It’s not the kind of FAQ you yell out when you step on a Lego. This is the list of the most frequently asked questions about Infinum Academy. If we haven’t covered yours here, drop us a line, and we’ll do our best to help you out.
When will I get a confirmation email for applying to Infinum Academy?
You should receive the confirmation email that your application was successful soon after you sign up. Check your spam folder, too. We will contact you again a few days before the exam.
Is it possible to attend Infinum Academy courses online?
We understand that some attendees may not be able to attend every lecture live, so it is possible to participate in some courses online with prior notice. Since the project management course is in a workshop format, online attendance is not possible.
Are there any costs to attending Infinum Academy?
Attending all Infinum Academy courses is 100% free of charge. All necessary materials for attending the course are included. There’s no small print or unpleasant surprises to be scared of.
I am still a student in college. Can I apply for a course?
Yes, students can apply to Infinum Academy, as long as they meet the course application criteria. However, attendees of the Project Management course should be graduate or final-year students.
I recently graduated from college. Can I apply for a course?
In general, you can apply to Infinum Academy if you recently graduated and are not yet employed full-time, as long as you meet the course application criteria. However, attendees of the Project Management course should be graduate or final-year students.
I’m not a student, I am employed full-time, and I would like to make a career change. Can I apply for a course?
In general, you do not have to be a student to apply to Infinum Academy. You only need to fulfill the criteria for applying to the course. However, attendees of the Project Management course should be graduate or final-year students.
Is the entrance exam mandatory?
Yes, the entrance exam is mandatory for all courses except the design course. To apply for the design course, you will need to submit your portfolio.
How can I prepare for the entrance exam for engineering courses?
Learn the basics of object-oriented programming and be familiar with Git basics. Our Team Leads recommend reading through Headfirst OOP (even though it’s written for Java, it is helpful), Headfirst Design Patterns, Clean Code, and exploring Git basics.
How can I prepare for the Data & AI entrance exam?
The entrance exam will cover the stuff mentioned in the course requirements. That means you should be familiar with Python, Git commands, the basics of OOP, and basic ML algorithms.
How can I prepare for the Quality Assurance entrance exam?
The entrance exam will focus on software testing tools and processes, computer science and software development basics, and UI/UX design basics. We advise you to research general software testing topics such as bug reporting, test documentation, testing types, and test automation.
How can I prepare for the Project Management entrance exam?
The entrance exam will assess your ability to handle real-world project scenarios, emphasizing decision-making, leadership, time management, conflict resolution, and adaptability. There won’t be any theoretical questions that require you to learn terms or definitions beforehand.
What programming languages are used in the courses?
The programming languages depend on the course, so make sure to check out individual course pages where they are stated.
Do I need to have a MacBook computer?
A MacBook is required for the iOS course only, but don’t worry if you don’t have one. We will be providing MacBooks for students who don’t have their own for the duration of the iOS course. For other courses, you can bring any laptop you’re comfortable with.