Dive into Software Engineering and an iX Micro-internship.

Dive into Software Engineering and an iX Micro-internship.

Take a live online course with industry experts and gain hands-on experience for your resume.

*This course requires you to have done one term of an object-orientated programming language.
Trevor Bedsaul, iX Alum

Senior Associate Software Engineer at Capital One

"The staff made this program 10 times better because they were so fun and such interesting people. Anything you can do to facilitate more fun experiences between the staff and students would help the program even more."

First, build an in-depth, practical skill set.

iXperience classes prepare you to create value with just a few weeks of intensive learning.

Use a code editor, such as Visual Studio Code. Use the basics of git and Github. Write HTML, CSS and JavaScript.


Use a CSS framework (Bootstrap). Use a JavaScript framework (Angular).


Debug web sites using Google Chrome's Developer Tools.


Understanding API's, the internet, networking etc. Build a REST API & use MongoDB, connect the backend and the frontend.


Publishing your website to the internet securely.


Use teamwork skills and the ability to collaborate with others in diverse group settings.

Apply your skills in the real world.

Boost your resume with an iX Micro-internship.

What is an iX

An iX Micro-internship is a short online client project that integrates seamlessly with your chosen iX Career Bootcamp course, to enable you to work on a real world deliverable to boost your portfolio and resume.
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Course Project

Real-world application is a process that allows our students to apply what they have learned in the classroom to real-world problems. This problem-based learning is an instructional method of hands-on active learning centred on the investigation of complex, real-world problems, and the application of the classroom theory to the resolution of these problems.

Industry and company needs change fast. This means that the class projects vary over time, and from course to course. Specific class projects cannot be guaranteed, so during the first week of the program, you will be briefed on the project identified for the course and what the outcomes are.

Expert teachers who care about you as an individual.

We limit class sizes and empower teachers to give individualized support and feedback to every student. You’ll gain invaluable perspective, and a mentor who will advise you throughout the program.
Cameron Kirkpatrick

Software Engineer at AppStrax Technology (Pty) Ltd

Cameron Kirkpatrick is a Software Engineer based in Johannesburg. He currently works with AppStrax, an innovative development company that builds tailored software for their clients. Cameron has worked with iXperience in previous years as part of the Web Development teaching team, and now joins to head up the Software Engineering course. He was previously a Project Engineer for Energy Systems SA, and got his Mechanical Engineering degree from the University of Pretoria.

What you get at iX.

  • 2 weeks of learning technical career skills.
  • An iX Micro-internship project for your resume (these
    are short yet impactful real world client projects).
  • New friends & global connections.
  • Certificate of completion.
  • Access to the iX Alumni Network Platform.

It’s all about relevance, engagement, and community.

Relevant & practical

Your class projects will be connected to industry, in a format that you can show future employers.

You'll have class daily, along with in-depth readings and assignments that will challenge you to learn quickly.

Small class sizes

We cap classes at 50 students, which means you'll get to know your classmates and teachers individually.

We teach engaging, live seminar-style classes—not massive, streamed lectures. Expect lots of discussion and group work.

Frequent feedback

Your head teacher and TAs will review your work and give you actionable feedback to improve.

They'll also provide guidance and support for your project, helping you achieve more than you could in ordinary working environments.

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