FAQs

We love answering questions!
Especially the hard ones.

However, we did come up with a few that we might be able to answer in advance.
If you still have questions please email us at
contact@elevationacademy.co

General Questions
What is Elevation Academy?

Elevation Academy is a contemporary industry-based educational ecosystem.
We believe that continuous learning is the key to professional and personal growth in the dynamic, highly demanding 21st century job market. We offer practical, cutting-edge training for today’s most in-demand skills. We match our students with the best opportunities, industry experts and practical hands on experience in order to help them discover and develop a career they love.

What makes us better than our competitors?

We don’t compare ourselves to others, but we know you do :). However, we do pride ourselves on the following:
People-Focused – We invest in people above all else. We are dedicated to ensuring that you have a positive, enriching and empowering learning experience.
Career Skills – We don’t just teach you skills. We teach you how to conduct yourself in the workplace, work in a team, how to plan your career, how to interview, how to present yourself and so much more!
Industry Focused – We are strongly connected to the industry. We host guest speakers from the industry, provide a professional mentoring program (in selected courses), work with companies to offer projects and organize an industry event for students to present their final projects.

Where do the courses take place?

All our courses take place at Elevation Academy’s Tel Aviv Campus located at WeWork Hazerem (HaPelech St 7, Tel Aviv). We’re not kidding when we say we’re connected to the industry. Having our campus at WeWork means we’re at the center of Tel Aviv’s thriving startup community. Come visit us!

How many people are in a class?

Like we mentioned above, we are a people-focused organization. Therefore our classes are relatively small (15-24) in order to ensure that all students receive personalized instruction and guidance.

Is there a course project?

Yes, throughout the courses you will apply everything you learn to develop your course project, based on the relevant topic.

Can I receive financial assistance from Misrad Haklita?

It depends. This works on a person by person basis. While we can’t guarantee that you’ll receive financial assistance, we can say that every Elevation Academy student that applied for funding, received it.

What if my English isn’t good?

Don’t worry, this is why we have an admissions process. Our admissions process is designed to test your level of English.  As the startup industry works predominantly in English, we do incorporate English (presentations and lectures are all in English) to better prepare you for life after the program.

However, if you’re not sure, or would like to speak with an admissions manager – we are happy to help!

Do I need to bring my laptop?

Yes, but if you don’t own a laptop you can rent one from us.

What type of placement assistance do you provide?

Elevation Academy cannot guarantee a job to any student or graduate, but we have a variety of initiatives designed to help you reach your goals.

What if I have to miss a session?

While we hope that you will attend every class, we know that sometimes things come up. If you absolutely must miss a class, please let us know. We do not recommend missing more than 2 sessions over the course of the program. Reach out to your instructor to figure out the best way to stay on top of the material – falling behind will inhibit your ability to succeed in the course. We are committed to making this a great educational experience for you, and want to make sure a couple bumps along the way don’t stop you from reaching your end goal.

Programming for non-programmers
Why is this course relevant today?

Whether you’re looking to cross-over into a role that requires you to know basic programming or you’re looking to level up in your existing role, programming for non-programmers will give you programming foundation and the basics of writing codeIn 3 days you will get a strong basis of programming, understand how to navigate the world of tech, and get hands-on experience. 

What practical skill sets can I expect to have upon completion of the course?

In a 3 day workshop, you will learn the foundations of programming including:

Learn to build a dynamic, front-end to your web application using a modern JavaScript libraries.

Use HTML and CSS- to create layout and style your application.

Learn programming foundation and the basics of writing code and building a website.

Build your own 1st working portfolio website

What is the course commitment?

3 Days

Will I have to learn something before the course?

No need to learn anything before the workshop. all you need is an aspiration for learning.

Front-End Web Development
Why is this course relevant today?

There’s never been a better time to start a career as a web developer.
From startups to large companies, there is a consistent demand for developers who both write high-quality code and experienced problem solvers who can design creative solutions.

What practical skill sets can I expect to have upon completion of the course?

Our curriculum is based on the most in-demand technical skills that employers look for in a junior web developer.  By the end of this intensive bootcamp, you will be able to:

  • Write HTML, CSS, and JavaScript that displays as intended in modern browsers
  • Develop a dynamic front-end to your application using a modern framework used to create single-page apps, such as Angular or Backbone
  • Consume web APIs from third-party sites
  • Write secure applications and deploy them to cloud services like Heroku
  • Collaborate within a team using an agile development workflow and widely-accepted collaboration practices using Git

We teach Node, MongoDB and SQL. You will be able to build interactive websites using the NEAP stack (Node / Express / Angular / PostgreSQL). Most importantly, we provide you with the tools and skills to think like a developer and quickly pick up new languages and skills on your own.

You will also participate in hackathons, group projects and mentoring and a final project presentation at our Industry Event with companies looking to hire.

Who is this course for?

Employers don’t just hire based on someone’s skills and qualifications, but also on their personality, work ethic and interpersonal skills. For this reason we accept students who are not only strong analytical thinkers, but also are passionate, humble and willing to work hard.

What is the course commitment?

The Elevation Academy Coding Bootcamp is 12 weeks long and full-time. Actual time spent on the course consists of class on Sunday – Thursday from 9am – 5pm.
There is an additional ~20 hours of homework per week.

what does a typical day look like?

A typical day starts with a 20 minutes lecture about a particular skill or topic. You will then read through the course curriculum with a partner and practice your newly learned skills by working on a coding project. Our Coding Bootcamp support team is there to offer help and guidance every step of the way.

What language is this course taught in?

English. But don’t worry, we have some Hebrew speaking trainers.

What kind of jobs do Coding Bootcamp graduates get?

Coding Bootcampers excel in both small and large companies. The kinds of jobs graduates get vary, and can range from Junior Front-End and Back-End Web Developers to QA positions. It all depends on the needs of the organization and your desire and capabilities.

Can I really get a job as a junior developer after this program?

We can’t guarantee you a job, no one can. We provide all students with career development and placement assistance. The demand for web developers is always growing, and we do our best to prepare our students for careers as junior full-stack web developers.

What if I’m a beginner and can’t keep up the pace?

Don’t worry! We have set up our bootcamp to ensure every student gets personalized attention and support. Three members of our Coding Bootcamp support team are available for each class. We also offer daily office hours with our instructors and TAs.

will I have to learn something before the course?

Every student must complete the Pre-Work at least 1 week before the course date. If you’re having trouble with the pre-work or require extra help, we offer free Pre-Work meetups at our Tel Aviv campus (WeWork Hazerem!).

All information regarding the Pre-Work meetups will be emailed to you before the course begins.

What kind of project will I work on?

Students usually work on a web app. Here are some examples:

Data Analysis
Why is this course relevant today?

In our highly competitive world, understanding and drawing conclusions from data is crucial for the success of businesses and organizations.
Data analytics has become critical in almost every role in the industry, from marketing to programming, business development and the ever growing role of data analyst.

Who is this course for?

This course is best suited for BA graduates who are not intimidated by numbers (Math, Statistics, Economics, Computer Science, Psychology, Business Administration, Science or other data related field) with 1-2 years of experience in the hi-tech industry (not a must).

What practical skill sets can I expect to have upon completion of the course?

By the end of the course, you’ll be able to:

Use Mixpanel, R Studio, and SQL to collect and analyze data sets.

Present data-driven insights to key stakeholders using data visualization and dashboards

Tell compelling stories with your data

Learn python

What language is this course taught in?

This course is taught in Hebrew or English. However, as the startup industry often requires a working knowledge of English, all of the Hebrew course presentations are in English and students are expected to present their final projects in English.

What is the course commitment?

The course meets twice a week in the evening for 3 hours. Beyond the course you are required to invest approximately 3-4 hours of independent study at home.

What kind of jobs do Data Analytics graduates get?

The course provides a super extensive perspective into Data Analytics primarily from a product perspective. You will gain hands on experience with a variety of tools opening up greater employment opportunities as a junior data analyst or within your current role.

Will I have to learn something before the course?

Yes. Ahead of the course you are required to complete an online course in SQL and Python. Upon being accepted to the course we will send all the materials.

Product Management
Why is this course relevant today?

It seems that everyone has an idea about the ‘next big thing’ but few people have the knowledge, skills and tools to bring a product to life. This is where Product Managers come into play.
Product managers are critical to organizations. As the focal points between business, design, and technology, they are uniquely positioned to assess whether a product makes business sense, is desired by users and is technologically feasible. Whether they’re developing their own product or working within a larger organization, product managers work with key stakeholders, designers, and developers to ensure that the final product meets both customer and business objectives.

Who is this course for?

Having experience in the high-tech industry is a big advantage since much of our content is based on familiarity with this ecosystem We want you to learn and study among potential colleagues and expand your professional network in class. Regardless of which industry you’re from, or want to enter, you’ll learn to launch viable, market‐ready products that anticipate user needs by making tough decisions and working with stakeholders.

What practical skill sets can I expect to have upon completion of the course?

By the end of the course, you’ll be able to:

Clearly describe the role of a product manager

Learn to develop a product, the lean startup way

Effectively determine key risks and assumptions of a given product in order to test them

Effectively define and measure KPIs

Develop MVPs

Measure a product’s success and track its lifecycle.

Use tools and methodologies such as: Agile, Scrum, Analytics, Wireframing, Storyboarding.

What language is this course taught in?

This course is taught in Hebrew. However, as the startup industry often requires a working knowledge of English, all of the course presentations are in English and students are expected present their final projects in English.

What is the course commitment?

This course takes place twice a week between 6pm-9pm.

What kind of jobs do Product Management graduates get?

You will gain developing and researching skills regarding products and customers opening up greater employment opportunities as a Product Manager or within your current role.

What will I gain from this course?

The course will introduce you to the wild and exciting world of product management, and enable you to understand and practice what product managers do in their day-to-day life.

Will I have to learn something before the course?

No. You’ll learn everything you need from scratch.

Digital Marketing
why is this course relevant today?

The marketing world is ever evolving, learning Digital Marketing from top industry experts keeps you ahead in game. Kickstart your career the startup way.

Who is this course for?

This course is for beginners with small or without any prior digital marketing background or experience.

What practical skill sets can I expect to have upon completion of the course?

Project-based learning working on a course based project to implement each new tool or method.

Learn how to create a strategy from A to Z, by understanding the world of marketing, its development and your place in it.

Learn the art of gaining engagement and awareness the natural way – master SEO, Content, Email Marketing, and Social Media presence and more.

What language is this course taught in?

This course is taught in Hebrew and English- you can choose the right course for you (as the startup industry often requires a working knowledge of English, all of the Hebrew course presentations are written in English).

What is the course commitment?

The course is twice a week for three hours in the evening. There are approximately 2-3 hours of homework each week.

What does a typical day look like?

The course is fast paced and accompanied by a lot of in-class group and individual practice, alongside industry expert lectures.

What kind of jobs do Digital Marketing graduates get?

The course aims to equip you to become a Junior marketer, and Junior PPC.

What are the requirements?

There are no official prior requirements for this course. Admission includes request submission, marketing challenge and a phone interview.

What’s so unique about your Digital Marketing Course?

In Elevation Academy you will learn directly from industry experts, our Syllabus is approved by Facebook and Google. We will get you ready to pass the Facebook and Google tests. All learning is done by doing – running real campaigns.  

Will I have to learn something before the course?

No. You’ll learn everything you need from scratch.

Coding Bootcamp
Why is this course relevant today?

There’s never been a better time to start a career as a web developer.
From startups to large companies, there is a consistent demand for developers who both write high-quality code and experienced problem solvers who can design creative solutions.

What practical skill sets can I expect to have upon completion of the course?

Our curriculum is based on the most in-demand technical skills that employers look for in a junior web developer.  By the end of this intensive bootcamp, you will be able to:

  • Write HTML, CSS, and JavaScript that displays as intended in modern browsers
  • Develop a dynamic front-end to your application using a modern framework used to create single-page apps, such as Angular or Backbone
  • Consume web APIs from third-party sites
  • Write secure applications and deploy them to cloud services like Heroku
  • Collaborate within a team using an agile development workflow and widely-accepted collaboration practices using Git

We teach Node, MongoDB and SQL. You will be able to build interactive websites using the NEAP stack (Node / Express / Angular / PostgreSQL). Most importantly, we provide you with the tools and skills to think like a developer and quickly pick up new languages and skills on your own.

You will also participate in hackathons, group projects and mentoring and a final project presentation at our Industry Event with companies looking to hire.

Who is this course for?

Employers don’t just hire based on someone’s skills and qualifications, but also on their personality, work ethic and interpersonal skills. For this reason we accept students who are not only strong analytical thinkers, but also are passionate, humble and willing to work hard.

What is the course commitment?

The Elevation Academy Coding Bootcamp is 12 weeks long and full-time. Actual time spent on the course consists of class on Sunday – Thursday from 9am – 5pm.
There is an additional ~20 hours of homework per week.

what does a typical day look like?

A typical day starts with a 20 minutes lecture about a particular skill or topic. You will then read through the course curriculum with a partner and practice your newly learned skills by working on a coding project. Our Coding Bootcamp support team is there to offer help and guidance every step of the way.

What language is this course taught in?

English. But don’t worry, we have some Hebrew speaking trainers.

What kind of jobs do Coding Bootcamp graduates get?

Coding Bootcampers excel in both small and large companies. The kinds of jobs graduates get vary, and can range from Junior Front-End and Back-End Web Developers to QA positions. It all depends on the needs of the organization and your desire and capabilities.

Can I really get a job as a junior developer after this program?

We can’t guarantee you a job, no one can. We provide all students with career development and placement assistance. The demand for web developers is always growing, and we do our best to prepare our students for careers as junior full-stack web developers.

What if I’m a beginner and can’t keep up the pace?

Don’t worry! We have set up our bootcamp to ensure every student gets personalized attention and support. Three members of our Coding Bootcamp support team are available for each class. We also offer daily office hours with our instructors and TAs.

will I have to learn something before the course?

Every student must complete the Pre-Work at least 1 week before the course date. If you’re having trouble with the pre-work or require extra help, we offer free Pre-Work meetups at our Tel Aviv campus (WeWork Hazerem!).

All information regarding the Pre-Work meetups will be emailed to you before the course begins.

What kind of project will I work on?

Students usually work on a web app. Here are some examples:

Facebook Marketing
There are plenty of Facebook courses out there, what’s different in yours?

Elevation Academy created the first ever in person program with a certified syllabus by Facebook. There are indeed many courses out there, but none, other than this one, were written and directed by Facebook.

What if I don’t have any relevant background? Should I still apply?

Of course you should. That’s what applications are for, don’t worry.  It’s our responsibility to make sure that you are ready for any course you will attend. If it’s not right for you, we’ll let you know. We’re not shy about things like that.

I’m not looking for a job, should I still join the course?

Of course! This course will help you to be a great Facebook marketing professional. The course is relevant if you have your own startup to promote, or if you believe it will contribute your professional path towards finding your ideal job. We guarantee the professional level, updated knowledge and cutting edge tools.

I don’t really know a lot about online marketing at all, is it really something that can be taught?

We believe the skills can be taught, and made practical by continuously learning from the industry directly. Beyond learning, it does require a personal commitment and passion for learning that can put you in an advantage.

Community Management
Why is this course relevant today?

Community Management has become one of the most popular positions in the digital world. In Today’s world, we are all Community Members from the Music we hear to the Apps we use. Community Managers are responsible for the relationship between brands and people. They enable the online world which may sometimes feel a bit distant or alienated, become human.

The companies behind these communities needs its members to stay relevant. Community Manager’s biggest assets are the people in their community.

What practical skill sets can I expect to have upon completion of the course?

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Develop the skills to grow any business.
  • Establish a supportive community that will deepen your online voice and echo your brand.
  • Create engagement by getting your community to talk with you, about you, and for you.
  • Expand through analyzing and creating the right content, making your community larger.
Who is this course for?
  • Startups Community Managers.
  • Business owners seeking to gain more customers by growing a community around their services or products.
  • People looking to lead and build a community around an idea, cause, company you are passionate about.
  • People interested in learning from the Industry’s experts
What language is this course taught in?

This course is taught in Hebrew. However, as the startup industry often requires a working knowledge of English, all of the course presentations are in English.

What is the course commitment?

The course consists of 21 hours over the span of 3 intensive days.

What does a typical day look like?

The three days will consist of face to face lectures by industry experts, examining case studies, and building a project.

What kind of jobs do Community Management graduates get?

The course equips you with the tools to become a successful community manager. That said community management is now key within marketing, HR, product, and even if you are considering starting or expanding your own company or venture.

What if I don’t have any relevant background? Should I still apply?

The course does not require to necessarily have relevant background but it does require you to have a community, a desire to open or develop one, and the aptitude to become a great community manager.

What are the requirements?

If you have a passion for brands, companies and most of all people, Community Management is for you. Come learn how to connect your community members online and in the real world.

Will I have to learn something before the course?

No. Just come ready to learn in an immersive setting.

Content Hacking
Why is this course relevant today?

Content marketing is dubbed as king as it is the most efficient way to create both organic and paid marketing long term. People today are looking for more than information about the product, they are looking to get an experience of buying, an experience of knowing.

What practical skill sets can I expect to have upon completion of the course?

Sharpen your content marketing skills through this focused 2 day workshop.  You will learn:

  • What is content marketing and why is it so important?
  • How do you map your content strategy?
  • How do you use each channel and platform for content?
  • How do you research your market?
  • Best practices in writing
  • Optimizing your strategy
What is the course commitment?

3 Days.

Will I have to learn something before the course?

No. You need to have some basic writing skills and a passion for content.

The Freelancer’s Guide
Why is this course relevant today?

Growing your freelance business is no easy feat. Learn from industry experts how to do it efficiently, while enjoying the ride.

What practical skill sets can I expect to have upon completion of the course?

The workshop aims to give you practical skills to market your freelance business. You will learn:

  • What does freelance marketing mean?
  • How do you self brand?
  • How do you network efficiently?
  • How do you find a mentor?
What is the course commitment?

1 day

Will I have to learn something before the course?

No. You need to have your own freelancing business or aspire to open one.