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Frequently Asked Questions

Why is Sigma School doing this?
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Our vision is simple. It is to live in a world where everyone has equal abilities to learn new tech skills, monetise their skillsets and launch new ventures, without going in debt or spending a bomb for it, regardless of their ethnic, religious, financial background.

Why choose Sigma School?
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Sigma School's courses are straight to the point. Comprehensively covering topics in frontend, backend, cloud, and algorithms, and focusing on real world projects resulting in a more standout portfolio. We guarantee a job in tech or provide a full refund. We consistently charge crazily below market rate and add way more value than what our student’s are paying. We are sincere about your growth and will work closely with you to help you achieve your goals. Your succes is our success. We take it into our own hands and give it our all to help you. All you need to do is put in the hard work.

What is Sigma School's vision?
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We are on a mission to empower 1,000 individuals from zero to software natives every year and create hundreds of scalable ventures to solve real-world problems.

We believe that the opportunities to make a positive, profound, and long-lasting impact on society are greater than ever thanks to new technologies. It is crucial to have exceptional people build groundbreaking companies and equip the next generation with essential skills to stay ahead of the well-anticipated digital revolution.

We strive to become a dynamic, connected powerhouse of technology innovators and pioneers who are eager to learn, ready to do business, and determined to make a difference.

Why choose Sigma School over universities?
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Sigma School runs on a peer-to-peer learning model. No overpriced tuition fees, no inefficient exams, no overpaid lecturers. You learn with your batch of peers, work on projects together, get real-world experience, get a job. You will graduate with a portfolio that stands out. Sigma School is a community with over 300 people from various industries, often coming together to discuss on open source projects and monetising their skillsets online. Sigma School offers unlimited interview prep and referrals to tech companies, often overlooked by academic programmes. Sigma School only accepts top applicants and ensures participation before graduating anyone, guaranteeing a strong network of classmates and alumni.

Why choose Sigma School over self learning?
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If you are able to and you prefer to go the self-learning route, by all means go ahead! It's 100% doable. We've done it ourselves. Sigma School is the place we wished we had when we were struggling like crazy and gave up multiple times whle self-learning ourselves. Sigma School is simply a place for people to come together, share ideas, build connections and ultimately monetise their skillsets. If you feel you can self-learn, you may even apply to get access to our community as a normal community member first. Sigma School provides a structured and guided path to getting a coding job in a fixed amount of time. Sigma School exposes you to software engineers in industry on a weekly basis to grow your network. Sigma School provides a powerful network of peers and alumni that you can draw on for your future career. Sigma School also provides a job guarantee, what are you waiting for!

How is Sigma School different from online courses?
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Online courses have a completion rate of less than 5%. And people tend to just complete their curriculum for the sake of it. It holds little value in the eyes of informed employers. Sigma School is project-based. Experience-based. You have a technical skillset and you're able to show for it with your beautiful portfolio on top of the certification we provide, that is vetted by our network of companies. Sigma School is live and cohort-based. Students ask questions in class daily and enjoy a community of classmates learning at the same pace. Sigma School cultivates a strong alumni network that significantly helps graduates with their careers.

Do I need a computer science degree to get a job in software?
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No you do not! Apple, Tesla, Google and tons of other big tech startups in the West have dropped the requirement for a university degree. And we believe this is the right direction and it will only grow from here. Most of Sigma School's community members do not have CS degrees, but are working professionally as developers. You can check out their stories here. Sigma School has even have community members from unrelated fields like operational safety, law, accounting. Even the founders themselves were from a Finance background. We exist because universities are unable to produce enough engineers. There's such a high demand for techies now. Companies will hire anyone who's able to add value to their organisation, with or without a degree.

I'm bad a math. Can I be a software engineer?
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Math is not a pre-requisite for coding. Logical thinking and problem solving is. We spend a lot of time working on the fundamentals with our students. We believe anyone can code if they remain determined and put in sufficient time and effort.

I've tried coding but find it difficult. Can I still be a software engineer?
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It is normal to find coding challenging - this is common among all software engineers. Everyone starts from zero! We're mostly self-taught so we believe we can relate better than others out there who paid crazy money for bootcamps or universities. If you're wondering whether you're struggling more than normal, schedule a chat with us. Let's talk! Sigma School provides on-demand support to students over group chat. We ask students to ask for help if they're stuck for longer than 30 minutes, such that they do not spend too much time on relatively straightforward problems. Sigma School fosters a tight-knit community of learners that help each other in our peer-to-peer environment. You will always have peers working through the same material that you can work together with and get help from. With time, you will learn.

I can code but struggle to get a job. Should I still join Sigma School?
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If you already code but need help getting a software job, chat with us and we can advise whether self-studying or joining us is appropriate. Many of our most successful graduates had coding experience prior to joining Sigma School. If we answer on behalf of them here, it's mostly for the opportunity to learn with a group of like-minded individuals and get access to real-world projects or internship opportunities. Find out for yourself when you meet your batchmates and let us know if we're right!

Any hidden cost?
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Zero hidden costs! None at all. We'll be using open source tools, free resources and the official documentations. Look at it this way. The documentation for a programming language is like a dictionary for a spoken language like English, Mandarin, Malay etc. The documentation is free and available to the public, very much like the dictionary is. There's no secret. All the information is available already, it's up to us to put in the hardwork. All you need is hardwork, determination, a laptop (or PC) and good Wifi connection.

Can I join Sigma School programmes while working a full time job?
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Definitely. Sigma School is a self-paced programme. We try our best to match candidates according to the number of hours they are able to commit to the programme. We are not time-based, we are project-based. We have learning materials, assignments, challenges and projects you need to solve to be able to complete the programme. Let's put it this way. If someone puts in 12 hours a day and another person puts in 1 hour a day, the person who puts in 12 hours a day will complete the programme in 3 months while the person putting in 1 hour a day might take over a year.

How does the programme work?
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This programme works on a project-based peer-to-peer learning model! Each learner will be matched with a partner for a short daily accountability meet-ups and a team of 10 dynamic group mates weekly learning meet-ups, throughout the entire programme! You will be matched with someone with a similar end goal and time commitments as you. The programme is NOT time-based. You can do it full-time or part-time, it's completely up to you. Success is based on the projects and challenges you complete. In short, you learn on your own pace, make new friends, get personal help anytime you need from mentors, complete challenges and projects, go through the job prep we provide (with insights on potential company's hiring technical interview process) and ultimately land your first job in tech.

What is the curriculum and roadmap?
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100% beginner friendly, step-by-step roadmap and in-depth curriculum on Full Stack Web Development to create a compelling resume and portfolio that gets you interviews, clients, your first job. Future-proof technology. HTML, CSS, Javascript, Bootstrap, TailwindCSS, UI/UX with Figma, DOM Manipulation, VueJS, Unix Command Lines, Github, Devops, APIs, Postgresql, Graphql, REST, Postgraphile (Speeds up backend development by 300%)

What is the salary I can expect as a junior developer?
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Good question! Again, it really depends on the individual and the country you're based in! A tech internship will usually be around $500-$1200 and an entry-level developer role will pay around $2500-$5000. Of course, the currency also depends on the country you're applying for, the numbers here are just a range to give you a good estimation of it. Get the skillsets, then it's all about selling yourself to your maximum potential during the interview. Bottom line, add as much value as you can as an employee and your salary will go up.

Can I really get a job after graduating from this peer-to-peer coding programme?
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Of course. We're a tech startup builder in Southeast Asia and we're always hungry for good developers for our range of exciting tech startups under our portfolio! On top of that, we spend a great deal of time talking to founders and CTOs of venture-backed companies. You will be applying for the job fully backed with the projects you worked on during the programme as well as the technical tests and interview process these companies use to filter applicants.

How does the refund work?
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Please read the refund policyhere.

What happens after I enroll?
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You will receive a confirmation of your payment via email, and you will be redirected to a page that shows you all the next steps! You will be able to immediately start learning at your own pace while waiting for your cohort's start date.

What can I learn in 3 months?
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The goal of the program is to produce front-end, back-end, or full-stack web developers through Sigma School and get a job placement after the program. Our aim is for our students to have a solid proficiency in both front-end and back-end technologies through extensive hands-on experience, peer-programming, and building real-world projects. Assuming you're putting in 8-12 hours a day, this is definitely doable.

Will Sigma School provide job assistance after the programme?
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We will help our students secure jobs after graduation. Sigma School has partner companies that will aid in the job-hunting process for the students. We continuously partner with other companies to increase employment opportunities for our students. In fact, we have a dedicated team doing just this. So just work hard, graduate, and you're set!

What is the cohort size?
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Each online class is made up of 10 students. An instructor, an assistant and our alumni are available to assist you throughout the entire program.