IT Contracting Master Class
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IT Contracting Master Class

The fastest way to become an IT contractor. Step-by-step IT contracting: finding work, companies, accounts and much more
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Last updated 5/2017
English
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Includes:
  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Find contracts
  • Impress with CVs
  • Win interviews
  • Understand contractor companies
  • Negotiate day rates and renewals
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Requirements
  • You should be working in the IT industry
  • You do not need to be based in the UK, but much of the advice is UK-specific
Description

Learn the secrets of successful IT contracting. This course will get you up-and-running with minimal fuss: I'll tell you exactly what you need to know in this series of in-depth video lessons.

If you are thinking about becoming a contractor, this is essential learning. You could do it without: but why spend weeks or months doing the research yourself and making expensive mistakes? Earn the course fee back on day one of your first contract.

Step-by-step advice

Get expert advice on finding contracts, getting and winning interviews, negotiating day rates and renewals and a complete guide to banking, accountancy and limited companies. I'll take you step-by-step through:

  • Deciding whether contracting is right for you
  • Setting up your limited company, bank accounts and accounting
  • What insurance you need (and what you don't!)
  • Finding contracting
  • The secrets that earn interviews and win at them
  • Negotiating day rates and renewals to get more
  • How expenses work
  • Being IR35 compliant
  • Avoiding expensive mistakes


Comprehensive notes

You'll also receive comprehensive notes in our 15,000 word eBook that accompanies the video lessons.

Lifetime access to the course is included.

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who wants to move from permanent to contract work
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Curriculum For This Course
21 Lectures
02:34:48
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Foundation
5 Lectures 39:19

Download the book
00:17


Why not become a contractor?
11:19

Writing your contractor plan
08:28
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Setup
6 Lectures 39:51
Contractor legal structures
05:24

Setting up a limited company
06:57

Banking
05:36

Accountancy
05:57

Business insurance
06:46

Personal insurance
09:11
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Marketing
4 Lectures 42:30
Writing your CV
18:30

Finding contracts
08:43

Winning interviews
10:10

Negotiating day rates
05:07
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Delivery
3 Lectures 13:43
Travel expenses
03:08

Negotiating renewals
07:49

Exit interviews
02:46
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Advanced
3 Lectures 19:25
Expensive mistakes to avoid
10:24

IR35
07:00

Christmas parties
02:01
About the Instructor
Instructor Chris Worfolk
4.5 Average rating
18 Reviews
2,197 Students
5 Courses
Software consultant, writer and teacher

Chris Worfolk is the founder of the IT consultancy Worfolk Limited. He has spent over ten years working in the IT industry helping companies including Sky, Asda, Capita and the NHS improve the digital products.

He is the author of numerous books including How to Exit VIM and the IT Contracting Master Class. He has a degree in computing from the University of Leeds.