FAQ

IT traineeships

What is an IT traineeship?

An IT traineeship is a learn-work trajectory in which young professionals are trained and gain work experience. Often with the aim of entering permanent employment with a client after the traineeship. IT traineeships last 1 to 2 years on average.

When am I eligible for an IT traineeship?

That depends very much on the traineeship provider. Most IT traineeships require a university education degree, but there are also IT traineeships at a MBO level, for ICT support positions for example.

In general, it is not necessary to have studied IT, but again this varies from provider to provider.

Young_Coders, the author of this website, considers you eligible if you have a college/university level of thinking and already have some (hobby) programming experience. A degree helps, but is not required. More information about the admission requirements at Young_Coders can be found on the Young_Coders website.

How much does an IT trainee earn?

The average salary for an IT traineeship is between €1900 and €2600 per month.

More info and explanations can be found here.

What could your job be after an IT traineeship?

Most college and university level traineeships will train you for various high-level tech roles.

For more information, read our blog where we explain the different IT roles in detail.

Young_Coders and the Challengership

Who is Young_Coders?

Young_Coders is the author of this information website and provider of a modern IT traineeship, called a Challengership.

More information about Young_Coders can be found on the About Young_Coders page.

What is a Challengership?

The Challengership is the high quality IT traineeship of Young_Coders. Young_Coders has been nominated by Computable for the best IT training company in the Netherlands.

The Challengership is a learn-work trajectory of 1 to 2 years, in which you gain work experience and education at an organization that really suits your wishes. You will also receive customised training that matches your interests and the client’s technology stack.

For more information about the Challengership, please visit the Young_Coders website.

Am I eligible for a Challengership?

We are looking for potential Challengers who meet the following profile:

– You are at the beginning of your working career (you graduated no more than 3 years ago)
– You have nearly or recently completed your university studies or have a university level of thinking.
– You have some basic knowledge and a little experience with programming

For the full profile of a Challenger, read on at the Young_Coders website.

How can I apply for a Challengership?

You can sign up for the Challengership at the Young_Coders website.

View the registration plan on the Young_Coders website for the entire registration process.

I'm still in doubt. What now?

Doubt is very logical, a career switch is an exciting step! You can therefore always request a career interview with our career coach. During a video call you can share your doubts and the career coach will help you figure out a good step for your career.

Schedule a career interview through this link.

Do you have more questions about the Challengership?
Read the FAQ of Young_Coders, with answers to all your questions about the Challengership.

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