The Piscine at 42 Adelaide
The last step in the application process is the Piscine. By working for 28 days through challenging projects and solving daily assignments alongside your peers, you are given the opportunity to figure out if 42 Adelaide's peer-to-peer learning method suits you.
A month like no other...
What is the Piscine at 42 Adelaide?
The last step in the application process is the Piscine. By working through challenging projects and solving daily assignments alongside your peers, you are given the opportunity to figure out if 42 Adelaide’s peer-to-peer learning method suits you.
The Piscine takes place in our Adelaide campus and must be completed in-person. It is a demanding, yet unforgettable, incredibly rewarding, once-in-a-lifetime experience!
Dive into the world of 42 Adelaide with a month dedicated to finding out if programming is for you.
NO PRIOR KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED
No prior programming knowledge is required; you will be starting from the basics before moving on to more complex coding exercises.
Your time to shine
This is the last step in our admissions process, in which you will be coding non-stop for 28 days, 7 days a week, day and night to earn your place in the school.
You will try and fail, repeatedly. But this trial-and-error period is a learning process which builds stamina, determination, creativity and problem-solving skills.
Find your community
You will meet new friends, build long-lasting connections, and make powerful contributions to our knowledge-sharing ecosystem.
LEARN ABOUT YOURSELF
Discover how 42 Adelaide’s learning methods can help you move forward.
Skills for life
What you will take away
During the 28 day Piscine you will learn transferrable skills for life, no matter what career path you choose.
You will start at the very beginning and learn to code in C programming language, which provides a solid foundation from which to branch into other programming languages.
You will sharpen valuable interpersonal and teamwork skills, through discussions, evaluation sessions, and group projects with your peers.
You will develop lifelong learning habits as well as the agility and resilience to adapt to industry trends; an essential skill for a career in the tech!
During the Piscine you will learn a lot about yourself and how you work best. Playing to your strengths and managing your time are core skills that can be applied to any role.