Learn to code. No prior experience required.

Software Engineering Foundations helps you learn the fundamentals of front-end web development. It's the perfect first step to determine if a career as a software engineer is right for you.

Included with Aspireship Unlimited ($180)

30 Hours

30 Hours

Of on-demand curriculum and hands on exercises.

4 Weeks

We’ve designed the learning process to be completed in as little as 5-6 hours per week for 4 weeks or less.


Learn on your own schedule. Our curriculum is compatible across mobile & computer devices.

Level Up

Explore an affordable Software Engineering Intensive, and jumpstart your career without going into debt.

Starting from a blank slate, we'll cover all the essential topics in front-end development. By the end of the course, you'll build your own web application.

  • Learn HTML, the language that provides structure to web pages
  • Dive into CSS, which allows us to style our HTML and make it look great.
  • Explore JavaScript, the programming language that adds dynamic interactivity to websites.
  • Learn how to use AI tools like ChatGPT and Bard as your personal coding tutor!

The perfect first step in your software engineering career

Hear from Aspireship Founder, Corey Kossack, on why we built this course for people considering a career as a software engineer.

What you will learn

Overview (1 Hour)

  • Welcome
  • What is Front-End Engineering?
  • What we will learn in this course

ChatGPT (3 Hours)

  • Introduction to ChatGPT
  • Prompting 101
  • Prompting 101 - Understand Context
  • Prompting 101 - Persona Prompts

HTML (3 Hours)

  • Diving into HTML
  • Basic HTML Tags
  • Making HTML Interactive
  • Semantic Elements

CSS (3.5 Hours)

  • Introduction to CSS
  • CSS Selectors
  • CSS Properties
  • CSS Layout
  • Advanced CSS Techniques

Javascript (6.5 hours)

  • Welcome to Javascript
  • Javascript Variables and Data Types
  • Javascript Functions
  • Javascript Conditionals and Control Loops
  • Javascript Objects
  • Javascript Arrays
  • An Introduction to the Document Object Model (DOM)

Building Your Web App (10 hours)

  • Apply your learning to build your first web app from scratch!

Learn Online

Complete 30 hours of a foundational on-demand Software Engineering training course designed for individuals with no prior coding knowledge or experience.

Chart Your Career Path

Determine if a career in software engineering is right for you, before you invest time and money on a coding bootcamp.

Get full access to Software Engineering Foundations and free access to other Aspireships for career exploration with Aspireship Unlimited

Lifetime Access

Unlimited unlocks full lifetime access to the Software Engineering Foundations Aspireship. Go at your own pace and decide to go deeper when you're ready.

Unlimited Career Paths

Unlimited also unlocks access to other Foundations Aspireships that help you explore different career paths that might be right for you, including SaaS Sales, Customer Success, Revenue Operations and more.

Community Support

Unlimited provides you with networking, support and encouragement from the Aspireship Slack community.

Exclusive Discounts

With Aspireship Unlimited, you'll get $180 off any Intensive, including the Front End Software Engineering Intensive, the Backend Software Engineering Intensive or both (full stack).

Final Details Before You Start

Choose the path that's right for you.

Software Engineering Foundations - Ideal for people who are trying to determine if a career as a software engineer is right for them. Including with Aspireship Unlimited ($180).

Software Engineering Intensive - Dive head-first into a full, 18-week coding bootcamp, brought to you in partnership with Promineo Tech. Choose from front end, backend or full stack (both) intensives. Starting at $2,999, with discounts for Aspireship Unlimited members.

Which Types of Companies Hire Software Engineers?

While you might think this role is specific to the tech industry, it actually applies inside and outside of tech. Software engineering is the foundation for modern business, and plays a role in shaping nearly every industry.

Do I have to finish in 4 weeks?

We understand that all schedules and learning styles are unique. For this reason, we’ve designed the experience to be completed in as little as 5 hours/week over a 4 week period. With that said, you’re welcome to move at your own pace. Some candidates complete the program in under a week, while others may complete the program over an extended period.

What happens after I finish Software Engineering Foundations?

Upon completion of the course, you will be sent a certificate of completion. If you're excited about a career in software engineering and want to explore affordable options to participate in a full coding bootcamp, we'll introduce you to the Software Engineering Intensive.


Ready to get started? We hope so!

If you're considering a career in software engineering, your first step is just a few clicks away.

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