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BrainStation

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BrainStation offers full-time and part-time courses in data science, design, development, marketing, and product in New York City, Toronto, Vancouver, and through an Online Live platform. BrainStation’s goal is to empower individuals, businesses, and brands to succeed in the digital age by offering diploma programs, certification courses, and training options across the full digital product lifecycle. BrainStation provides a collaborative, project-based learning experience, with curriculum updated on a daily basis to ensure professionals gain the skills and experience needed to succeed in their careers.

BrainStation’s class structure combines engaging, in-person instruction with interactive online content and a hands-on, project-based curriculum. To account for different learning styles and schedules, BrainStation offers a variety of flexible learning options, including Online Live. Powered by Synapse, a data-driven learning platform, Online Live learning lets students attend live lectures, collaborate with fellow professionals, and receive immediate, real-time feedback from instructors – from anywhere in the world. Whether students are looking for career transformation or professional development, BrainStation has a learning option, with full-time diploma programs, part-time certificate courses, and specialized skills training.

Established in 2012, BrainStation has worked with over 350 instructors from the most innovative companies, developing cutting-edge, real-world digital education that has empowered more than 70,000 professionals and some of the largest organizations in the world.

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  • Adobe AEM Sites Authoring

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    In PersonPart Time0 Weeks
    Start Date None scheduled
    Cost$4,050
    Class size8
    LocationNew York City, Vancouver, Toronto
    In BrainStation's Adobe AEM Sites Authoring Training you will learn best practices for how to construct web pages using AEM's powerful web content management tools. Create a digital asset management structure to organize and manage assets across multiple pages of your site. Master authoring at both page-level and site-level, using components and tools to improve efficiency and establish workflow.
    Financing
    Deposit$500 + tax
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities
    Tuition Plans3 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipMerit Scholarship, Women in Development Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Entrepreneur in Technology Scholarship, Scholarship for Non-Profit Employees
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Advanced Excel for Analysts Training

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    Excel, Data Analytics
    In PersonPart Time0 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$4,050
    Class size6
    LocationNew York City, Vancouver, Toronto
    BrainStation's Advanced Excel for Analysts training is designed for those who have mastered basic Excel and are looking to automate simple tasks, summarize data, and learn advanced analytic features, including conditional functions, pivot tables, macros, and dashboarding.
    Financing
    Deposit$500 + tax
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities
    Tuition Plans3 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipMerit Scholarship, Women in Development Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Entrepreneur in Technology Scholarship, Scholarship for Non-Profit Employees
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelAdvanced
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Advanced Excel for Analysts Training Online

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    Excel, Data Analytics
    OnlinePart Time0 Weeks
    Start Date None scheduled
    Cost$1,500
    Class size6
    LocationOnline
    BrainStation's Advanced Excel for Analysts training is designed for those who have mastered basic Excel and are looking to automate simple tasks, summarize data, and learn advanced analytic features, including conditional functions, pivot tables, macros, and dashboarding.
    Financing
    Deposit$500 + tax
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities
    Tuition Plans3 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipMerit Scholarship, Women in Development Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Entrepreneur in Technology Scholarship, Scholarship for Non-Profit Employees
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelAdvanced
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Agile Training

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    Scrum, Agile
    In PersonPart Time0 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$1,950
    Class size6
    LocationNew York City, Vancouver, Toronto
    BrainStation's Agile training course is designed to equip you and your team with the skills to improve your core processes at each stage of the project lifecycle: planning, execution, and delivery. Taught by industry experts, you will master the fundamentals of agile methodology, implementing scrum practices to deliver work in small, consumable increments. Goals and results are continuously evaluated, encouraging adaptability and productivity to maximize value for the customer and your business.
    Financing
    Deposit$500 + tax
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities
    Tuition Plans3 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipMerit Scholarship, Women in Development Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Entrepreneur in Technology Scholarship, Scholarship for Non-Profit Employees
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Agile Training Online

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    Scrum, Agile
    OnlinePart Time0 Weeks
    Start Date None scheduled
    Cost$1,500
    Class size6
    LocationOnline
    BrainStation's Agile training course is designed to equip you and your team with the skills to improve your core processes at each stage of the project lifecycle: planning, execution, and delivery. Taught by industry experts, you will master the fundamentals of agile methodology, implementing scrum practices to deliver work in small, consumable increments. Goals and results are continuously evaluated, encouraging adaptability and productivity to maximize value for the customer and your business.
    Financing
    Deposit$500 + tax
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities
    Tuition Plans3 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipMerit Scholarship, Women in Development Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Entrepreneur in Technology Scholarship, Scholarship for Non-Profit Employees
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Cybersecurity Training

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    Cryptography
    In PersonPart Time
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$4,050
    Class size6
    LocationNew York City, Vancouver, Toronto
    BrainStation's Cybersecurity training is designed to equip you and your team with an understanding of security best practices, and how to take the first steps toward progressive security management.
    Financing
    Deposit$500 + tax
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities
    Tuition Plans3 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipMerit Scholarship, Women in Development Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Entrepreneur in Technology Scholarship, Scholarship for Non-Profit Employees
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Prep WorkPrep Course is available. It provides introductory material, quizzes and exposure to custom portal.
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Cybersecurity Training Online

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    Cryptography
    OnlinePart Time
    Start Date None scheduled
    Cost$2,500
    Class size6
    LocationOnline
    BrainStation's Cybersecurity training is designed to equip you and your team with an understanding of security best practices, and how to take the first steps toward progressive security management.
    Financing
    Deposit$500 + tax
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities
    Tuition Plans3 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipMerit Scholarship, Women in Development Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Entrepreneur in Technology Scholarship, Scholarship for Non-Profit Employees
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Prep WorkPrep Course is available. It provides introductory material, quizzes and exposure to custom portal.
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Data Analytics

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    Data Visualization, SQL, Excel, Data Analytics
    In PersonPart Time3 Hours/week10 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$4,050
    Class size10
    LocationNew York City, Vancouver, Toronto
    BrainStation's Data Analytics course is an intensive, collaborative learning experience, designed to help you enhance your professional skills and accelerate your career growth. Led by Instructors with experience in the field, you will learn cutting-edge concepts and techniques, and then apply them immediately, ensuring you have the skills, experience, and confidence to succeed. What You'll Accomplish Gain Data Analytics Experience Master the analytics process to manage databases and conduct high-quality analysis. Build Dashboards and Visualizations Learn how to present data in a clear and engaging way. Develop a Standout Portfolio Work on a portfolio project that demonstrates your new skills. Work with Industry Leaders Get immediate feedback and guidance from Instructors who work in the industry. *Course price is dependent on region. Please contact for pricing in your area.
    Financing
    Deposit$500 + tax
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities
    Tuition Plans3 or 6 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipMerit Scholarship, Women in Development Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Entrepreneur in Technology Scholarship, Scholarship for Non-Profit Employees
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Prep WorkPrep Course is available. It provides introductory material, quizzes and exposure to custom portal.
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Data Analytics Online

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    Data Visualization, SQL, Excel, Data Analytics
    OnlinePart Time3 Hours/week10 Weeks
    Start Date None scheduled
    Cost$2,500
    Class size10
    LocationOnline
    BrainStation's Data Analytics course is an intensive, collaborative learning experience, designed to help you enhance your professional skills and accelerate your career growth. Led by Instructors with experience in the field, you will learn cutting-edge concepts and techniques, and then apply them immediately, ensuring you have the skills, experience, and confidence to succeed. What You'll Accomplish Gain Data Analytics Experience Master the analytics process to manage databases and conduct high-quality analysis. Build Dashboards and Visualizations Learn how to present data in a clear and engaging way. Develop a Standout Portfolio Work on a portfolio project that demonstrates your new skills. Work with Industry Leaders Get immediate feedback and guidance from Instructors who work in the industry.
    Financing
    Deposit$500 + tax
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities
    Tuition Plans3 or 6 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipMerit Scholarship, Women in Development Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Entrepreneur in Technology Scholarship, Scholarship for Non-Profit Employees
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Prep WorkPrep Course is available. It provides introductory material, quizzes and exposure to custom portal.
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Data Science

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    Data Science, Python, Machine Learning, Data Structures
    In PersonPart Time3 Hours/week10 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$3,950
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationNew York City, Vancouver, Toronto
    BrainStation’s Data Science course is an intensive online learning experience, designed to help working professionals enhance their skills and stay competitive in today’s job market. Led by Instructors with experience in the field, you will learn cutting-edge concepts and techniques, and then apply them immediately. By program’s end, you will have the skills, experience, and confidence to accelerate your career progression. What You'll Accomplish Gain Data Science Experience: Master the analytics process to develop and test hypotheses, and build categorical and numerical data models. Learn How to use Python: Work with Python programming and packages to develop engaging visualizations and more. Develop a Standout Portfolio: Work on a portfolio project that demonstrates your new skills. Work with Industry Leaders:s Get immediate feedback and guidance from Instructors who work in the industry. *Course price is dependent on region. Please contact for pricing in your area.
    Financing
    Deposit$500 + Tax
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities.
    Tuition Plans3 or 6 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipWomen in Development Scholarship, University & College Student Scholarship, Entrepreneur in Technology Scholarship, Scholarship for Non-Profit Employees, Merit Scholarship
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelIntermediate
    Prep WorkPrep Course available. This provides you with introductory material, quizzes and lets you experience our custom-built learning portal.
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Data Science Diploma Program

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    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$14,500
    Class size25
    LocationVancouver, Toronto
    Prepare for a career as a Data Scientist. BrainStation's Data Science Diploma Program is an immersive, project-based learning experience, designed to transform your skillset and launch a new career in data. The program's curriculum is challenging, comprehensive, and constantly updated, ensuring you are always learning the most in-demand data science skills, techniques, and tools. Led by Educators with experience in the field, you will develop and work on real-world data problems, building a standout portfolio of completed projects. By program's end, you will have the skills, experience, and confidence needed to dive into a career in data. Preparing You for Your Career Build Your Portfolio As part of the program, you will build an impressive portfolio of completed projects, showcasing the skills you have developed. Prepare for Interviews To get you ready for the interview process, you will be interviewed by a Hiring Manager and a Data Scientist, and provided with feedback. You will have the chance to build meaningful connections, with visits to local tech companies, and complimentary access to meetups, networking events, and career fairs.
    Financing
    Deposit$500
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities. Extended Third Party tuition financing available.
    Tuition Plans3, 6, or 12 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation. Extended Third Party tuition financing available.
    ScholarshipMerit Scholarship, Women in Development Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Entrepreneur in Technology Scholarship, Scholarship for Non-Profit Employees.
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelPrior experience with programming.
    Prep WorkPrep Course is required to be completed prior to acceptance. The prep course ensures that students enter with the minimum expected understanding while assessing student readiness.
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewYes
  • Data Science Online

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    Python, Machine Learning, Data Structures
    OnlinePart Time3 Hours/week10 Weeks
    Start Date None scheduled
    Cost$2,750
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationOnline
    BrainStation’s Data Science course is an intensive online learning experience, designed to help working professionals enhance their skills and stay competitive in today’s job market. Led by Instructors with experience in the field, you will learn cutting-edge concepts and techniques, and then apply them immediately. By program’s end, you will have the skills, experience, and confidence to accelerate your career progression. What You'll Accomplish Gain Data Science Experience: Master the analytics process to develop and test hypotheses, and build categorical and numerical data models. Learn How to use Python: Work with Python programming and packages to develop engaging visualizations and more. Develop a Standout Portfolio: Work on a portfolio project that demonstrates your new skills. Work with Industry Leaders:s Get immediate feedback and guidance from Instructors who work in the industry.
    Financing
    Deposit$500 + Tax
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities.
    Tuition Plans3 or 6 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipWomen in Development Scholarship, University & College Student Scholarship, Entrepreneur in Technology Scholarship, Scholarship for Non-Profit Employees, Merit Scholarship
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelIntermediate
    Prep WorkPrep Course available. This provides you with introductory material, quizzes and lets you experience our custom-built learning portal.
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Data Strategy Training

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    Start Date None scheduled
    Cost$3,150
    Class size10
    LocationNew York City, Vancouver, Toronto
    In BrainStation's Data Strategy Course you will develop and apply data strategies, using data as a discipline to improve core processes and support business goals. Inform strategic problem solving with data to develop and communicate insights that improve outcomes and empowers decision makers. Explore how technologies such as Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence can be leveraged to transform organizational strategy and expand the possibilities of data.
    Financing
    Deposit$500 + tax
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities
    Tuition Plans3 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipMerit Scholarship, Women in Development Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Entrepreneur in Technology Scholarship, Scholarship for Non-Profit Employees
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Design Thinking Training

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    Design
    In PersonPart Time0 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$1,950
    Class size12
    LocationNew York City, Vancouver, Toronto
    BrainStation's Design Thinking course is a collaborative, hands-on learning experience, meant to provide a comprehensive understanding of the design thinking process. Taught by industry experts with real-world experience, you will learn how to adopt a design thinking mindset, allowing for an iterative, user-centric approach to problem-solving.
    Financing
    Deposit$500 + tax
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities
    Tuition Plans3 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipMerit Scholarship, Women in Development Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Entrepreneur in Technology Scholarship, Scholarship for Non-Profit Employees
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Design Thinking Training Online

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    Design
    OnlinePart Time0 Weeks
    Start Date None scheduled
    Cost$2,500
    Class size12
    LocationOnline
    BrainStation's Design Thinking course is a collaborative, hands-on learning experience, meant to provide a comprehensive understanding of the design thinking process. Taught by industry experts with real-world experience, you will learn how to adopt a design thinking mindset, allowing for an iterative, user-centric approach to problem-solving.
    Financing
    Deposit$500 + tax
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities
    Tuition Plans3 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipMerit Scholarship, Women in Development Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Entrepreneur in Technology Scholarship, Scholarship for Non-Profit Employees
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Digital Marketing

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    Digital Marketing, Growth Hacking, SEO
    In PersonPart Time3 Hours/week10 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$3,950
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationNew York City, Vancouver, Toronto
    BrainStation’s Digital Marketing course is an intensive online learning experience, designed to help working professionals enhance their skills and stay competitive in today’s job market. Led by Instructors with experience in the field, you will learn cutting-edge concepts and techniques, and then apply them immediately. By program’s end, you will have the skills, experience, and confidence to accelerate your career progression. What You'll Accomplish Gain Digital Marketing Experience: Build and develop a full digital marketing strategy, including social media, search, and email marketing. Learn Social and Search Marketing: Understand SEO and SEM best practices, and how to leverage social media for effective, targeted campaigns. Develop a Standout Portfolio: Work on a portfolio project that demonstrates your new skills. Work with Industry Leaders: Get immediate feedback and guidance from Instructors who work in the industry. *Course price is dependent on region. Please contact for pricing in your area.
    Financing
    Deposit$500 + tax
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities.
    Tuition Plans3 or 6 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipUniversity & College Student Scholarship, Entrepreneur in Technology Scholarship, Scholarship for Non-Profit Employees, Merit Scholarship
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Prep WorkPrep Course available. This provides you with introductory material, quizzes and lets you experience our custom-built learning portal.
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Digital Marketing Online

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    Digital Marketing
    OnlinePart Time3 Hours/week10 Weeks
    Start Date None scheduled
    Cost$2,750
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationOnline
    BrainStation’s Digital Marketing course is an intensive online learning experience, designed to help working professionals enhance their skills and stay competitive in today’s job market. Led by Instructors with experience in the field, you will learn cutting-edge concepts and techniques, and then apply them immediately. By program’s end, you will have the skills, experience, and confidence to accelerate your career progression. What You'll Accomplish Gain Digital Marketing Experience: Build and develop a full digital marketing strategy, including social media, search, and email marketing. Learn Social and Search Marketing: Understand SEO and SEM best practices, and how to leverage social media for effective, targeted campaigns. Develop a Standout Portfolio: Work on a portfolio project that demonstrates your new skills. Work with Industry Leaders: Get immediate feedback and guidance from Instructors who work in the industry.
    Financing
    Deposit$500 + tax
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities.
    Tuition Plans3 or 6 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipUniversity & College Student Scholarship, Entrepreneur in Technology Scholarship, Scholarship for Non-Profit Employees, Merit Scholarship
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Prep WorkPrep Course available. This provides you with introductory material, quizzes and lets you experience our custom-built learning portal.
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Google Ads Training

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    Digital Marketing
    In PersonPart Time0 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$1,950
    Class size6
    LocationNew York City, Vancouver, Toronto
    BrainStation’s Google AdWords training is an intensive course designed to equip individuals with proficient marketing skills on the AdWords platform. Taught by Instructors who are experts in the field, you and your team will not only master fundamental skills within the AdWords platform, but gain experience analyzing returns and optimizing campaigns.
    Financing
    Deposit$500 + tax
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities
    Tuition Plans3 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipMerit Scholarship, Women in Development Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Entrepreneur in Technology Scholarship, Scholarship for Non-Profit Employees
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Google Ads Training Online

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    Digital Marketing
    OnlinePart Time0 Weeks
    Start Date None scheduled
    Cost$1,500
    Class size6
    LocationOnline
    BrainStation’s Google AdWords training is an intensive course designed to equip individuals with proficient marketing skills on the AdWords platform. Taught by Instructors who are experts in the field, you and your team will not only master fundamental skills within the AdWords platform, but gain experience analyzing returns and optimizing campaigns.
    Financing
    Deposit$500 + tax
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities
    Tuition Plans3 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipMerit Scholarship, Women in Development Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Entrepreneur in Technology Scholarship, Scholarship for Non-Profit Employees
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Google Analytics Training

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    Digital Marketing
    In PersonPart Time0 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$1,950
    Class size6
    LocationNew York City, Vancouver, Toronto
    BrainStation’s Google Analytics training equips you and your team with the skill set to target audiences and develop data-driven online strategies. One of the world’s most widely used platforms, Google Analytics allows you to measure performance, track user interaction, and create reports, simplifying decision making and planning.
    Financing
    Deposit$500 + tax
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities
    Tuition Plans3 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipMerit Scholarship, Women in Development Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Entrepreneur in Technology Scholarship, Scholarship for Non-Profit Employees
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Google Analytics Training Online

    Apply
    Digital Marketing
    OnlinePart Time0 Weeks
    Start Date None scheduled
    Cost$1,500
    Class size6
    LocationOnline
    BrainStation’s Google Analytics training equips you and your team with the skill set to target audiences and develop data-driven online strategies. One of the world’s most widely used platforms, Google Analytics allows you to measure performance, track user interaction, and create reports, simplifying decision making and planning.
    Financing
    Deposit$500 + tax
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities
    Tuition Plans3 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipMerit Scholarship, Women in Development Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Entrepreneur in Technology Scholarship, Scholarship for Non-Profit Employees
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Introduction to Cloud Computing Training

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    In PersonPart Time
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$4,050
    Class size6
    LocationNew York City, Vancouver, Toronto
    Expected to grow to $411 billion by 2020, Cloud technologies have become an integral component of business operations, from small businesses to global enterprises. BrainStation's Introduction to Cloud Computing training is designed to equip you and your team with the knowledge to apply and leverage this technology.
    Financing
    Deposit$500 + tax
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities
    Tuition Plans3 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipMerit Scholarship, Women in Development Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Entrepreneur in Technology Scholarship, Scholarship for Non-Profit Employees
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Prep WorkPrep Course is available. It provides introductory material, quizzes and exposure to custom portal.
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Introduction to Cloud Computing Training Online

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    OnlinePart Time
    Start Date None scheduled
    Cost$2,500
    Class size6
    LocationOnline
    Expected to grow to $411 billion by 2020, Cloud technologies have become an integral component of business operations, from small businesses to global enterprises. BrainStation's Introduction to Cloud Computing training is designed to equip you and your team with the knowledge to apply and leverage this technology.
    Financing
    Deposit$500 + tax
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities
    Tuition Plans3 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipMerit Scholarship, Women in Development Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Entrepreneur in Technology Scholarship, Scholarship for Non-Profit Employees
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Prep WorkPrep Course is available. It provides introductory material, quizzes and exposure to custom portal.
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • iOS Development

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    User Experience Design, iOS, Swift
    OnlinePart Time3 Hours/week10 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$2,750
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationOnline
    BrainStation’s iOS Development course is an intensive online learning experience, designed to help working professionals enhance their skills and stay competitive in today’s job market. Led by Instructors with experience in the field, you will learn cutting-edge concepts and techniques, and then apply them immediately. By program’s end, you will have the skills, experience, and confidence to accelerate your career progression. What You'll Accomplish Gain iOS Development Experience: Learn to program using Swift, Apple's programming language for iOS applications. Improve App Usability: Add interactivity to applications and build sleek user interfaces. Develop a Standout Portfolio: Work on a portfolio project that demonstrates your new skills. Work with Industry Leaders: Get immediate feedback and guidance from Instructors who work in the industry.
    Financing
    Deposit$500 + tax
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities.

    Tuition Plans3 or 6 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipWomen in Development Scholarship, University & College Student Scholarship, Entrepreneur in Technology Scholarship, Scholarship for Non-Profit Employees, Merit Scholarship
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelRecommended experience with variables, control flow, functions, data structures and objects; May be suitable for beginners
    Prep WorkPrep Course available. This provides you with introductory material, quizzes and lets you experience our custom-built learning portal.
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • iOS Development Online

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    User Experience Design, iOS, Swift
    OnlinePart Time3 Hours/week10 Weeks
    Start Date None scheduled
    Cost$2,750
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationOnline
    BrainStation’s iOS Development course is an intensive online learning experience, designed to help working professionals enhance their skills and stay competitive in today’s job market. Led by Instructors with experience in the field, you will learn cutting-edge concepts and techniques, and then apply them immediately. By program’s end, you will have the skills, experience, and confidence to accelerate your career progression. What You'll Accomplish Gain iOS Development Experience: Learn to program using Swift, Apple's programming language for iOS applications. Improve App Usability: Add interactivity to applications and build sleek user interfaces. Develop a Standout Portfolio: Work on a portfolio project that demonstrates your new skills. Work with Industry Leaders: Get immediate feedback and guidance from Instructors who work in the industry.
    Financing
    Deposit$500 + tax
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities.

    Tuition Plans3 or 6 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipWomen in Development Scholarship, University & College Student Scholarship, Entrepreneur in Technology Scholarship, Scholarship for Non-Profit Employees, Merit Scholarship
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelRecommended experience with variables, control flow, functions, data structures and objects; May be suitable for beginners
    Prep WorkPrep Course available. This provides you with introductory material, quizzes and lets you experience our custom-built learning portal.
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Machine Learning Certificate Course

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    Machine Learning
    In PersonPart Time3 Hours/week10 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$3,150
    Class size6
    LocationNew York City, Vancouver, Toronto
    In BrainStation's Machine Learning course you will gain a comprehensive understanding of how machine learning works to bring a technical perspective to the workplace, learn to apply machine learning concepts to the real-world business problems your organization faces and to use real data and select the relevant model to create portfolio projects, and learn how to leverage these frameworks and tools to make decisions.
    Financing
    Deposit$500 + tax
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities
    Tuition Plans3 or 6 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipMerit Scholarship, Women in Development Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Entrepreneur in Technology Scholarship, Scholarship for Non-Profit Employees
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelAdvanced
    Prep WorkPrep Course is available. It provides introductory material, quizzes and exposure to custom portal.
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Machine Learning Certificate Course Online

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    Machine Learning
    OnlinePart Time3 Hours/week10 Weeks
    Start Date None scheduled
    Cost$2,750
    Class size6
    LocationOnline
    In BrainStation's Machine Learning course you will gain a comprehensive understanding of how machine learning works to bring a technical perspective to the workplace, learn to apply machine learning concepts to the real-world business problems your organization faces and to use real data and select the relevant model to create portfolio projects, and learn how to leverage these frameworks and tools to make decisions.
    Financing
    Deposit$500 + tax
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities
    Tuition Plans3 or 6 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipMerit Scholarship, Women in Development Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Entrepreneur in Technology Scholarship, Scholarship for Non-Profit Employees
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelAdvanced
    Prep WorkPrep Course is available. It provides introductory material, quizzes and exposure to custom portal.
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Product Management

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    Design, Product Management, Scrum, Agile
    In PersonPart Time6 Hours/week5 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$3,950
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationNew York City, Vancouver, Toronto
    BrainStation's Product Management course is an intensive, collaborative learning experience, designed to help you enhance your professional skills and accelerate your career growth. Led by Instructors with experience in the field, you will learn cutting-edge concepts and techniques, and then apply them immediately, ensuring you have the skills, experience, and confidence to succeed. What You'll Accomplish Gain Product Management Experience Learn product management concepts to identify problems worth solving, craft value propositions, and more. Understand MVP and Scrum Learn the concepts behind Minimum Viable Product and Scrum, the most commonly used Agile process. Develop a Standout Portfolio Work on a portfolio project that demonstrates your new skills. Work with Industry Leaders Get immediate feedback and guidance from Instructors who work in the industry. *Course price is dependent on region. Please contact for pricing in your area.
    Financing
    Deposit$500 + tax
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities
    Tuition Plans3 or 6 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipMerit Scholarship, Women in Development Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Entrepreneur in Technology Scholarship, Scholarship for Non-Profit Employees
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Prep WorkPrep Course is available. It provides introductory material, quizzes and exposure to custom portal.
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Product Management Online

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    Digital Marketing, Design, Product Management, Growth Hacking
    OnlinePart Time6 Hours/week5 Weeks
    Start Date None scheduled
    Cost$2,750
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationOnline
    BrainStation's Product Management course is an intensive, collaborative learning experience, designed to help you enhance your professional skills and accelerate your career growth. Led by Instructors with experience in the field, you will learn cutting-edge concepts and techniques, and then apply them immediately, ensuring you have the skills, experience, and confidence to succeed. What You'll Accomplish Gain Product Management Experience Learn product management concepts to identify problems worth solving, craft value propositions, and more. Understand MVP and Scrum Learn the concepts behind Minimum Viable Product and Scrum, the most commonly used Agile process. Develop a Standout Portfolio Work on a portfolio project that demonstrates your new skills. Work with Industry Leaders Get immediate feedback and guidance from Instructors who work in the industry.
    Financing
    Deposit$500 + tax
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities
    Tuition Plans3 or 6 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipMerit Scholarship, Women in Development Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Entrepreneur in Technology Scholarship, Scholarship for Non-Profit Employees
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Prep WorkPrep Course is available. It provides introductory material, quizzes and exposure to custom portal.
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Python Training

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    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$1,950
    Class size6
    LocationNew York City, Vancouver, Toronto
    BrainStation's Python for Data Science training is designed to provide individuals with the Python programming fundamentals needed for a career in data. One of the most widely used programming languages, Python is the language of choice among Back-End Developers, Data Scientists, and Machine Learning Engineers. Taught by industry experts, you will cover core Python concepts, including essential libraries, dictionaries, and lists, allowing you to learn more advanced data science and machine learning topics.
    Financing
    Deposit$500 + tax
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities
    Tuition Plans3 or 6 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipMerit Scholarship, Women in Development Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Entrepreneur in Technology Scholarship, Scholarship for Non-Profit Employees
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelAdvanced
    Prep WorkPrep Course is available. It provides introductory material, quizzes and exposure to custom portal.
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Python Training Online

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    Start Date None scheduled
    Cost$1,950
    Class size6
    LocationOnline
    BrainStation's Python for Data Science training is designed to provide individuals with the Python programming fundamentals needed for a career in data. One of the most widely used programming languages, Python is the language of choice among Back-End Developers, Data Scientists, and Machine Learning Engineers. Taught by industry experts, you will cover core Python concepts, including essential libraries, dictionaries, and lists, allowing you to learn more advanced data science and machine learning topics.
    Financing
    Deposit$500 + tax
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities
    Tuition PlansFinancing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities
    ScholarshipMerit Scholarship, Women in Development Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Entrepreneur in Technology Scholarship, Scholarship for Non-Profit Employees
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelAdvanced
    Prep WorkPrep Course is available. It provides introductory material, quizzes and exposure to custom portal.
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Search Engine Marketing Course

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    Digital Marketing, SEO
    In PersonPart Time3 Hours/week10 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$3,150
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationNew York City, Vancouver, Toronto
    BrainStation’s Search Engine Marketing course is an intensive online learning experience, designed to help working professionals enhance their skills and stay competitive in today’s job market. Led by Instructors with experience in the field, you will learn cutting-edge concepts and techniques, and then apply them immediately. By program’s end, you will have the skills, experience, and confidence to accelerate your career progression. What You'll Accomplish Gain Search Engine Marketing Experience: You will build and develop a comprehensive SEM plan for a brand of your choosing, using SEO and PPC strategies. Learn How to Increase Web Traffic: Create and measure targeted search marketing ad campaigns that drive traffic and lead generation. Develop a Standout Portfolio: Work on a portfolio project that demonstrates your new skills. Work with Industry Leaders: Get immediate feedback and guidance from Instructors who work in the industry.
    Financing
    Deposit$500 + tax
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities.
    Tuition Plans3 or 6 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipUniversity & College Student Scholarship, Entrepreneur in Technology Scholarship, Scholarship for Non-Profit Employees, Merit Scholarship
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Prep WorkPrep Course available. This provides you with introductory material, quizzes and lets you experience our custom-built learning portal.
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Search Engine Marketing Course Online

    Apply
    Digital Marketing, SEO
    OnlinePart Time3 Hours/week10 Weeks
    Start Date None scheduled
    Cost$2,750
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationOnline
    BrainStation’s Search Engine Marketing course is an intensive online learning experience, designed to help working professionals enhance their skills and stay competitive in today’s job market. Led by Instructors with experience in the field, you will learn cutting-edge concepts and techniques, and then apply them immediately. By program’s end, you will have the skills, experience, and confidence to accelerate your career progression. What You'll Accomplish Gain Search Engine Marketing Experience: You will build and develop a comprehensive SEM plan for a brand of your choosing, using SEO and PPC strategies. Learn How to Increase Web Traffic: Create and measure targeted search marketing ad campaigns that drive traffic and lead generation. Develop a Standout Portfolio: Work on a portfolio project that demonstrates your new skills. Work with Industry Leaders: Get immediate feedback and guidance from Instructors who work in the industry.
    Financing
    Deposit$500 + tax
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities.
    Tuition Plans3 or 6 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipUniversity & College Student Scholarship, Entrepreneur in Technology Scholarship, Scholarship for Non-Profit Employees, Merit Scholarship
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Prep WorkPrep Course available. This provides you with introductory material, quizzes and lets you experience our custom-built learning portal.
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • SEO Training

    Apply
    Digital Marketing, SEO
    In PersonPart Time0 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$1,950
    Class size6
    LocationNew York City, Vancouver, Toronto
    BrainStation’s Search Engine Optimization training provides foundational understanding in how search engines work and how to get started improving your SEO, before discussing advanced strategies to work towards ranking in the top three listings for your most impactful searches.
    Financing
    Deposit$500 + tax
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities
    Tuition Plans3 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipMerit Scholarship, Women in Development Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Entrepreneur in Technology Scholarship, Scholarship for Non-Profit Employees
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • SEO Training Online

    Apply
    Digital Marketing, SEO
    OnlinePart Time
    Start Date None scheduled
    Cost$1,500
    Class size6
    LocationOnline
    BrainStation’s Search Engine Optimization training provides foundational understanding in how search engines work and how to get started improving your SEO, before discussing advanced strategies to work towards ranking in the top three listings for your most impactful searches.
    Financing
    Deposit$500 + tax
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities
    Tuition Plans3 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipMerit Scholarship, Women in Development Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Entrepreneur in Technology Scholarship, Scholarship for Non-Profit Employees
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Social Media Marketing

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    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$1,950
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationNew York City, Vancouver, Toronto, Online
    BrainStation's Social Media Marketing course is an intensive, collaborative learning experience, designed to help you enhance your professional skills and accelerate your career growth. Led by Instructors with experience in the field, you will learn cutting-edge concepts and techniques, and then apply them immediately, ensuring you have the skills, experience, and confidence to succeed. What You'll Accomplish Gain Experience Creating Social Media Strategies Develop metric driven social campaigns to accelerate business goals. Build Campaigns within Social Tools Get experience working with social management tools to effectively build and measure campaigns. Optimize Campaigns Take a data-driven approach to social media marketing. Work with Industry Leaders and get immediate feedback and guidance from Instructors who work in the industry.
    Financing
    Deposit$500 CAD + tax
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities.
    Tuition Plans3 or 6 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation.
    ScholarshipMerit Scholarship, Women in Development Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Entrepreneur in Technology Scholarship, Scholarship for Non-Profit Employees.
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Prep WorkPrep Course is available. It provides introductory material, quizzes and exposure to custom portal.
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Social Media Marketing Online

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    Start Date None scheduled
    Cost$1,500
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationOnline
    BrainStation's Social Media Marketing course is an intensive, collaborative learning experience, designed to help you enhance your professional skills and accelerate your career growth. Led by Instructors with experience in the field, you will learn cutting-edge concepts and techniques, and then apply them immediately, ensuring you have the skills, experience, and confidence to succeed. What You'll Accomplish Gain Experience Creating Social Media Strategies Develop metric driven social campaigns to accelerate business goals. Build Campaigns within Social Tools Get experience working with social management tools to effectively build and measure campaigns. Optimize Campaigns Take a data-driven approach to social media marketing. Work with Industry Leaders and get immediate feedback and guidance from Instructors who work in the industry.
    Financing
    Deposit$500 CAD + tax
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities.
    Tuition Plans3 or 6 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation.
    ScholarshipMerit Scholarship, Women in Development Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Entrepreneur in Technology Scholarship, Scholarship for Non-Profit Employees.
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Prep WorkPrep Course is available. It provides introductory material, quizzes and exposure to custom portal.
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • User Experience Design

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    Design, User Experience Design
    In PersonPart Time3 Hours/week10 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$3,950
    Class size10
    LocationNew York City, Vancouver, Toronto
    BrainStation’s User Experience Design course is an intensive, collaborative learning experience, designed to help you enhance your professional skills and accelerate your career growth. Led by Instructors with experience in the field, you will learn cutting-edge concepts and techniques, and then apply them immediately, ensuring you have the skills, experience, and confidence to succeed. What You'll Accomplish Gain UX Design Experience Learn how to design web pages with the user’s needs in mind, including information architecture, sketching, and more. Start Prototyping Turn ideas into clickable wireframes, then test the functionality of your designs. Develop a Standout Portfolio Work on a portfolio project that demonstrates your new skills. Work with Industry Leaders Get immediate feedback and guidance from Instructors who work in the industry. *Course price is dependent on region. Please contact for pricing in your area.
    Financing
    Deposit$500 + tax
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities

    Tuition Plans3 or 6 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipMerit Scholarship, Women in Development Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Entrepreneur in Technology Scholarship, Scholarship for Non-Profit Employees
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Prep WorkPrep Course is available. It provides introductory material, quizzes and exposure to custom portal.
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • User Experience Design Diploma

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    Design, User Experience Design
    In PersonFull Time40 Hours/week12 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$14,500
    Class size25
    LocationVancouver, Toronto
    BrainStation's User Experience Design Diploma Program is an immersive, project-based learning experience, designed to transform your skillset and launch a new career in design. The program's curriculum is challenging, comprehensive, and constantly updated, ensuring you are always learning cutting-edge UX/UI design concepts, skills, and tools. Led by Educators with experience in the field, you will develop and work on a fully realized mobile app, in the process building a portfolio of completed projects. By program's end, you will have the skills, experience, and confidence needed to dive into a career in UX design. Prepare for a career as a UX Designer Build Your Portfolio As part of the program, you will build an impressive portfolio of completed projects, showcasing the skills you have developed. Prepare for Interviews To get you ready for the interview process, you will be interviewed by a Hiring Manager and a UX/UI Designer, and provided with feedback. You will have the chance to build meaningful connections, with visits to local tech companies, and complimentary access to meetups, networking events, and career fairs.
    Financing
    Deposit$500
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities. Extended Third Party tuition financing available.
    Tuition Plans3, 6, or 12 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation. Extended Third Party tuition financing available.
    ScholarshipMerit Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Entrepreneur in Technology Scholarship, Scholarship for Non-Profit Employees.
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner.
    Prep WorkPrep Course is required to be completed prior to acceptance. The prep course ensures that students enter with the minimum expected understanding while assessing student readiness.
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewYes
  • User Experience Design Online

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    Design, User Experience Design
    OnlinePart Time3 Hours/week10 Weeks
    Start Date None scheduled
    Cost$2,750
    Class size10
    LocationOnline
    BrainStation’s User Experience Design course is an intensive, collaborative learning experience, designed to help you enhance your professional skills and accelerate your career growth. Led by Instructors with experience in the field, you will learn cutting-edge concepts and techniques, and then apply them immediately, ensuring you have the skills, experience, and confidence to succeed. What You'll Accomplish Gain UX Design Experience Learn how to design web pages with the user’s needs in mind, including information architecture, sketching, and more. Start Prototyping Turn ideas into clickable wireframes, then test the functionality of your designs. Develop a Standout Portfolio Work on a portfolio project that demonstrates your new skills. Work with Industry Leaders Get immediate feedback and guidance from Instructors who work in the industry.
    Financing
    Deposit$500 + tax
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities

    Tuition Plans3 or 6 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipMerit Scholarship, Women in Development Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Entrepreneur in Technology Scholarship, Scholarship for Non-Profit Employees
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Prep WorkPrep Course is available. It provides introductory material, quizzes and exposure to custom portal.
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • User Interface Design

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    Design, User Experience Design
    In PersonPart Time3 Hours/week10 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$3,150
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationNew York City, Vancouver, Toronto
    BrainStation’s User Interface Design course is an intensive online learning experience, designed to help working professionals enhance their skills and stay competitive in today’s job market. Led by Instructors with experience in the field, you will learn cutting-edge concepts and techniques, and then apply them immediately. By program’s end, you will have the skills, experience, and confidence to accelerate your career progression. What You'll Accomplish Gain User Interface Design Experience: Understand the principles of print and screen design, and learn the anatomy of typeface and its impact on design aesthetics. Learn Interaction Design and Prototyping: Bring your screens to life and create beautiful end-to-end experiences. Develop a Standout Portfolio: Work on a portfolio project that demonstrates your new skills. Work with Industry Leaders: Get immediate feedback and guidance from Instructors who work in the industry.
    Financing
    Deposit$500 + tax
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities.
    Tuition Plans3 or 6 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipUniversity & College Student Scholarship, Entrepreneur in Technology Scholarship, Scholarship for Non-Profit Employees, Merit Scholarship
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Prep WorkPrep Course available. This provides you with introductory material, quizzes and lets you experience our custom-built learning portal.
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • User Interface Design Online

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    Design, User Experience Design
    OnlinePart Time3 Hours/week10 Weeks
    Start Date None scheduled
    Cost$2,750
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationOnline
    BrainStation’s User Interface Design course is an intensive online learning experience, designed to help working professionals enhance their skills and stay competitive in today’s job market. Led by Instructors with experience in the field, you will learn cutting-edge concepts and techniques, and then apply them immediately. By program’s end, you will have the skills, experience, and confidence to accelerate your career progression. What You'll Accomplish Gain User Interface Design Experience: Understand the principles of print and screen design, and learn the anatomy of typeface and its impact on design aesthetics. Learn Interaction Design and Prototyping: Bring your screens to life and create beautiful end-to-end experiences. Develop a Standout Portfolio: Work on a portfolio project that demonstrates your new skills. Work with Industry Leaders: Get immediate feedback and guidance from Instructors who work in the industry.
    Financing
    Deposit$500 + tax
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities.
    Tuition Plans3 or 6 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipUniversity & College Student Scholarship, Entrepreneur in Technology Scholarship, Scholarship for Non-Profit Employees, Merit Scholarship
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Prep WorkPrep Course available. This provides you with introductory material, quizzes and lets you experience our custom-built learning portal.
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Web Accessibility Training

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    Design
    In PersonPart Time0 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$950
    Class size6
    LocationNew York City, Vancouver, Toronto
    BrainStation's Web Accessibility training is designed to equip you and your team with an understanding of digital accessibility requirements and the tools to address the needs of a growing, yet underserved, market segment. Accessible web design is a business imperative from both a financial and regulatory perspective. Taught by industry experts, you will learn how implementing accessibility initiatives can create social, technical, and financial benefits for your organization.
    Financing
    Deposit$500 + tax
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities
    Tuition Plans3 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipMerit Scholarship, Women in Development Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Entrepreneur in Technology Scholarship, Scholarship for Non-Profit Employees
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Web Accessibility Training Online

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    Design
    OnlinePart Time0 Weeks
    Start Date None scheduled
    Cost$950
    Class size6
    LocationOnline
    BrainStation's Web Accessibility training is designed to equip you and your team with an understanding of digital accessibility requirements and the tools to address the needs of a growing, yet underserved, market segment. Accessible web design is a business imperative from both a financial and regulatory perspective. Taught by industry experts, you will learn how implementing accessibility initiatives can create social, technical, and financial benefits for your organization.
    Financing
    Deposit$500 + tax
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities
    Tuition Plans3 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipMerit Scholarship, Women in Development Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Entrepreneur in Technology Scholarship, Scholarship for Non-Profit Employees
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Web Development

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    HTML, JavaScript, Mobile, CSS
    In PersonPart Time3 Hours/week10 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$3,150
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationNew York City, Vancouver, Toronto
    This web development course is for complete beginners who want to build beautiful websites from scratch that scale across all devices including smartphones and tablets. Learn web development skills that will help you clearly communicate your ideas to all stakeholders to authentically manage a technical team. Learn HTML, CCS, jQuery and more to start your journey to becoming a freelancer or build your business for the web.
    Financing
    Deposit$500
    Financing
    Available

    ScholarshipWomen in Development Scholarship, University & College Student Scholarship, Entrepreneur in Technology Scholarship, Scholarship for Non-Profit Employees, Merit Scholarship
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Web Development Diploma Program

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    MySQL, HTML, Git, JavaScript, SQL, jQuery, CSS, DevOps, Express.js, React.js, Data Structures, Algorithms, Node.js, Front End, Agile, REST
    In PersonFull Time40 Hours/week12 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$14,500
    Class size25
    LocationVancouver, Toronto
    The BrainStation Web Development Diploma Program introduces you to all of the skills and technologies required to produce a modern web application. The 12 week program focuses on project-based learning, creating an environment where students spend the majority of the time working on projects and assignments. Over the duration of the course you will learn how to build a complete software solution for the modern web through iterative lessons and labs that build on each other. The program focuses on JavaScript, utilizing the NodeJS runtime, to help you develop a firm grasp of programming concepts. You will also be introduced to ReactJS for building dynamic client side User Interfaces, and JavaScript based ORM’s for database management. The goal is to empower you to become full-stack Web Developer with an in-depth understand of how software for the web is built. Along the way you will also be introduced to the fundamentals of computing and auxiliary topics covering modern technology discussions challenging our current world. Prepare for a career as a Web Developer Build Your Portfolio As part of the program, you will build an impressive portfolio of completed projects, showcasing the skills you have developed. Prepare for Interviews To get you ready for the interview process, you will be interviewed by a hiring manager and a web developer, and provided with feedback. You will have the chance to build meaningful connections, with visits to local tech companies, and complimentary access to meetups, networking events, and career fairs.
    Financing
    Deposit$500
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities. Extended Third Party tuition financing available.

    Tuition Plans3, 6, or 12 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation. Extended Third Party tuition financing available.
    ScholarshipMerit Scholarship, Women in Development Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Entrepreneur in Technology Scholarship, Scholarship for Non-Profit Employees.
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelPrior experience with HTML & CSS recommended.
    Prep WorkPrep Course is required to be completed prior to acceptance. The prep course ensures that students enter with the minimum expected understanding while assessing student readiness.
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewYes
  • Web Development Online

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    HTML, JavaScript, Mobile, CSS
    OnlinePart Time3 Hours/week10 Weeks
    Start Date None scheduled
    Cost$2,750
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationOnline
    This web development course is for complete beginners who want to build beautiful websites from scratch that scale across all devices including smartphones and tablets. Learn web development skills that will help you clearly communicate your ideas to all stakeholders to authentically manage a technical team. Learn HTML, CCS, jQuery and more to start your journey to becoming a freelancer or build your business for the web.
    Financing
    Deposit$500
    Financing
    Available
    ScholarshipWomen in Development Scholarship, University & College Student Scholarship, Entrepreneur in Technology Scholarship, Scholarship for Non-Profit Employees, Merit Scholarship
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo

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  • $500 BrainStation Scholarship

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    • Web Development Diploma Program (Toronto)
    • User Experience Design Diploma (Toronto)
    • Data Science Diploma Program (Toronto)
    • Web Development Diploma Program (Vancouver)
    • Data Science Diploma Program (Vancouver)
    • User Experience Design Diploma (Vancouver)

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    I knew for a while having been exposed to the tech industry that I wanted to be a web developer. Amongst all the boot camps in Vancouver, BrainStation stood out to me the most, because of how engaging, collaborative, and supportive the learning environment seemed. I can confidently say that all my positive assumptions were true. The instructors and program coordinators went above and beyond to ensure that this seemingly daunting experience as we transitioned into new careers went smoothly. 

    The instructors really take the time to explain complex concepts in simple and easy-to-understand ways. They were always available for help and were extremely supportive and reassuring throughout the whole journey. The content taught at Brainstation was very applicable to job demands in the industry. Although we raced through the content quickly, weekly assignments and in-class exercises ensured that we were constantly practiced new topics. In-class codealongs -- in my opinion -- helped me really understand more complex topics.

    Pros: 

    - Payment plans for tuition

    - A campus that offers lots of space to work, study and engage with other students. Very accessible via transit (and right above a coffee shop!)

    - Career support after the program, 

    - Discounts on job fairs and meetups

    - Tech tours, and the change to talk to industry professionals about what it's like to be a developer

    - Access to the course material after the program

    Cons:

    -None!

    I can confidently say I'm so happy to be a BrainStation alumni. I really did enjoy the program, and all which I'd been able to gain over the past 12 weeks of learning. Can't wait to apply these skills in the future! 

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    It was less than three months from my immigration to Canada when I chose Brainstation to study in. I did a research about bootcamps in Vancouver and asked some people who were in Vancouver IT industry to help me to find the right place and Brainstation was their number one pick. Moreover I found their curriculum the best one amongst others and also the camp atmosphere was amazing!

    The content they provided for the Web Development program was truly a complete full-stack which gave me a big picture of the whole cycle of web development. Though the main program focus was on React and front-end development I learnt a lot about databases, middleware, REST and etc.

    We would start the day with a lecture from our knowledgable teacher Jonathan Bluks and then would get our hands dirty by coding and practicing those concepts in real challenges. Beside 10 project assignments and one final project! we also had a hackathon experience which was one of my best coding experiences ever.

    I would recommend this course to anyone who is serious about learning web development.

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    It’s been 8 months since I graduated from BrainStation full-time UX design bootcamp. It was an amazing experience which turned me to a designer as I wished. I’m now a UI/UX designer in a development agency and having fun. I got the job offer in week 9 - big shoutout to my instructor Brad who helped me with the performance check during the interview process as well as my TA Uzair who helped refurbish my resume and cover letter completely.

    A bit of my background: Before joining the program, I was working as a 3D artist in a VR studio, then quit coz it’s crap. Then I was home tutoring high-school kids for half a year, then stopped coz it’s frustrating (I was making good money out of it but not my thing). I wanted to be a designer doing some cool shit, but never had a job opportunity to get started. I sent my resume and portfolio to a bunch of companies in Vancouver, got responses, got tests, got interviews, but never got the position. I realized leaving the industry for a couple of months (when I was tutoring) made my sense dull and skills rusty - I need a place where I could sharpen everything again and get my thunder back.

    I’m gonna share some reasons I joined BrainStation and how the results ended up. If you have a similar situation and consider whether to join the program or not, my story may help you.

    I’m a layman. I need a place to teach me both practices and theories. I tried counting on myself to learn the skillset and toolkit of UX design, but it was frustrating coz I literally didn’t know where to start! To learn software first? Or read books? Or do a small project? UX is such a giant shit blackhole and could almost suck everything in: business analysis, research, information architecture, UI design, interaction design, visual design, content writing, or even front-end if you wanna be entitled as ‘full-stack designer’ (fascinating) - whatever you can possibly associate with product development. Yeah UX design is such a sugarcoated beast, sounds high-end, easy-going, user-friendly, but in reality quite intimidating and could bite your head off - if you dive in blindly without fair guidance. As a 3D modeler before, I did know Adobe Suite, but in terms of the current tools of UI/UX design such as Sketch, InVision, Principle, etc., I’m a total outsider. Fortunately, during the pre-course, I learned the essentials of Sketch and InVision from the step-by-step tutorials; then throughout the next 10 weeks, I was improving my hard skills considerably by working on the weekly homework and capstone project. The instructor and TA would teach us tips every now and then to quicken our speed of work. As for theories, I did know user-centered design and some relevant approaches such as user stories, usability testing, but they were too scattered in my mind and never systematically came into shape as a ‘UX tree’ or ‘UX umbrella’. What BrainStation does is breaking down the whole UX topic to 10 smaller ones - each topic per week. Each week we focused on one topic and did homework around it to deepen our understanding. Meanwhile, we could update our capstone project by adopting the new stuff learned this week. The weekly basis is fast indeed, even crazy (using one week to investigate UI design, are you kidding, that’s even a job title!), but come on, this is a bootcamp and we only have 10 weeks. This curriculum is brilliant in my opinion (and PPT is well-done): it takes care of all epics of UX design such as research, IA, UI design, etc. - which should be mastered more or less as a UX-er; but in reality, we could (and should) leverage our advantages and choose to specialize in one or a few directions. Taking myself as an example, I’m more interested and better at visual stuff than research, IA or business whatever, so I actually put more weight on the chapters of UI and visual design but honestly much less on certain sections (I got 55/100 once in one of my assignments, shame… ).

    I’m lazy. Yes if nobody pulls me up, I could stay in bed for whole day. I tried saving money and studied on my own - and wonderfully, I slept in till 11 am, opened my laptop reluctantly, and lost morale in one hour. You know what’s so good after I joined the program? I COULDN’T SLACK OFF! Yeah I was busy like shit: class from 9 to 5, homework stacking up, capstone project crying for feed, workshops awaiting, portfolio pending - gosh, don’t ever underestimate ‘FULL-TIME’ training (this is not a joke). Frankly, the workload is immense - I was working in the evening, during the weekend, sometimes burning night oil. It’s not only because I myself wanted to work harder, but once I saw my classmates working their asses off, how could I sit still and enjoy the couch potato time? Most importantly, we paid to learn, so the only way not wasting the money is - work hard!! It’s painstaking, but it will pay off. Everyone in my cohort was progressing so much - I’ve seen people who made stunning interfaces in the end even having zero design background at the very beginning.  

    I’m an introvert. I bet you all know socializing is as important as swimming when you’re in the job-hunting vortex. Sadly, I’m afraid of socializing and terrible at selling stuff. ESL is a reason but it’s more about my personality. I desperately needed a community at that moment where I could find a comfort zone with like-minded people. And yes BrainStation is like that for me. Amazingly, our cohort had 12 folks, and we teamed up differently for multiple projects, so everyone had a chance to work with each other. Every Friday, we went to a bar to grab beers after class. At the night of graduation, we barbecued and sang karaoke like a bunch of weirdos! People are professional at school but could be so wild afterward! The instructors are also super approaching (yeah they joined our beer too) and other staff are quite helpful (just ask them if you need a favor.) Besides, we have tech-talks, workshops, and presentations every week, so don’t worry, you’ll be pushed under the spotlight and try your best to entertain the audience! In summary, if you’re like me, not good at networking, then at least you will have your cohort and the staff, which will become your own community and, it’s still growing.

    Last but not least, I bet the tuition is a big concern to most of us and I admit it’s not a small amount indeed. I was jobless and broke from the moment I gave up on tutoring, so yeah I thought about this a lot. So I tried two options to make it less unaffordable: firstly, applying for the scholarship. Do ask the staff what kind of scholarship you are eligible for; secondly, there’s an installment option to pay off the debt in 12 months (and I chose this). Good news is you can use the tuition for tax return, yeah! And once you land on a new job after graduation, I suppose you won’t mind this educational investment. (The common salary of junior UI/UX designer in BC is 40k-50k)

    In conclusion, this was my happiest training experience, maybe because I finally found what I like to do. I hope my story could help you in any way. Good luck and keep it up!

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    I switched from Architecture to UX Design only knowing the basics about the field. Like many others, I had my skepticism about being able to learn about everything in UX Design within 12 weeks time. After completing the program, I can say that BrainStation genuinely cares about teaching you relative and applicable skills to do a full career change. It is dense, fast-paced and full of excitement every day.

    Pros:
    - Our instructors, Alex and Ann-Marie, always provide a full understanding on why we are learning the material. They also answer any questions we throw at them without hesitation.

    - The BrainStation team is very approachable and are constantly seeking for feedback to make your experience better
    - The guest lecturers that visited and the tech tours gave us industry insight on the current practice and allowed us to compare and validate the importance of the course content
    - Demo Day helped me successfully engage in deep conversations with industry partners and reaffirmed my understanding of the design process
    - Career support post graduation

    - The one day Hackathon that allowed us to work alongside Web Dev and Data Science students

    Improvement Opportunities:
    - We had a good amount of open studio for our capstone project in the last few weeks, but it felt like there can be more structure to guide the students on their projects during those times.

    Overall, I feel very confident committing to the career change with what I learned. You will still have to keep learning about certain concepts (and they stress that learning doesn’t end after 12 weeks) as you can definitely start to deep dive into UX concepts. I find that those who succeeded from the program are the ones who: fully prioritized school, empathized, asked many questions, and is always learning outside of class. Be prepared.

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    Tutors are able to delivery the course contents and very helpful, encouraging and supportive.  
    The course contents are up to date. 
    The manager constantly gave insight and reminder to the class throughout the course. 
    The after course career support is current and the manager gave insight of where to go next in the alumni slack channel. The course material is still available after course. It is great that class participants can have a slack channel to exchange messages and ideas. The vibe of the whole experience is very motivational and high in sprite.

    It is a very good place to learn and improve this new web development skill set. 

    I fully enjoyed the company and acquired the new knowledge during the whole course. Hope to keep connected.

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    Looking at where I was from where I started to where I am now, BrainStation has been a transformative experience. While expensive, the data science diploma program laid a strong foundation of knowledge for the most in-demand skills needed for data science. There is a lot of content packed in these 12 weeks; students who are unable to keep up will quickly find themselves having to catch up. My only wish during the 12 weeks was that the program was longer, allowing more time for the more complex subjects to sink in.

    The school environment is great. BrainStation does a good job of finding a diverse group of peers that are strongly passionate in their fields. Instructors were also very helpful and always willing to help. We also had guided tours of businesses and had guests from data science departments come to speak about the industry to us. 

  • Worth the money
    - 4/14/2019
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    Overall, a very satifying experience.
    The educators and the T.A's were very helpful and the lectures were excellent. The staff are quite friendly and they will help and offer support after graduating.

    prospective students should be aware that it is a lot of work and if they don't stay on top of assignments they might struggle.

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    I can't say enough good things about Brain Station. While it is expensive, you do get your money's worth. The entire staff is very dedicated to making sure you are doing well, and absorbing the content. The instructors and TA's are always there to answer your questions.

    The building is really nice and modern. The tech talks and office tours of nearby business' were very interesting. Demo Day was a great way to meet potential employers.

    The course content was great. We learned so much over the 3 months. It can be intimidating to learn so much in such a short time, but the instructor did an excellent job conveying everything in a way we could understand. 

    Fantastic!

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    Summary:

    -Teaches you how to learn at an accelerated pace and for immediate implementation

    -Industry Relevant Hard Skills

    -Soft Skills to work in agile, collaborative environments

    -Amazing Career support and coaching

    -An approachable and friendly team

    Learning Highlight: They have an in-house hack-a-thon building on the skills of UX, Data Science and Web Dev allowing for real-world experience in collaboration across teams

    BrainStation is a learning experience like no other. Key strengths include developing and implementing a curriculum that allows the student to maximize their 12 weeks of learning. 

    As a student, you are expected to learn and execute at an accelerated pace versus many of the traditional learning environments. The BrainStation education team supports and coaches you on this journey. Learning how to learn quickly and execute has been discussed as one of the most important skills for future proofing your career and would highly recommend this program on that basis, in addition, they provide excellent development of UX/UI skills that are relevant and marketable. 

    The industry partnerships, demo day and post-course support allow alumni to feel supported and a sense community as they enter the job market. 

    Lastly, classes are diverse and come from eclectic backgrounds creating a rich environment to formulate different ideas and discuss a variety of opinions. In UX, I am not sure there is a more important skill. 

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    Attending BrainStation is one of the best decisions I've ever made. I was a bit nervous going into it -As I was new immigrant. But the community is warm, supportive and very welcoming.

    My coding journey with BrainStation began when I enrolled in their Winter jan 2019 Diploma in Full time web Development. Before attending BrainStation, I had to spent many hours assessing other courses and bootcamps in the city. Although they all seemed qualified in their own right, I decided BrainStation was the best fit for what I wanted out of my education and career.

    The instructors did an amazing job at making the classes engaging yet challenging, and they also managed to keep the learning environment relaxed and fun. 

    The bootcamp is very well structured in terms of learning and instructors availability, which enables you to learn fast without feeling overwhelmed.

    I had a blast doing the bootcamp, had a blast working on the assignments and discovering my new passion for web development. I would 100% recommend the courses at BrainStation to anyone who is hoping to build skills in the field of internet and technology.

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    Going to BrainStation was one of the best decisions I've made in terms of my carrer. It allowed me to transition into a new industry with the confidence to find a job after graduation. BrainStation also does a great job putting you in situations where you can build your network in the industry. From your classmates/educators, to industry events, to guest speakers, it really helps you establish a network that you'll need post-grad.

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    I'm so happy I chose to take the UX/UI Diploma program at BrainStation. Prior to starting the program I was coming from an industry that is completely unrelated to tech (performing arts, event managing, and matchmaking) and was hardly tech savvy. The program allowed me to fully immerse myself in this new field, and I feel like I've come out the other side of it with a solid set of skills and tools that I can take forward into this new career. It also instilled confidence in me both with the tranferable skills I already had from my previous industries, and the new technical skills I learned during the course. 

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    I really enjoyed my course learning the basics of data analytics that covered multiple topics including Excel/Google Sheets, SQL, and Tableu. The teacher was great explaining topics in a digestable way and we even had a TA that could come around for more personalized support during class. Additionally, the homework assigments helped me practice and remember what I learned in class. 

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    Insane.

    That was the only word I could think of as I learned more about the school. I thought to myself that there is no way that a person like myself would ever learn so much information in such a short amount of time. Sure, I had a background in Computer Networking, but I did not feel that having such a background would help me as much. Fast-forward 3 months later, I am now confident in building a web application from scratch. From creating the look I was going for on the front-end to the overall functionality and communication on the back-end.

    I have nothing but the utmost respect for the entire BrainStation team and I cannot thank them enough for the most amazing educational experience I’ve ever had. The one thing that I valued the most was that I felt like an actual human-being as opposed to just some other student with a number attached to my profile. You are surrounded by people that are there to help you grow, whether it be the instructor, classmates or even people from a different program. During school I would always feel challenged and frustrated at a certain concept that I just would not understand, but as time passed, that feeling turned more into a sense of accomplishment.

    If you are someone who is looking for a quick career change (and I really mean quick), BrainStation is the place to go.

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    Recently finished up the 10-week part-time digital marketing course at Brainstation's Toronto location from January to March 2019, on Mondays from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm.

    I currently work full-time in the hospitality industry however have a bachelor's degree in Marketing and Communications and am looking to pursue an opportunity in digital marketing and advertising. I have worked in the industry before as a content creator and social media manager, but up until now all of my digital marketing techniques have been self taught which is why I chose to enroll in my first brainstation course.

    My favourite thing about the part-time digital marketing course is that it is not too intensive... if you approach it the right way. Review the course content each week before class, complete your homework and you will be fine. Every week is focused on a different digital marketing technique and then you are sent home with a mini assignment that is extremely relevant to the final project (which is a hypothetical digital marketing campaign). Completing these assignments allows you to chisel away at the final project, week by week.

    The course instructors contributed to my overall experience as well. Both Jenna Kellner and Hailey Smith are extremely knowledgeable and have a lot of experience in the digital marketing industry. Their own expertise combined with the course content made it extremely easy to grasp each weekly concept. They also stuck around after class each week to answer any questions which was extremely helpful.

    As mentioned earlier, the course curriculum revolves around different digital marketing techniques including content & SEO, paid advertising & SEM, analytics and measurements, social media management, paid social media advertising and e-mail marketing. These techniques were extremely helpful as it is information that is not traditionally taught in university. I find that a university degree paired with a couple Brainstation certificates is what will set you up for success in the industry that you're looking to grow in or break into.

    Although I've only been done my course for a couple weeks, I've noticed that being associated with the Brainstation brand has already increased my value to potential employers. I'm currently interviewing at a firm and the opportunity arose because the hiring manager knew about Brainstation and was impressed with my enrollment in the digital marketing course. Furthermore, I feel like being in the Brainstation network is extremely beneficial as you are introduced to so many students and industry professionals who are always available for guidance and even collaboration.

    In conclusion, I recommend this course for anyone who is looking for an intro into the digital marketing industry. Thankfully, Brainstation offers more tailored courses if you're looking to master the techniques introduced in this course. A couple things that I would recommend to anyone looking to enroll:
    1) Be prepared to use Slack as your main method of communication with students and instructors. It can be a bit confusing at first.
    2) Don't skip class unless you really have to. Everything is covered in the slides however instructors provide a lot of personal insight that is very useful.
    3) The final project is completed in groups. Don't be alarmed if some group members don't pull their weight. Use it as an opportunity to master your craft instead.

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    Took the 5-week Part Time in-class course at the Vancouver location. February - March 2019, and it was Mondays and Wednesday nights 6:30 - 9:30 pm. 

    I work full-time at a fin-tech startup in a relatively new role in customer analytics. I chose to take this course to upgrade my skillset. Prior to the course, all of my analytics were completed in excel, and in a fashion I describe as "scotch tape and glue". It worked, but it wasn't pretty. Going into this course, I had nowhere but up to go. At my organization, I had the benefit of coming from a Support role, so I know the product and customer configuration very well. This was also a reason my company chose to "promote from within" instead of hiring an experienced data analyst. 

    I found the pace of this course VERY fast. The course content covered a wide breadth of material, and each individual class had a lot of content. A class would go from introducing a concept and move into intermediate to advanced application of it by the end. I spent 6 hours in class during the course, and just as much time or more outside of the class solidifying the concepts. I did wish there had been more practical examples to take away as practice. I made do by bringing in datasets from my workplace to practice new learnings. 

    I found the content of this course VERY relevant and I felt that I could show up to work the next day and implement a brand new skill into my workday. In fact, week one we covered advanced excel. I was asked to do a new customer analyses on the Thursday after my class, and I was able to bring in new Excel functions I had learned the night prior. Week two we learned about database structure, week 3 SQL -- during this exact timeframe, I was being onboarded with access to our own company's database analytics tool. It was excellent timing to be able to learn theory about structure and querying, and then to turn around and practice with a real, live database. 

    The instructor was my least favourite part about this course. I did not get the impression she was overly comfortable and fluent with the slide deck. I wish she had brought in more personal / case study examples or provided extra practice work like I mentioned above. If she was demonstating a new function or query, she made it up on the spot instead of having thought of an interesting example, with an interesting mock dataset. All in all, it seemed to be a lack of motivation to go above and beyond as an instructor for this course. 

    What I really liked about BrainStation in particular was the community aspect - there were numerous interesting events going on in their shared space in the building throughout the course. I attended their Graduate Demo Day event, and a Women in Tech panel, both were quite enjoyable and were great spaces for engaging discussion. 

    Lastly, the BrainStation name is very well respected. As soon as I put up the course on my LinkedIn, I started appearing in more searches weekly by recruiters and have had a greater amount of cold reach outs by recruiters than ever before. Sweet! 

    All in all, this course kick started an exciting learning path in data analytics. It set some really good foundations that I can now go and develop the tools that will be most meaningful for me. Personally, I will be furthering my development in the following areas: SQL querying and better general knowledge of my own company's database (need to know what I need to pull, how to find it, how to pull it, how to aggregate it), visualizing data in clear and meaningful ways which can be delivered to key stakeholders internally and with customers. 

  • Terrific UX Course
    - 3/29/2019
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    This was a terrific course. The instructor was knowledgeable and shared a wealth of industry secrets with us. The in-class projects were very helpful and the other students were really interesting to work with. Would recommend to anyone looking to learn more about UX or change careers. Plus the learning environment is very nice, free coffee is very helpful :)

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    I took the Digital Marketing Course at BrainStation from January 2019 to March 2019. This 10 week course was awesome!

    I learned so much in three months - the material covered was very detailed and we were placed in groups of 3-4 and given a client to complete a full marketing plan for as the final project.

    The instructors gave detailed feedback and were always open to answer any questions! Both instructors were highly educated and provided real life examples when it came to case studies and/or examples.

    As someone who has been extremely interested in Digital Marketing, I would definitely recommend taking this course as an introduction.

    The SEM and SEO chapters of the course were the most difficult content to grasp, but our instructors made sure to go over them in extreme detail and allow us to practice using a test account.

    The course itself is a little pricey, so make sure you are 100% committed to attending the classes before you register. Missing a week can be critical in your success in the course.

    Thanks BrainStation!

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    I recently finished the Part-Time Web Development course at BrainStation's Toronto campus, and I was pleasantly surprised by my experience. Going into the 10-week course, I had been dabbling in programming languages as a hobby for several months prior. I had begun to consider web development as a career, but was becoming quite lost and overwhelmed in my attempts to educate myself, despite the vast amount of online resources. I realized that if I wanted to take web dev seriously, I would learn best in a classroom setting with industry professionals, and BrainStation certainly met my expectations.

    I spent several weeks researching the different coding "bootcamps" around Toronto, before ultimately deciding on BrainStation. After expressing interest through the BrainStation website, a learning advisor very quickly reached out to me by phone, and answered every and any question I had about the course. That, and the combination of a beautiful, centrally located campus with ample amenities, to the professional and prompt communication between myself and the campus staff, I knew I was making a good decision. 

    Going into the course I knew the basics of HTML and CSS, which are the two programming languages the course covers, but the course is designed for people who are absolute beginners and know nothing about web development. I still think that if you are familiar with the basics of web development, you would still benefit from the course as the foundational concepts of HTML and CSS are taught in a very approachable way and I found it to be a good refresher for myself before moving onto the more advanced concepts.

    The class was relatively small, about 20 people or so, and as a result we had a lot of opportunity to ask questions and seek help. Our instructor, Dan, and our TA, Ishan, were absolutely amazing. Dan is clearly an experienced professional in the industry, and explained and showed us concepts in a really thoughtful way and at no point did I feel overwhelmed by the content. He was quick to explain why each thing we were learning was relevant, and I did not feel that we were being taught any "fluff" content or things that weren't relevant to my learning goals. 

    Ultimately, I went from knowing the bare minimum about web development, to being able to make a website that not only worked, but also looked good. I felt very accomplished by what I was able to do by the end of the course and I feel confident in saying that taking this course is one of the best, if not the absolute best way to get your foot in the door for a career in web development, or if you are just looking to expand your skills portfolio or simply to learn something new. I am planning on returning to BrainStation to take the full time web development course, and I am both excited and eager to learn more from this amazing academy. 

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    This course was extremely insightful. Our instructors Laura and Fran made the course very hands on, interesting and collaborative. Although it was online course, the instructors and BrainStation did an amazing job at making it as close to an in-class learning experience as possible. We worked in groups in almost every class to apply the skills and knowledge we were learning to real life examples and went through them as a class with realtime feedback from instructors. We also had a final project, for which we were put into groups early on. At the end of each class, we had time to apply the piece we learned in class that day, to our final project. This helped kdeepen the understanding of thet material further and also keep on top of the lessons.

    Would highly recommend this course if you are looking to enhance your skills in all sorts of paid social media. The instructors are experts in the industry, extremely helpful, full of energy and passionate about what they do.

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    It was everything that I expected and more. The instructor was a knowledgeable industry expert that has a real-life industry job. I totally recommend the Brainstation SEO, SEM and Analytics Certificate.

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    I have nothing but positive things to say about BrainStation! I took Social Media Marketing and loved it.  The learning environment is dynamic and collaborative. We worked in groups to develop social media campaigns that mirrored real-world projects of the same nature. Our instructor, Francesca, was a social media marketing expert who taught us the skills we would need to succeed in this field. She was always available for questions, help and support.  I highly recommend this course and BrainStation for anyone who wants practical, hands-on experience that will prep them for the real world.

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    My instructors Stewart and Tayber) were thorough and as comprehensive as possible. When asked for more critical and in-depth feedback, they were willing to oblige to make us better at our newly-learned skills.
    I found the course content to be reasonable (even less than expected), given that the parttime course was held once a week for 10 weeks. 
    The BrainStation community itself was relaxed and inclusive, I certainly didn't feel uncomfortable or pressured into any sort of "networking" that I wasn't ready for. Being an introvert, it's important for me to be able to come in and learn right away without small talk. BrainStation offers this environment. 
    I would recommend this course to a friend or colleague seeking advancement in their product management skills and knowledge, especially if they didn't have much time to devote to a full-time course. 

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    I took Brainstation’s part-time Web Dev course.

    For me BrainStation's Intro to Web Dev course seemed like a great option to dip my toes into the world of HTML and CSS. Taking a full-fledged coding bootcamp felt way to risky, given the fact that I have never coded/worked in the industry before.

    The course is geared towards people with little to no experience in coding, but I would say that a tiny bit of knowledge of HTML would probably be helpful in the beginning, but not entirely necessary, as the first couple of classes are dedicated to going over the basics.
     
    The course is taught by people currently working in the industry which allows them to be able to relate the content to real life examples from their day to day activities, in turn making the course feel much more grounded in reality.
     
    Each class has a hands-on project which I found to be key to quickly understand each concept covered throughout the "lecture". Instructors go over the projects to clarify any questions and are always available to help and guide through finding a solution if you are stuck.
     
    It has been remarkable to me to see how far I have gotten in just 10 weeks. I went from only knowing a few bits of HTML elements - but not well enough to create even a basic site - to having actually created a site to be used as my resume, it works well and looks professional, something that I wouldn't be embarrassed to show to others.

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    At first I was a bit apprehensive about doing an online course, I thought it might be a bit impersonal, but the technology used for the Online Live programs at BrainStation broke down all the barriers I was worried about. I could interact with the teachers and the other students easily using breakout rooms, and any question I had that I didn't feel comfortable asking the entire class I could ask in Slack and one of the teachers would respond to it quickly so the flow of the class wasn't disrupted. 

    The teachers were so knowledgable about the content they were presenting, and provided real work experiences wherever they could. It felt like I was not only learning the content but also how its applied in the real world. 

    This course was thoroughly enjoyable and a great foundation for continued learning and I even feel comfortable applying to careers in the industry. 

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