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Earning potential up to

$200,000 per annum

On-site Software Engineer
Bootcamp in Cape Town

HyperionDev’s logo for its Cape Town Software Engineer bootcamp

Master Python and Java and learn to apply important computer science, data science, and software engineering principles in this Cape Town software development course. Learn Python, Java, Object Oriented Programming, and machine learning in less than 6 months to kick-start your future career as a software engineer. Software engineering is a creative career that allows you to work with code and people, as well as hardware and other computer systems. This career places you at the heart of the digital economy, with endless scope for growth. Our software development courses are beginner-friendly and focus on job-ready programming skills you’ll need in your career.

*The reported outcomes above are calculated from our most recent Graduate Report compiled with data collected from graduates of HyperionDev from 2017 through 2021. To understand how these outcomes were calculated and to see all the details download the full report here.

Software Engineer Bootcamp Curriculum

Our Cape Town software development bootcamp is structured to allow you to start coding as soon as possible. Tasks are designed to teach you the theory needed to develop your skills, and give you the opportunity to practice implementing your newly acquired Python, Java and machine learning knowledge by completing practical activities. The beginner-friendly, progressive-difficulty design of this software development course allows you to progress quickly to advanced software engineering techniques, making it perfect for high school students and established tech professionals alike.


Thinking like a programmer

Learn about algorithms and pseudocode to get you thinking like a programmer.


Introduction to Python

Python is the fastest-growing programming language today. Learn what it is and how to use it efficiently.

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Beginner Control Structures

Learn how to add “if”, “else” and “elif” statements to expand on control structures. Explore the differences between various loop statements.

Beginner Data Structures

Create complex programs and learn how to manage, use, and store even complex collections of data.


Introduction to Java Programming

Discover the fundamental concepts of Java, such as variables and control structures, while learning how to create and efficiently use Java methods.


Version Control & Git

Explore the Git version control system and the GitHub collaboration platform. Learn how to set up a repository and use common Git commands.

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The Software Process

Delve into computer science concepts of the software development process and the software process models. Learn about agile development and Object Oriented Programming.


Debugging and Software Testing

Learn how to detect and remove existing and potential errors in your programs. Familiarise yourself with the three stages of testing: development, release and user testing.


Intro to Java Database Programming

Learn how to communicate with your database using SQL and MySQL, while also exploring the JDBC, the Java API for accessing relational databases.



Learn how to implement popular computer science algorithms for sorting and hashing. Explore the Collections API algorithms


Deployment & Maintenance

Discover the best-practice guidelines for ensuring the effective deployment and maintenance of software systems.


Machine Learning

Get acquainted with machine learning. Learn about finding structure in data, and how to use the scikit-learn library.


Bootcamp certificate

Graduate from your bootcamp with a newly minted certificate as evidence of your skills and expertise.

CV Prep

Technical CV and portfolio

Receive technical assistance in getting your CV industry-ready according to accepted best-practice format.

Interview Prep

Interview preparation

Know what to expect when getting ready for that big interview with expert interview preparation from professionals who have been where you are.

Hiring Partners

Join our hiring network

We work with select hiring partners to place graduates from our software development course in new jobs within six months of graduating. There are also internship placements available with select partners.

What you get

Receive personalised code review and career coaching as you work your way through the industry-aligned course content of our software engineering course. With code reviews within 48 hours, professional feedback and direct referrals to our handpicked hiring partners, you are well on your way to landing that dream job you’re after.


Join our Cape Town campus and community

Become part of a like-minded community of aspiring developers with the same career goals as yourself - share knowledge and tackle problems together at our bootcamp campus. Be empowered and get inspiration from your peers throughout your learning experience.


Job search support and career coaching

Our bootcamps are more than just educational programmes. They include a comprehensive period of career development support, including transforming your CV to a technical one that will get you developer job interviews, direct referral to our hiring partners in and potential internship placement at select partners, mock job interviews and career coaching, and a career search community of students and graduates from your same programme.


Personalised support

All of HyperionDev’s courses are driven by best-in-class expert support. Our on-campus course includes lectures and direct face-to-face access to teaching assistants who will support you on a regular basis. You will also receive tailored feedback and continuous code reviews to get you job-ready in months rather than years.


Write industry-quality code

Never get stuck on a coding challenge. Even when you’re not learning in the classroom, you’ll have full access to reviews of your code and assignments via our web learning interface. Our team of remote reviewers will assess the accuracy, style and efficiency of your code in the same way that real industry developer teams do, so that you can learn how to structure your code to write code that is both industry-quality and 100% correct.


Our bootcamp trial

Complete our pre-bootcamp coding course to better understand the course outcomes, in-class learning platform and support of HyperionDev’s bootcamps. Join our expansive community of students and tech industry professionals to hear success stories from current and past HyperionDev students and prepare for your application to our on-site programmes.


Quality course content

Enjoy access to relevant, and industry-aligned course content that is updated regularly - not just once every few years. Feel confident that you’re mastering everything that is in-demand for your chosen career and industry goals. Our courses are continually reviewed to align to latest industry needs.

Want to read more about our human-led code review?

How to enrol

We’ve made it easy to enrol in our on-campus courses. Follow the simple steps below and secure your spot on our industry-aligned bootcamp and lay the foundation for a successful career in coding.

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Choose your bootcamp

Select the bootcamp you’d like to enrol for. Learn programming and in Cape Town or Johannesburg.

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Complete your application

Finish the tasks and confirm a time to discuss your enrollment with a course advisor to secure your spot.

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Choose a payment plan

Upon completion of your application, select any of our flexible payment plans when enrolling.

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Get started on the 5th

All our bootcamps start on the 5th of each month. Enrol today to secure your spot.

How our human-led code review works

Our on-site courses merge our world-class, human-led online learning environment with in-person physical classes. You'll have access to our physical campus to attend group lectures, as well as 1:1 tutorials online with our network of expert code reviewers. You will submit work through your dedicated student dashboard, where your coding submissions will be graded on-demand and where you’ll be able to speak to our teaching assistants about any challenging topics you've encountered. Live chat, email, phone, and video call support will also be available through our online platform when you're not on-campus.


The team members that guide you learned their craft at CoGrammar, and have studied for years specifically towards a career path as a full-time code reviewer. CoGrammar runs the most selective programme in the world for sourcing and training in this unique career path, which is designed to maximise the success of bootcamp students around the globe.

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1-on-1 support

Detailed professional feedback

Have your code reviewed for quality and accuracy, and check whether it’s aligned to industry standards.

On-campus lectures

Our on-campus course lectures will help you to master the more complex aspects of your course.

1:1 tutorials

As a full-time on-site student, you'll have direct access to industry expert lecturers.

Coder community

Join our virtual campus and online coding community of thousands of graduates and students

HyperionDev virtual campus

On this online forum, you can engage with all of our HyperionDev community. Meet fellow students in your cohort and bootcamp. Chat to HyperionDev staff about your career placement post bootcamp. Share resources, memes and Youtube videos, or share your code snippets to figure out why it’s not running. In addition to your weekly calls, and code submissions, this online forum will make sure you will always have someone to turn to.

Find your coding bootcamp peers and get help easily

In-person learning community

You're not alone. Your course peers all have the same career goals as you, and you'll join a community of like-minded aspiring developers to participate in classroom discussions, team-building exercises, and social events. Being a developer is more than just working alone at your computer - immerse yourself in a developer ecosystem and community.

Join our exclusive career and alumni network to advance your career

Job seeker community

The last portion of your bootcamp will include career support. Practice mock interviews with your career coaches and peers, get insights into the job market in and find prospective employers through HyperionDev's hiring network.

Meet our network of expert code reviewers

Get personalised coding help and expert code review from our network of professional code reviewers. These specialised trainers will review your code to make sure it’s accurate and aligned to industry standards. Our team of code reviewers is there to help you throughout your bootcamp. Look forward to professional feedback, frequent video calls, and a personalised learning support schedule tailored around your needs.

These are just three of the many experts in our expansive network who will help you graduate a job-ready software developer in in as little as 3 months.



Ridhaa has had a years-long interest in coding, and his personal journey to being a mentor has taken him from IT classes in school, all the way to his formal OCA certification for JavaSE7. Ridhaa has been a mentor with us for two years, and his consistent drive for personal coding education and on-the-job training has taken him to be one of our most well-rounded mentors in all three of our bootcamp specialisations.



Serge came to HyperionDev with a background in freelance development, mostly in Python. However, his passion for learning and teaching drove him to apply for a position helping others along the difficult road of learning to code. Today, Serge’s work as a HyperionDev mentor is a critical part of our bootcamps’ successes: he helps hundreds of people switch careers into high-paying developer roles, with a patient ear, and a smile.



Nizaam has been a HyperionDev mentor for nearly 2 years now. His friendly attitude and passion for student success help hundreds of students fulfil their dreams of learning to code – and his background in non-coding-related jobs and personal experience of our coding bootcamps make him a natural in helping students who are trying out coding for the first time in their lives.

Develop your portfolio

Enter the job market faster and with a greater competitive edge, thanks to a comprehensive professional portfolio of the programs you made during your bootcamp. You’ll complete capstone projects throughout your bootcamp which will populate your portfolio, showing off real examples of your newly acquired skills to prospective employers.

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Introduction to Programming

Complete 4 capstone projects in this level.

Use your knowledge of variables and control structures to create an investment calculator. Learn how to nest various loops within another.

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Intro to Software Engineering

Complete 3 capstone projects in this level.

In this level, you will be introduced to the popular version control system, Git and the Github collaboration platform. Learn how to host and review code, while building up a portfolio of work.

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Data Science and Algorithms

Complete 2 capstone projects in this level.

Using your data science and algorithm knowledge, put your machine learning skills to the test and design a system that interacts with a database.

Setting your schedule

Study full-time and receive access to code review and feedback from industry experts in real time. Set your schedule to suit your needs, and look forward to working your way through industry-aligned course content that will empower you in your new career.


40 hours per week commitment

In-person guidance and assistance on any task

Receive code review & feedback in your lecture or within 48 hours online

Gain full access to our Johannesburg and Cape Town Campuses 5 days a week

Join a daily in-person lecture on campus

Wifi provided on campus

Full access to our online learning platform and community

Career coaching, interview preparation, referral to our hiring network

Easy payment plans so you can focus on your studies

We have various pricing plans based on your style of learning.

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We make it even easier for ambitious and passionate students to learn to code, and switch to a rewarding career as a web developer, software developer or data scientist. Learn more about the scholarships HyperionDev currently offers.


$500 off bootcamp tuition

We are excited to offer multiple ambitious students from the United States a $500 scholarship that goes towards the overall tuition fee of one of our online coding bootcamps. We’ll consider three highly motivated applicants each month who want to learn to code and switch to a career in coding. Available to residents of the United States only.

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Career services

We’re with you every step of your journey, and our support doesn’t end when you graduate from your course. Our post-bootcamp career support services help to prepare you for the world of work, so you can find a developer job as quickly as possible.



Validate your newly acquired skills with a certificate of completion from HyperionDev upon graduation from your coding bootcamp.


Technical CV and portfolio

Receive technical assistance in getting your CV industry-ready according to accepted best-practice format.


Interview preparation

Know what to expect when getting ready for that big interview with expert interview preparation from professionals who have been where you are


Join our hiring network

Receive access to our job portal, which allows you to connect with hiring partners across the world. There are also internship placements available with select partners.

What our alumni say

Throughout the years, we’ve helped many people acquire new coding expertise and sharpen their skills as they prepared to embark on new careers. We can tell you a lot about our bootcamp, personalised support, instant feedback and industry-aligned course content – but we think our past students say it best.


All your questions answered. Learn more about our coding bootcamp, discover your potential career outcomes, and other important things you need to know.

What you need to know

Download full syllabus

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Using key tech industry growth data and our graduate education and career outcomes, this report reveals the incredible opportunity that awaits you in the US$5 trillion global tech industry, as well as the salaries, job titles, and career & education outcomes you can expect after graduating from HyperionDev.

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