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About OpenClassrooms

Launched in 2013, OpenClassrooms was founded by Mathieu Nebra and Pierre Dubuc, who started the company based on the belief that education has no borders and should be accessible to everyone. Today, OpenClassrooms continues to follow this philosophy.... Read More

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Courses

Android Developer

  • Cost: $3,600 - $3,600
  • Duration: 0 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

* An Android developer:

- Builds mobile applications on the Android operating system
- Writes clean, well-structured code
- Writes unit and integration tests for their code
- Takes project briefs from clients and builds apps based on those needs
And more!

* How much will I earn?
Android developers, whether they work in Java or Kotlin, can be well-paid because the industry lacks specialized developers in this field.

As an Android developer, you'll be able to earn:

United States

Beginner: $60,000 - $80,000
More experienced: $80,000 - $120,000+
Freelance: $80-250 per hour
United Kingdom

Beginner: £35,000 - £45,000
More experienced: £45,000 - £60,000
Freelance: £400 per day

* What are my job prospects?
Android developers are actively recruited by every kind of company, from startups to big companies. Google products are widely used in almost every industry, and no company that ventures into web or mobile services would be able to do so fully without building Android applications, as Android is the most widely-used mobile platform in the world.

Find Android development job offers on Indeed.

* Who is eligible to enroll?
This degree program is accessible to all, but here are some recommendations:

- High school degree
- Good level of English
- Access to a computer (PC or Mac), headphones, a webcam, and a good internet connection
- Ideally an Android smartphone

You will also go much faster in this path if you have basic Java knowledge! Java basics are not covered in this path.

To earn the degree, you’ll need to complete all projects and have them evaluated by your mentors. Your work will then be evaluated by a jury composed of professionals. Follow the courses offered in the path to prepare yourself for the projects.

* What will I learn?
- Create Android applications based on Java and the development environment Android Studio
- Communicate with a database to store and retrieve information
- Write unit and integration tests, as well as interface tests
- Produce technical and functional documentation of an application
- Use a network to retrieve information
- Understand and apply Design Patterns to ensure application stability
- Analyze a project brief and choose a technical solution
- Create technical architecture using UML diagrams
- Respect Material Design recommendations in order to provide the best user experience possible

* How will I learn at OpenClassrooms?
Our learning method is unique and revolves around two elements: professional projects and dedicated mentoring sessions.

Projects
At OpenClassrooms, learning is project-driven because that’s the fastest way to become proficient. Projects offer hands-on experience so you can hit the ground running when you start your new job.

Mentorship
During your path, you will be allocated a mentor who will offer one-to-one support via weekly video conference sessions. This mentor will offer guidance on your projects, help define objectives and guide you until you reach them. Our mentors are dedicated professionals who are experts in their field and have experience in sharing their know-how with our students.

* Your degree
OpenClassrooms is an official private distance learning establishment registered with the Board of Education in Paris, France that grants its own degrees as well as those of prestigious academic partners.

Upon completion of your studies and validation of your skills by an academic jury, you will earn a "Web developer (Développeur(euse) d’application)" Bachelor's-level Degree, registered with the National Directory of Professional Certifications (RNCP).
This degree is at level 6 on the EQF (European Qualifications Framework).

If you have questions about its equivalence in order to undertake further study, contact your university or master's program.

* Your Job Guarantee
At OpenClassrooms we are committed to helping you find your ideal job. We promise.

By following the learning path "Android developer", you’ll learn an exciting new profession with great career prospects.

What’s more, you’ll find a job within six months of graduating or we’ll give you your money back!

Subjects: Java, Android

Front-End Developer

  • Cost: $3,600 - $3,600
  • Duration: 0 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

* Who is eligible to enroll?
This degree program is accessible to all, but here are some recommendations:

- A high school degree
- A good level of English
- Access to a computer (PC or Mac), headphones, a webcam
- Good internet access

* What will I learn?
- Analyze a project and choose a technical solution
- Design technical architecture using UML diagrams
- Create web projects with JavaScript
- Query a database that uses and stores information
- Use tools such as jQuery to simplify front-end code
- Implement unit and integration tests
- Write project documentation
- Optimize performance
- Create responsive interfaces

* How will I learn at OpenClassrooms?
Our learning method is unique and revolves around two elements: professional projects and dedicated mentoring sessions.

Projects
At OpenClassrooms, learning is project-driven because that’s the fastest way to become proficient. Projects offer hands-on experience so you can hit the ground running when you start your new job.

The Front-End Web Development degree course has 9 projects that you’ll need to complete one at a time with the support of your mentor. You’ll receive a detailed brief with the context, customer requirements and additional details. Then it’s up to you to go away and make it real! To do this you’ll have to be creative, coming up with innovative solutions to the questions at hand.

Mentorship
During your path, you will be allocated a mentor who will offer one-to-one support via weekly video conference sessions. This mentor will offer guidance on your projects, help define objectives and guide you until you reach them. Our mentors are dedicated professionals who are experts in their field and have experience in sharing their know-how with our students.

* Your degree

OpenClassrooms is an official private distance learning establishment registered with the Board of Education in Paris, France that grants its own degrees as well as those of prestigious academic partners.

Upon completion of your studies and validation of your skills by an academic jury, you will earn a "Web developer (Développeur(euse) d’application)" Bachelor's-level Degree, registered with the National Directory of Professional Certifications (RNCP).
This degree is at level 6 on the EQF (European Qualifications Framework).

If you have questions about its equivalence in order to undertake further study, contact your university or master's program.

* Your Job Guarantee
At OpenClassrooms we are committed to helping you find your ideal job. We promise.

By following the learning path "Front-end developer", you’ll learn an exciting new profession with great career prospects.

What’s more, you’ll find a job within six months of graduating or we’ll give you your money back!

Subjects: CSS, HTML, Bootstrap, React.js, JavaScript

Full-Stack Developer

  • Cost: $3,600 - $3,600
  • Duration: 0 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

* What will I do as a full-stack developer?
The full-stack developer can handle both backend and frontend tasks, although they may not necessarily be an expert in either. If you're torn between learning multiple technologies, this might be the path for you! Full-stack developers may:

- Build a site backend in programming languages such as Ruby
- Use front-end libraries or frameworks
- Manage application deployment and put projects on servers
- Perform sysadmin tasks
- Run SQL queries on databases
- Want to deep dive into web development? You can read about it here.

* How much will I earn?
Web development can be a lucrative career with many prospects opening up as you continue to rack up valuable experience. Here is what you might expect to earn in your career as a full-stack web developer:

United States

Beginner: $50,000 - $80,000

2-5 years: $70,000 - $90,000

5+ years: $100,000 +

United Kingdom

Beginner: £30,000 - £40,000

2-5 years: £40,000 - £60,000

5+ years: £60,000 +

* What are my job prospects?
This degree program can prepare you for the following jobs:

- Full-stack developer
- Junior front-end developer
- Junior back-end developer

* Who is eligible to enroll?
This degree program is accessible to all, but here are some recommendations:

- A high school degree
- A good level of English
- Access to a computer (PC or Mac), headphones, a webcam
- Internet access

* What will I learn?
In this path, you'll learn how to:

- Create web projects with JavaScript
- Use React, a popular JavaScript library
- Write backend Ruby code
- Create Ruby on Rails applications
- Integrate React with Ruby on Rails
- Query a database that uses and stores information
- Deploy a website online
- Implement unit and integration tests
- Write project documentation
- Optimize performance
- Analyze a project and choose a technical solution
- Design technical architecture using UML diagrams

* How will I learn at OpenClasssrooms?
Our learning method is unique and revolves around two elements: professional projects and dedicated mentoring sessions.

Projects
At OpenClassrooms, learning is project-driven because that’s the fastest way to become proficient. Projects offer hands-on experience so you can hit the ground running when you start your new job.

Mentorship
During your path, you will be allocated a mentor who will offer one-to-one support via weekly video conference sessions. This mentor will offer guidance on your projects, help define objectives and guide you until you reach them. Our mentors are dedicated professionals who are experts in their field and have experience in sharing their know-how with our students.

* Your degree
OpenClassrooms is an official private distance learning establishment registered with the Board of Education in Paris, France that grants its own degrees as well as those of prestigious academic partners.

Upon completion of your studies and validation of your skills by an academic jury, you will earn a "Web developer (Développeur(euse) d’application)" Bachelor's-level Degree, registered with the National Directory of Professional Certifications (RNCP).
This degree is at level 6 on the EQF (European Qualifications Framework).

If you have questions about its equivalence in order to undertake further study, contact your university or master's program.

* Your Job Guarantee
At OpenClassrooms we are committed to helping you find your ideal job. We promise.

By following the learning path "Full-stack developer", you’ll learn an exciting new profession with great career prospects.

What’s more, you’ll find a job within six months of graduating or we’ll give you your money back!

Subjects: CSS, HTML, Bootstrap, Ruby, Ruby on Rails, React.js, JavaScript

iOS Developer

  • Cost: $3,600 - $3,600
  • Duration: 0 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

An iOS developer:

- Builds mobile applications on the iOS operating system
- Writes clean, well-structured code
- Writes unit and integration tests for their code
- Takes project briefs from clients and builds apps based on those needs
- Builds great looking apps, from games to productivity hacks
And more!

* How much will I earn?
iOS development roles offer appealing compensation. By following this path, you may end up in a job in one of the following salary categories:

United States

Beginner: $60,000 - $80,000
More experienced: $80,000 - $120,000+
Freelance: $80-250 per hour
United Kingdom

Beginner: £35,000 - £45,000
More experienced: £45,000 - £60,000
Freelance: £400 per day

* What are my job prospects?
iOS developers are actively recruited by every kind of company, from startups to big companies. Apple products are widely used in almost every industry, and no company that ventures into web or mobile services would be able to do so fully without building iOS applications.

Find iOS development job offers on Indeed. Other recommended resources to explore include LinkedIn, StackOverflow, RemixJobs, and ZipRecruiter.

* Who is eligible to enroll?
This degree program is accessible to all. Here are some recommendations:

- High school degree
- Good level of English
- Access to a Mac computer, headphones, a webcam, and a good internet connection
- Ideally an iPhone

To earn the degree, you will need to complete all projects and have them evaluated by your mentors. Your work will then be validated by a jury composed of professionals. Follow the courses offered in the path to prepare yourself for the projects.

* What will I learn?
In this path, you will learn how to:

- Create iPhone/iPad applications using Swift and Xcode
- Make your mobile applications look great
- Architect and implement the UI, animations, and interactions according to a design specification
- Utilize local data storage
- Ensure compliance with Apple submission requirements
- Integrate applications with remote resources
- Perform integration and testing of the apps with existing systems
- Produce functional and technical documentation for each project
- Apply best programming practices to ensure high-performance products
- Analyze a new project and choose a technical solution
- Design technical architecture using UML diagrams

* How will I learn at OpenClassrooms?
Our learning method is unique and revolves around two elements: professional projects and dedicated mentoring sessions.

Projects
At OpenClassrooms, learning is project-driven because that’s the fastest way to become proficient. Projects offer hands-on experience so you can hit the ground running when you start your new job.

Mentorship
During your path, you will be allocated a mentor who will offer one-to-one support via weekly video conference sessions. This mentor will offer guidance on your projects, help define objectives and guide you until you reach them. Our mentors are dedicated professionals who are experts in their field and have experience in sharing their know-how with our students

* Your degree
OpenClassrooms is an official private distance learning establishment registered with the Board of Education in Paris, France that grants its own degrees as well as those of prestigious academic partners.

Upon completion of your studies and validation of your skills by an academic jury, you will earn a "Web developer (Développeur(euse) d’application)" Bachelor's-level Degree, registered with the National Directory of Professional Certifications (RNCP).
This degree is at level 6 on the EQF (European Qualifications Framework).

If you have questions about its equivalence in order to undertake further study, contact your university or master's program.

* Your Job Guarantee
At OpenClassrooms we are committed to helping you find your ideal job. We promise.

By following the learning path "iOS developer", you’ll learn an exciting new profession with great career prospects.

What’s more, you’ll find a job within six months of graduating or we’ll give you your money back!

Subjects: Swift, iOS

Product Manager

  • Cost: $3,600 - $3,600
  • Duration: 0 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

In this path, you'll study product management. Product Managers are the people in the company who decide what should get built, which problems the team are solving, what the vision of the product is, and what business model applies. They are responsible for the return on investment (ROI) of their product. In particular, product managers:

- Develop a product vision
- Work with the tech team to make this vision a reality
- Validate all aspects of the business model
- Are the voice of the customer
- Prioritize all feature requests and say no to those which do not add the most value
- Create roadmaps for showing the direction the team will take to fulfil the product vision
- Integrate agile workflows (or other workflows) in teams
And more!

* How much will I earn?
By following this path, you could end up in a job with the following salaries:

United States

Beginner: $60,000 - $80,000
More experienced: $80,000 - $200,000+
Demand for product managers is very high.

United Kingdom

Beginner: £30,000 - £45,000
More experienced: £45,000 - £100,000

* What are my job prospects?
Product managers are actively recruited by many different kinds of companies. You could end up at a startup that's just getting off the ground or a massive company that operates globally! Every company has a "product," meaning platforms, services, or functionalities on which they depend. In this path, you'll also learn web technologies like HTML and CSS and will be even more equipped to live at the intersection of commercial, technical, design and customer needs/psychology fields at whichever company you end up at.

Find product management job offers on Indeed.

* Who is eligible to enroll?
This degree program is accessible to all, but here are some recommendations:

- A high school degree
- A good level of English
- Access to a computer (PC or Mac), headphones, a webcam, and a good internet connection
To earn the degree, you’ll need to complete all projects and have them evaluated by your mentors. Your work will then be evaluated by a jury composed of professionals. Follow the courses offered in the path to prepare yourself for the projects.

* What will I learn?
In this path, we start off by making sure that you have enough of a technical background to communicate effectively to the tech team. This is a key part of the role of a product manager since you'll work with teams like marketing, sales, tech, design, and more. You'll learn how to:

- Find and interview customers
- Know the competition and their products intimately
- Understand the problem, the solution, and the vision
- Document the model on a business model canvas
- Use lean startup experiments to validate the riskiest parts of the plan
- Work in an agile environment (if required)
- Interview potential customers
- Encourage learning every software cycle (of typically 2-3 weeks)
- Write user stories and acceptance tests
- Host requirement workshops (using impact maps, story maps, and the whiteboard!)
- Run estimation workshops
- Create and share roadmaps publicly
- Handle and prioritize all feature requests from sales, marketing, legal - even the CEO!
- Plan the release cycle
- Develop a product vision
- Design lean experiments using Lean Startup methodology
- Build a prototype of your product, install the prototype on your own mobile device and get feedback
- Build an agile release plan
- Keep up to date with the technological landscape
- You can also watch our course on Understand the Role of Product Manager if you want to learn more about the nature of the role.

* Which job titles can I have?
This path can prepare you for the following jobs:

- Product Manager
- Product Owner
- Technical Product Manager

* How will I learn at OpenClassrooms?
Our learning method is unique and revolves around two elements: professional projects and dedicated mentoring sessions.

Projects
At OpenClassrooms, learning is project-driven because that’s the fastest way to become proficient. Projects offer hands-on experience so you can hit the ground running when you start your new job.

Mentorship
During your path, you will be allocated a mentor who will offer one-to-one support via weekly video conference sessions. This mentor will offer guidance on your projects, help define objectives and guide you until you reach them. Our mentors are dedicated professionals who are experts in their field and have experience in sharing their know-how with our students.

* Your degree
OpenClassrooms is an official private distance learning establishment registered with the Board of Education in Paris, France that grants its own degrees as well as those of prestigious academic partners.

Upon completion of your studies and validation of your skills by an academic jury, you will earn a "Web developer (Développeur(euse) d’application)" Bachelor's-level Degree, registered with the National Directory of Professional Certifications (RNCP).
This degree is at level 6 on the EQF (European Qualifications Framework).

If you have questions about its equivalence in order to undertake further study, contact your university or master's program.

* Your Job Guarantee
At OpenClassrooms we are committed to helping you find your ideal job. We promise.

By following the learning path "Product manager", you’ll learn an exciting new profession with great career prospects.

What’s more, you’ll find a job within six months of graduating or we’ll give you your money back!

Subjects: Product Mgmt

Ruby Developer

  • Cost: $3,600 - $3,600
  • Duration: 0 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

* What will I do as Ruby developer?
Ruby developers write backend code in, of course, the programming language Ruby! This versatile and accessible language is a great choice for people starting out in development or for experienced developers looking to make a switch. Thanks to the Ruby on Rails framework, it's easy to build full websites from A to Z by using a few simple commands.

Ruby developers could be in charge of:

- Creating Ruby programs from scratch
- Using the Ruby on Rails framework to create websites
- Deploying Rails applications
- Scaling Rails applications
- Bringing mock-ups to life in a beautiful and consistent manner
- Optimizing page loading time
- Communicating with front-end developers for information exchange across the application
- Using best practices to structure Ruby code
- Writing tests to ensure the site’s back-end accounts for all possible uses
- Ensuring the maintenance and growth of a site’s back-end

* How much will I earn?
By following this path, you could end up in a job with the following salaries:

United States

Beginner: $60,000 - $80,000
More experienced: $80,000 - $200,000+

United Kingdom

Beginner: £30,000 - £45,000
More experienced: £45,000 - £100,000

* What are my job prospects?
This path can prepare you for the following jobs:

- Ruby developer
- Ruby on Rails developer

* Who is eligible to enroll?
This degree program is accessible to all. Here are some recommendations:

- A high school degree
- A good level of English
- Access to a computer (Mac, Linux-based, or a PC), headphones, a webcam, and a good internet connection
To earn the degree, you’ll need to complete all projects and have them evaluated by your mentors. Your work will then be evaluated by a jury composed of professionals. Follow the courses offered in the path to prepare yourself for the projects.

* What will I learn?
In this path, you'll learn how to:

- Write Ruby code
- Read and write object-oriented programs
- Build a website with the Ruby on Rails framework
- Deploy a Rails application
- Publish code as a Ruby gem
- Write HTML and CSS
- Analyze a project and choose a technical solution
- Design technical architecture using UML diagrams
- Query a database that uses and stores information
- Write project documentation
- Optimize performance

* How will I learn at OpenClassrooms?
Our learning method is unique and revolves around two elements: professional projects and dedicated mentoring sessions.

Projects
At OpenClassrooms, learning is project-driven because that’s the fastest way to become proficient. Projects offer hands-on experience so you can hit the ground running when you start your new job.

Mentorship
During your path, you will be allocated a mentor who will offer one-to-one support via weekly video conference sessions. This mentor will offer guidance on your projects, help define objectives and guide you until you reach them. Our mentors are dedicated professionals who are experts in their field and have experience in sharing their know-how with our students.

* Your degree
OpenClassrooms is an official private distance learning establishment registered with the Board of Education in Paris, France that grants its own degrees as well as those of prestigious academic partners.

Upon completion of your studies and validation of your skills by an academic jury, you will earn a "Web developer (Développeur(euse) d’application)" Bachelor's-level Degree, registered with the National Directory of Professional Certifications (RNCP).
This degree is at level 6 on the EQF (European Qualifications Framework).

If you have questions about its equivalence in order to undertake further study, contact your university or master's program.

* Your Job Guarantee
At OpenClassrooms we are committed to helping you find your ideal job. We promise.

By following the learning path "Ruby developer", you’ll learn an exciting new profession with great career prospects.

What’s more, you’ll find a job within six months of graduating or we’ll give you your money back!

Subjects: Ruby, Ruby on Rails

UX Designer

  • Cost: $6,000 - $6,000
  • Duration: 0 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

UX designers are responsible for creating great user experiences that respond to the needs of actual users. In particular, UX designers need to:

Carry out different research methodologies
Inform design decisions through research
Prototype concepts
Solve complex problems
Design experiences and solutions that meet customer needs
Test iterations on real users
Effectively communicate design decisions
Collaborate across teams and projects
How much will I earn?
UX designers tend to earn more than graphic designers and web developers.

By following this path, you could end up in a job with the following salaries:

United States

Entry level: $40-70,000
Experienced: $60-190,000
United Kingdom

Entry level: £31-40,000
Experienced: £40-95,000
Note that salaries are often dependent on location.

*What are my job prospects?
UX designers are in demand by every kind of company, from startups to big companies. UX design can be applied to any industry, and companies are increasingly growing their in-house UX teams, which may be made up of design researchers, usability testers, UX designers, and UI [user interface = visual look and feel] designers. It is also possible to work freelance as a UX expert.

Find UX design job offers on Indeed, LinkedIn, Glassdoor, Zip Recruiter, and Authentic Jobs.

*Who is eligible to enroll?
In order to take this learning path, you must have the following prerequisites:

A bachelor's degree or equivalent experience (if you would like more information about this, please contact advisors@openclassrooms.com)
A good level of English
Access to a computer (PC or Mac), headphones, a webcam, and a good internet connection

*What will I learn?
Apply UX principles to actual projects
Conduct research studies including ethnography, usability testing and card sorting
Assess a scenario and create a research path
Lead and facilitate design thinking exercises and workshops
Prototype ideas to save time and money
Create wireframes
Implement research findings and analytics in product development
Manage creative projects
Translate complex ideas into accessible objectives
Design effective user experiences
Apply graphic design skills across projects
Communicate your process and design decisions
Present your findings to stakeholders and clients

*Which job titles can I have?
This path can prepare you for the following jobs:

UX designer
UX/UI designer
Experience designer
Design/User researcher

*How will I learn at OpenClassrooms?
Our learning method is unique and revolves around two elements: professional projects and dedicated mentoring sessions.

Projects
At OpenClassrooms, learning is project-driven because that’s the fastest way to become proficient. Projects offer hands-on experience so you can hit the ground running when you start your new job.

Want to see an example of a project? Read our blog post here.

Mentorship
During your path, you will be allocated a mentor who will offer one-to-one support via weekly video conference sessions. This mentor will offer guidance on your projects, help define objectives and guide you until you reach them. Our mentors are dedicated professionals who are experts in their field and have experience in sharing their know-how with our students.

Any questions? Contact our student advisors at +44 20 3868 9900 or +1 (929) 376 0101, or send an email to a student advisor at hello@openclassrooms.com.

Opening hours: Monday to Friday 8.30am- 6.00pm UK time, until 1 pm Eastern Time.

*Your diploma
OpenClassrooms is an official private distance learning establishment registered with the Board of Education in Paris, France that grants its own diplomas as well as those of prestigious academic partners.

Upon completion of your studies and validation of your skills by an academic jury, you will earn a "UX Designer" master's-level diploma.
This diploma is at level 7 on the EQF (European Qualifications Framework). Thanks to the Bologna Process, signed by 50 countries, our master's-level diploma is recognized by all participating countries, notably in Europe.

This path will be the subject of a registration application with the National Directory of Professional Certifications (RNCP), via the National Commission of Professional Certifications (CNCP), in order for the level of the diploma to be recognized by the State. This process takes 8 to 18 months. If the outcome is successful, the first students will be able to retroactively claim recognition by the RNCP in accordance with article L335-6 of the Code of Education. If the outcome is negative, the level of the diploma will not be recognized by the State.

If you have questions about its equivalence in order to undertake further study, contact your university or master's program.

*Your Job Guarantee
At OpenClassrooms we are committed to helping you find your ideal job. We promise.

By following the learning path "UX designer", you’ll learn an exciting new profession with great career prospects.

What’s more, you’ll find a job within six months of graduating or we’ll give you your money back!

Subjects: Design Principles, UX Testing, UX, UX Design

OpenClassrooms Reviews

Average Ratings (All Programs)

Overall
Curriculum
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4.89/5

(18 reviews)
    4/18/2020
  • Daniel Stewart
  • Graduated: 2020

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"Great experience"

Hello,

I have been studying at OpenClassrooms since 2019 on the Front-End Path. My overall experience has been positive as there is a community of students that are willing to help when things get rough (Believe me they will); List below I have also provided... Read More

Workplace is the online portal used for students this is a service provided by Facebook. When you sign up they will give you login details. Like professional Facebook

Pros:
-Community of students on workplace for questions ranging from course work, career advice, help, jobs
-Mentorship you will be allocated a dedicated mentor who you will meet once per week to discuss your goals, achievements. Great for motivation.
-Cheaper you will gain a diploma(EQF 6 non-credit) cost less than most bootcamps
-Flexible you only study as much as you want to
-Job guarantee after you complete your path you should find a job within 6 months or money back (cost covering 12 months)
-New courses added frequently
-Support is provided through phone and email if required
-online without deadlines
-Allows students to pause membership (will not charge until you come back)

Cons:
-Some courses are outdated requiring the student to look for other sources for same information (JavaScript has been updated)
-Projects can be extremely difficult resulting in students giving up due to learning curve (Not really OC fault)
-No dedicated staff members on workplace for questions(Staff do use workplace just no dedicated staff to a particular path)

Platform/mentor:
The platform is easy to use and all path course work is easily accessible, no issue with this. Once you sign up your are allocate a mentor who will assist you during your path keep you on track and provide guidance when you feel stuck. Meetings are 1 hour over google hangouts once per week. If your not satisfied with your mentor changing is an option.

coursework/material:
Each path has optional courses you can take to help you complete the project, I felt that due to the requirements of the project i usually had to use outside resources like youtube, treehouse. This is not uncommon in any coding bootcamp you will also need to use more than one source. Openclassrooms unintentionally trains this skills of seeking and using outside information. I see this has a benefit. Openclassrooms have made attempts to update courses like JavaScript/Java have been updated.

Workplace/other students:
I usually post my questions on the workplace normally students will reply with resources and tips sometimes mentors who are also using the platform will reply with their guidance. I have enjoyed knowing that I am not the only one on this path and other students are in the same position this creates a atmosphere everyone is equal.

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    8/7/2019
  • Ana Reyes | Software Dev Student
  • Graduated: 2018

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"A good mentor is key."

My Instructor has become a key figure on my learning path. His contagious optimism and guide helps find my best alternative and is a constant source of motivation. He helps me to connect myself with my commitment and challenges me to achieve my goals.... Read More

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    4/9/2019
  • Michael Livesey | Frontend developer
  • Front-End Developer
  • Graduated: 2018

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"Immensely informative, enjoyable, and challenging."

I enjoyed the OpenClassrooms course immensely!!! It was well designed, the online tutorials were great and the mentoring sessions really made the difference in being able to have thought provoking discussions about projects ... I think my mentor said... Read More

This course really teaches how to program, develops your portfolio, and guarantees the best recruitment opportunities.

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    2/6/2019
  • Anonymous | Front-End Developer
  • Front-End Developer
  • Graduated: 2019

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"so far, so good"

Several futile attempts to learn front-end programming on my own made me to consider OC Front-End path and the learning system they offer.
At first I was a bit sceptical at thought of having a personal mentor.
I started on OC path in March 2018, made a... Read More

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    8/24/2018
  • Veronica Hannibal | JavaScript web scraping developer
  • Full-Stack Developer
  • Graduated: 2017

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"Personal, flexible, affordable"

I came to OpenClassrooms after realizing that a full time computer science degree wasn't something I couldn't pursue alongside a part-time job. I studied the frontend developer path which is not only flexible, as it is self-paced, but also affordable.... Read More

I accredit much of my success to the outstanding team at OpenClassrooms. You are assigned a mentor with whom you have weekly mentoring sessions of one hour each. Additionally there is a student success team to help you out with any problems. For example: If you for some reason wish to switch your mentor, that can be done without a problem. I have studied another degree online before and I can say from experience that the mentor is what sets this course apart. You always have someone to guide you through problems, to assist you and to supply you with additional resources for succeeding.

Don't get me wrong, there's a lot expected from you and will sometimes have to branch out and use additional resources to complete the projects, but in my opinion this is something that can be expected of someone working in an industry that is constantly evolving. However, you are never alone in this process, and like I said, if you get stuck, your mentor and the team are there to help you and point you in the right direction.

All in all I can 100% recommend this course, even if you have no prior experience with programming. Before signing up with OpenClassrooms I completed a short introductory course to computer science to see if I enjoyed it. The courses alongside my mentors guidance taught me everything from scratch. If you are wondering about signing up yourself, all you need to bring in my opinion, is the motivation and will to learn and the resilience to not get discouraged when things get tough.

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    6/17/2018
  • Véronique D'haeseleer | Company owner Vérostyle
  • Product Manager
  • Graduated: 2017

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"Openclassrooms product management path"

- Hands on projects
- Dedicated mentors
- Dedicated student advisors to ask any questions you want to know about
- Real life experience
- Building a portfolio for employers
- When you do not get a job within 6 months OC refunds you
- All your projects go in... Read More

I highly recommend OC for all the reasons above and so much more!

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    6/15/2018
  • Anonymous | IT Analyst
  • Full-Stack Developer
  • Graduated: 2018

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"A career for creative individual who also like technology."

The student entered approach is a great pro for every student. And that provides a great support for each individual, guaranteeing the right amount of attention and makes you feel important and motivates you to work hard. The only con i would say is,... Read More

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    6/13/2018
  • Matilde Enevoldsen
  • Full-Stack Developer
  • Graduated: 2018

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"Excellent first class mentor ship"

Openclassrooms is a great place to learn from your mentor and learning the necessary skills that apply’s for real world job.

I’m from Denmark where education incl. Bs and Ms are free. I believe great education can be delivered by education of all sorts... Read More

I believe Openclassrooms is an amazing place to learn and grow.

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    6/13/2018
  • Anonymous | Studen
  • Front-End Developer
  • Graduated: 2018

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"Openclassroom - opena a new world for you"

The best school I had ever seem. I am so happy studying my course, my tutor it's really kind with me and he is teaching me as much as he can and not only the things in the course. I will recommended you this course if you really want to learn and a support... Read More

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    3/27/2018
  • Anonymous | UI/UX Designer
  • Front-End Developer
  • Graduated: 2018

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"Very student oriented"

I am very satisfied with OpenClassrooms.
For each project, a student receives one or multiple suggested courses, and upon finishing those, they will be 100% prepared for the project itself.

The mentors have a great role in supporting the students in their... Read More

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OpenClassrooms's average rating is 4.89 out of 5.0 based on 18 review(s).

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