Application Process

To join Social Hackers Academy you must complete the three steps below


Step 1: Letter of Motivation

You should write a ‘Letter of Motiviation’ which should be atleast 500 words long.

This letter should contain:

  • Why you want to be a developer
  • Information about yourself
  • Any background you have with computers

When you have complete this letter you should email it to


Step 2: KhanAcademy

After you have sent your letter you should complete this KhanAcademy course:

This will teach you the basics of how to make a website.

If you do not have access to a computer please contact us and you come to our classroom to use ours.

When you’ve completed this course you can continue to the next step.



Step 3: CodePen Website

The final part of the application process is to create a simple website here:

This website should

  • Show everything you’ve learnt in the KhanAcademy course
  • Use HTML and CSS
  • Be about yourself, a hobby or anything you like!
  • Try to impress us!

When you’ve completed this website. Click save at the top right of the screen and send the URL of the website to


When you have completed all three steps we will look at your application and accept you on the course.

The next course starts in February 2018.