Greetings! I am mid-career and am looking to do a career swap. I am just burned out. I have always loved computers, gaming and building things/solving problems and wish I had gone to school for it. I’d like to switch to a tech based role in my current company as it is a massive fortune 50 and I’m sure has opportunities.
With that said, for someone with no coding experience at all, how do you recommend getting started? Do I literally start with Responsive Web Design and work all the way down through Machine Learning with Python Cert doing each one? I just want to ensure I am getting the most bang for my buck to get started.
Also, as I go through it, I understand it is more of a framework then a teach all. If I have an interest in say the security side, I would then branch off and jump into that more and more after completing my certs?
Lastly, I am not the creative type, so web development isn’t necessarily what I want to get into. I am very interested in data sciences, automation and application development.
In looking at the jobs posted at my current company in tech, most seem to have Python (AI focused). I am truly a bit overwhelmed and want to get the ball rolling and begin to learn without paying for a bootcamp up front and felt this is likely an incredible resource to teach myself while working. It just seems like a lot of items are covered in each of the certs and I want to ensure I don’t have a false start somewhere.
I truly appreciate your time in answering this!