Enspiral Dev Academy is a 15 week web development course based in Auckland and Wellington, New Zealand.

After a two year computer course failed to gain him employment, Jeremy Jonas went into an office job that bored him to pieces. Eventually, tired of the monotony of the work, he decided to give tech another go. He looked at the different tertiary programmes on offer, and determined Enspiral Dev Academy to be the best option. We talked to him about his time on the course.

“I used to work in retail at The Warehouse. During my last year at the Lyall…


Enspiral Dev Academy is a 15 week web development course based in Auckland and Wellington, New Zealand.

After discovering that Computer Science didn’t teach him how to be a developer, George Hardy found himself in an unrelated field, until the need to return to his passion overwhelmed him. He researched his options and found Enspiral Dev Academy to be the best choice. 6 weeks after graduating, he signed a contract for his first full time developer role. We talked to him to learn more.

“I’m from Rotorua, I studied at Waikato Uni, did Computer Science. I did that degree and…


Enspiral Dev Academy is a 15 week web development course based in Auckland and Wellington, New Zealand.

Alina Kireeva came to Aotearoa from Russia four years ago with no intention of studying development. She moved from working in the military to acting, before her dreams and her passion for creating prompted her to take the leap and jump into Enspiral Dev Academy in late 2018. We talked to her about her experience entering the world of tech.

“I heard about Dev Academy through friends of friends. By that time I had already started learning software testing, but I knew that…


Enspiral Dev Academy is a 15 week web development course in Auckland and Wellington, New Zealand.

Maya Ningsih was working in Marketing but always had a passion for technology. After finding that her job wasn’t using all of her abilities, and deciding that she didn’t want to miss out on the opportunities in tech, she took the leap and joined Enspiral Dev Academy in late 2018.

“Back in 2015 I was thinking about doing the course, but I was just holding back for too long, and now I’m kind of regretting it. I should’ve just done it then.

I was…


Enspiral Dev Academy trains you to become a web developer in just 15 weeks. Campuses are in Auckland and Wellington, New Zealand.

Caitlyn Bayley recently completed the Dev Academy web development bootcamp, and after graduating, joined the Vodafone Change Accelerator as a Dev Academy volunteer, to help build out the tech projects of some amazing community groups working to make a positive difference in Aotearoa. We take a look at how she got there.


Announcing a new offering from Dev Academy: Foundations, a fast-paced, full time or part time remote introduction to web development.

Enspiral Dev Academy is a 15 week intensive hands-on technology course that takes people from all walks of life and teaches you the skills to get a job as a Junior Web Developer when you graduate. Students learn an enormous amount in a short space of time, both technically and personally.

One of Dev Academy’s strengths is our ability to adapt and change according to industry needs and student feedback. We’ve therefore been working with NZQA, TEC and Studylink for some time to get accreditation and Student Loan approval without altering our kaupapa or affecting the unique way we teach…


Enspiral Dev Academy’s web development programme has been recognised for its excellence, and granted Student Loan eligibility for its unique approach to tertiary education.

Enspiral Dev Academy has been in discussion with NZQA and the Tertiary Education Commission for a long time about making accreditation suit its highly successful courses, rather than changing its courses to fit accreditation. NZQA and TEC have recognised the efficacy and innovation of Dev Academy’s hands-on approach to rapid web development training, and enabled Dev Academy to continue its high rate of quality. …


Enspiral Dev Academy is a web development school for everyone, based in Auckland and Wellington, New Zealand

“At some point in 2017 my life felt busy. I was working 2 jobs and planning a wedding for the end of the year. For a bit of extra cash, I started driving for Uber at night. I had a good paying job but we wanted to have a big family wedding and save for a house at the same time. I enjoyed the driving which made it easier. Switching the brain off and talking to genuine people was great. Probably talking too…


Enspiral Dev Academy is a rapid web development school for everyone, based in Auckland and Wellington, New Zealand.

“I learnt to spell out my name on a computer before I could write it by hand. It was the early 90s and my siblings and I were obsessed with an old Atari. By 4 years old I was able to turn the machine on, and used the opening console screen to play with text and formulate the beginnings of a life long love of the English language, and computer programming.

But it wasn’t always love for code.

“Somewhere between the drone…


I te taha o toku matua,
Ko Ngati Rangi raua ko Ngati Moerewa oku hapu,
Ko Ngapuhi nui tonu te iwi.

I te taha o toku whaea,
Ko Rarotonga ratou ko Tongareva, ko Atiu, ko Tahiti oku motu,
No Tautoro me Kuki Airani au.
Ko Engie Matene ahau.

“I’ll be honest, I grew up thinking technology wasn’t for me. I wasn’t any good at science so automatically in my mind that cancelled me out for doing anything tech related in the future. Or so I thought. …

Maddy King

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