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Break into Tech APAC - Cohort 2

12 Weeks


Cohort-based Course

Are you a 3rd or 4th year undergraduate student or early career (0-5 years) professional looking to break into tech?

Previously at

British Council

Course overview

What differentiates us?

1) 100% practical content taught weekly by big tech executives and startup founders

2) Inclusive & Personalized for your profile

3) Intensive KPI-based mentorship program: Microsoft, AWS, Disney Streaming, and other dedicated 1:3 small group mentors

4) Asia-Pacific market pricing: from US$150 (consult us for the pricing!)

5) 18 full scholarships for top candidates

Asia-Pacific (6 countries): 14 scholarships

Central Asia (5 countries): 3 scholarships

Worldwide: 1 scholarship

Asynchronous learning: 1 scholarship

6) Your chance to secure a tech job via AI for Good Hackathon and BiT APAC Career Accelerator

Did you know you can get your dream job with no STEM degree or tech experience?


This program is for the 2nd, 3rd and 4th year undergraduate and graduate students and early career professionals (0-5 years' experience).


We welcome global tech and non-tech participants with fluent English and determination to complete the program in 12 weeks (live or async).


Your background and GPA does not matter! We are pioneering soft skills micro-learning in Singapore using GenAI and gamification techniques.

What you’ll get out of this course

Learning by Doing
  • Weekly 2-hour live classes: gamified personalized modules by EDUTech Future.
  • Taught by EDUTech Future big tech speakers & startup founders.
  • AI for Good Bootcamp and attractive prizes.
  • Networking opportunities.
  • Choose how you learn: live online or async mode.
Affordable for students & early career professionals
  • The program cost is based on your APAC location with differentiated market fee.
  • Top 18 eligible participants (max. 30 course participants) will receive 100% scholarship upon passing the interview and a written test.
  • The program is open to participants worldwide.
Guidance to your tech interview & internship (or job!)
  • Individual Practice Assignments & Teamwork for your unique portfolio and career pathway.
  • 6 Mentorship sessions by the Program Lead and a dedicated industry executive.
  • Your Career Pathway Journey - support for 6 months.
  • Exclusive access to our new BiT APAC Career Accelerator.
Join our global community
  • Lifetime access to the BiT community incl. program materials.
  • 30% discount for 1:1 career coaching with EDUTech Future.
  • Free CV, Cover Letter, LinkedIn profile, and Portfolio review (once).
  • Job referrals for the top candidates.

This course includes

2 interactive live sessions

Lifetime access to course materials

5 in-depth lessons

Direct access to instructor

4 projects to apply learnings

Guided feedback & reflection

Private community of peers

Course certificate upon completion

Maven Satisfaction Guarantee

This course is backed by Maven’s guarantee. You can receive a full refund within 14 days after the course ends, provided you meet the completion criteria in our refund policy.

Course syllabus

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  • Post-Course


    • Thu, 5 April - Program feedback, career support, and joining the community.

    • Wed, 4 April - BiT APAC Career Accelerator Bootcamp (online).

  • Bonus


    • Bonus 1:1 career coaching session before your tech interview!

    • Personalized review of your portfolio, CV, Cover Letter, and LinkedIn profile

    • Weekly 30 min Office Hours: ask any questions!

Break into Tech - 1st cohort testimonials

        If you're thinking of entering the tech industry but don't have a technical background, this course is for you! If you've a tech background, you'll gain insights from the speakers and who knows, you may even land a job with them!
Sabrina Yee

Sabrina Yee

NUS master's student and mid-career professional, Singapore
        Break into Tech (BiT) reshaped my understanding on getting into tech so that I even got a job offer from a fintech company during our last class. I’ve learnt the hands-on tools to sustain my portfolio when I grow in my career. 
Diana Petukhova

Diana Petukhova

Mid-career finance professional and entrepreneur, Kazakhstan
        I was initially hesitant in joining because I wasn't sure of what I'd get from this experience, but I left it knowing a wonderfully diverse group of people and with tangible products like a feedback-iterated CV. The guest speakers have immense depth in their field and are more than willing to answer any burning questions with insight and knowledge.
Arash Nur Iman

Arash Nur Iman

Undergraduate ICT student, Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Singapore
        Assel’s Break Into Tech program stands out from other current offerings on the market. Her program is not only educational, engaging, but also empathetic and personalized to fit everyone’s needs and challenges. This is reflected by her track record of guiding many of her students to be gainfully employed or pursuing higher education.
Alexandra Mercz

Alexandra Mercz

Founder; Chief of Staff; Break into Tech program observer, Singapore
        Fun and interactive experience, engaging guest speakers to keep you abreast of the latest developments. I've been enabled to understand the current industry trends and anticipate what's required for long-term employment needs.
Elias L

Elias L

Undergraduate year 3 student, Singapore Institute of Technology, Singapore
        Throughout 8 weeks, this course has given me a perspective on what it means to be in a tech role. The variety of guest speakers from different tech verticals really helped me figure out my future pathway and career goals. BiT gave me the confidence that someone like me with no tech education and background could one day land a tech role as well.
Gerard Lou Shi Khai

Gerard Lou Shi Khai

Early career professional, retail sales, Malaysia (based in Singapore)

Meet your lead instructor

Assel Mussagaliyeva-Tang

Assel Mussagaliyeva-Tang

Founder, EDUTech Future; Microsoft in Education Global Training Partner and APAC Learning Partner

Hi, I’m Assel, an edtech entrepreneur and social impact consultant with a passion for skills and gamified learning.

I founded EDUTech Future, a Singapore-based company that offers edtech consulting, curriculum design and training, career accelerator programs, and Microsoft global training and technology certifications. As a Microsoft in Education Global Training Partner and Asia-Pacific Learning Partner, I help people to build future-ready skills and get employed in their dream jobs.

I love to mentor and support the community, especially youth. I am a volunteer mentor at Advisory Singapore, National University of Singapore Graduate Students Society, and Centre for Future Ready Graduates' mentorship programs.

I have a Master in Public Policy from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore.

My motto is “per aspera ad astra”, which means “through hardships to the stars”. I believe that anyone can overcome challenges and achieve their goals with the right mindset and guidance.

That’s why I created Break into Tech: Reinventing your Career with AI, a comprehensive program that will teach you how develop your power skills and leverage generative AI to transform your career and create positive impact.

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Course schedule

4-6 hours per week
  • Every Wednesday

    8pm - 10pm SGT (GMT+8)

    Expect some time changes due to the speakers' and mentors' location across 4 time zones!

  • Starting on 15 January 2024

    Weekly live sessions: 2 hours

    Every week, the program lead Assel will be joined by an industry speaker who will teach a specific module:

    • 30 minutes by Assel
    • 80 minutes by the guest speaker
  • Individual and team projects

    2-4 hours per week

    It will not be easy, but totally worth it!

    You will work in diverse teams of 3-5 people and take part in gamified challenges using gen AI tools!

Free resource

How we can support early career talent in the workplace? Lessons learned and advice for starters.  

**Break into Tech Interview Series #6

How to succeed in tech: tips and insights from experienced professionals**

Topic: How can we support early career talent in the workplace? Lessons learned and advice for starters.

Are you an early career professional who wants to learn how to navigate the tech industry? Do you want to hear from experts who have been in your shoes and have valuable lessons to share? If you're looking for advice on finding your niche, building your network, advancing your skills and landing a big tech job, this event is for you!

Limited seats! Sign up here:

Learning is better with cohorts

Learning is better with cohorts

Active hands-on learning

This course builds on live workshops and hands-on projects

Interactive and project-based

You’ll be interacting with other learners through breakout rooms and project teams

Learn with a cohort of peers

Join a community of like-minded people who want to learn and grow alongside you

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