IN-PERSON | ONLINE | 5-DAY BOOTCAMP

Minecraft (II) - Engineer Redstone

Dive into the world of code and machinery by applying real-life programing concepts to automate processes.
Now that you know that Minecraft is not just a game, we can use more complex coding concepts such as loops and conditionals to build stronger code bases. These concepts are required to make sure that even when you leave your code running by itself, it can manage when things don’t go as planned. We will be automating Minecraft farming, and more complex structural builds up in the air, so get your coordinates ready!
  
Perfect for age 6 - 8
  
Prior student at Preface
  
Private bootcamp available
5

Days in total
1.5

Hours daily
2 - 4

Learners per class
2000+

Happy Graduates
Key learnings
Taking a look at how you can take basic block-based coding concepts, and develop a stronger code base
Understand how to code specialised Minecraft blocks such as redstones, farming blocks, nether blocks, etc.
Familiarising students with the terminal to understand commands and arguments
Preparations
Please bring your own device - a laptop with internet connectivity. Mac or Windows are both fine.
Bring a friend to learn with you so there’s always at least 2 pax per class. We’ll message you in case you’re the only one for class rearrangements.

Intermediate difficulty

Make sure you have taken Preface’s Minecraft Beginner courses earlier.
Timeslots
Our Campus
Campus | Causeway Bay
18/F, Tower 535, 535 Jaffe Road, Causeway Bay, HK
Campus | Tsim Sha Tsui
31/F, The Gateway Tower 5 (Sun Life Tower), 15 Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, HK
Campus | Causeway Bay
18/F, Tower 535, 535 Jaffe Road, Causeway Bay, HK
Campus | Tsim Sha Tsui
31/F, The Gateway Tower 5 (Sun Life Tower), 15 Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, HK
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Frequently Asked

The best age to start learning to code can be as young as 3 years old. This is the best age to expose your child to the basic concepts of computing. When they gradually grow into their teenage years, our coding and game-design projects can then spark creativity, logical thinking, and individuality. As Preface's coding curriculums are tailor-made for each demographic group, it’s never too early or too late for your child to start exploring the beauty of coding.
First things first, coding is satisfying and fun! Our passionate coaches will guide your children through the whole curriculum. Once they get the hang of it, they can enjoy the exhilarating joy of coding their own project and customizing them to their heart’s desire. Coding is not just a computer language, children can also learn how to dissect complicated computer codes into separate bits and pieces. This will help develop their logical and critical mindset. This is crucial to a child's development since they can apply this mindset later on in life. People who can clearly analyze and communicate complex ideas in simple terms tend to be more successful in all walks of life. Programming challenges also help children develop resilience. When kids debug their own code, they develop the ability to bounce back from failure and see failure as a stepping stone to their ultimate success. What’s more important is that coding trains up their technical mindset to prepare for the digital economy and the tech-driven future. By turning from a passive tech consumer to a proactive creator, kids with coding knowledge look at the world in a different way, and who knows, maybe it even opens pathways for lucrative future careers.
You don’t need any prior coding experience to start learning. We have courses for each experience level, from complete beginner to seasoned tinkerer. At Preface, we provide a curriculum that’s just right for your child, by considering their learning goals and preferences. If you already know the fundamentals, you can choose to skip a module by scheduling an assessment and interview with our consultant.
Our instructors are all battle-tested with field and academic experiences to provide deeper insight to learners of different interests and industries. Their backgrounds range from primary school teachers, software engineers, Ph.D. educators, to even pilots. All of them have to pass our 4-step recruitment process; from video screening, an interview, a curriculum-based assessment, to finally a live teaching demo. Our stringent process is to ensure that we only select the top 1.5% of instructors, which makes our learning experience the top in the industry. Learn more about:Preface's difference.
Upon graduating from our coding programs or bootcamps, your child will receive a certificate of completion with their name and graduation date on it. Please note that the certificate will be issued upon request.

You’ll attend a Learning Consultation, which showcases the projects your child has done along with comments from our instructors. This will be arranged at a later stage after you’ve signed up for a class.

Additionally, we use scaffolding to break up learning into chunks. Students will do projects with different levels of difficulty, which escalates along with your child's progress so that our instructor can assess and ensure they have a strong understanding of the concepts before moving forward.

Yes, please do. If there’s any concern about bringing your device, feel free to talk to our Learning Support team to work out an arrangement. For ScratchJr courses, please get an iPad or a Tablet. For Scratch, App Inventor, and any other classes, please bring a laptop. Both Mac and Windows work as long as they can connect to the internet.

However, please place your request 48 hours before class if you need assistance for devices, or administration fees is applied.

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Tuitions are non-refundable once the student’s placement has been confirmed.
All the credits save into each individual’s account, and it is not transferable.
For any special class arrangements, kindly contact the Community Team via live chat!
No worries if your child has never used the laptop before. Our instructor will teach basic functions of the laptop, such as using the mousepad or controlling the cursor. We ensure a fruitful coding experience for each and every child.
Report to our Community Team immediately via live chat, we will inform the instructor at once. As our instructors’ schedules are fixed, there will not be any compensation for late situations. (excluding sick leaves).
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