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General Discussion

Getting a job with few courses.

Hello Friends, can anyone please inform me if learning of just one or two courses on tree house will be enough to get a job. I intend to study just java, Andriod and SQL. Are those enough to land me a job, or do i need to study a lot more Tracks on Tree house?

3 Answers

I think it depends.

How much time will you practice outside of these courses?

Will you be able to really build something useful for employers to want to hire you?

Will you have a portfolio?

What is your employment history and how does your network look today?

If you have a portfolio, can demonstrate value to employers, can network, and most importantly will practice and build stuff....then yeah, treehouse can give you the skills to do so.

However, you can’t just rely on these tutorials, they don’t always dig deep, and having more than one platform to learn from is important.

Some other platforms can be:

Udemy, YouTube, books, Stack Overflow, Reddit, etc. Become part of those communities too and learn from them and you’ll be better off than just using Treehouse alone.

Sean M
Sean M
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It can be the start of finding a job.

Either use that knowledge for school or for a certificate, such as the Treehouse tech degree or the Oracle java certificate.

You can also use the knowledge to work on side projects and build a portfolio.

Hope that helped!

Thanks @Myyoung and @Sean.