Orientation Course Part-Time

Part-time | 5 ½ Weeks

Do you often find yourself wondering if the IT industry is the right fit for you?


Well, wonder no more! That’s exactly why we’ve introduced the Part-Time Orientation Course. If you frequently ask yourself “which digital profession suits me best?”, this course is truly the perfect way to kickstart your new career. It will also help you figure out if you have the capacity for continuing your education or should start job hunting instead. In very little time, you’ll discover if the digital industry is right for you – the best part is, it will only take up five hours of your day.

So, go ahead and learn for a new life!

Apply Now

What Is It All About?

We are thrilled to finally offer our first part-time course. If you need time for your family, pets, and hobbies alongside pursuing your education, you should consider the 5 ½ week Part-Time Orientation Course. As the name suggests, this course is designed for orientation and provides you with initial insights into exciting topics surrounding web development, online marketing, and AWS cloud computing. Discover the strengths within you and determine which specialised programme you want to pursue. With an AVGS (Aktivierungs- & Vermittlungsgutschein) from the Agentur für Arbeit or the Jobcenter, your participation in this course is free. They covers all costs while you give your career a fresh boost!

Job-Oriented Curriculum

01 | Insight into the Job Market & Basic Digital Competencies

Gain initial insights into the job market and learn more about basic digital competencies and the work environment of the industry.

01 | Introduction to Web Development

Discover how websites and web browsers work and learn about technologies, programs, and software commonly used today.

02 | HTML & CSS

Learn the basics of HTML & CSS and find out if programming is right for you.

03 | Your Own Microsite

It’s time to get to work! Together with your coursemates, each of you will create your first microsite.

01 | Introduction to Online Marketing

We will explain the fundamental principles of online marketing and address questions related to KPIs, marketing channels, and advertising design.

02 | Managing Search Engines & Social Media Marketing

With our guidance, you will soon grasp the difference between SEO and SEA. Additionally, you’ll gain your first insights into social media marketing.

03 | Marketing Strategy Planning

Discover how to define target different audiences, and from there, create a marketing strategy.

01 | Cloud Computing & Amazon Web Services

Jump “on the cloud” with us – experience your first touchpoints with AWS Cloud Computing.

01 | What’s Included?

Your career counselling sessions include a competency analysis and insights into the application processes of the digital industry.

02 | Career Opportunities

We will explain the paths that await you in the digital industry and provide you with guidance and support along the way.

Course Details & Requirements

01 | Start Date(s)
26.03.2024 (German)
Girl with laptop sitting
02 | Costs
An AVGS (aka education voucher) can be used for this course, which you can obtain from the Agentur für Arbeit
03 | Requirements
No prior technical experience required; good knowledge of the German language is beneficial.
Girl with laptop sitting
04 | Duration
5 ½ weeks part-time
05 | Location
Everywhere in Germany – courses are online
06 | Language
English or German – minimum level B1
Apply Now

DCI Alumni at Work

What makes the AWS re/Start program at DCI so special is that the course content not only covers the technical aspects needed to become a cloud practitioner. They also teach important skills such as solution-oriented thinking, communication skills, and the ability to analyse topics holistically.

Ahmad al. Almossa System Cloud Engineer

The course gave us more than the exam requires, and much more than just the basics. It was a great foundation for the next certifications and a career in AWS Cloud Computing.

Nikita Kumar AWS DevOps Professional

My childhood dream of becoming a Developer was fulfilled by doing a course at DCI. Today I am backend developer at Blinkist and I couldn’t be happier.

Jose Backend Developer at Blinkist

Your Future Career Awaits You – Ready to Get Started?

Then take initiative and apply for our courses! If you’re still unsure or have questions, don’t hesitate to contact our career counselling experts. They are always available to assist you, regardless of your location.

A woman sitting and smiling in front of the camera.