Holberton announces its partnership with Arbutus College in Vancouver, Canada, with the launch of a Computer Science and Frontend Web Development Diploma

Across the world, the need for tech talent is constantly growing, and Canada is no exception. New job openings in Canada over the next 10 years for Web Developers and Software Engineers and Designers are expected to total 38,400. In British Columbia alone, the technology sector is considered one of the fastest growing industries with new job openings projected in Web Development and related software engineering fields totaling approximately 14,000 over the same 10-year period with Web designers and developers classified as a High Opportunity Occupation

​​“The digital transformation the world is currently experiencing is shaping the workforce and increasing the demand for experts in various programming languages who are skilled in converting data in ways that users can view and interact with, specifically through web applications and websites,” notes Alfredo Vasquez, Ph.D., Arbutus College Director.

Arbutus College of Communication Arts, Business and Technology (Arbutus College) was established in 2002 with the aim of providing students with a unique business and communication educational structure focused on student satisfaction and career readiness. To best prepare its students to meet the challenges of tomorrow’s world, Arbutus College is now excited to offer a curriculum in Computer Science and Front-End web development. 

The renowned institution collaborated with Holberton, Inc. to develop this high-quality course. Using Holberton’s platform, Arbutus College has developed a customized 12-month program that fits the requirements of the Canadian market.

“We provide a learning management platform and curriculum based on our learnings and experience to make education accessible to the many. It is part of our mission to help institutions, such as Arbutus College, deliver quality education to enhance students’ success in the global workspace with the required set of technical and soft skills” –Julien Barbier, CEO of Holberton.

Students will start with the essentials of business communication necessary in today’s corporate world before moving onto Holberton’s OS of Education platform. There, they will learn the basics of computer science and low-level programming using project-based and peer-to-peer learning methodology before progressing to higher-level programming and web development.

With the launch of this diploma, Arbutus College aims to prepare students for rewarding careers in front-end web development and equip them with skills that are in high demand throughout the tech industry.

Arbutus’ Diploma in Computer Science and Front-end Web Development, which is drawn on Holberton’s OS of Education, will train the next generation of Web Developers in Canada.