About Le Wagon

Le Wagon's Web Development is now officially certified! This means that our 9 weeks Full-Time Web Development bootcamp now count as a vocational training. If you are unemployed (or soon to be) and registered in Germany, you will be eligible to receive a Bildungsgutschein from the Bundesagentur für Arbeit (or Job Center) and learn to code entirely for free.

This following course can be done with a Bildungsgutschein in Cologne: Full-Time Web Development Bootcamp


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 resident in Germany.
  • Be registered as unemployed at the Agentur für Arbeit.

Steps to get your Bildungsgutschein
  1. Contact your Agentur für Arbeit or Job Center and set up an appointment.
    • The Maßnahmenummer for the Full-Time Web Development bootcamp will soon be announced
    • The Maßnahmenummer for the Part-Time Web Development bootcamp will soon be announced
    • The Maßnahmenummer for the Full-Time Data Science bootcamp will soon be announced

  2. Download our information pack for your appointment:
  3. After booking your appointment at the Agentur für Arbeit / 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 to obtain 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 cologne@lewagon.org. We will then have a closer look and see if we can provide you any help.



Starting Date: TBA

Deadline to apply: TBA

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