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Amazing free career opportunity!
Get trained and supported into a career in tech. Completely free!

Start a Career in tech

Gain in-demand skills to kickstart your career in tech. This 5-course online program equips you with the skills and certifications to start a career in IT support. Through a combination of self-paced independent and group sessions, you will have everything at your disposal to learn effectively and change careers.

Duration

2-5 Months

Level

Beginner

Time per week

5 - 10 hours

Tuition fee

Free

Your first steps into a tech career!

Learn the skills to start your career in IT support
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Job-focused curriculum

The Work in Tech program developed by Google will teach you all the essential and relevant skills to start a career in IT support.

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Flexible & Online

Follow the program at your own pace. The course material is designed for beginners and can be finished in 2 to 5 months.

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Community Support

Join a cohort of learners and grow together. You’ll be part of the active Codaisseur community with access to support during the course.

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Career Prospects

There’s great demand for IT support professionals. This program includes job search training and access to network opportunities to accelerate your career development.

What will you learn?

This program includes over 100 hours of instruction and hundreds of practice-based assessments, which will help you simulate real-world IT support scenarios that are critical for success in the workplace.
Program outline

Course 1

Technical Support Fundamentals

Start with the basics of the world of Information technology and how a career in tech could look like for you.

Course 2

The Bits and Bytes of Computer Network

This course is designed to provide a full overview of computer networking. Learners will cover everything from the fundamentals of modern networking technologies and protocols to an overview of the cloud to practical applications and network troubleshooting.

Course 3

Operating Systems and You: Becoming a Power User

In this course — through a combination of video lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on practice — learners will learn about the main components of an operating system and how to perform critical tasks like managing software and users, and configuring hardware.

Course 4

System Administration and IT Infrastructure Services

Learners will get to know the infrastructure services that keep all organizations up and running. Learners will also learn how to manage and configure servers and how to use industry tools to manage computers, user information, and user productivity. Finally, they will learn how to recover organizations’ IT infrastructure in the event of a technical dilemma.

Course 5

IT Security: Defense against the digital dark art

This course covers a wide variety of IT security concepts, tools, and best practices. The course is rounded out by putting different concepts together into a multi-layered, in-depth security architecture, followed by recommendations on how to integrate a culture of security into organizations or teams.

Course Structure

Social and engaging course format to learn and develop yourself at your own pace

Kick-off session

The program starts with a kick-off session with your cohort. We'll get to know each other and introduce you to the program.

2 - 5 months Self-Paced Learning

You'll receive access to the learning material hosted online on Coursera. You'll follow the course material at your own pace and can get support from the active online community.

Group sessions

We'll host group sessions where we can review the course material and provide extra explanation and context. We will invite experts to present insights in the industry

Job Search Training

After completion of the course material, you will join an intensive Career Accelerator Program. You will be prepped to enter the job market with confidence to land your new job in no time.

How to enroll?

All the steps you take to earn a certificate in IT support and start your career in Tech

Application process

1. Sign upSign up for the course
2. IntakeYou’ll be able to share your motivation to join the program
3. EnrolmentWe will review your application to make sure you're a fit for the program
4. Onboarding & Kick-offYou’ll be onboarded onto the program with an explanation about the learning platform and available support. You’ll join the Kick-off session with fellow career-builders

The course is no longer open for new applications

Applications now closed

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About the program

With support from Google.org, Codaisseur is launching this Work in Tech Program in collaboration with the INCO Academy and organizations across 17 countries in Europe. The aim is to prepare individuals for a sustainable career in IT. Upon completion, students receive a certificate and are ready to apply for positions such as systems analyst, support specialist, database administrator, IT technician and much more.
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Whom is this program for

This program will be made available for 372 unemployed candidates, with a focus on individuals above the age of 50. Anyone who's interested in switching careers to IT and feel that this program can benefit them should apply. We will select the candidates for this program based on motivation and fit for the program.

What our students say about us

We've trained over 1000 people in tech. From programming to cybersecurity. Read about their experiences below.
Attila Aranyi

Attila Aranyi

Web developer @Brendan & MacKenzie

Codaisseur is a super intense and challenging way to get into the coding business, everyone who attends has to be well prepared. I know I still have a long way to go, but luck [...]

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Anja Rupnik

Anja Rupnik

Front-end developer @de Bijenkorf

Codaisseur Academy was an amazing journey. In two crazy months, full of hard work I learned more then I thought I am going to in such a short period of time and with no previo [...]

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Ana-Maria Iulia Iancu

Ana-Maria Iulia Iancu

Front-end developer @EVBox

Most challenging and exciting experience! The course is truly very intense and for 10 weeks coding is your only activity. I landed a job in 3 weeks after graduation and I can [...]

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Questions? We have answers!



What are the requirements to join this program?

This program is designed for beginners. No technical background is required.

Until when can I apply?

There are only 372 spots available. Once those are filled it won't be possible to apply anymore.

Is this program completely free?

Yes, this program is offered with support from Google.org and is completely free of cost.

What happens if I don't graduate?

We offer support during the program to help you graduate. We learn from your experience and improve the program. There are no (financial) consequences for you.

Will I learn enough to find a job?

This program will provide essential and relevant skills to start an entry-level position in IT support. You'll also receive training on how to find a job. Your attitude and motivation will play a major role in finding a job.