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New training request

Our instructor training classes are for people who wish to learn how to teach Software Carpentry and Data Carpentry workshops. We teach impactful pedagogical techniques and prepare you to become an instructor in our community. We use this form to register interest and build new communities of instructors around the world.

If you wish to apply to our open instructor training program, please fill in the form below. Tell us about yourself, what excites you about teaching, how Software and Data Carpentry can help in your community. Spaces are limited, so use this form to share with us what excites you about spreading our teaching to your organization. We will notify applicants as limited spaces become available. If you have any questions, please mail

If you would like to accelerate the process, check out our Partnership program. Organizational partners make ongoing commitments to supporting our organization and are prioritized for instructor training. If you need help making the case at your organization, feel free to contact us at, we'd be happy to help.

Please note that as a condition of taking this training:

For more information on Software and Data Carpentry instructor training, please see

Applications for the open Fall 2016 online instructor training class are now closed, but we are still accepting applications for subsequent classes to be scheduled.

If you are scheduled to receive training at a partner site, and have been asked to fill in this form to give us information about yourself, please do so and we will follow up when your site's training has been scheduled.

If you are part of a group that is applying for an instructor training together, please enter the name of your group here and on every group member's application.

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The Code of Conduct can be found at

The completion steps are described at and take a total of approximately 8-10 hours.