Web in pulse

Web in pulse - a free training programme in web development.

This web development training programme is intended for 18-30 year-olds seeking vocational retraining, whether or not they are a registered jobseeker.

It confers a "Junior Web Developer" certificate from Centrale Nantes and professional certification (level 5) in Web development.


  • Companies in the digital sector in the Nantes area
  • 18 to 30 year-olds seeking vocational retraining, with or without a high school diploma
  • 45% women trainees in the first intake (2019-2020)
  • 35% women trainees in the second intake (2021)

Operational skills focus

Candidates selected to follow the Web in Pulse programme will develop operational skills in the following functional areas and environments:
  • Algorithms
  • Languages (HTML, CSS, PHP, MySQL, jQuery, Javascript etc.)
  • Free software (Linux, OpenOffice etc)
  • Databases
  • CMS, WordPress
  • UX Design
  • Scrum
  • Project Management

Training objectives


Meet current needs:

A relevant and qualified response to the strong demands of Nantes Métropole, Loire-Atlantique and Pays-de-la-Loire businesses in terms of digital skills and occupations, especially in web development.

Women in the digital sector:

Web in pulse is committed to including that at least 30% of women trainees in this web development training programme.

Provisional Programme

The Web in Pulse programme is divided into four modules:
  1. Introduction to the digital sector: algorithms, mathematics, digital ecosystem, designer-developer, employability
  2. Front-end: design, ergonomics, coding, UX design
  3. Back-end: technical and functional solution (Hidden Side)
  4. Web project management: methodology, communication, tests and security

Individual support is provided throughout the training programme via web projects, workshops, meetings and events in the digital sector, sponsorship, training and career advice and tutoring for the work experience period.

Total duration: 625 hours + 175 hours (5 weeks) of work experience.
Provisional Schedule:
  • 1st intake: 7 October 2019 to 19 May 2020
  • 2nd intake: 8 April 2021 to 17 December 2021
  • Contact us (webinpulse24df4a8a-45cd-4319-a27e-645cce24cefe@ec-nantes.fr?Subject=Web In Pulse&body=Bonjour, je souhaite que vous repreniez contact avec moi à propos de Web In Pulse, parcours de formation 'Développeur Web' labellisé Grande Ecole du Numérique. Cordialement.)

Interviews with former trainees (in French):


100% of trainees of the first and second session recommend the training programme.

Published on February 5, 2019 Updated on February 7, 2022