Your IT career

Hey, welcome to Young_Coders: the kickstart for IT careers. Do you dream of working as a tech professional, but have no training in it? We got your back. Maybe you have already learned a little bit of programming during your studies, you have been tinkering with computers in your spare time for years or you are just entering the world of IT: we will help you get a great start on your tech career.

Wondering how we can help you? Answer a few short questions below to see what we can do in your situation.

Tech training and work experience

Do you already have some basic programming experience and are looking for a way to start a career in IT? Then our Challengership is for you. In this two-year program, you will learn a lot about IT in a customized study track and immediately gain work experience in a tech position that suits you. You will play a number of games and talk with you to discover what your capabilities, tech interests and ambitions are. On the basis of this, we look for a learning path and an assignment that really suits you, after which you can start in the Challengership.

What is the Challengership:

✅ Challenging traineeship for inquisitive top talents;

✅ Deep dive into tech in a customized training course;

✅ Personal specialization and extensive soft skills training;

✅ Permanent contract and full-time salary in a work-learning program that suits you.


What the Challengership isn’t:

❌ Generic IT traineeship;

❌ Broad education with some programming;

❌ Work for various clients (flat secondment).

We choose customization and personal attention. We go for the best match between our affiliated organizations and our Challengers. We train for many different IT roles. Maybe you already know exactly which direction you want to go, or you are still looking for the right direction. We will discover that together in our extensive selection and matching process.

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So what IT roles could you possibly take on at the Challengership?

Examples of roles are:

  • Front-end web developer
  • Full-stack or back-end developer
  • Machine learning engineer
  • Test engineer
  • Low coder
  • IT consultant
  • AI consultant
  • Data scientist

Does this sound like something for you? Then read more about the Challengership.


The world of IT is fascinating. But it can also be overwhelming if you only know a little. Would you like to immerse yourself in IT, learn what programming is all about and find out if it’s for you? Then Collow is your place to be.

Collow is our e-learning platform where you can get free training in programming, data science, programming tools & frameworks and much more. Free, easy to start and hands-on. Because we think it is very important that anyone with an interest in IT has the opportunity to discover what the profession is all about and to develop skills to start a career in IT.

If you follow these courses, you will find out in no time what you like most about IT, and you might even discover that there is a top programmer hidden in you!

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PS: we have beginner, but also advanced courses. You can learn this, among other things:
  • Digital literacy
  • Data Science with Python
  • Cyber security
  • Javascript (web development)
  • HTM: & CSS
  • Software architecture
  • Working with Docker & Kubernetes
  • Scrum fundamentals

Want to learn more about the world of tech? Learn more about Collow and start learning!

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