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Currently unemployed and registered in Germany?
You could be eligible to take our Full-Stack Web Development Program for free
CareerFoundry’s Full-Stack Web Development Program has been officially certified by AZAV, which means you can take the course free of charge with a Bildungsgutschein.
Not sure what a Bildungsgutschein is?
A Bildungsgutschein is an educational voucher issued by the German Employment Agency (the Agentur für Arbeit). If you’re unemployed and officially registered in Germany, a Bildungsgutschein will enable you to learn new, in-demand skills for free.
Read on to discover how you can use the Bildungsgutschein to become a fully-fledged web developer in a matter of months with the CareerFoundry Full-Stack Web Development Program!
Full-Stack Web Development Program details
In this program, you will
Learn all of the skills, tools, and processes necessary to become a full-stack web developer
Work with a mentor who has 5+ years of industry experience and a tutor for your day‑to‑day feedback
Receive tailored coaching from our Career Services Team to ensure you stand out at interviews
Build an impressive portfolio out of the real‑world projects you complete in the program
Land a job as a full-stack web developer with the help of our career specialists
6 months at 40 hrs/week or 12 months at 20 hrs/week
Our web development mentors are rated 4.9/5
Free job preparation course and expert career coaching included
Why become a web developer?
A job you will love
As a web developer, you have the satisfaction of solving complex problems and turning your ideas into reality with just your laptop. Web development was rated in Career Karma's top 25 tech jobs in 2021.
High demand means high pay
Employers struggle to find qualified web developers, and the demand keeps growing. The average developer salary in Germany is €53,304—though that will vary depending on seniority and location.
A flexible career path
As a web developer, you will have the opportunity to work for startups, agencies, large corporates, on a freelance basis, or even remotely.
Why choose CareerFoundry?
Our Dual Mentorship Model ensures that you get all the support you need. You’ll have a tutor—an experienced web developer responsible for evaluating your exercises within 24 hours of submission, and a mentor—a web developer industry expert who gives detailed written, video, and on-call feedback on your portfolio pieces.
Flexibility with accountability
Study full-time for 6 months (40 hours/week) or part-time for 12 months (20 hours/week). Your mentor, tutor, student advisor, and career specialist will help you stay on track.
Successful, satisfied graduates
Our graduates typically land a job in tech within 180 days of graduation. You can be confident that taking the program will get you where you want to go: working as a fully-qualified web developer in a job you love!
Without CareerFoundry I would not have my new job. They helped me double my salary from my last job!
Our students go on to launch challenging new careers in the tech industry
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Eveline Kooijman's Portfolio Project
Felix Pujols's Portfolio Project
Matthew Primpas's Portfolio Project
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What do you need to take the Full-Stack Web Development Program with a Bildungsgutschein?
What you need:
You may be eligible for a Bildungsgutschein (training voucher from the Agentur für Arbeit) if you are currently unemployed or facing the possibility of unemployment. You'll also need:
Proof of residency in Germany
The Bildungsgutschein program is only available for German residents who are in possession of their Anmeldebescheinigung (proof that you are registered and living in Germany).
Time to dedicate weekly to the program
You'll need to dedicate 20 hours per week if you are doing the program part-time, or 40 hours per week if you are doing the program full-time.
An interest in web development
If you are already reading books and blog posts about coding, that is a great sign. If you are unsure if web development is really for you, you can find out in the following ways:
- Take our free Web Development Short Course.
- Get a free consultation with one of our program advisors who will give you personal feedback on which direction to go based on your interests and goals.
Written and spoken English skills at a level B1.2 or higher
A computer (macOS, Windows, or Linux) with a webcam, microphone, and an internet connection
What you don’t need:
A background in design or tech
This program is designed to take you from beginner to job-ready—regardless of your background. And now more than ever, employers see bootcamp graduates as excellent job candidates. A 2021 study by Career Karma found that companies as respected as Amazon, Google, Facebook, and Microsoft are some of the largest employers of bootcamp graduates. The same study revealed that, in 2020, those same companies hired up to 120% more bootcamps graduates than they did in 2019!
Unlimited free time
You can study part-time at a pace of 20 hours per week to finish the program in 12 months. You can also complete the program in 6 months by committing 40 hours per week.
To learn all on your own
You can enjoy the flexibility of online learning with the accountability and one-on-one attention traditionally associated with brick-and-mortar institutions. Much like a college professor might inspire you to pursue a career in a certain field, your mentor, tutor, career specialist, and student advisor will keep you motivated and on track.
• To lose your unemployment benefits
While taking the Full-Stack Web Development Program with a Bildungsgutschein, you are still entitled to receive your unemployment benefits.
How to take our Full-Stack Web Development Program
with a Bildungsgutschein
Next start dates
I don’t have a BildungsgutscheinHow to apply for a Bildungsgutschein
I already have a BildungsgutscheinHow to enroll in the CareerFoundry program
Schedule an appointment with the Agentur für Arbeit
If you haven’t been in touch with the job center before, you can find your local center simply by searching online, e.g. “Agentur für Arbeit Berlin” or “Agentur für Arbeit near me”. Once you’ve made an appointment, you’ll be assigned an advisor.
Prepare for your appointment at the Agentur für Arbeit
Request your personal course proposal from CareerFoundry. You might have to provide this document to the Agentur für Arbeit. It only takes a few minutes!
Enroll in the CareerFoundry program
The Agentur für Arbeit has issued you a Bildungsgutschein—congratulations!
Now you can begin the enrollment process. Simply press the "Start the process" button and we can walk you through the next steps.
It takes 10-14 days to complete the enrolment process, so please bear this in mind when choosing your program start date.
How would you like us to contact you?
Book a time to speak with a program advisor
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