web developer

in-demand digital skills

The world has gone digital and there is no looking back, web development is a skill set that's in high demand.

Whether you are looking to launch a freelance web dev business, land a job at a creative agency or take on more responsibility in your existing job one thing is for sure - you'll have plenty of options to choose from.

work from anywhere

One of the best things about web development is the freedom to set your own hours, work remotely and decide exactly how you want to structure your business.

All you need is a laptop and an internet connection, and we'll teach you everything you need to know to build a business you can run from anywhere.

ask me anything

With over a decade of experience in the web development industry, our founder & lead instructor Tina May answers all your questions about how to become a web developer.

Do you need a degree to become a web developer?

Why a four-year computer science degree isn't the best path.

7 mins

Do you need to be good at maths

This answer might surprise you, and it's one we get asked a lot!

2 mins

What skills do you need to become a web developer?

It's not just the technical coding skills that are important.

5 mins

DIY learning vs a bootcamp

You don't need a bootcamp, but just might want one.

12 mins

Do you need to be good at graphic design?

Design is a handy skill to have, but it's not a requirement.

4 mins

Is coding dying?

A myth we love to debunk, why coding wins vs drag-and-drop.

5 mins

How do you stay up to date in the industry

My top tips and resources for staying up to date.

4 mins

What does a career in web dev actually like?

An honest look into life as a freelance web developer.

19 mins

How do you find clients & price projects

All the juicy details you have been dying to know.

26 mins

find the right course for you...

We have a mix of digital & in-person courses to fit whatever stage of your journey.

To try coding for the first time

Website in a Weekend is our self-paced mini-course, to walk you step-by-step through creating your first simple website in code (no previous experience required).

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8-week zero-to-hero program

Our immersive digital bootcamp teaching you everything you need to know to build custom websites for clients and start a thriving web development business.

Web Dev Digital Bootcamp

Our advanced career accelerator

For those who have completed the digital bootcamp, and want to take their skills & their portfolio to the next level, grow their business and start landing their dream clients.

Web Dev Bali Bootcamp

our recommended path to becoming a web developer.

Start with the digital bootcamp and then join the Bali bootcamp & 3-month coaching program. It's our most immersive, and hands-on pathway to take you from little to no previous experience to becoming a web developer, and running your own booked-out web development business from anywhere in the world.

Combining the best parts of online learning, one-on-one mentor feedback, a 10-day in-person bootcamp and ongoing coaching... this program will change your life.

6-month web dev pathway

Complete the full program in as little as 6 months, or start the digital bootcamp first and join the Bali intensive when you're ready - either way this program will take you from no previous experience to a thriving web development business.

8-week digital bootcamp

So much more than an online-course, our digital bootcamp includes over 165+ easy-to-understand video tutorials, practical activities and step-by-step projects that you can build for your own portfolio. Our mentors will be available every step of the way to provide on-demand support and feedback on your work, so that you have all the one-on-one support you need to thrive. By the end of the digital bootcamp you'll be ready to launch your business and start getting paid to build websites for clients.

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10-day Bali bootcamp

Take everything you've learnt in the digital bootcamp and expand on it with 10 incredible days of immersive learning, building real live web projects with our mentors sitting side-by-side to give you feedback and help you if you get stuck. You'll build more advanced portfolio projects and master every step of the web development process, setting up systems and processes to streamline your workflow and grow your business.

From the moment you arrive at our Bali campus, all of your needs will be taken care of with chef prepared meals, daily yoga and an incredible environment so that you can focus on the one thing you came here to do - learn. And with a 1-to-4 mentor ratio, you'll get the hands-on attention you need to take your business to the next level.

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3-month coaching program

At this stage you've mastered the skills, you've built your portfolio and you've put together all the templates and resources you need (from pricing & pitch templates to invoices & contracts) it's time to launch your business. In our three-month coaching program, you'll have access to a team of experienced mentors guiding you and holding you accountable as you land your first client projects, refine your niche and build a thriving remote business. This three-month mentorship is complimentary for all our Bali Bootcamp graduates to support them as they grow.

included with our Bali bootcamp

a sneak peek

of what you'll experience during our 6-month web developer pathway.

165+ video tutorials

You receive lifetime access to our digital bootcamp which contains 165+ in-depth, easy to understand lessons that go beyond theoretical knowledge and walk you step-by-step through projects and examples.

Hands-on mentor support

From the day you join the program, you'll have access to on-demand mentor support throughout the digital bootcamp, Bali bootcamp and ongoing coaching program. With years of industry experience, we're here to guide you every step of the way.

our campus in Bali

For the Bali bootcamp, our beautiful pool villa in Canggu, Bali will be your home away from home. Set in lush tropical gardens, with a huge air-conditioned classroom, swimming pool and lots of little cosy areas to soak in everything you're learning. We take you away from the stress and distractions of everyday life, to the most ideal learning environment possible.

10-days of practical workshops

Having already covered all of the core skills you need to learn to code and build a successful web development business, the Bali bootcamp is a chance to take those skills to the next level - working on real-life projects, planning, designing and building client projects with hands-on support every step of the way. These are the advanced portfolio-building projects that will help you stand out from the crowd and land your dream clients.

all your needs taken care of

One of the core philosophies of our program is that when we put the needs of our students above all else, something amazing happens - you learn really fast. So from the moment you touch down, our team will be taking care of every single need, with nourishing chef-prepared meals, afternoon smoothies, daily yoga and more.

build your business

Beyond accelerating your skills, this program is all about building your business - tailoring your services, prices, packages and workflow to fit your goals and your lifestyle. From how to attract your dream clients, to how to create sustainable ongoing revenue and make client communication a dream, the last two days of the Bali bootcamp are all about getting one-on-one support to build and scale your business.

coaching to help you succeed

When the bootcamp ends it's time to start the 3 month coaching program where we we'll help you set achievable goals, prioritize your time, land your first clients and start growing your business. You've got the skills, the portfolio and the the confidence, this is where it all comes together and you build your dream business.

a community like no other

Imagine being surrounded by a community of people who are all driven to get the most out of life, to wake up every day doing something they love and having a positive impact while they do it. Having this tribe of people who have your back and are cheering you along every step of the way is one of the incredible parts of joining IOC.

dates & details

8 Week Digital Bootcamp: 26 Nov '22 - 3 Feb '23*

10-Day Bali Bootcamp: 11 - 20 Jun 2023

what's included

8-week digital bootcamp (bonus worth $1950)

  • 165+ Video Lessons
  • Practical activities & assignments
  • Personal mentor feedback & support
  • Editable professional templates
  • Weekly Live Q&A
  • Private IOC Community
  • Lifetime access to all course materials

10-day Bali bootcamp

  • 10 nights accomodation at our private villa
  • 10 days of practical workshops
  • All meals by our in-house chef team
  • Daily yoga & mindfulness meditation
  • All excursions & activities
  • Return airport transfer

3-month coaching program

  • Monthly group coaching calls
  • On-demand live-chat & text support
  • Direct feedback on your portfolio & strategy
  • Support with client pitches & business growth
  • A private community with weekly prompts

tuition fees

Program Fee: $6250 USD

Waitlist: $5250 (save $1000)

For a limited time, enroll in our Bali bootcamp and receive access to the 8-week digital bootcamp & 3-month coaching program at no extra cost.

You can choose to pay upfront (and receive the 1000 early bird discount), or secure your spot with a $500 deposit and then pay for the tuition in interest free installments (and receive a $500 earlybird discount)

Book a call with a course advisor for more details.

application process

Enrollments for this program are capped at 16 students only, so places typically fill out quickly. To be the first to know when enrollment opens, and access an exclusive $1000 earlybird discount, make sure you are on the waitlist.

If you have already attended our web dev digital bootcamp, you can receive credit for the tuition already paid (cannot be combined with any other offer).

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