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Want to start a career in Data? Watch the video below and see what each career track
entails, and its impact on businesses.. Get started on your path to becoming
an excellent Data Analyst, Data Scientist & Data Engineer.

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As the name suggests, AltSchool Africa is different from the traditional institutions. We are a school for individuals looking to gain technical skills and kickstart a career in Software Engineering. AltSchool Africa takes a non-traditional approach to learning by teaching courses directly connected with the selected track .

Our robust curriculum which combines theoretical knowledge with practical real world applications is guaranteed to transform anyone into a top Software Engineer within one year.



Too busy? No problem

We understand that you might have a lot of commitments and as such we’ve designed our courses and curriculum to work around you and your commitments

Need a new career? We’ve got you

You don’t need prior knowledge or technical skills to participate in any of our programs. Our curriculum is designed to give you the perfect leg up in when transitioning to a career in tech.

Want better work opportunities? We’re your best bet

Gain access to top job opportunities globally through our certifications from reputable international institutions.


Schools for you

School of Software Engineering
The School of Engineering offers a range of extensive technical courses specifically designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills required to kickstart their careers and compete favourably with their peers worldwide. To ensure students are duly carried along, we have incorporated active learning to allow for the application of theory to practice. We also embark on applied research where the focus is on utilizing technology to solve actual problems. Ready to begin your journey as a Software Engineer?
School of Product
The School of Product offers multidisciplinary training programmes with a unique combination of art, design, design thinking & business. Courses cover major aspects of the entire product lifecycle; ideating, building, managing, marketing & shipping. This school is perfect for those looking to launch and build profitable careers in tech without having to write codes or undergo core technical training processes. Product Design, Product Management and Product Marketing are the programs currently available to students. Ready for a career in Product?
School of Data
The School of Data offers students a thorough learning experience through its well-structured programs. Just like other schools, the triad: Data Science, Data Analysis and Data Engineering boasts of properly designed curriculums, seasoned instructors, a seamless lecture management system and a handful of projects that prepare students for work in the real world. At the end of the program, students will have gained in-depth knowledge and understanding of data analysis tools and processes; data science skills, techniques and tools, as well as the workings of the Data Engineering ecosystem and lifecycle. Ready for a career in Data?

Prepare your company for the future

Our extensive Diploma program is set to produce top tech talents who are able to compete globally. Hiring our graduates guarantee that you have access to highly skilled, passionate and professional tech talent to ensure continuous business success.

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I register?

To register, please visit our website (, select School of Data and click on the apply button. You will be required to put in a valid email address before you proceed to the application form.

After registration, what next?

Once you have successfully registered, your payment will be confirmed within 48 hours. After confirmation a home study kit with all the materials you need for the assessment will be sent to you. Please make sure you provide a valid email address while applying and check your spam for emails from us. Also endeavor to thoroughly study the materials provided in the home study kit.

When will the classes start?

Class will commence in November. The actual date will be communicated with applicants.

What is the duration of the course?

The duration of the course is 12 months.

Will I get a Diploma Certificate at the end of the training?

Yes, you will. At the 12 months training, participants will gain a diploma in Product. Note that you will be required to pay the sum of $100 to access certification from AltSchool Africa.

Do I need to have studied data or have a background in data to apply?

The Data Analysis and Data Science course requires no prior knowledge and is perfect for beginners, while the Data Engineering course requires a basic programming background (e.g., backend), SQL, and Python experience before you can apply.

What qualifies me to get accepted into the School?

To get accepted into the program, you need to have a minimum of a HighSchool/Secondary School certificate, be computer literate and pass our basic assessment test. If you are about to complete your high school or secondary education, you can apply as well.

How much is the tuition fee?

We have several payment plans just for you. You are required to choose your preferred payment plan, the tuition fee can be paid upfront, quarterly or monthly. Check out the tuition page to see all payment options.

Is the certificate recognisable anywhere?

Yes, it is. We have partnered with reputable higher institutions across the continent to ensure credibility.

Where will the classes take place?

Majority of the classes will be held online on our Learning Management System but we will also have Live classes and Learning circles where students can work together as a team.

What will I learn in class for nine months?

You will learn the required skills to become a certified Data Engineer, Analyst or Scientist.

Deadline for application to School of Data

Data school applications will close on September 30th, assessments will begin in October, and classes will start in November.

What is the cutoff mark for the entrance exams or assessment?

You need a minimum of 85% on the entrance exams to be granted full admission into the school.

Can I get a refund on my application or Tuition fee?

All fees paid to AltSchool are non-refundable

Will I be allowed to move forward if I failed the first semester exams?

No, at the end of every semester, students who don't meet the cumulative cut off mark will be dropped off.

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