Telerik Academy Alpha will equip you with the real-world tech and soft skills you need to jumpstart your IT career.
6 months, 100% focus on your studies to jumpstart a rewarding career
Monday – Friday (2:30 pm - 6:30 pm). Start: Oct 2
40+ hrs/week, including time for self-preparation and teamwork activities
For your safety, it will be held online. Keeping everything else unchanged
Conducted in Bulgarian, but all learning materials are in English
Eager to learn more? Register for our career webinar on June 27!
It is an all-purpose programming language that you can use to develop web, mobile and desktop applications, front-end and back-end.
It’s one of the more beginner-friendly entry points into the programming world.
(New to programming)
(Some programming experience)
Oct 2 - March 22
2:30 pm - 6:30 pm
(Attendance is required)
From zero coding skills to Junior Developer - prepare for the Alpha entrance exam with our free self-preparation materials or our free instructor-led programming fundamentals course - designed for beginners, not mandatory but highly recommended.
During the course, you will:
No programming skills are required. You must complete your Alpha application by July 9
6 Sessions: July 20 (6:00 pm - 9:00 pm) and July 29, Aug 5, 12, 19, 26 (10:00 am – 01:00 pm)
Participants will be selected based on their application and overall motivation
3-4 hrs/session and additional 5-6 hrs/week for self-preparation
Hands-on tech education
Every class is combined with hands-on assignments, workshops and projects. With 100% focus on practice, we create a learning experience tailored to your needs, where our trainers become your mentors.
Learning online from anywhere
Enjoy an unparalleled program from the comfort of your home. We transitioned every aspect online to keep the same renowned high quality, engaging experience and hands-on training.
Teamwork and soft skills boost
To help you stand out from the candidate pool, we dedicate 20% of the program to polishing your personal and teamwork skills.
Two-month trial period
Our program sounds challenging, but it’s doable. Just try it yourself. With our five-week trial period, if you drop out at the beginning of the program, you don’t pay any tuition. Simple as that.
Meet our hiring partners, get dedicated career coaching and have the freedom and confidence to start a job anywhere in the IT industry - within or beyond our network.
prepares you for your first IT job.
Congratulations! You’re now a Master Junior ninja, and ready to kick-start your career.
You will receive a Telerik Academy certificate – widely recognized in the IT industry in Bulgaria.
Leading global and local
Start anywhere in the
Our alumni jumpstart their careers in some of the best tech companies.
Telerik Academy equipped me with the knowledge and tools needed to jumpstart my new career. The trainers made sure we build a solid foundation and master the core programming principles, making us versatile no matter the technology we use.Read Plamena’s story
Studying at Telerik Academy was a smart investment that has definitely paid off – after landing my new job, I felt so good – curious, calm and happy with both my professional and personal life.Read Borislav’s story
Telerik Academy is a great starting point for anyone who wants to jumpstart a career in the IT industry. It provided me with the underlying knowledge and practical experience needed to join the sector.Read Dimitar’s story
You’ll be able to create applications that are at least as good as our alumni’s professional-grade projects.
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Joining Telerik Academy could be your single most important career investment - starting junior dev salaries range between BGN 1,600-2,300.
For 24 months with a bank partner*
If you start a job at any
For 24 months with a bank partner*
If you start a job within our
**Illustrative installment payment method. Different terms may apply based on borrowers’ credit score and creditworthiness as well as the bank’s current offering.
Absolutely! If you have no programming skills, we highly recommend applying to our free programming fundamentals course. While the course is not mandatory, it provides an excellent opportunity to master the programming basics with the guidance of skilled professionals. By actively participating and completing all tasks, you'll be well-prepared to excel in the Alpha entrance exam. Participants in the preparation course are selected based on their application and overall motivation.
We've had students of various ages and stages of their lives in the past and they’ve succeeded in their journey to become developers. Age is just a number – the only thing that matters here is your motivation to learn, develop new skills and commit to the program.
You only need to be 18 years of age or older to enroll in the course. If you're younger than 18 years, you can check our Telerik Academy School programs.
If you are ready to master new skills, you enjoy solving problems and working with people on fascinating projects, then you are off to a good start!
Programming is for everyone motivated to learn and absorb new knowledge. Still, the best way to find out if it is for you is to start coding. Join our free programming fundamentals course and keep learning. Nail the entrance exam to our Alpha program, and, yes, keep coding under the mentorship of our experienced trainers. Pretty soon, you’ll know the answer, and don’t worry - if you decide that programming isn’t your cup of tea, you can drop out with no consequences up to 5 weeks after the program start.
If you opt to pay with a bank loan, we are giving you a grace period of up to 6 months after graduation, during which you can focus on finding a job and not worry about any tuition re-payments.
If, after graduation, you are employed by one of our partners, you will get a 25% discount and thus pay BGN 185*/month (based on a 24-month repayment schedule). If you’ve opted to pay your tuition upfront (BGN 5,500), should you start with a partner, you will get BGN 1,400 back.
We continue to offer students the option to pay for their studies with a tuition fee deferral with the help of the European Investment Fund (EIF) and our partnership with Allianz Bank Bulgaria. Individuals must be Bulgarian citizens and 18
years of age or older for the bank loan. They must have completed the application process for the Alpha program and be admitted to the chosen program.
* Illustrative payment method.
Yes! To help you stand out from the candidate pool, we dedicate 20% of our Alpha programs to polishing your personal and teamwork skills - how to manage feedback and expectations, ask the right questions, prioritize and much more. Plus, you will have a professional-grade portfolio. This includes your final project - a real-world web application built from scratch. And just before you graduate, our career services kick in to prepare you for the hiring process and to quickly settle into your new job.
We are also right by your side, providing you with up to 6 months of career-related services designed to help your job hunt and first months at work.
If you need help with choosing a new computer for the program, please use our forum.