Vancouver Coding Bootcamps

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By: The SwitchUp Team
Last Updated: October 22, 2019
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British Columbia’s coastal seaport city of Vancouver is one of Canada’s most ethnically and linguistically diverse cities and is breaking ground as a major tech hub. Vancouver’s oldest neighborhood, Gastown, is home to the largest cluster of startups and tech companies in the province and is a major economic hub for Canada as a whole. If you’re looking to Canada’s western coast to launch your new tech career, you might be interested in what bootcamp opportunities Vancouver has to offer. RED Academy, Lighthouse Labs, and BrainStation offer courses in web development.

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1. BrainStation

Locations: Online, Boston, Chicago, NYC, Toronto, Vancouver
Courses: Digital Marketing, User Experience Design Diploma Program, User Interface Design Certificate Course, +16 More
Subjects: A/B Testing, Agile, Algorithms, API, Business +45 More
Available Online
Flexible Classes
Available Online
Flexible Classes

BrainStation Vancouver gives students the digital skillset they need to excel in a new technology career or to advance in their current career, with intensive 1- to 12-week programs available. Flexible learning options allow students to choose their preferred method of learning, while project-based coursework develops real-world skills.

2. Lighthouse Labs

Locations: Online, Calgary, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Vancouver +1 More
Courses: Web Development Bootcamp, Intro to Web Development, Intro to Front-End with JavaScript, +2 More
Subjects: AngularJS, Apache, API, Blockchain, Cryptocurrency +27 More
Available Online
Flexible Classes
Available Online
Flexible Classes

Lighthouse Labs Vancouver bootcamp offers aspiring programmers a 6 to 12-week solution with full- and part-time course offerings that are all surrounding web development and design. Students can also apply for Student Aid so long as they are a resident of either British Columbia or Alberta.

3. RED Academy

4.49/5 (70 Reviews)
Locations: London, Toronto, Vancouver
Courses: UI Designer Professional - VAN, UX Designer Professional - TOR, Digital Marketing Professional - VAN, +27 More
Subjects: AngularJS, App Development, Axure, Career Coaching, CSS +26 More
Available Online
Flexible Classes
Available Online
Flexible Classes

RED Academy in Vancouver offers several part- and full-time bootcamps in the web design and development industry, as well as career coaching and opportunities to work with real clients. Payment plans and external funding is available and the Toronto campus also hosts regular interactive events.

2021 Best Vancouver Bootcamps received an average 4.00 of 5 based on 457 reviews.

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Available Online

Offer either part-time or immersive courses that are available online. This includes courses that are offered temporarily online due to COVID-19.

Verified Outcomes

Offer a job outcomes report that was independently verified by a third-party auditor.

Flexible Classes

Offer self-paced, part-time, or evening classes.

Job Guarantee

Offer guaranteed job placement after graduation, or the student's tuition is refunded. Visit the official school site for related terms and conditions.

GI Bill

Approved to accept GI Bill funds according to the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.

VET TEC Provider

Approved as a VET TEC Provider according to the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.

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