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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 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$3,950
    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$2,950
    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$25
    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. Income Share Agreements (ISAs).
    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 Course

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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 Diploma

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    Digital Marketing, Growth Hacking, SEO
    In PersonFull Time40 Hours/week12 Weeks
    Start Date None scheduled
    Cost$15,000
    Class size25
    LocationToronto
    BrainStation's Digital Marketing Diploma Program is designed to transform your skillset, providing hands-on experience with real-world marketing strategy and techniques, to prepare you for a new marketing career. The Digital Marketing Diploma Program is comprehensive and project-based, ensuring you have direct experience with digital marketing strategy, search engine marketing, content development and management, social media marketing, advanced analytics and reporting, and more. Working with Educators from some of the most innovative companies in the world, you will complete projects for each module in the program, allowing you to develop in-depth knowledge of all aspects of a cutting-edge digital marketing strategy. By the end of the program, you will have the skills, experience, and confidence needed to dive into an exciting new career in digital marketing.
    Financing
    Deposit$25
    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. Income Share Agreements (ISAs).
    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
  • Digital Marketing Online

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    Digital Marketing
    OnlinePart Time3 Hours/week10 Weeks
    Start Date None scheduled
    Cost$2,950
    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
  • Excel 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
  • 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$2,950
    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$2,950
    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$2,950
    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$2,950
    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$2,950
    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

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    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

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    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$25
    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. Income Share Agreements (ISAs).
    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$2,950
    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$2,950
    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$25
    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. Income Share Agreements (ISAs)
    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$2,950
    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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    • Web Development Diploma Program (Toronto)
    • User Experience Design Diploma (Toronto)
    • Data Science Diploma Program (Toronto)
    • Web Development Diploma Program (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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    Taking the User Experience Design program is probably one of my highlights in 2019. I had the chance to develop the mindset of a UX designer, improve on my UI design skills and most importantly, I learned to expand my industrial connection, which includes all of the wonderful people at BrainStation. 12 weeks of intense workload along with many sleepless nights, I graduated BrainStation, more passionated and motivated than ever.

    If you're reading this review and still wondering whether you should take the program or not, listen to me and go for it. Consider it as a wise investment for your future if you're interested in the creative industry.

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    I’ve taken 3 courses at Brainstation (UX, Product Management and Digital Marketing) I loved them all. First of all, Slack is the main communication tool which you get to learn how to use and it is really beneficial for the professional work life. There’s usually 2 instructors, as one of them teaches the other one takes down notes and shares the highlighted info and important links on Slack. I was a beginner in the tech world when I took these courses and I noticed that instructors tried their best to arrange the phase of the classes quite well to be able to teach everyone at all levels. Hands on projects are really fun to work on. Most importantly, network! You do not only get to meet brilliant people from different industries in the class, but you also have a life time access to BrainStation’s network which supports its students as much as possible! I took Digital Marketing course as an online live course which saved me so much time on commuting and provided me with the comfort level of travelling and attending the classes across the world. Pls do not hesitate to reach out to me if you have any questions

     

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    The BrainStation UX Diploma was an incredibly refreshing experience for me. The community is really welcoming and you are treated as a professional from the moment you walk in. The extremely supportive instructors and my peers were a definite highlight. They all put in the effort to make sure that you are challenging yourself to put out the best work even under pressure. Everyone encounters stress and frustration at some point but all the support gets you through it.

    I entered with a bit of basic graphic design and marketing knowledge but rest assured that even if you come in knowing nothing, you will be able to pick it up as long as you're willing to put in the effort as I have seen in myself and my peers. Regardless of experience, it is important to come into this program hungry (figuratively only - please eat your breakfast). Be present and willing to learn every day. Accept that you're not going to get everything right away, but always keep trying. You will touch on a lot of topics relevant to the industry, but curiosity for additional exploration is how you'll get to master it. You will have to put in hours after classes, but it's well worth to craft something that you will walk away and be proud of.

    My advice for applicants is to start gathering inspiration from the world around you: Take note of colours that speak to you and interesting interactions you encounter on existing products or even out in the actual world. Bringing that into class will give you a stronger sense of direction when you're starting to come up with ideas and help to relieve some of the stress.

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    The UX diploma program was an amazing 12-week journey with lots of challenges, support, and fun along the way. I've learnt so much from our educators, peers, and mentors. The mentorship was definitely a highlight! It’s a very pleasant experience connecting with mentors who are alumni of BrainStation. They speak from their personal experience as UX designers as well as offer helpful industry insights.

    Expect to put in extra hours outside of regular school hours to work on your projects and career development. I'd suggest looking into networking opportunities in addition to the career workshops to get to know more about the industry and build your network.

  • Web Development
    - 1/3/2020
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    The web development program at BrainStation is simply great! The 12-week program is very intense and fast paced and I think it is designed in a way that different people with different backgrounds can benefit from it. Of course what you get from the program depends on your previous knowledge and skills, but what is true for everyone is that they can learn at their full capacity of learning. Throughout the program I thought to myself several times “I couldn’t be learning more!”, and at the end of the program, when I was working on my final project, I was amazed myself by the skills that I’d acquired, especially since I had almost no background knowledge of programming when I entered the program.

     

    These are the highlights of this program for me:

     

    • The skills I’ve gained: I’ve learnt fundamentals of  HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Node, Git, and SQL. I’ve also learnt about some useful JS libraries such as React, express, sequelize.
    • Career workshops, whiteboarding sessions and the mock interview: these helped me have a general picture of the process of looking for jobs and conducting interviews.
    • Hackathons and group projects that gave me some experience of working in teams.
    • Tech tours and power hour talks, which helped me learn about the real work environment.
    • Helpful and super friendly staff, who supported me and others with their positive energy both during the program and afterwards.
  • UX/UI design
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    Rogene Guinto • Graduate • Verified via LinkedIn
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    Taking the UX design course at BrainStation was one of the best decisions I've ever made. Changing careers is never easy, but the diploma program gives you the confidence in your craft that you feel like you can take on any challenge. The instructors were very helpful! Be sure to ask them for any questions, and suggestions, they'll always give you constructive feedback. The curriculum is very short and condensed, so expect lot of work. You will feel stressed, but don't feel discouraged, it's part of your growth. And don't forget to take breaks! Throughout the course of the program, there will be workshops that help you with job hunting. They make sure that your documents and interviewing skills are on point.
  • Data Science
    - 1/2/2020
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    I had a fantastic experience taking the online Data Science course at BrainStation. The classes were engaging, the instructors are friendly and knowledgeable, and the support network is fantastic (everyone, from our instructors, classmates, to our learning experience coordinator to the entire Campus Support team). There was a lot of content, and the pacing was good.

    Data Science & Python required hands-on training, and I felt how the classes were structured provided me with precisely that. The project was also a great tool for me to apply what I've learned: from setting up a Jupyter notebook, to importing data, utilizing Pandas, cleaning data, creating a modelling hypothesis to testing the hypothesis, and plotting data graphs.

    Prior to deciding to take the BrainStation course, I was considering doing either a Coursera or an edX course. I am pleased that I've decided to go with BrainStation, as the engaging, hands-on format is what I needed to learn such a complex subject. I am able to freely ask questions during class, on Slack, and my instructors are very responsive.

    I'd definitely recommend anyone who are looking for great data science courses / certification classes to take the Data Science certificate course with BrainStation! I've also taken the Product Management certificate course with BrainStation in the past and that was also fantastic. i'd recommend anyone who are looking to break into tech, to consider taking classes at BrainStation (online or in-person).

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    It took ma almost a year to make my decision to transition into the Data Science field. I visited many institutions but BrainStation appeared to have a well-structured program coupled with an excellent career support team.

    The instructors are very intelligent and supportive. In the beginning, it was a little bit difficult to cope because of the fast pace of the program, but after the 2nd week, I found it very interesting and I became fully immersed in the journey. 

    Here comes BrainStation 3D, a one-day practical experience where you collaborate with the UX and Web Development students to solve real business problems and build a project in 7 hours.  This is one of my best moments at BrainStation.

    Demo day is a day we all love the most, all the students get the chance to showcase their individual project to the public. I was proud of what I was able to achieve after 12 weeks. 

    I'd say you should be well prepared to lose some sleep and you might not have free weekends as well. The program is very intense and requires a lot of dedication from your side, expect some complicated assignment that will help you grow and learn fast.

     

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    I completed the 10-week part-time digital marketing certificate course via online live. 

    I absolutely enjoyed this course taught by Larissa Hildebrandt. 

    Online: I definitely appreciated having this option available to learn from anywhere... esp at home. Even though it's online, the program requires your attendance and for your camera to be on at all times. This definitely kept me accountable and alert during the entire class duration (3 hours with a break). Having the camera on felt weird at first, but I think it adds to the class as it feels like you are sitting with other students even if you aren't. As an introvert, I still felt shy but that went away after the first couple classes. I loved the ability of still being able to work in groups. The platform used is Zoom and it worked flawlessly. The instructor was able to send us into breakout rooms and bring us back when needed. I would highly recommend having a second screen or using zoom on your ipad. I took me a class or so to figure out my set-up but all good. 

    Platforms: The platform used to learn was Synapse. All the Google slides were provided a week prior. It was easy to follow along with the instructor as she was going through the slides. There isn't an option to be able to take notes and I found this a bit difficult to have everything on the screen at once. My solution was noted above-- having zoom on my ipad and using my computer to take notes. The web conferencing platform used was Zoom (described above). The slides are not downloadable and the sessions are not recorded (due to copyright). Slack was used for communication during and between classes. We had a channel just for our group and I found this helpful. 

    Content: The course covered a lot and covered everything that was promised. I have read a lot of different things about digital marketing in the past couple years and I really liked that I can learn all the most current and correct info all-in-one. I feel like the content was very solid and thorough. It has propelled me in the right direction to continue. I usually have lots of questions but I barely had any cause everythng was answered. 

    Instructor: Larissa is a really great instructor! She also works as a digital marketer and it was so helpful that she gave us real-life glimpses into different aspects of digital marketing. She is clearly an expert in her field and was able to give us industry-related expertise. She is very knowledgable and if she didn't have the answer to a question, she always followed up on Slack. There was great follow-up between classes and I felt well supported throughout. After our final project, I received really usefull feedback from Larissa about how to improve on my digital strategy for my business. 

    Overall impression: I would highly recommend this course for anyone who works full-time and would like to propel their career. Being able to take a great course, at home, and being held accountable each week is definitely what I needed to keep me on track. 

     

     

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    I took the 10 week Product Management course via Online Live and it was awesome! The Brainstation team made it easy to learn online and provided the flexibility for me to take this course anywhere, the course material was super relevant to my role and I could implement my learnings at work every day as a product owner. My instructor was super knowledgeable and provided such relevant industry knowledge and expertise. I'd recommend Brainstation for anyone looking to upskill their tech skills or trying to kickstart their career in tech. 

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    Thiago Gonçalves Pinto • Data Scientist • Student • Verified via LinkedIn
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    Like me, most of my classmates were looking for a big carrer change. In my case, I looked around at many institution and Brainstation caught my eye not only with they content, but also with their Carrer transformation Program.

    After completing the course, I can resume it like in a few words:

    1) It is a intense program. They overload you with content about everything regarding Data Science

    2) You will loose a few weekend on their projects. You have to deliver assignments over the corse and they do take some effort

    3) You will need to keep studing afer hours to keep up with everything

    In my opinion, those feedbacks mean that the course is worth taking. I don't regret going throught it. Actually I highlly recomend it.

    At the end of the program, there is a final project that we need to present to an audiance. By the time I was presenting it I realized how much I have learn in 3 months and it was mind-blowing.

  • Data Analytics
    - 12/19/2019
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    Steven Eng • Manager, Pricing • Graduate • Verified via LinkedIn
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    Raymond and Lauren (who are amazing instructors by the way - personable, patient, supportive, and they clearly care about their students) led us through a 10-week journey through advanced excel formulas and techniques, SQL, tableau, and data visualizations.  Classes and content were delivered via lectures but plenty of time was allocated during class to understand and practice the concepts using real-world examples.  If you are brand new to the content then it might feel a bit intense but the instructors were always willing to help and support you outside of classroom hours.  
    If you are looking to develop your data analysis and visualization skills with a recognized institution then I highly recommend the Data Analytics course offered at Brain Station.  Hopefully, you end up with Raymond & Lauren as your instructors!

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    I am still processing and learning after having completed a 1-week accelerated in-person Product Management course at BrainStation. I am so glad I took it as it was enriching and worth it in ways I didn’t even expect! I mean, who knew I would become so interested in Marketing as a result of taking this course.

    I had had some exposure to Product Management concepts and aspects of it in my work already, but it really made a difference to my confidence and knowledge depth to take the course with other professionals, and taught by an instructor with a long trajectory in both larger well-known tech companies as well as startups. While some of the course was lecture-style, much of it was interactive and hands-on with teamwork and roleplaying with classmates from a variety of roles in small and large organizations (including product managers). I appreciated and learned from these immersive parts the most, as I got to apply the concepts with other team members by building an MVP (minimum viable product) pitch deck for a real-life problem. We even had to present the pitch at two different stages – and got really useful feedback!

    I had some surprise learnings – I gained a deeper understanding and newfound appreciation of marketing, which including an introduction to product marketing. I liked digging deeper into how market research is carried out, why it’s so vital, to understanding a problem space and people's needs, and how it can differ from or overlap with user research. 

    As someone with a rich and diverse professional background, what I most appreciated was BOTH gaining new super-relevant skills AND seeing my existing critical thinking and design thinking abilities from a different perspective. I now better understand how I can leverage and build on these to ask the right kind of questions of users, colleagues and leaders, define problem spaces, make better and faster decisions, and work to build human-centered solutions that improve people’s lives. I loved having other classmates that work in different parts of tech, from a variety of different functions and disciplines. It made the discussions and teamwork even richer, and more applicable to different scenarios that come up in a product management role, or other role where this highly cross-functional skillset is essential! I would recommend this course to both seasoned professionals looking to pivot or enhance their careers or those in earlier stages of their careers.

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    It's intense, but it's worth it if you value growth.

    I'll be honest, this course was fast-paced and intense. I moved to Vancouver from Edmonton to take this course, and keeping up with the course content after doing such a big move was incredibly difficult for me. There were so many late nights, and so many times I called my sister to ask for emotional support.

    But, it was all worth it. Whereas I used to feel like an imposter, as an economist trying to shift into the creative industry, I now feel an incredible sense of competency after taking this course.

    Plus, the professors really do care about us. They have good hearts, and they provide a lot of support.

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    BrainStation was definitely the right choice for me. I felt as though they gave me excellent support throughout the program - from great instructors to helpful career support The whole staff at BrainStation does a great job of making you feel welcomed into their work environment. 

    The curriculum is fast paced but well rounded. I felt that if I showed up, applied myself during classes and worked diligently on assignments the workload was very manageable. 

    Considering it's only 12 weeks I don't think I could expect anything more from a bootcamp. I feel as though I my career success is in my own hands, as long as I continue working diligently. I definitely couldn't have said that before I went to BrainStation, so overall the course gave me every opportunity to succeed that I could have asked for.

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    Mike Lake led us through a comprehensive overview of data analytics in a 10-week, 3-hour/evening web-based learning program covering data analysis, databases, data visualization and data communication skills. He taught with a view to all abilities and gave countless real-life use-case examples which made the lessons easier to engage with. As someone who works in a non-traditional data field (law), I was able to explore how working with datasets can be used to supplement and improve upon the way we communicate information (by using more numbers and visuals in exchange for less text). Especially enjoyed learning the Tableau program. I did find the web-cast format challenging given the difficulty of certain lessons and labs. I would consider trying an in-person learning experience for future courses with BrainStation. 

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    My instrutor Paul Pittman is very experienced, passionate, and wise. The best part of this course is Paul would share his real-worklife experience on UX design so I would get to taste how this field works. I’ve gotta say taking this course at Brainstation is very different than taking any other courses at institutions because the interactivity and disucssion during class. The problems solving challenges given in the cass keeps my brain running. 

    Taking this course motivates me to use the other side of the brain (which I hardly use) .. I have been in the graphic designer field for very long and all I have been working is transforming information into beautiful graphics. The UX thinking is a new challenge for me because I need to think logically all the time, and need to find out potential problems and solutions on all possible situations that will occur.  

     

    On the last class Paul gave a very good advice  that UX designers need to be a leader who can’t be shy, and have excellent communication. He also inspired us how to introduce UX design into our workplace in a practical ways. In this course, the technical / academic parts of this course is just foundation; however, the thinking and altitude, and character buildling is the key is a life-time learning process.  Hence, this course is a great reminder and a great motivation to move you to the next level.

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    The BrainStation family has been a tremendous part of my life in the very short amount of time I had the pleasure of being with them. In mere twelve weeks I went from having no knowledge of web development and programming, to being incredibly confident with HTML, CSS, SASS, JavaScript, React, Node.js, Express, MySQL, and Sequelize, as part of our curriculum. In addition to this official tech stack, my peers and instructors helped me in learning MongoDB, and how to use aspects of the AWS & Heroku cloud infrastructures to deploy my projects.

    I could never have achieved this on my own, and even if I somehow managed to do it, I would have completely missed out on the quality of education and the opportunities that BrainStation afforded me. Because BrainStation does not simply show you how to code — we were tested with whiteboarding sessions twice per week, and completed our assignments in the agile development method - the industry standard. Additionally, we participated in cross-disciplinary hackathons, toured offices of top tech companies in Vancouver, and regularly had them pay visits to our classroom to deliver lectures on their work. We also had regular career planning talks, lectures, etc; and last but certainly not least, we had our Demo Day with dedicated for industry recruiters and the who's who of the tech scene in Vancouver.

    I must admit that before I signed up for BrainStation, I was concerned if it was as good as it sounds. I was especially concerned about the quality of education that I would receive. But as I came to find out: every single person I dealt with during my time at BrainStation, from admissions, to admin, to career support, is nothing but extremely professional and knowledgable about what they are doing. The teaching staff especially blew me away at how fantastic they are at their jobs. I can confidently say that my main instructor at BrainStation is amongst my top 3 teachers/professors I have ever had, and the TAs are better than any TA I have had at UBC.

    I simply cannot recommend the Web Development Diploma Program at BrainStation enough.

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    Simply amazing.
    at first, I didn't know which Bootcamp to go to, but after researching I realize that BrainStation offers pretty much best in the field. After this 12 week program, I have learned everything I need, and all the TAs and the educator helped me so much so that I won't fell behind. Career Success sessions also helped me with my resume and storytelling skill. Besides those, there is so many more amazing practice interview questions and many more other. benefits. But one thing I enjoy the most is the atmosphere at BrainStation, everything is so friendly and it made me felt like I was part of a big family. I would wake up every morning wanting to go.
    I would highly recommend BrainStation to everyone out there looking for a Bootcamp to go!

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    Fantastic experience!

    When I first found Brainstation, I was for sure a bit skeptical coming from trying different MOOC's, that often seemed lacking. However quickly I began to see the quality of the content, the highly knowledgeable instructors and the ease of use with the Synapse learning portal. I did the online version of the program for the convenience and ended up moving across the country from BC to Toronto during the program and I was still able to keep up and continue my growth during a busy move. The instructors were amazing and went above and beyond to make sure they were putting the students in the best situation to succeed and were always extremely helpful, answering questions regarding the content, the industry and ways to improve. Parin and Nishant were very knowledgeable and a delight to learn from and very accommodating to students of all skill levels. 

    I highly recommend this program and Brainstation in general! Absolutely will be back for more!

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    I completed the BrainStation 5-week intensive in Data Science in August/September 2019 through the Toronto campus, and had a fantastic experience. I was entirely new to the world of Data Science, although come from a background in Structural Engineering, so had soe limited experience with Python and data analysis. I was surprised to realize how creative Data Science can be. When combined with an analytical background, creativity can really guide you in this field in terms of how you interpret data, understand human behaviour behind data, and come up with corresponding test models based on this.   

    The instructor was thorough, made time for individual students while also maintaing the schedule. You have to be present for each class as they are live and it is intended that you follow along with the material while interactively coding and analysing on your own screen. I learned a ton! We went through the basics of Python programming first, which was essential for me. I would HIGHLY reccomended completing the Prep Course they provide you with (for free), prior to embarking on your first class, or within your first week. The 5 weeks was certainly intense, and I made time for about 3 hours of "homework" each week. The final project was fun as we got to chose our own data set to work with!

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    I graduated from the Diploma Data Science course from the summer 19 batch. 

    My background: I have degree in the life sciences, went to college for computer engineering, completed 1.5 years and then dropped out to do bootcamp in web development with Lighthouse labs, leading me to become a salseforce developer at Deloitte Montreal. So I have had experiences with bootcamps in general, below will be what they have right and what could be better at to help you make your decision.

    What they have right : 

    • This course is extremely well suited for first time coders. They go through all the ins and outs of basic coding
    • location: Situated in the heart of downtown Toronto
    • The instructors are very approachable and as an institution does a good job to facilliate interactions between the various diploma programs via group project(s) (1 day hackathons).

    What could be better at: 

    • Market to the right audience If you are somewhat of a novice/intermediate coder you will find that the course does go quite slow. Machine learning was only introduced in the last 3-4 weeks. On that note you might as well teach yourself via internet, alot of good places to learn and maybe apply to InsightDataScience (no tuition, I realised this option way to late *sad face* but now you know ), they have an AI  role that doesnt require you to be phD fellow. I can say that they are slow because I did attend a web development bootcamp (already having a coding background from college) and I still found it could be hard doing all the course work and keeping up with the syllabus when I attended that bootcamp which was amazing btw in retrospect. Again if you have 0 knowledge in coding and like to be spoon fed this bootcamp might be right for you.
    • Better Screen applicants: provide scholarships or discounted rate for people with coding experience if they want to market to them I feel I wasted 15K and 3 months of my time or in short they could have told me in my interview that with my experience I shouldnt do this I would have appreciated that much better.
    • Job Assistance : while they do have good resume workshops and such, after the bootcamp I havent heard from them apart from posting jobs on their slack channel and sending you marketing ads for their other courses you might want to take lol.

    Wish you luck in finding the bootcamp best suited for you!

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    I recently completed the “User Experience Design Certificate Course” offered by BrainStation, and I really enjoyed it. While there is an option to take the course over an 11-week period, I decided to complete the course in five weeks. The accelerated version is great, but there is quite a bit of material covered in a short period of time. If you feel like you can keep up with the fast pace, it is a good option to consider.

    What I liked most about the course:

    • The online course is live. You have to sign in to the classroom and participate.
    • The class is interactive, so you’re listening to lectures but also applying what you’re learning
    • There are breakout rooms for students to practice interviewing each other, sharing their designs, etc.
    • There is a project component to the course, so you have to apply what you’re learning before you can complete the course

    I do want to mention that:

    • This is an introductory course. I wouldn’t recommend this to people who have a background in UX design.
    • The accelerated version of the class requires people to pick up the concepts and tools we’re using quickly.

Thanks!