Educational Centre ORT-Hilel, Kiev

In October 2014 the first IT laboratory was installed and first course started on the basis of “Hillel” International.  Educational center ORT- Hillel Kiev was officially opened in May 2015 with the installation of the second lab.  The Centre is providing a comprehensive solution to the challenges, youth faced while striving for the successful career in computer programming. The main aim of the Centre is to provide IT training courses to hundreds of young members of Jewish community who are aiming for an ICT education that will enable them to keep up-to-date skills, to find suitable employment, and to improve their economic status. All disciplines are accompanied by an in-depth study of the English language and lessons on mathematical logic.

Many of those who come to the IT school have never previously participated in Jewish community life. It is from here that they experience their very first Shabbat and meet other Jewish youth, so they begin the process of involvement into the Jewish life.

Name of Centre Educational centre ORT- Hillel Kiev
Location Kiev/Ukraine
Age range Senior school, Adult education and training
Students 325
Teachers 35

Courses

The fields of study at computer school are the following: Introduction to programming, C/C++ programmer, Java programmer, iOS developer, Android developer, E-marketing and SEO, UI design, Project Manager WEB, Front-end developer, Net developer. Each course is of 32 or 64 hours (4 hours per week) duration. All practical exercises are based on real-life projects. All disciplines are accompanied by an in-depth study of the English language and lessons on mathematical logic.

Educational Centre ORT-Hilel, Kiev - Programming

Duration – 4 months, 2 times per week.

The course is designed for students who just begin their way in IT-industry and haven’t got any initial knowledge of fundamentals of programming. For 2 months students get to know about computer organization, how to write program on Java-language, etc. At the end of the course “Introduction in programming” students can choose specialization and continue learning any language of programming and start career in IT-industry successfully. 

Duration – 2 months, 2 times per week

The course is designed for students who would like to get new specialty «Java Developer» and plan to develop future professional activity in the IT-industry. During the course students get knowledge needed for creating Java-applications. This is the first step in Java-programmer carrier. 

Duration – 3 months, 2 times per week.

The course is designed for students who haven’t any special background but have enough knowledge of web-browser, file and text editor. Within the frame of the course the students study how to create software, games and web-application. Since the first lesson students get hands-on tasks and during the course they work on their own portfolio which can be provided to employer. 

Duration – 4 months, 2 times per week

QA Manual is course of testing software and computer games and included next topics: introduction in software testing, analysis of software requirements, methods and types of testing, test documentation, functional testing, regression testing, testing of web-applications, desktop-application testing, testing of mobile applications.

Duration – 3 months, 26 lessons, 2 times per week

The course is designed for students who are already familiar with manual testing at a sufficient level (intern, junior), and the initial base of modern programming languages. To enter the course one need to pass an introductory testing for a general understanding of the initial base of programming languages.

Duration – 3 months, 20 lessons, 2 times per week

Java EE is a logical extension of the Java SE course and is designed for students with a good knowledge of the basics of Java.

In the process of learning, students will master the EE technology stack, used to create applications and services of the business level.

The course consists of 20 lessons, which combine theoretical presentation of the material and practical work. In each lesson, students will develop individual components as part of the creation of a comprehensive module under the guidance of a teacher.

Duration – 4 months, 32 lessons, 2 times per week

PHP — is a programming language that is one of the leaders among languages used to create websites. The course is designed for people without special programming knowledge. During the course, students perform homework and develop two projects: the development of a blog and an online store. When developing projects, students will be able to use the knowledge and technology they gain while receiving mentoring support from a teacher who advises on issues arising.

Duration – 4 months, 32 lessons, 2 times per week

Python is a multi-paradigm language of high level, which gives the developer great freedom of action. But greater freedom can turn into both elegant code and into complete anarchy and chaos. This course is designed for people who have just started to get acquainted with programming. It will consider both the Python language in general and its application for creating Web projects.

During the course, the goal will be practical studies. All practical exercises will be combined into two projects: the first - abstract (practical tasks for fixing the material); the second one is close to reality (the group itself chooses the topic: an online store / online media / social network / site for tourism, etc.).

3 months, 25 lessons, 2 times per week

The course is designed for those who want to learn how to design an interesting, non-trivial, attractive and user-friendly interface. For those who are ready and able to adapt quickly to the changing needs of users.

The course will be useful for entrepreneurs, top managers of Internet companies, startup managers, project managers, analysts, web designers, web developers and other professionals whose activities are related to Internet technologies and IT business, and just creative people interested in.

Educational Centre ORT-Hilel, Kiev - Project Management

Duration – 2 months, 2 times per week

The course is designed for students who work in IT-industry and want to fully realize their potential in IT-industry, to make a career or create own technology project. The course includes topics with different types of projects, risk assessment, work with clients and team.

Duration – 1 months, 2 times per week

The course is designed for those who would like to gain necessary skills of business communications and is useful for SMM-specialists of brands and companies, graduates of universities, public figures and owners of businesses. The course is designed for anyone who wants to be more efficient on the web, to use social media and to promote yourself or your business. During the course students learn how to build their personal brand on the web and create or correct the informal channels of communication of business.

2 months, 16 lessons, 2 times per week

The course is designed for students of technical and economic specialities, project managers, product managers, analysts, account managers and all those who want to understand business processes. During the training, students will gain an understanding of IT business processes and how to analyze them, learn a large amount of practical information, and gain practical skills in building a diagram of business processes and an understanding of cross-team interaction.

3 months, 24 lessons, 2 times per week

Together with the growing popularity of the IT sphere, the number of IT specialists is growing but it is very difficult to find experienced and qualified specialists. That's why companies need professional recruiters who among hundreds of resumes and profiles can find that rare specialist who will become an integral part of a friendly team.

The program allows students to get practical experience from the very first lesson. Students become acquainted with the most frequent cases of IT-recruitment, work on complex vacancies and understanding IT-concepts.

Social Media Communications

Duration – 1 months, 2 times per week

The course is designed for those who would like to get necessary skills of business communications and is useful for SMM-specialists of brands and companies, graduates of universities, public figures and owners of businesses. The course is designed for anyone who wants to be more efficient on the web, to use social media for future and to promote yourself or own business. During the course students learn how to build their personal brand on the web and create or correct the informal channels of communication of business.

Teaching and Further Career Opportunities

Teaching staff are professionals with years of experience in the biggest IT companies in Ukraine such as Luxoft, Ciklum, Netpeak, Netocrat Communications etc.

The Centre works with business incubators that help innovative and advanced IT-projects to become world-class companies. The Centre holds regular meetings with potential employers and assists in successful employment. Centre graduates pass a simplified interview and have the chance to work on probation in partner companies. Students who successfully complete the probation period have the opportunity to continue their work in these companies.