The programme will be available on the AlmaBetter platform and aims to have one lakh students by March 2023.
Polygon will be AlmaBetter’s official curriculum and hiring partner, the companies said in a joint statement on Thursday. Polygon has also offered to reward the top performers of the programme with $MATIC coins — the Polygon blockchain’s native token — on successful completion of the course.
The 28-week program will cover the essentials of full-stack web development with a specialisation in Web3 development and will conclude with the placement drive.
“This association will enable quality offerings through this programme catering to current industry needs. Polygon’s hiring will also make it exciting and encouraging for the students and contribute to the ecosystem,” Shivam Dutta, cofounder of Almabetter
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This programme is now open for enrollment and anyone looking to launch their career in Web3 can sign up with a nominal, refundable security fee, the statement said.
The course has been launched on the back of a rapid emergence of Web3 companies in the last two years. Web3 learning and education is in high demand globally and in India.
Crypto exchange platform BitBns announced last month that it has partnered with edtech platform QuantInsti to launch the Bitbns Academy, an online education platform offering tutorials, resources and educational content on cryptocurrency and blockchain.
Similarly, CoinDCX in partnership with BITS Pilani has launched a programme to promote blockchain literacy. In March, crypto exchange Binance launched EduFi, a learn and earn programme on Binance Academy, a portal for crypto and blockchain education.