There is a familiar saying that goes “you can’t teach an old dog new tricks”, an implication that everyone eventually reaches a certain point where they cannot pick up new skills or develop themselves further.
To us, that could not be further from the truth, and our students are excellent cases against it. Take it from one of our students, Jimmy Hsu, who graduated earlier this year from ourSoftware Development bootcamp. Previously working in broadcast media production, Jimmy made a switch after completing the course to focus more on API development and management within his department. But his journey in picking up coding was not all smooth sailing, as we find out from our conversation with Jimmy.
Lynette’s Tech Feature: A Female coder in a man’s world
Next up on our latest tech feature series, we managed to catch up with our recent bootcamp graduate of 2020, Lynette Lim, who shares her tech learning journey with us. Let’s get started shall we?
Tell us more about yourself: Well, creating your own blogs from scratch were really popular during my teenage years and I used to dabble a lot with HTML/CSS by customizing the template to my preference. Since then, my interest in web design and coding grew and I realized I could transition these interests into a long-term career as a Front-End Developer. However, I was a little hesitant as I thought that it was impossible for me to pursue this career without a solid background in Engineering/Computer Science till I discovered the existence of coding bootcamps..
"Great Materials! Some good teachers such as Mr Lim Jee Yat and Mr Akbar! The skills and knowledge that I have learnt are useful for my current role. Admin staff Satish is a great support staff - he is friendly and helpful, absolutely great customer.
Jenny FuBSc Facilities Management
"First of all I would like to thank Mr Lim who is my project guide and who led us from the starting of the course to the end of the project. And also I would like to thank Trent Global management for arrangement of good study environment and timing of classes which made it easy for us to attend."
Arul SujinMSc Construction Project Management
"Part time studying in Trent Global is the best decision I have ever made in my life. Thanks to Trent Global, I have positioned myself in better life."
Henry NgBSc Construction Project Management
"The time spent here and the courses attended, allowed me to marry head knowledge with real world experience. I especially liked the fact that the lecturers are local, and were invaluable in providing insight to the industry and market practices around the immediate region. This in turn gave me an in-depth understanding of the market that I am working in."
Bryan ChenMSc Real Estate Investment & Finance
"I would like to thank you to TG Management and staff for encouragement and gave valuable advice to study and complete the project management degree. I am very glad to get the CPM degree for my future study and get professional job. Thank you very much to them. I was given good ideas, encouragement taught me how to study hard for the 1 year period."
Balasubramaniam SakthivelBSc Construction Project Management
"I am blessed that I have attended the CPM course at Trent Global. The lecturers are all helpful and my big thank you to all of them. All lecture slides, teaching are well arranged and I greatly benefit from the lessons. I will surely recommend Trent Global to all my friends."
Eric Tan Yong BoonBSc Construction Project Management
"It was a dream come true for me to obtain a degree at this age of 34. Thank you Trent Global for giving me the opportunity. Thanks to all the teaching, administrative staff for the support all these while, if not for you I would not have made it."
Ang Siang LoongBSc Facilities Management
"Sincerely I would like to thank Trent Global for the guidance and advice for telling the graduates how to achieve their degree. I will recommend to others to take this course to achieve their dream."