About Le Wagon

Le Wagon's Web Development and Data Science Bootcamps are now officially certified! This means that our full-time (9 weeks) and part-time (24 weeks) courses now count as a vocational training.
If you are unemployed (or soon to be) and registered in Germany, y
ou will be eligible to receive a Bildungsgutschein from the Bundesagentur für Arbeit (or Job Center) and learn to code entirely for free.

These following courses can be done with a Bildungsgutschein:  

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What is a Bildungsgutschein?

A Bildungsgutschein is an Education Voucher issued by the Agentur für Arbeit (or Job Center). The aim of the Bildungsgutschein is to train people with new skills in order to find a new career path or job. If you're unemployed (or soon to be), you may be eligible to receive one. 

Even if you are currently working in a company, you can make use of a Bildungsgutschein. Connect with your HR Department and follow these steps to receive a partial Bildungsgutschein without having to leave your job.

  • Read our FAQ if you have more questions about the Bildungsgutschein
  • Our course is 100% in English

How to apply? 

Requirements to get a Bildungsgutschein:
  • Be registered as a resident in Germany
  • Be registered as unemployed at the Agentur für Arbeit or Job Center

Steps to get your Bildungsgutschein:
Web Development Course
  1. Contact your Agentur für Arbeit (or Job Center) and set up an appointment. 
    • The Maßnahmenummer for the [Full-Time Web Development] bootcamp is 962/401/21
    • The Maßnahmenummer for the [Part-Time Web Development] bootcamp is 962/438/21

  2. Download our information pack for your appointment
  3. After booking your appointment at the Agentur für Arbeit or Jobcenter:
    • Start the Ruby Course / Python Track on Codecademy
    • Apply for the right course on our website with a detailed motivation text
    • Book your interview with our Admissions Team

    Do you have problems obtaining the Bildungsgutschein?
    • If you run into troubles with your job agent and you feel his decisions are unjustified, write the Kundenreaktionsmanagement of the Bundesagentur für Arbeit. Explain to them your case, why you see this course as needed for your career and the problems you’re having with your particular job agent.
    • If this doesn’t help, feel free to contact us via berlin@lewagon.org. We will then have a closer look and see if we can provide you with any help.

 

Data Science Course
  1. Contact your Agentur für Arbeit (or Job Center) and set up an appointment. 
    • The Maßnahmenummer for the [Full-Time Data Science] bootcamp is 962/439/21
    • The Maßnahmenummer for the [Part-Time Data Science] bootcamp is 962/474/21

  2. Download our information pack for your appointment:
  3. After your appointment at the Agentur für Arbeit or Job Center:
    • Apply to our Data Science Bootcamp with a detailed motivation
    • Book your interview with our Admissions Team
    • If the interview was successful, finish our Technical Assessment where we assess your mathematical and current Python coding skills
       

Do you have problems obtaining the Bildungsgutschein?

    • If you run into troubles with your job agent and you feel his decisions are unjustified, write the Kundenreaktionsmanagement of the Bundesagentur für Arbeit. Explain them your case, why you see this course as needed for your career and the problems you’re having with your particular job agent.
    • If this doesn’t help, feel free to contact us via berlin@lewagon.org. We will then have a closer look and see if we can provide you with any help.

Deadlines

WEB DEVELOPMENT | FULL TIME (9 weeks)

Starting Date: 4th October - 3rd December 2021

Deadline to apply: 24th of September 2021

 

WEB DEVELOPMENT | PART TIME (24 weeks)

Starting Date: 2nd October - 5th March 2022

Deadline to apply: 24th of September 2021

 

DATA SCIENCE | FULL TIME (9 weeks)

Starting Date: 4th October - 3rd December 2021

Deadline to apply: 24th of September 2021

 

DATA SCIENCE | PART TIME (24 weeks)

Starting Date: 2nd October - 5th March 2022

Deadline to apply: 24th of September 2021