Our Criteria

Our Criteria

To make sure you're the right fit for our program, please take a look at our eligibility criteria.

You must:

Be between 17 and 24 years old

The participant must be a teen or a young adult between the ages of 17 and 24.

Have left high school or be at-risk of leaving high school

The participant must have left high school, be at-risk of leaving high school, or be facing educational or personal challenges.

Live in Ottawa

The participant must live in Ottawa or a nearby area.

Be eligible to work in Canada

The participant must be a Canadian citizen, a permanent resident, or possess a work permit.

Be a passionate learner

The participant must have an interest in programming and be enthusiastic about learning.

If you meet the above criteria, sign up now on our waitlist and be among the first contacted, and considered as a participant, when our coding program becomes available. By signing up for our waitlist, you will have no obligation to accept an invitation to participate in Code Youth’s program.