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Want to start a great career in Product?

This video gives you a sneak peek into the three core fields of Product.
Learn from leading experts on the fundamentals of what each
role entails, and how to navigate each career path.

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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, UX Writing, Digital Marketing are some of the courses coming to the school soon.

Prepare your company for the future

Our extensive Diploma program is set to produce top Software Engineers 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 ( 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 August. 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 product or have a background in product to apply?

No, you do not need prior knowledge about this course to apply. You will be taught from scratch.

What qualifies me to get accepted into the program?

To get accepted into the program, you need to have a minimum of a HighSchool/Secondary School certificate, be computer literate and pass our assessment tests. 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 but we will also have community peer learning sessions from time to time.

What will I learn in class for twelve months?

You will learn the required skills to become a certified Product Designer, Manager or Marketer.

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