Q W A N T
Silicon Valley Certified Programming School

We teach programming from scratch

Learn programming with QWANT - it's easy

Learn a new profession from scratch, build a portfolio of projects and start a developer career after graduation

Practical training:

From the very first lesson, you start the practical part through gamification and problem solving. Practical classes include individual and team projects that contribute to the development of not only hard, but also soft skills.

Peer-to-peer method:

The absence of lectures and teachers means flexibility in learning. To achieve success, you work in a team, share knowledge, correct codes and help each other.

Flexible schedule:

Qwant students are practicing digital nomads. All they need for training is a laptop, wi-fi and discipline. You can study day and night from anywhere in the world.

Support for top IT specialists:

IT leaders from Kazakhstan and Silicon Valley will support students and help them find answers to difficult questions.

Silicon Valley Certification:

Upon graduation, QWANT students receive a Silicon valley sample certificate. This gives an advantage over competitors in employment or internship.

Employment:

Thanks to close partnerships, QWANT students have the opportunity to find employment in large IT companies.

ADMISSION

Want to upgrade your coding skills?
Motivated to study and work 20+ hours a week?

QWANT offers a 8-month Reactor and 6-month Upskill programs to every coder who wants to reach new heights in the digital world and be the tech leader of the future.

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PROGRAM:

Choose a program that suits you

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REGISTRATION:

Sing up and fill out the form on our website

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START PROGRAM:

Progress through seasons on tracks Web Development, Software Engineering, Data Science

FAQ

Tuition is 600,000 tenge.

Training is held online. As situation changes we will be opening our campus in Astana at the BCPD: University of the Future, in the territory of Expo 2017, the heart of financial and digital technologies.

You will pass through powerful Reactor and Upskill program that will upgrade your coding skills to the benchmarks of Silicon Valley in the shortest possible time, as well as practical experience in project management necessary for employment.

The AIFC BCPD is aimed at creating, supporting and promoting professionals and will support the employment of school graduates into leading companies.

Fill out the online application on the website.

Applications for the next cohort are open until April 25, 2022. Students are advised to apply as early as possible due to high competition for places.

Our ideal candidate is strong in STEM (science, technologies, engineering and mathematics), familiar with programming languages, and most importantly, is motivated to learn and work on projects.

There are no teachers or lectures at QWANT. The program is built on the methodology of active learning, where the working environment is transferred to the class, and students find answers on their own and solve projects together. Learning takes the form of deep immersion into programming languages.

The duration of Reactor program is 8 months and of Upskill program is 6 months.

The program focuses on the development of your coding skills in the following areas: Coding Foundation, Web Development, App Development, AI & Machine Learning. You will learn to use the IDE of the platform to deep dive in programming languages.

Yes, we are offering our program online.

The program is intensive, and requires at least 20 hours a week.

Our graduates will receive a non-state certificate of completion of the QWANT School on the basis of BCPD and a certificate from our partner from Silicon Valley QWASAR.

TEAM

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Kairat Kelimbetov, AIFC Governor

ADVISORY BOARD

Yernur Rysmagambetov
Chairman of the Management Board

CEO AIFC Authority. He is in charge of business development, educational programs and human resource management. Previously, Mr. Rysmagambetov was senior officer at analytical departments of JP Morgan Chase investment bank and in the investment company Wilshire Associates, Inc. Mr. Rysmagambetov is a graduate of the California Institute of Technology and University College London, a certified financial analyst (CFA Charterholder).

Kwame Yamgnane
CEO Qwasar Silicon Valley

Kwame is a serial entrepreneur and co-founder based in Berkley, CA. Prior to founding Qwasar, Kwame was the co-founder and Managing Director of 42 Silicon Valley and co-founder of 42 in Paris. 42 is a computer programming school that reached international acclaim. Kwame opened both campuses and helped 12 other campuses around the world.

Gaetan Juvin
CTO Qwasar Silicon Valley

Gaetan is also a serial entrepreneur and co-founder of Qwasar. He has an extensive background in software engineering, learning science, business, AI, and management. He co-founded an AI startup that was bought by SAP in 2018 and was the first employee of 42 in Paris as well as the founding team of 42 Silicon Valley.

QWANT TEAM

Dastan Ramazanov
QWANT Supervisor
Elmira Obry
CEO, BCPD
Amina Baikenova
QWANT Project Leader
Maira Aidarbekova
QWANT Supervisor
Dauren Baitemirov
QWANT Supervisor