Web in pulse

Web in pulse - intensive, sustainable and inclusive - a free training programme in web development.

This web development training programme is intended for 18-30 year-old job seekers, who are registered with Pays de la Loire Employment Centre. It is intended primarily for people from priority neighbourhoods in the Nantes area. 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-old jobseekers from priority neighbourhoods, with or without a high school diploma

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.

Boost employment in working class neighbourhoods:

The Web in Pulse training programme is open only to 18 to 30 year-old job seekers from priority neighbourhoods in Nantes.

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: October 2019 to May 2020
  • 2nd intake: November 2020 to September 2021

Partner Companies

Published on February 5, 2019 Updated on July 9, 2020