Coding Courses

There are lots of different coding courses out there. These offer fast-track ways to gain the coding skills you need for the industry.

Scotland now has its own dedicated digital skills academy: CodeClan. However, there are also a number of free and paid online courses and resources that can teach you to code. This might seem like an unusual way to get into digital, but in fact a recent Stack Overflow survey found that 42% of developers are self-taught. Take a look at some options below:



Several free courses on offer for a wide range of skill sets, from complete beginners to computer science experts.

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Free and paid courses that teach you programming concepts and set you mini projects to complete as you go along.

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Over 25 million people have learnt to code with this interactive online course, and you can start coding within seconds.

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Choose from 6 courses and learn to build applications, websites, and user interfaces with video lessons and coding challenges.

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These courses can teach you to program drawings, animations, and games, as well as webpages. Share what you create, see what other users are up to, and learn collaboratively.

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Learn to build web pages, apps, and games with these online courses.

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Learn to code at your own pace, where and when you feel like it, with a huge variety of online tutorials.

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This open-source technology education movement delivers courses to young people from 10-18 years of age.



The Tech Partners has a range of programmes and resources designed by schools and industry.

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As well as retraining through an online course, graduates and current students could also gain experience in the tech sector through either the ScotGrad placement service or Placement Scotland.