Orientation Course

Basic qualification for your education in IT

Not sure whether a career in IT or Programming is right for you? Are you curious but hesitate to take the leap and change your career? Then this course is perfect for you.

You will learn the basics of IT and Programming. You will learn about how a job in IT would look like, and get plenty of opportunity to ask your questions to an industry expert. Plus, you will learn learning methods that you can apply if you decide to take a further course.

Akademie für Beruf und Karriere
This course is conducted in cooperation with our partner, Akademie für Beruf und Karriere.

🧑‍💼 Target Group

This course is for people who are thinking of switching their career and get into IT and who want to find out if a course or apprenticeship in this field is right for them.

People who are registered with Agentur für Arbeit can profit from funding for this course.

📖 Topics

In this course, you will learn:

Basics of IT:

💻 Computers and their components
🔢 Number systems
🎨 Displays and color systems
📁 Folders and operating systems

Programming Skills:

🧑‍💻 HTML & CSS
😺 Scratch

Soft Skills:

🔍 Web research
📚 Techniques for studying
🧑‍💼 Application strategies

General Knowledge:

🤔 How does the every-day job look like?
🧮 Maths refresher
📊 Economy and society
🎙️ Language and communication

Tailored Job Preparation:

In the beginning of the course we will get to know you and your background.

During the course, we will develop your tailored career strategy together with you.

With the help of different testing methods we will evaluate your aptitude. You will get a detailed recommendation for your next career steps and further education.

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🧑‍🏫 Methods

  • Hands-on training
  • Presentations
  • Individual potential analysis
  • If needed: eLearning

🏅 Quality of Teaching

Hamburg Coding School and Akademie für Beruf und Karriere are audited for quality by Weiterbildung Hamburg e.V.. This means that, as a member organization, we adhere to their quality criteria. We check and improve the quality of our courses on a regular basis.

Quality Standard

🏛️ Modalities

This course is taught in the classroom. If needed, there can be eLearning sessions.

Full Time:

  • 4 weeks
  • 160 class units
  • 40 hours per week
  • Mon – Fri, 09 am – 4 pm
  • Starts every 4 weeks

Part Time:

  • 8 weeks
  • 160 class units
  • 20 hours per week
  • Mon – Fri, 09 am – 12:15 am
  • Starts every 4 weeks


Akademie für Beruf & Karriere
Campus Eilbek
Hammer Steindamm 40-44
22089 Hamburg


29.4.2024 - 24.5.2024
Full time:
Mon-Fri, 9.00-16.00
Part time:
Mon-Fri, 9.00-12.15


Qualification Certificate


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💰 Financing


If you are registered with Agentur für Arbeit, you can get funding for this course via the Bildungsgutschein (education voucher).

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Pay Yourself

You want to pay this course yourself? No problem! You can contact us for more information.

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Course Consultation: Anna Maciak
Course Consultation

Any questions?

Write an email to Anna. She will get back to you as quickly as possible.
Our Terms and Conditions apply.
Participants at classroom courses are covered by our statutory accident insurance (VBG).