Data Analytics Program
with your Bildungsgutschein

Become a data analyst
in 4.8 months
Get career coaching
to help you land a job
Work with expert mentors
and build your portfolio
Learn Business German
with our Lingoda partnership

Get a free
Data Analytics short course

Get a free
Data Analytics short course

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“How would you like to get in touch?”

“I’m here to help you become a data analyst”

Alana, Senior Program Advisor

Curious about this program?

Contact us to find out if it’s right for you

Career Advisor

“How would you like to get in touch?”

“I’m here to help you become a data analyst”

Alana, Senior Program Advisor

Our graduates now have tech jobs all over the world

Currently unemployed and registered in Germany?

You could be eligible to take our Data Analytics Program for free

CareerFoundry’s Data Analytics Program has been officially certified by DEKRA, which means you can take the program free of charge with a Bildungsgutschein.

Not sure what a Bildungsgutschein is?

A Bildungsgutschein is an educational voucher issued by the German Employment Agency (the Agentur für Arbeit). If you’re unemployed and officially registered in Germany, a Bildungsgutschein will enable you to learn new, in-demand skills for free.

Read on to discover how you can use the Bildungsgutschein to become a fully-fledged data analyst in a matter of months with the CareerFoundry Data Analytics Program!


Data Analytics Program details

In this program, you will

Learn all of the skills, tools, and processes necessary to become a data analyst

Work 1:1 with an expert mentor and tutor, who will give personalized feedback and insight into the daily life of a data analyst

Receive tailored coaching from our Career Services Team to ensure you stand out at interviews

Build an impressive portfolio out of the real‑world projects you complete

Land a job as a data analyst with the help of our Career Specialists

Fully online

4.8 months at 40 hrs/week or 9.7 months at 20 hrs/week


Our data analytics mentors are rated 4.92/5

Career support

Job Preparation Course and expert career coaching included

Why become a data analyst?

A job you will love

As a data analyst, you have the satisfaction of solving complex problems and turning your ideas into reality with just your laptop. Harvard Business Review named data analysts and data scientists as “the sexiest job of the 21st century.” Data analytics was also rated in Career Karma's top 25 tech jobs in 2021.

High demand means high pay

Employers struggle to find qualified data analysts, and the demand keeps growing. The average junior data analyst salary in Germany is €59,396 per year, while senior data analysts can earn as much as €65,118.

A flexible career path

As a data analyst, you'll have the opportunity to work for startups, agencies, large corporates, on a freelance basis, or even remotely.

Why choose CareerFoundry?

New for 2024: Bolster your learning with Business German!

We’ve partnered with Lingoda to offer German language classes with our Data Analytics Program! Start your learning with a two-month German language course, improving your chances of landing a job in Germany after graduation. And still fully-funded by the Agentur für Arbeit.

Human-centric learning

Our Dual Mentorship Model ensures that you get all the support you need. You’ll have a tutor—an experienced data analyst responsible for evaluating your exercises within 24 hours of submission, and a mentor—a data analytics industry expert who gives detailed written, video, and on-call feedback on your portfolio pieces.

Flexibility with accountability

Study full-time for 4.8 months (40 hours/week) or part-time for 9.7 months (20 hours/week). Your mentor, tutor, student advisor, and career specialist will help you stay on track.

Successful, satisfied graduates

With over 90% of our eligible graduates landing a job within their new field, including at top companies like Google, Apple and Amazon, you can be confident that the Data Analytics Program will get you where you want to go: working as a data analyst in a job that you love.

Without CareerFoundry I would not have my new job. They helped me double my salary from my last job!

Terri Rodriguez-Hong, Alumni
UX Designer at VISA

Success Stories

Our students go on to launch challenging new careers in the tech industry

Portfolio projects

Our graduates now work at...

What do you need to take the Data Analytics Program with a Bildungsgutschein?

What you need:


You may be eligible for a Bildungsgutschein (training voucher from the Agentur für Arbeit) if you are currently unemployed or facing the possibility of unemployment. You'll also need:

Proof of residency in Germany

The Bildungsgutschein program is only available for German residents who are in possession of their Anmeldebescheinigung (proof that you are registered and living in Germany).

Time to dedicate weekly to the course

You'll need to dedicate 20 hours per week if you are doing the program part-time, or 40 hours per week if you are doing the program full-time.

An interest in data analytics

If you're already reading books and blog posts about different types of analysis, that's a great start. If you are unsure if data analytics is really for you, here are some great ways to explore:

Written and spoken English skills at a level B1.2 or higher

A computer (macOS, Windows, or Linux) with a webcam, microphone, and an internet connection

What you don’t need:


A background in data analytics or tech

This program is designed to take you from beginner to job-ready—regardless of your background. And now more than ever, employers see bootcamp graduates as excellent job candidates. A 2021 study by Career Karma found that companies as respected as Amazon, Google, Facebook, and Microsoft are some of the largest employers of bootcamp graduates. The same study revealed that, in 2020, those same companies hired up to 120% more bootcamps graduates than they did in 2019!

Unlimited free time

You can study part-time with a pace of 20 hours per week to finish the program in 9.7 months. You can also complete the program in 4.8 months by committing 40 hours per week to the coursework.

To learn all on your own

You can enjoy the flexibility of online learning with the accountability and one-on-one attention traditionally associated with brick-and-mortar institutions. Much like a college professor might inspire you to pursue a career in a certain field, your mentor, tutor, career specialist, and student advisor will keep you motivated and on track.

To lose your unemployment benefits

While taking the Data Analytics Program with a Bildungsgutschein, you are still entitled to receive your unemployment benefits.

How to take our Data Analytics Program
with a Bildungsgutschein

Next start dates

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Schedule an appointment with the Agentur für Arbeit

If you haven’t been in touch with the job center before, you can find your local center simply by searching online, e.g. “Agentur für Arbeit Berlin” or “Agentur für Arbeit near me”. Once you’ve made an appointment, you’ll be assigned an advisor.


Prepare for your appointment at the Agentur für Arbeit

Use our full application guide to prepare for your appointment at the Agentur für Arbeit and convince your advisor to approve your participation in the course. It covers the documents you need for the appointment.

Download our guide:

Request your personal course proposal from CareerFoundry. You might have to provide this document to the Agentur für Arbeit. It only takes a few minutes!

If you are interested in taking the program with the Lingoda language course, request this proposal instead.

Any questions?
We’re here to help! Get in touch with one of our program advisors.

Enroll in the CareerFoundry program

The Agentur für Arbeit has issued you a Bildungsgutschein—congratulations!

Now you can begin the enrollment process. Simply press the "Start the process" button and we can walk you through the next steps.

It takes 10-14 days to complete the enrolment process, so please bear this in mind when choosing your program start date.

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1.    What is a Bildungsgutschein?

A Bildungsgutschein is an educational voucher provided by the Agentur für Arbeit/Job Center for people who are unemployed or soon to be unemployed. It is a document that entitles the recipient to complete further educational training, paid for by the German government. A Bildungsgutschein is not a guaranteed benefit; the Agentur für Arbeit/Job Center is not obliged to grant one to all applicants. In order to receive an educational voucher, interested parties must meet certain requirements and only the Agentur für Arbeit/Job Center is allowed to decide on the eligibility of each individual.

2.    Is CareerFoundry entitled to offer courses with a Bildungsgutschein?

All providers who wish to offer courses with an educational voucher (Bildungsgutschein) on behalf of the Agentur für Arbeit (employment agency) must first undergo a rigorous certification process in order to check the quality of the courses offered. Only then are they included in the Agentur für Arbeit's official list of course providers (New Plan).

CareerFoundry has successfully completed this process in accordance with the guidelines set out by AZAV (Akkreditierungs- und Zulassungsverordnung Arbeitsförderung—Accreditation and Licensing Regulation for Employment Promotion), and, as a DEKRA-certified educational provider, is permitted to accept educational vouchers in accordance with AZAV.

3.    How can I get a Bildungsgutschein?

In order to receive a Bildungsgutschein, you need to make an appointment with your local Agentur für Arbeit/Job Center so that they can check whether you meet all the necessary requirements. You will be assigned a contact person who will check whether or not you are eligible for a Bildungsgutschein. You can find your local Agentur für Arbeit via a quick Google search. Simply type in your city and “Agentur für Arbeit”.

4.    How do I know if I am eligible for a Bildungsgutschein?

CareerFoundry cannot legally advise on eligibility. You need to approach your nearest Agentur für Arbeit/Job Center in order to discuss your personal case with someone from that institution. They will tell you if you meet the criteria for a Bildungsgutschein.

5.    Do you have a Maßnahmennummer (course number) you can provide me with?

The official course numbers for the Data Analytics Program are: Data Analytics Program, full time (4.8 months): 922 / 335 / 2022, valid from 06.05.2022 - 05.05.2025; Data Analytics Program, part time (9.7 months): 922 / 389 / 2022, valid from 06.05.2022 - 05.05.2025.

6.    What are the differences between the programs for private customers and students with a Bildungsgutschein?

In terms of quality, there is no difference between the programs offered to private customers and the programs offered to students with a Bildungsgutschein. However, the programs offered via the Agentur für Arbeit do not include specialization courses due to time constraints. Students with a Bildungsgutschein tend to take the program on a full-time basis (40 hours per week) and have less flexibility in terms of time, as online attendance is compulsory. Please consider that there is also no money-back guarantee for students with an educational voucher.

7.    What are the prerequisites and requirements for the program?

This program is designed with the absolute beginner in mind. Meaning, there are no prerequisites or prior experience in data analytics or tech required.

Regardless of age or background, we’ve built a learning experience to ensure your success. From the catered curriculum and hands-on exercises to one-on-one mentorship and support throughout.

What’s required*:

  • Proof of residency in Germany
  • Time to dedicate weekly to the program
  • Interest in data analytics
  • Written and spoken English proficiency at a B1.2 level or higher
  • A computer (macOS, Windows, or Linux) with a webcam, microphone, and an internet connection
*Note that you will be required to invest some independent study time into familiarizing yourself with the tools you’ll use throughout the program, and learning how to use them. It is estimated that you will need to spend an additional 1-2 hours per week of extracurricular study time becoming comfortable with them.
8.    Which tools will I use and what are the costs?

In the Data Analytics Program you’ll use Microsoft Excel, as well as Tableau, Python, Anaconda, Jupyter, PostgreSQL, GeoPandas, and GitHub.

All tooling for this program is free to use, apart from Microsoft Excel, where you can get a free one-month trial through the Intro to Data Analytics Course. After the month trial, you’ll be able to purchase one month only (as opposed to a full subscription) in order to continue on and complete the first Achievement in the Data Immersion Course.

9.    What are the minimum system requirements?

Compatible operating systems: Windows 10, macOS versions 10.13 and later, Ubuntu, Debian, CentOS, or Fedora (Linux). We recommend a minimum of 12 GB of RAM on your device, but 16 GB would be preferable.

Questions? Contact us for more information on requirements for your specific operating system.

10.    What is the German language course with Lingoda offering?

New for 2024, we’re offering our Data Analytics Program in tandem with the Lingoda German course.

Once you’ve received your Bildungsgutschein and enrolled in the Data Analytics with Business German Program at CareerFoundry, you’ll start with your Lingoda German course. The German course takes two months, and lessons take place live on Lingoda’s online platform focusing on joint interaction, with further independent learning with learning materials. Lingoda guarantees a small group size of a maximum of 5 people so that there is enough time for speaking and the opportunity for individual feedback.

When you’re finished with your German course, you’ll move on to the CareerFoundry Data Analytics Program. You can continue revisiting your German course materials throughout the CareerFoundry Data Analytics Program to solidify your skills, and prepare for your job search in the German job market.

By the end of the CareerFoundry Data Analytics Program with Business German, you’ll receive a CareerFoundry certificate, issued in accordance with both DEKRA and the ZFU. You’ll additionally receive a Lingoda certificate for each CEFR level you complete. Lingoda certificates are issued in accordance with the CEFR and are recognized by numerous institutions worldwide.

The Data Analytics Program at CareerFoundry is still delivered in English, but you’ll improve your chances of landing a job in Germany with Business German language added to your skillset.


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