If you’re considering a whole new career in tech or just want to build on your current skillset, then now is a great time to invest in yourself. There are many training routes into Amsterdam’s tech scene starting this summer, with online tech courses ranging from quick bootcamps to in-depth, kickstart-your-career academies, and including remote, in-person or hybrid options. Some courses are free, but if you need help with financing one of the paid classes, then check out TechMeUp, which provides loans and resources for reskilling courses.
A full-time remote bootcamp by Ironhack, running over 12 weeks. The course requires no IT background and prepares participants for a career in cybersecurity, with three modules including basics, real-world projects and deep-dives on methodologies.
28 June-17 September | apply
Data Analytics Bootcamp
Ironhack’s full-time data analytics bootcamp runs over nine weeks and equips participants for a career in the field, with an introduction to Python, intermediate data analytics and the principles of machine learning. Part-time options (across 24 weeks) are also available.
31 May-30 July | 9 August-8 October | apply
Data Science Essentials: Applied Optimisation
This is the fifth module of multi-part course on data science by the Analytics Academy. Taught online with Microsoft Teams, it runs in four-hour slots over four Tuesdays in June and teaches practical and hands-on modelling skills to conduct data science projects for optimisation problems. Python programming skills are required.
8-29 June | apply
1 June-5 November | apply
30 August-29 October | 20 September-19 November | 11 October-17 December | enrol
Hack Your Future
Application deadline 15 July | apply
Machine Learning & AI
This three-day course at Techionista, a Microsoft Azure Certified Machine Learning & AI track, has students work with machine learning & AI models in the Azure Cloud while working on three business cases. More classes are available later in the year. Techionista also offers a more extensive Microsoft Azure Certified Data & AI retraining track, available both full- and part-time.
2, 3 & 6 September | apply
Power BI Training for Marketers
This two-day workshop by Techionista is aimed at people working in marketing who analyse and visualise data from different marketing sources.
19 & 20 May | 14 & 15 June | enrol
Summer iOS Bootcamp
The Amsterdam-based App Academy offers a mobile app development bootcamp where you can learn how to create, test and deliver apps. Tailored to mid-career professionals, freelancers and entrepreneurs who want to realise an app idea, the full-time course runs over eight weeks. Build up your coding skills and learn the tools, frameworks and best practices used in the industry.
31 May-23 July | apply
This 12-week course by GrowthTribe runs from 1 June to 17 August and features six to 10 hours of study a week. In live online classes, interactive workshops and four one-on-one sessions with their mentor, participants learn how to be a well-rounded UX designer, create products that users love and get ready for the job market. The course is tailored to digital professionals, but no design experience is necessary.
1 June-17 August | enrol
Interested in finding out more about Amsterdam's tech programmes? Check out our list of startup and coding academies.