What We Do

Coding for Veterans helps Canada’s military veterans to retrain and reskill for jobs in Canada’s tech sector. If there is a “secret sauce,” it’s our personal approach. We help Canada’s war heroes to retrain in one of two programs

1) Software Development
2) Cyber Security.

Upon graduation, we have the industry connections to help attain stable, well-paying jobs in the tech sector.


Projected Tech Job Openings in Canada

    • Classes are Professor Supported
    • Classes are Delivered 100% Online
    • Classes are in a Protected Cohort
    • Classes qualify for VAC Funding

Classes Start
in January,
May and September

Great Tech Careers Waiting For Our Graduates

Take the life skills you have learned in the military, together with our university accredited classes, allows you to the opportunity to enter Canada’s technology based workforce in as little as 8 months.

Upon graduation you will receive industry recognized certification from the University of Ottawa and with our Cyber Security program, you will received the CISSP (Cyber Industry Recognized Accreditation)

From Deployment to Employment

Learn what career opportunities what for you upon graduating from the Coding for Veterans program

Why veterans choose a career in IT

A stable career is waiting for you in Canada’s tech sector with long term job security

The Canadian tech sector has some of the highest average salaries of any job occupation in Canada

A job in the tech sector provides the flexibility to work in either an office setting or work remotely.

What makes Coding for Veterans unique?


100% Online Delivery


Our program is delivered by professors



University Program


Upon graduation you will receive a uOttawa Professional Development Institute certificate


Industry Accreditation


You will graduate with industry recognize accreditation (CISSP, Linux, CCNA, Python)


Tech industry mentorship


We have tech industry mentors who work with students


$0 Tuition Cost


We are a VAC Approved program that pays 100% of your tuition. (if qualified)

To find out more information or to apply to the program

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Our Program Partners


Coding for Veterans is making an impact and the results are showing!

Our team has visited over 30 SCAN Seminars from coast to coast


Listen to endorsements about our program

Coding for Veterans – In the Community

Global News – Toronto
CTV Barrie
CKCO Kitchener
CTV Ottawa
CTV North Bay
CTV London
CTV Toronto
CTV Windsor
CTV Kitchener
CFRB Radio Interview
1310 AM Ottawa
CJBK Radio Interview
105.9 FM Region
CBC London Interview
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Coding for Veterans together with industry partners have established a program to teach computer software development skills along with advanced program course work in the areas of cyber security to the men and women from Canada’s armed forces. It is an intensive program designed to equip veterans from the Canadian military with the skills required to enter and succeed in Canada’s technology-based workforce.

Our Mission: is to help the men and women of Canada’s military to retrain and reskill for jobs in Canada’s tech sector

The Format: Classes are taught 100% online. The program starts in January, May and September. All students are in a protected cohort meaning that you and your classmates are all military veterans. Whether you are a person with minimal coding skills or an advanced IT specialist, we have a program to fit your needs.

What they are saying.

Going through the Coding for Veterans program with other veterans and being able to work through projects with them was a very beneficial aspect of the program.

Andrew Kennedy

Class of 2020 Ret. Gunner

The team at Coding For Veterans as well as the program content has surpassed my initial expectations. I landed my ideal career job within the Federal government while in the midst of working on the Coding for Veterans curriculum.

Dean Braknis

Class of 2019 (Ret.) LCdr. Naval Warfare Officer

I’m proud to be part of the Coding for Veterans program and encourage any military veteran who wants to retrain for a career in IT to enroll.

Marsalie MacKenzie

Ret. (Lt) Navy

Classes Begin in January, May and September

Apply Today

The Coding for Veterans program is a one of a kind program that is offered to military members and their family members. Put the soft skills that you have learned in the military to work in a good paying, stable career in the tech sector.


Why Work With Us

Coding for Veterans is committed to helping veterans transition into civilian life with the skills to be successful in the new digital world. We have the knowledge and experience to help you become a professional in Canada’s Innovation economy. It is our goal to help individuals grow, learn and stay connected with new, cutting-edge computer technology. We take pride in exceeding your expectations.

We Are Your Career Solution for Transitioning into the Innovation Economy

21st century businesses of all types rely heavily on technology. There are limitless job opportunities for high skilled computer programmers and other related IT occupations.

Protected Cohort

Classes are comprised of individuals who have all served

Industry Mentors

We have tech industry mentors who help you with your studies

University Education

Classes are taught at a university level which is higher than private colleges and other service providers

Industry Accreditation

Our program offers graduates industry accreditation in addition to their University certificates (CISSP, CCNA, Linux etc.)

Job Opportunities

Employers have helped build our curriculum and are eager to hire our graduates

Stable Employment

Jobs in Canada’s tech sector are among the highest paid and most stable of any career in the country

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