We will refund you if, having put a genuine effort in job-hunting (see next section), you don’t get an offer for a job that is:
We can only offer you a job offer guarantee if you put a genuine effort into looking for a job (in the UK):
If you keep looking for a job for 6 months, and can’t get a great offer (see previous section), we’ll refund what you paid us in full.
You’re expected to start job-hunting immediately after leaving the course. If you need to take a short break after the course, or if you need to stop job-hunting for a while because external circumstances stop you (e.g. an illness), you’ll need an authorisation of our Careers team, which will not be unreasonably withheld.
In some cases, the Careers team may advise you to further work on some aspects of your skills instead of applying for jobs. In this case, not applying for jobs while you’re continuing learning following written advice of the Careers team, won’t invalidate this job offer guarantee.
You may choose to get a temporary job to support yourself during the job-hunting process. This is absolutely fine as long as it doesn’t prevent you from job-hunting, and is not a job that would qualify for the purposes of this job offer guarantee (see the previous section).
You’ll need to maintain a weekly written record of your job-hunting activities (specific jobs applied to, links to blog posts, Career Fairs attendance, etc). This record will form the basis for the refund. You’ll need to share this document with the Careers team at the beginning of the job-hunt in order to qualify for the job offer guarantee. The Careers team will describe the process in detail before you start job-hunting.
Anyone who joined Makers after the 26th March 2018 to get a job as a junior software developer, paid us the tuition fees, and successfully completed the 16 week course, including building and presenting the final project. If you leave Makers before the end of the course, whether because you chose to do so yourself or we had to ask you to leave, you won’t qualify for the job offer guarantee.
Additionally, the following students don’t qualify for the job offer guarantee: