Yoan Hlebarov

Job Before:  Professional Musician

Job Now: Software Developer @ Cairn Solutions Limited


Course:  Coding Traineeship
Placement Date: October 2022

Why did you start the Traineeship?
I was looking to change my career path and software development was something that was very interesting to me.
I found the IT Career Switch was a course that could bring me up to speed in the field and help me find employment.
The traineeship also has the benefit of having a tutor with whom you can speak if you run into any problems or seek further clarification.
What did you enjoy most about the Traineeship?
I enjoyed the challenge and the ability to learn on my own terms. It was enjoyable to spend extra time and gain more knowledge on specific topics.
I also enjoyed the ability to build two projects which helped to tie everything together. Having done these I felt I was much better prepared to face a real-world coding challenge.
What's your current role like?
I am currently employed as a software developer for Cairn Solutions. My duties include maintaining existing code, adding features requested by our clients, and building new applications. We work with a wide range of frameworks and databases. It is a very exciting position for a new developer in a team that is supportive and engaging.