How to run your own coding events: Adam's story

Adam, 17, lives in Belfast in Northern Ireland and runs coding events for young people. Part of our Bitesize world of work series.

I want to get more teenagers involved in the tech industry.

  • Adam is curious about how things are built and started creating websites in his spare time
  • After going to coding events for adults, he decided there should be something similar for teenagers
  • His events bring young people together to learn how to build websites and phone apps.

Adam's career path

Adam's career path

What to expect if you want to be an events manager

  • Events manager salary: Variable ranging from £17,000 - £80,000 per year
  • Events manager working hours: Average 37.5 hours per week
  • Typical route: You can do a college or university course in events management but it isn’t essential. You could gain experience of organising events and activities in your social life.

This information is a guide (sources: LMI for All, National Careers Service)

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