Become A Web Developer With Your Bildungsgutschein

From beginner to professional

Why should I use my Bildungsgutschein to become a web developer?

  • Web developers are in high demand: There are currently 55,000 open positions in Germany.

  • A web developer’s job requires creative problem-solving, and is both challenging and rewarding.

  • The starting salary for a web developer ranges from €35,000 to €60,000.

  • Web developers are not limited to the startup world – you’ll be able to work in agencies, corporates, and potentially even freelance or remote.

 

Why should I choose CareerFoundry’s Web Development Course?

  • We’re confident we can take you from complete beginner to hired web developer. Why? Because we’ve already done just that with hundreds of private and Agentur für Arbeit (AfA) students.
  • You’ll be supported every step of the way by your Mentor, Tutor, Career Specialist and Student Advisor. With their help and feedback, you’ll complete real-world projects and develop an exceptional portfolio.
  • The course is designed specifically to integrate students rapidly into the labor market. Our AfA students’ average job search period lasts just 3.5 months.
  • After you’ve completed half your course, your dedicated Career Specialist will begin to assist you with your job search. They’ll work with you on everything from your portfolio and resumé to your interview techniques and cover letters. 

Success Stories

Niloofar Roshani

It was an easy entry and made me feel really smart. I’m super glad about it, especially as I didn’t have any tech background beforehand.

UX Designer at

Jesús Espuña

The best things about my new career are that I’m learning a lot, and I now have a job that I can see myself doing for a really long time. There is so much to learn!

UX/UI Designer at

Maureen Herben

I can’t believe I’m going to do something that I love, something I’ve been dreaming about for a couple of years now. Now it’s a reality, it’s actually going to be my job! That’s so exciting.

UX Designer at

Get job-ready with real world projects

Created by leading Web Developers with experience from tech giants like Apple and Hewlett-Packard, and structured by Instructional Designers from Harvard and Berkeley. The course is interactive and you get 1-on-1 feedback on every exercise from your mentor and tutor.

Achievement 1

Responsive Website

Get ready to learn your first code! Become a master at the languages of HTML and CSS, along with the Bootstrap framework, and use your new knowledge to build a jaw-dropping portfolio website from the ground up. Your first website will look perfect on mobile, tablet, and desktop screens, and will already be resume-ready by the end of this achievement. (Topics: HTML, CSS, Bootstrap, GitHub, Responsive Design, and more!)

Achievement 2

Interactive Website

Ready to take your portfolio website to the next level? In this achievement, you’ll amp up your interactivity with HTML5, and learn programming languages such as JavaScript and jQuery to tweak what’s going on behind the scenes of your new site. You’ll embed Google Maps and create work samples you can confidently show off in your next job interview. (Topics: JavaScript, HTML5, JQuery, interactions, and more!)

Achievement 3

Basic Rails Web App

It’s time to meet Ruby! This achievement will introduce you to the ever popular server-side web application framework (try saying that five times fast!), Ruby on Rails. You’ll learn everything you need to know about backend programming, taking your new ecommerce website from a static work to an interactive experience for your visitors. (Topics: Ruby on Rails, Object-Oriented Programming, Heroku, and more!)

Achievement 4

Dynamic Rails Web App

Make your site more user-friendly, taking complex backend functionalities and turning them into something so simple even grandma could do it! This means the shop owner can update products on their website with ease, while the website responds and adjusts images and featured products automatically. By the end of this achievement, customers will also be able to fill up their shopping carts. (Topics: Model View Controller, Databases, and more!)

Achievement 5

Consumer Web App

Want your customers coming back again and again? Then let them make accounts. In this achievement, you’ll learn everything you need to know to ensure your users can sign up and log in with ease. But what’s a good online store without comments and reviews? It’s time to let your customers put their “mouth where their money is” and add functions for product ratings and reviews to get people buzzing. (Topics: Forms, Authentication, Comment Models, Validation, and more!)

Achievement 6

Production-Ready Web App

The devil is in the details! Use this final set of exercises to put the finishing touches on your e-commerce site and really make it shine. You’ll also learn how to implement some key functionalities for any e-commerce site — namely, credit card payments and server requests. Now taking orders! (Topics: AJAX, JSON API, and more!)

What requirements do I need to fulfill to take the course?

  • You’ll need to be a resident within Germany and eligible for a Bildungsgutschein.
  • You’ll need an internet connection and a computer.
  • You’ll need to be able to speak and write English at a level of B2 or above.
  • You’ll need to be able to work on the course for 3 months full-time.
  • You’ll need to be able to apply yourself to the course and work collaboratively with your mentor, tutor, career specialist and student advisor.
  • You don’t need to have previous experience in web development.

Our graduates now have tech jobs at companies all over the world:

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How to Apply

Become a Web Developer with your Bildungsgutschein

1

Download the Application Guide
You will need to take this with you to the Agentur für Arbeit in order to obtain a Bildungsgutschein.

2

Apply for your place on the course
Once you have your Bildungsgutschein you can apply to start your course on the next available start date.

3

Become a Web Developer!
You will get access to your dashboard and the course material, and connect with your Tutor and Mentor on your start date.

Learn from the best

We are one of the longest running online web development bootcamps and our unique learning platform builds your skills up to get you ready for a job. Our Tutors and Mentors are the best in the business.

Impress at interviews

Afterwards you’ll walk confidently into interviews armed with a portfolio to demonstrate your hard skills and the ability to interact confidently with hiring managers.

Web Developers are paid well

Once you’ve mastered the skills in this course, you’ll benefit from an in-demand career, with a high salary that will continue to grow as you gain experience.

Join thousands of successful students

96% of our students get a job in UX design within 180 days of graduating. Our Career Services Team will help you get a job you love.

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FAQ

1. How do I know that the course will really prepare me for a job?

Web Developers are in high demand, and a mentored course structured around building your portfolio is a great way to break into your first job. A study from job-board indeed found that 84% of employers think bootcamp grads are ‘more prepared’ or ‘just as prepared’ to be high performers as degree holders. (Indeed)

2. Is the course content practical?

Yes. The course is based on a practical, project-based learning format. You will learn the essential skills that align with what employers look for.

3. Does my background or age matter?

We have trained people from all walks of life. From taxi drivers to accountants, they have all become successful Web Developers. The course requires no previous experience, and there are no age restrictions.

4. How much time does the course take?

The course is self-paced within a 6-month duration. You should expect to put in approximately 15 hours a week, but you can allot more time to your study in order to finish the course faster.

5. Why are you so confident that I will find a job after the course?

We achieve a 96% job placement rate for our students within 180 days of graduating. Our Career Services Team is there to help you search for and find a job you love.

Is web development a secure career choice?

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics says that Web developer jobs are on the rise. “Employment of web developer is projected to grow 27% from 2014 to 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations. Demand will be driven by the growing popularity of mobile devices and ecommerce.” (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)

7. Where can I study?

You can study anywhere in the world with a computer and internet connection.