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Only 18% of people working in tech are women.
Want to challenge the status quo?

Become a working tech professional in 3 months

Our Programs

  • 1

    Jr. Data Engineer

    Responsible for integrating, transforming and merging data from various structured and unstructured sources into a format used to construct analytics solutions.

  • 2

    Jr. Full Stack Developer

    A Full Stack Developer is someone who works with the Back End (the server side) and with the Front End (client side) of the product.

  • 3

    Front End Engineer

    A Front End Engineer is someone who works with the Frond End (client side) of the product.

  • 4

    Jr. Automation Testing

    A junior automation tester tests processes for sophisticated automation equipment.

Are you ready to join the Equals Academy? Register for the program of your choice!
When you sign up, we will schedule an interview with you to enroll in the program of your choice.

Sign up for our Junior IT Talent program.This is an MBO4 program. Fill in the form below to let us know you’re interested. We will send you a detailed job description and follow up personally so you can ask us any questions you may have.

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Program Information

Sponsored training program

This program is 100% sponsored. This means that there are no costs involved and that it’s free for you

Job guarantee

After successfully finishing the program, you are guaranteed a job at the company you are matched with

Program duration

The program takes approximately thee months, and is hybrid.

Learn tech skills &

jumpstart your career

We want to dismantle the status quo and take on the challenge to double the percentage of women working in tech.

We train women* in our programs, operated by Amsterdam based coding schools, to be more aware of the possibilities in tech and pave the way for them to take on a technical role in the Amsterdam tech scene.

An IT background is not required.

Learn tech skills &

jumpstart your career

We want to dismantle the status quo and take on the challenge to double the percentage of women working in tech.

We train women* in our programs, operated by Amsterdam based coding schools, to be more aware of the possibilities in tech and pave the way for them to take on a technical role in the Amsterdam tech scene.

An IT background is not required.

Sponsored Program

This unique program is sponsored by Equals and several big companies. This gives Equals the possibility to offer you a fully funded traineeship. This means the program is free of charge!

Sponsored Program

This unique program is sponsored by Equals and several big companies. This gives Equals the possibility to offer you a fully funded traineeship. This means the program is free of charge!

Job Guarantee

Given you pass through the selection process, a job at the prospective companies is guaranteed at the end of a finished traineeship. You therefore do not start with the traineeship until you have been matched with a company. Say hello to a new career!

Job Guarantee

Given you pass through the selection process, a job at the prospective companies is guaranteed at the end of a finished traineeship. You therefore do not start with the traineeship until you have been matched with a company. Say hello to a new career!

Minimum HBO-diploma required

We are looking for highly motivated women* with a minimum of a HBO-diploma. Do you have a university degree? That’s also great!

Don’t have an HBO-diploma, but you do have an MBO-4 diploma? Leave your contact details above to get more information about our Jr. IT Support Engineer program!

Minimum HBO-diploma required

We are looking for highly motivated women* with a minimum of a HBO-diploma. Do you have a university degree? That’s also great!

Don’t have an HBO-diploma, but you do have an MBO-4 diploma? Leave your contact details above to get more information about our Jr. IT Support Engineer program!

Why choose Equals?

This isn’t our first rodeo. In the past we’ve had the pleasure of training more than 600 unemployed youngsters. The program provided the necessary tools and knowledge to train the participants the required tech skills needed to be hired by the tech companies. 95% of the participants successfully completed the course and got hired.

Why choose Equals?

This isn’t our first rodeo. In the past we’ve had the pleasure of training more than 600 unemployed youngsters. The program provided the necessary tools and knowledge to train the participants the required tech skills needed to be hired by the tech companies. 95% of the participants successfully completed the course and got hired.

Frequent Q&As

Join our Q&A if you want to know more about our programs. We have frequent Q&A sessions where we will provide all information and answer all your questions about the traineeship, what to expect from the schools, the companies, and the tech workers.  This is also the first step in the selection process.

Curious? Come by at our clubhouse in Amsterdam! Register to be notified about upcoming dates above.
See Q&A’s date in our event calendar

Frequent Q&As

Join our Q&A if you want to know more about our programs. We have frequent Q&A sessions where we will provide all information and answer all your questions about the traineeship, what to expect from the schools, the companies, and the tech workers.  This is also the first step in the selection process.

Curious? Come by at our clubhouse in Amsterdam! Register to be notified about upcoming dates above.
See Q&A’s date in our event calendar

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Program Dates 2022

Hybrid: Online & offline at our Equals Clubhouse

Equals Academy has several different starting dates for the various programs that we offer.

Currently, applications are open for all start dates. The application process consists of several steps, that, according to your personal situation, can be of various lengths. Therefore, it is not possible to sign up for a specific starting date. After successfully finishing all the steps of the application process, you will be able to choose a starting date according to your preference.

Data engineer Program
January 2022 – Application open
2023 – Application open

Full stack development Program
January 2023 – Application open
2023 – Application open

Cybersecurity Program
2023 – Application open

Automation Testing
December 2022 – Application open
2023 – Application open

Hybrid: Online & offline at our Equals Clubhouse

Equals Academy has several different starting dates for the various programs that we offer.

Currently, applications are open for all start dates. The application process consists of several steps, that, according to your personal situation, can be of various lengths. Therefore, it is not possible to sign up for a specific starting date. After successfully finishing all the steps of the application process, you will be able to choose a starting date according to your preference.

Data engineer Program
January 2022 – Application open
2023 – Application open

Full stack development Program
January 2023 – Application open
2023 – Application open

Cybersecurity Program
2023 – Application open

Automation Testing
December 2022 – Application open
2023 – Application open

FAQ

Online registration –> Attend Q&A –> Selection –> Matching –> Start Program

Welcome!
After registration you will be invited to join our information session, which will be held every Tuesday evening. During the presentation you will get insights into necessary information about the program, what to expect from the schools, the companies, and the tech workers. The selection process will start and when completing this successfully you will be admitted to the program.

We love good company!

You are always welcome to visit our clubhouse on the weekdays to get to know each other or just to stop by for a small chat. Besides the Tech Academy we also organize different events concerning diversity and equality for women. Stay tuned and check our memberships soon if you’re interested and want to know more!

Everybody has to start somewhere!

Of course, you can start without a tech background. This program is made for women who want to take on a new discipline or want to retrain themselves in tech. We will provide all the necessary resources to support you during the program.

Here are the requirements to join our program:

  • Must be at least 20 years old
  • HBO or University level degree (or MBO4 for Jr. IT Support Engineer)
  • Professional English language ability
  • Legally eligible to work in the EU ( EU passport or work permit)
  • An interest in tech is necessary: The course is designed to take people with little or no coding knowledge to job-ready tech professionals.
  • Complete the selection process
  • Access to a laptop
  • Are comfortable with studying in a classroom and online, including at a self-directed pace.
  • Can commit to this full-time program: hybrid: attend physical classes and self-study online.

Before starting the program, you will be matched to one of our collaborating companies. Once you have completed the program, you will be well-trained for the tech industry. Having acquired the necessary tools & know-how, you will be start working as a tech professional!

Well done!

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