Swedish For Programmers (SFx-IT) Application Workshop

Coding for Immigrants
Wed, Oct 5, 8:00 PM (CEST)

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Are you interested in learning Swedish alongside intermediate programming skills in C#? Join this workshop for help on getting started with your SFx-IT application! SFx-IT, or Swedish for Programmers, is a program hosted by Tyresö commune that helps immigrants with IT skills learn Swedish to increase their chances at finding a job in Sweden! It is CSN approved and accredited.

Your ticket gives you access to virtual event venues.

About this event

Join this workshop to get help with applying to the distance course package offered by SFx-IT or Swedish for Programmers. In these distance courses, which are offered by C3L Komvux in Tyresö, you will receive the opportunity to take Swedish at the following levels: SFI, Svenska som andrapråk grund, and Svenska som andraspråk gymnasie along with programmering 1 and programmering 2. You will also get the opportunity to build up your portfolio, perfect your CV, and meet other IT professionals in Sweden.

This program is remote, full-time, and CSN-approved, meaning you can receive grants and student loans for it.

Requirements include:

  • Comfortable speaking English
  • Swedish personal number
  • Can live anywhere in Sweden, must be able to travel to Tyresö to take the slutprov or final exam.
  • Previous experience working in IT is a bonus, but not required.
  • CS degree is a bonus, but not required.
  • Must have a solid programming portfolio and some certifications (Codecademy, freeCodeCamp, Udemy, or a bootcamp).
  • Acceptance depends on what municipality you live it, therefore you have to check with your own to see if you are eligible.

In this workshop, we will:

  • Introduce you to the program
  • Show you how to access the application
  • Give you contact information if you have further questions about how to apply
  • Answer as many questions as we can regarding the program and its requirements (if we can't we will follow-up with answers)
  • Show you how to apply for CSN

If you have any questions before the event, please feel free to send us a message via Codecademy, instagram, linkedin, or discord!

Adjustments to the agenda can be expected. Stay tuned for a complete and set-in-stone agenda closer to the event.

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Organizers

  • Brittany Villegas

    Brittany Villegas

    Founder, Co-Leader, Junior Software Engineer

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  • Matt Smith

    Matt Smith

    Co-Leader, Senior Software Engineer

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  • Madisen Whitfield

    Madisen Whitfield

    Ericsson

    5g Software Developer | Co-Leader

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