Coding for Community Professionals

Designed & developed by CMX Media and Make It With Code

A course designed to teach Community Professionals practical coding skills that will help in their day-to-day work

What is this course?

  • Tailored to Community Professionals

    Based on extensive research, the course has been designed to teach coding skills that will be genuinely useful to Community Professionals.

  • Teaching reusable building blocks

    You'll learn how to use common building blocks that can be reused for a wide range of community focused coding projects. We have your back.

  • One-to-one support available throughout

    We provide support via email and our Facebook Group so there's no need to give up when it gets tricky.

  • Who's behind the course?

    The course is a joint project by CMX Media and Make It With Code. CMX is a leading destination for community industry training, education and events.

  • Structure & Pricing

    The course costs $700 and lasts 10 weeks. We haven't scheduled our next class, but enter you email above to be the first to know when we open up to new students.

  • Only 20 slots available

    We keep our class-sizes small - limiting them to just 20 students.


Is the course suitable for beginners?

Yes, absolutely. This course was developed for people with little to no experience with coding.

Is this an in-person course or an online course?

The course is entirely online.

Are there any special requirements to take part in the course?

All you need is a computer with an up-to-date browser.

How much does the course cost?

The price of the course is $700.

When will the course start?

We haven't scheduled our next class, but enter you email above to be the first to know when we open up to new students.

How long will I have access to the lessons for?

You’ll be able to access the lessons for one year, so you can take the course at your own pace.

What time will the lessons be at?

You can choose to do the lessons at any time you wish.

How long will each lesson take?

This will really depend on the person. They should take a maximum of 4 hours a week.

How are the lessons delivered?

All the lessons materials are online. The course instructions will be provided in written text, you will also be given an online code editor and support will be available via our Facebook Group.

Is support available?

Definitely. You can either email us or post your questions in our Facebook Group.

What is your teaching methodology?

You can find out about the way we teach here.

I have a question that isn't answered here. Who should I contact?

Please feel free to email questions to


The Team

  • David

    David Spinks is the CEO of CMX Media, where they're fueling the community industry through events, education, community, training, services, and products.

  • Ben

    Founder of Make It With Code. Rails Developer, author of 'Reliably Deploying Rails Applications'. Avid indoor climber. Believer in "Small Steps Taken Quickly"

  • Huw

    Founder of Make It With Code. Software product manager with experience working in startups and larger companies, such as Vodafone Group. Also a keen indoor climber.

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