Skills Courses
Develop new skills through fun, hands-on projects in a fast-paced, community-driven environment.
6 - 9 Weeks
4-6 Hour Commitment / Week
In-Person & Online for Spring 2022
Spring applications are closed. Fall 2022 applications will open this summer.
Learn anything from branding to web development to crypto in just 9 weeks. You'll develop new skills through fun, hands-on projects in a fast-paced, community-driven environment. This is the most popular way to join Forge and it's a perfect way to level up your skills in a tough job market - all while being low-stakes and low-stress.
Spring 2022 Skills Courses
Node - data science
Token* - intro to crypto/web3
Quantify - financial data analysis
Source Lite - intro to software development
Source - software development
Source Pro - advanced software dev
Convert - intro to digital marketing
Wireframe* - intro to website & app design
* Token and Wireframe will be held as online courses and can be accessed from anywhere.
Not sure which course is right for you?
Learn more about our spring offerings below and get ready to learn a new skills in just 6-9 weeks.
Interested in software development and building beautiful web applications?
Wireframe will teach you how to design beautiful apps in the growing field of user experience (UX) design. Learn more →

Our Source series is offered at three levels, perfect for beginners and experienced developers alike.

Source - will teach you React, a Javascript framework used to make modern web apps. This course is perfect for those who know the basics of how to code. Learn more →

Source Lite - is a great place to start if you've never coded before. Learn more →

Source Pro
- Ready to take your software development skills to the next level? Learn the most in-demand software engineering skills to make you stand out. Learn more →
Interested in learning more about data science, finance, or cryptocurrency?
If you have some coding experience, Node will help you to solidify the fundamentals of data science and learn how to build powerful machine learning models to gain insights from data. Learn more →

If you are interested business and finance, you'll love Quantify. This course teaches Excel, Python, Data Analysis and Visualization for leveraging financial data to gain insights into companies and stocks. Some experience working with code is recommended. Learn more →

Token is your first stop for understanding crypto/web3 and its future potential. No prior knowledge about crypto is required. Learn more →
Interested in entrepreneurship, creative, or media careers?
Convert will teach you how to find new audiences, launch marketing campaigns, and create loyal customers. Learn more →
Don't miss the application for Fall 2022!
Level up your tech skills in just a few weeks next fall. Applications will open this summer!
Learn software engineering, digital marketing, data science, or user experience (UX). Then go rock a high-impact, exciting paid internship. Learn more →
Put your new skills to use on mini projects that benefit your community. Learn more →
You provide the idea, we'll provide personalized mentorship, resources, access to our alumni network.

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Once you've completed one Skills Course, hop right into the next and expand your toolkit!
What happens after you complete a course?
Completing a skills course is the most popular way to join Forge and unlocks many avenues of opportunity -
You can think of this as "choose your own adventure". Each student's experience at Forge is unique. There isn't a formula and there's no right or wrong - and we like it that way. Skills courses don't have to be your starting point, but they are the most common way to get involved because it helps to build the foundational knowledge and skillset to take your learning to the next level.

Spring 2022 Schedule

Most of our courses meet twice a week: once as a group for a 2 hour workshop, and once in a smaller lab for more personalized training and support.

Spring courses start the week of February 13th. Course length ranges from 6 weeks to 9 weeks.