Great ideas Hatched by Shift
SIGNAL’s inaugural Shift cohort completed their first Studio Industry Project this month, working with Hatch, a children's creation and innovation workshop space in Dunedin.
Looking to enter the IT industry, but don't have an IT background? Shift is for you.
Shift is delivered in an intensive immersive studio environment over two semesters (approx 9 months). Using industry inspired team projects with workshops and seminars, Shift is designed for those without an IT background who want to be part of this fast growing and exciting industry.
The studio course makes up the majority of the programme and combines communication, teamwork and innovation along with the IT skills appropriate for the career you wish to pursue.
Early in the programme you will get insights into the industry with visits to local companies. Members of the industry will also contribute to the delivery of the courses. Later in the programme you will engage in an internship or industry project enabling you to put into practice the learning from the studio course.
You also get to choose two specialist courses to round out our Shift experience, these can be chosen from any of those offered by the SIGNAL partners.
The Shift experience is tailored to meet your needs, whether you want to be a Software developer, a business analyst, a technical writer, a software tester, a user experience specialist or another type of IT professional.