Jumpstart Your software engineering career!

ThoughtWorks JumpStart! is a 3-month coaching and mentoring program for individuals who want to build and develop specialised skills in software development using agile engineering and software delivery practices to jumpstart their careers in tech - supported by IMDA's Tech Immersion and Placement Program (TIPP). 


Through the program, you will learn skills that you can bring to any organisation (e.g. enterprises, start-ups, voluntary welfare organisations) to create valuable working software. These skills include: essential programming fundamentals, agile software development practices and full stack application development. You can find more details in our course curriculum below.

Program Outline:

Watch what past trainees have said...

Who Should Apply?

Applicants should be:

  • Fresh graduates from universities and polytechnics; or
  • Entry- level developers who want to further improve their software development capabilities; or
  • Mid-career switchers who have passion in software development but need some help to get started; or
  • Interested in the opportunity to build a career in tech; or
  • Keen on using technology and software to make an impact in his or her sphere of influence

Program Benefits:

  • Personalised coaching and mentoring from seasoned ThoughtWorkers with agile delivery expertise 
  • Accelerated learning
  • Bridge the gap between academic knowledge and working skills
  • Differentiate yourself in a competitive job market
  • Find a job with the help of our recruitment partners

Program duration: 12 weeks

Your commitment: This is a full-time program which will be conducted by ThoughtWorks in Singapore

Your employment afterwards: Our talent partner will proactively work with you during the program to help you find an exciting career opportunity in Singapore 

Program start date: 20th May 2019

Class size: 10 - 15 

Programme Fee: SGD$1000 after subsidy* (excluding GST)/ SGD$16,000 before subsidy (excluding GST)

Application Process:

Click here to complete the application form and questionnaire.

Successful applicant will be notified by mid-April

Note: Application closing date is 10th April 2019. Incomplete applications will not be processed

Questions? email us 


Hear from some of our past trainees:

“An invaluable and rewarding program that have helped me bridge my skills gap.” - Yap Yuan Xin

“ThoughtWorks’ JumpStart! programme stands out from other bootcamps in several key areas. Most notably in the emphasis on test-driven development, daily katas, and the practice of SOLID programming principles regardless of frameworks or languages. Highly recommended for both novice and intermediate developers.” - Victor Lee

“A challenging yet rewarding coding programme! Besides giving us confidence in building web applications, the programme more importantly instills in us a developer mindset in preparation for a software development career.” - Yamin Abdul Razak

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Terms & Conditions

- ThoughtWorks reserves the right to make changes to the schedule and content without prior notice

*Singaporean citizens and PRs are eligible to apply for the TIPP subsidy support provided by IMDA and ThoughtWorks. Terms & conditions apply.