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Our Training Programs

Salesforce Software Developer
3 years post-high school / Bachelor's degree

Become a Salesforce Software Developer

Our Salesforce Software Developer training

This training equips students with the expertise to master Salesforce, a tool at the cutting-edge of CRM (Customer Relationship Management) technology. Companies rely on the Salesforce platform to streamline their CRM and optimize overall performance. Through our Salesforce Software Developer training course, students will be able to develop specific applications used in Salesforce, maintain and update the platform, and train clients and customers to use the platform in a professional environment.

Through the program, you will:

Build applications with and without code to solve complex business problems

Deploy and monitor Salesforce solutions

Deliver innovative customer solutions with a combination of tools from the CRM market leader

Bachelor's degree  (RNCP Niveau 6)
3 years post-high-school

RNCP Code : 37873

Title Certifier: Ministry of Labor

Our Salesforce Software Developer training through Individual Operational Preparation for Employment (POEI) and/or apprenticeship

By the end of this training program, students will be able to:


  • Address real-world business challenges using the Salesforce platform

  • Analyze and comprehend unique business requirements, selecting the most suitable solution from Salesforce's code-enabled technologies to enhance applications and tailor user interfaces

  • Employ appropriate tools to develop top-tier solutions, ensuring functionality within a cloud environment and seamless integration with external systems

At the end of the intensive training, students may be offered permanent employment, fixed-term employment, or an apprenticeship contract based on their profile.


This course is offered in collaboration with EI-Institut, the Salesforce training center in France.

DEX403 Salesforce App Builder and DEX450 Salesforce Software Developer I certifications are a prerequisite for successful completion of the program. 

Career-track program

Salesforce Software Developer

Price: Free for students and companies. France Travail fully covers the training costs under the Individual Operational Preparation for Employment (POEI) program.

Intensive Training:

  • 3 months (400 hours) in Individual Operational Preparation for Employment program (POEI)


  • Alternating Schedule: 1 week in training / 3 weeks in the workplace

  • Additional 420 hours of training

​Format: In-person and/or online


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Advanced Javascript

  • Array manipulation

  • Triggering processing through events

  • Dynamic attribute management

Object-oriented programming with TypeScript

  • Classes and objects

  • Inheritance and abstraction

  • Interfaces and Polymorphism

Introduction to programming in Java

  • Syntactic aspects, types and expressions 

  • Methods and instructions

  • Use abstraction

  • Use inheritance

  • Use the interface mechanism

  • Class development

Cross-disciplinary skills modules

  • Technical and professional English

  • Professional communication / Customer relations 

  • Optimize human relations in a customer relationship

  • Manage complex and tense situations with a customer

  • Customer support 

  • Corporate culture

Discover our program

Read more about the training curriculum and discover how we support students on their journey to becoming a Salesforce Software Developer.

Course outline

Salesforce Specialization Modules : Hosting and Cloud

Salesforce platform overview

  • The Salesforce platform and its ecosystem

  • Salesforce products

  • The standard data model

  • Navigating the tool interface

  • Salesforce administration fundamentals

  • Discover Trailhead

  • Discover AppExchange

DEX403 -  Declarative development for platform app builders with lightning experience

  • Salesforce functions - creating and customizing multi-user applications

  • Custom objects

  • Data management and validation rules

  • User interface customization

  • Dynamic pages and Lightning App Builder

  • Automate business processes with flows, Process Builder, workflows and approval processes

  • Creation of multi-user Salesforce applications

MES403 - Setting the scene 403

  • Put into practice the technical and business concepts presented during DEX403 training through the realization of a practical case study

Prep for your “Salesforce App Builder” Certification

  • Review of topics covered in the Salesforce Certified Administrator certification exam

  • Practice for the Salesforce Certified Administrator certification through real-life tests followed by correction with the trainer

DEX450 – Creating applications programmatically on Salesforce Platform

  • Design customized pro-code solutions that effectively exploit code-free customizations

  • Customize user interfaces using basic Lightning Web components as well as Visualforce markup and code Triggers and Apex classes to write business logic customizations that use Salesforce Object Query Language (SOQL), Salesforce Object Search Language (SOSL) and Data Manipulation Language (DML)

  • Conduct Apex-related testing using the integrated test infrastructure

  • Learn to operate trigger code in accordance with Salesforce execution order

  • Master key fundamentals of program design on a shared platform

  • Use modern Salesforce development tools: Visual Studio Code, Salesforce extension pack and Salesforce Command Line Interface (CLI)

Case Study 450 (MES450)

  • Practice technical and business concepts presented during DEX450 training through real-life case studies.

Professional situation

  • Apply business concepts presented during training based on a practical case study based on the specifications of a fictitious customer

Preparation for "Salesforce certified platform developer I" certification.

  • Review of topics covered in the Salesforce Certified Administrator certification exam

  • Train to pass the Salesforce Certified Administrator certification through real-life tests followed by trainer correction


  • Desktop application development with artificial intelligence parameters

  • Needs analysis and application mock-up

  • AI options / Programming solution recommendations / Use of existing AI services

  • Definition of the layered software architecture of a secure application 

  • Writing an algorithm 

  • UX / UI


  • Be a job seeker registered with France Travail

  • Have a minimum B1 level in English – required for finding information and passing certifications

  • Hold a 2 years post-high school certificate / an associate degree in computer science, preferably in development (BTS SLAM, BUT computer science application development, Bachelor’s in science and technology) or have professional experience in computer programming

  • Be highly motivated: We take into account your online profiles, business portfolios, etc

  • Have excellent interpersonal skills: students must be customer-oriented

  • Be able to work independently

  • Good oral and written communication skills

  • Be ready to embark on an intensive training program and have what it takes to succeed

We pay particular attention to gender parity and the diversity of backgrounds represented within the training program. We also welcome applications from people with disabilities.

 Career opportunities

  • Salesforce Software developer

Our Locations

You can take this training at our centers:

Application Process

The average time between application and integration into the program is two months.


Initial application phase:

  • Read the prerequisites

  • Prepare an updated CV

  • Complete the online application form


Konexio pre-selection phase:

  • Take a technical test

  • Schedule an interview


Company selection phase:

  • Partner companies validate pre-selected profiles (there is the possibility of additional tests and interviews during this stage)


Intensive training phase (3 month)


Potential offer of a permanent, fixed-term, or apprenticeship position at the partner company

Read the FAQ for more information on the Individual Operational Preparation for Employment (POEI) program and apprenticeship opportunities.

Testimonials from our learners

Konexio is a story of human connection, social impact, and solidarity

From warehouseman to team leader, Didier worked his way up through the ranks at Capgemini over the last twenty years. Having always been drawn to the world of development, he decided to make a career change in 2020: he joined Konexio's Web Developer training program, with the intention of becoming actively involved in the association. After his bootcamp, he became a volunteer for the DigiStart program, then an HTML and CSS trainer for following Web Developer promotions. Thanks to Konexio, he understands the importance of LinkedIn, which enabled him to be spotted by Omedom for the position of Fullstack developer. Before taking up the position in September 2022, he attended a specialized training course on Angular: "Thanks to Konexio, I had a very solid foundation on which to move forward." According to Didier, "A developer is someone who's always learning. You shouldn't be afraid of it, it's positive: you can't get bored!"


Web Developer student

"Konexio helped me build a new personality, I learned new skills and even found new friends. The Konexio training didn't just teach me how to code, it also taught me to trust myself, to work on my weaknesses to communicate with others. Being a student at Konexio was the best experience I've had in a long time and now, after completing the training, I have countless job opportunities and a bright future." After a Full Stack Developer internship at Datoscout, Rahmad landed his first permanent contract in June 2022, at just 22 years of age, becoming Junior Full Stack Developer at Balyo.


Web Developer student

Originally from Northern France, Elora moved to Paris at the age of 17 to work in restaurants. Encouraged by developer friends, she explored new professional opportunities and discovered the training offered by Konexio via Pôle Emploi, opening the door to the tech industry. After successfully completing Konexio's Web Developer program, she completed a 6-month practical internship with a team of developers, an opportunity that led to a permanent contract as a Software Engineer. Determined to continue her progression, Elora then joined the engineering department of an investment platform, while training in finance with a certification from Edhec. Since January 2023, she has held the position of CDI Full Stack Engineer at Roundtable.


Web Developer student


  • Yes, send us an email and we'll discuss how best to adapt our training to your specific needs.

  • Salesforce is a cloud-based customer relationship management (CRM) solution, offering companies a unified view of their customers on the same platform (marketing, sales, customer service, e-commerce, etc.)

    Invented in the heart of California’s tech landscape, Salesforce is fast becoming a major player in the Cloud Computing industry, dominating the global CRM market with over 19.7% market share (March 2024 figure.  (March 2024 figure)

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  • Find out more about what Salesforce training can offer your career through their website. 

  • This course is one of our Individual Operational Preparation for Employment program (POEI) + apprenticeship programs. Students will first join our bootcamp, an intensive 400-hour training course (about 3 months). Depending on the candidate's profile, results, and certifications, the partner company will offer a fixed-term or permanent contract or a one-year apprenticeship. If the student continues as an apprentice, Konexio will train this student for one week every three weeks for one year (420 total training hours), to obtain the Application Developer Designer Degree (3 years post-high-school / Bachelor’s Degree).  // link to the CDA page

  • Salesforce’s partner EI-Institut has been the designated Salesforce training center in France since 2009, training over 9,000 users, administrators, and developers. Konexio works directly with EI-Institut to guarantee the quality of its training courses for learners and companies alike.

  • The Individual Operational Preparation for Employment (POEI) is a French vocational training scheme designed to prepare job seekers for a specific position within a company. During the training period, the job seeker continues to receive unemployment benefits or other financial assistance while undergoing training. This program aims to boost a job seeker’s marketable skills while reducing the financial burden that typically comes with undergoing additional education, helping them integrate into the job market long-term.

    To achieve this goal, Konexio is actively seeking interested companies to partner with for each cohort of students

  • Apprenticeship programs offer students a unique opportunity to combine theory and practice, providing a real springboard for future professional careers.

    • Gaining real-life work experience: Apprenticeship students have the opportunity to work in a company while pursuing their studies, giving them hands-on experience in their field of study.

    • Putting knowledge into practice:  Thanks to apprenticeship programs, students can apply the theoretical knowledge acquired in the classroom directly in the field, reinforcing their understanding and know-how.

    • Skills development: Working in a company enables apprentices to develop professional skills such as communication, teamwork, and problem-solving that are in demand by employers.

    • Easier integration into the job market: Periods spent on the job give apprenticeship students the opportunity to build up a professional network and develop contacts that can facilitate their integration into the job market once they have completed their studies. Four out of five apprentices find a job after completing their contract.

    • Remuneration: Apprenticeship students generally receive remuneration during their apprenticeship periods, which can help finance their studies and reduce their financial dependence on their families.

    • Skills validation: Students obtain a diploma as well as recognized professional experience, making them more attractive to employers. 

    For more information on apprenticeship programs, visit the French Ministry of Labor website.

  • Training is free of charge for all students. Our programs are funded by either the Individual Operational Preparation for Employment program  (POEI) with France Travail, the Skills Investment Plan (PIC), Skills Operators (OPCO), or company financing.

  • The typical apprenticeship schedule is one week of training and three weeks of working.

  • No, this is not necessary. We seek partnerships with companies interested in taking on trainees, and we launch training cohorts according to their needs. This way, we know what profiles our partners are looking for, and we propose shortlisted candidates that match this demand.

  • There are two types of apprenticeship contracts 

    1.  Apprenticeship contract

    • Must be between 16 and 29

    • If you are over 30, you must be a person with disabilities, a top athlete, or have an agreement to set up or take over a business that requires a diploma

    1. Professionalization contract

    • Must be between the ages of 16 and 25 to be eligible for the initial training course

    • Or be a job seeker age 26 or over

    • Or receive Active Solidarity Income (RSA), Special Solidarity Allowance (ASS) or Disabled Adult Allowance (AAH) benefits

    • Or have benefited from a subsidized Single Insertion Contract (CUI)

    More information on apprenticeship programs can be found  here

Do you have any questions?

We have the answers.

Clément Gailly de Taurines, Senior Software Engineer at SAP

Nos partenaires témoignent

"We were delighted to welcome Gabriele as an apprentice to our development team at SAP. Her dynamism and willingness to learn were undeniable assets to our team. She has been able to put into practice what she has learned at Konexio, which has proved to be a bridge between school and the business world. Thanks to her curiosity and ability to assimilate new concepts quickly, Gabriele was able to specialize in Cloud and DevOps. We're convinced that her achievements at Konexio and her experience with us will be a real springboard for a brilliant career."

Clément Gailly de Taurines, Senior Software Engineer at SAP

Valérie Guimard, CEO and co-founder of Si4you

Nos partenaires témoignent

"We've had very successful experiences with our Konexio apprentices, Dushen, Walid, Maëva and Cyril. We have provided them with personalized support and supervision, and they have made rapid progress, actively contributing to our projects. They are passionate, committed and conscientious employees. Welcoming these apprentices was a valuable opportunity to contribute to diversity in tech, a value we hold dear. In fact, two of them now have permanent contracts with us, and we'll be delighted to welcome the other two who are still in training."

Valérie Guimard, CEO and co-founder of Si4you

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