Becode Belgium


With 11.35 million inhabitants and a GDP of USD 495 billion, Belgium ranks 9th in the European Commission's 2020 Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI).
Digital professionals represent 4.20% of the labour force. 
There are 30.000 vacancies in Belgium by 2020 due to shortfall of e-skilled workers and 70% of employers blame inadequate training for the shortfall in skilled workers. 23% of Belgian youth are unemployed.   

Key figures


Women in our trainings.


People trained since opening in the country.


Kids sensitized to coding and new technologies.

Simplon and Becode

Founded in 2017 by Karen Boers, Rodolphe Verhaegen and Laurent Hublet, BeCode is an NGO whose aim is to tackle the high demand for digital skills and a high unemployment rate.         
Exclusive partner of in Belgium, BeCode is active in 6 cities (Brussels, Charleroi, Genk, Liège, Antwerp and Ghent). BeCode's target audience is mainly composed of school drop-outs, NEETS, long-term unemployed, etc.
BeCode juniors are following intensive programmes in software development and data analyse / artificial intelligence.
​​​​​​​On average, BeCode has a 80% job placement outcome six months after training. 

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To find out more about the programs at Becode and possibly register for one, check the website : ​​​​​​​
In french
In dutch

The team

Karen Boers, Co-founder
Sarah Unger, CFO
Alexandre Plennevaux, Head of Coaches ​​​​​​​


Address : 

Liège : Rue de Mulhouse 36, 4020 Liège, Belgique 
Bruxelles : Cantersteen 10, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgique 
Charleroi : Square des Martyrs, 6000 Charleroi, Belgique 
Antwerp : Sint-Pietersvliet 7, 2000 Antwerpen, Belgique
Genk : Europalaan 37, 3600 Genk, Belgique 
Gent : Kon. Astridlaan 185, 9000 Gent, Belgique

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