Your first step to a career in tech.

Our free orientation courses kickstart your journey to the skills and jobs of the future.

Take your first step

Unsure where to start?

Coding
Design
Data
Online Marketing
    Decide which digital career path is for you!
  • We supply you with a laptop.
  • Join us online in live teacher-led classes.
  • Get familiar with a range of digital careers.
  • Test out your skills and interests.
  • Find the specialised career training program that’s best for you.
  • Join a lifelong community of support.
Compass Course (1 Month)

An introduction to Coding, UX/UI, Online Marketing & Data.

Full-Time: From Mon - Friday, all day.
Tech:Mentor (35 Hours Private Lessons)

Decide on the career to study & have a private introduction to the field.

Part-Time (Flexible, 8 weeks maximum)

Discover your future tech career!

Your journey, your choice – we just give you the step up to choose the path that’s right for you! Find the skills that suit you best before jumping into a longer course.

Insider Know-How.

Insider Know-How.

Our work in the tech industry means we know what’s in demand, so you study the most relevant and up-to-date skills.

Pay Nothing.

Pay Nothing.

The Federal Employment Agency have got you covered! We work with Agentur für Arbeit & Jobcenter so you’ll not only be provided with a laptop for the duration of the course, but even better, the program is free for you.

Together is Better.

Together is Better.

This life-changing experience welcomes you to a community of like-minded tech adventurers. Enjoy insightful events, job opportunities, and tech perks!

What companies & students are saying

💭 Thinking about studying at digital skill or discovering a new career?
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Vanessa
Vanessa
After attending the compass course at StartSteps, I was able to discover different potentials about myself while learning about all the different in-demand skills out there. I feel more confident now that I know I have what it takes to choose a career in Tech. Thank you StartSteps team!
Coralee
Coralee
I've known for a long time that I wanted to change careers but I was terrified of making the wrong choice. Thankfully I discovered StartSteps and their Compass Course. During the course I discovered a lot about myself and feel confident moving forward into a digital career.
Mezdek
Mezdek
Attending the course at StartSteps was the right decision. It was a rich experience with trainers who are deeply engaged in different IT roles.
VP Product @ SumUp
VP Product @ SumUp
I was really impressed by the StartSteps initiative. Everyone can find out which technical skills, such as online marketing, design or data science, are best for them and to develop further in a targeted manner. It is the perfect introduction to the increasingly important IT industry. " Tobias Janiesch
Bhavit
Bhavit
The Compass course is made up of several digital topics to get an insight of what area you like, and what to specialise in afterwards. I really enjoyed learning from their experts trainers and testing out my new skills before committing further to a more long term bootcamp.
Virginia
Virginia
The Digital Compass course allowed me to better grasp the most in-demand skills in the tech industry. The classes were dynamic and hands-on. The teachers are very knowledgeable, and the team accompanies you throughout the whole process. After this course, I have a clearer vision of the path I want to pursue.
Olga
Olga
It is great fun to start learning with StartSteps. This project can easily change your future! I want to become an online marketing specialist. I tried it in StartSteps and understood that it is my way.
Nia
Nia
I had a great experience at StartSteps! The registration process was very easy because the staff helped with all the paperwork and even borrowing a computer for the course! All the teachers are professionals in their respective field who are also enthusiastic about sharing their trade knowledge and even giving relevant advice. A clear recommendation from me!

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We want you to learn a skill you love at the career bootcamps that suits you! Step from our programs into a recommended school or bootcamp that fits your interests, with government funding so that your whole educational pathway is free.
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Curious?

3 easy steps to a new skills & a career in tech.

1
Free course with StartSteps.
2
Specialised training with one of our bootcamp partners.
3
Start your new career!