Junior Tech Club

Spend a day in the life of an A.I. engineer, a graphic designer, a game developer and more! Join our weekend clubs and explore tech careers while developing your STEM skills all year-round.

  • Ages:

    9-12

  • Equipment:
    Laptop required
  • Available locations:
    • No location currently available
  • Pricing details
    Price:
For online courses: these require you to have a capable computer to work on and a broadband internet connection.
For in person courses: you will need a laptop with the same specification, please see below for more information. If this is a problem or you are unsure about anything, please contact us via info@fire-tech.com
Most PC/Mac computers from the last 5 years will be fine but you can view our recommended detailed system requirements here

Junior Tech Club

For online courses: these require you to have a capable computer to work on and a broadband internet connection.
For in person courses: you will need a laptop with the same specification, please see below for more information. If this is a problem or you are unsure about anything, please contact us via info@fire-tech.com
Most PC/Mac computers from the last 5 years will be fine but you can view our recommended detailed system requirements here

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Course highlights

Explore new horizons

Explore new horizons

Each session covers a different tech career and set of skills, giving you a taste of various tech topics. Whether you dream of a career in game development, in machine learning or simply want to discover tech-related future jobs, the Junior Tech Club will help you explore the different possibilities.

Pick and choose with the FlexiPass

Pick and choose with the FlexiPass

Can't make it to the 10 sessions? Select and attend the 5 sessions of your choice with the FlexiPass option.

The bigger picture

World of work is changing too fast and young people are not being prepared for their future by traditional education, leaving 756,000 unfilled jobs in the European tech sector by 2020 (The European Commission). Join the movement and give young people the tools and inspiration to become the tech creators, makers and leaders of the future!

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Course Overview

Ever wondered what a day in the life of a tech guru looks like? The Junior Tech Club gives children aged 9-to-12 a taste of different tech careers.

Each session will allow students to step into the shoes of an Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) Engineer, Music Producer, Game Developer, Video Editor, Mobile App Developer, and even an Inventor!

While exploring these inspiring tech careers, students will delve into exciting projects and learn the associated skills — from physical computing, video game creation and everything in between. They will leave with a better understanding of what they like what brilliant careers there are in the world of tech. 

No pre-requisites is needed to join the club.

Each weekly session runs for 2hrs on Saturday or Sunday (depending on the venue).

The Junior Tech Club runs for 10 sessions but you can choose the FlexiPass option and select the 5 sessions of your choice.
Let us know your selection here:
Saturday sessions FlexiPass
Sunday sessions FlexiPass

Each term brings a different set of careers, allowing students to join the Junior Tech Club all year round!


Find your closest club:

in LONDON

South Hampstead High School from 10am to 12pm
On the following Saturdays: Apr 25th, May 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, June 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th and July 4th

Chelsea Academy from 1.30pm to 3.30pm
On the following Saturdays: Apr 25th, May 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, June 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th and July 4th

University College School from 1.30pm to 3.30pm
On the following Sundays: Apr 26th, May 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, June 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th and July 5th

in CAMBRIDGE

Hills Road Sixth Form College from 1pm to 3pm
On the following Saturdays: Apr 25th, May 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, June 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th and July 4th

in MANCHESTER

Code Nation from 1.30pm to 3.30pm
On the following Saturdays: June 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th and July 4th

 

Laptop hire is only available in our London clubs.

What your child will learn

  • The fundamentals of Artificial Intelligence (A.I.)
  • Telling A Story: storyboarding and structuring a game
  • Graphic design and video editing basics
  • Creating a content based App
  • Confidence in creating code
  • How to use algorithms and functions as well as how to test and debug code

"It was a great experience to actually create my own VR environment. I enjoyed learning about AR and VR and hope to apply the techniques in the future."

Marco, Junior VR Designer