Hands-On Practice

Build Durable Skills

Close the gap between knowing and doing

More than 85% of Skillsoft users report being able to apply what they’ve learned within six weeks on the job. We offer virtual practice instances, where skills can be put into practice in a safe virtual environment, and intensive Bootcamps, for immersive, live, instructor-led experiences. With Skillsoft, you’ll have twice the satisfaction: learning or building on your skills and getting the job done.

Get Hands-On with Code

Pre-installed software and libraries

Apply what you've learned to your day-to-day activities — or the new role you're pursuing.

  • Python, Java, Javascript, React, HTML/CSS, jQuery, SQL
  • Full Stack Development, Secure Programming
  • Data Science, Machine Learning, and more

Explore Tools & Software

Guided preparation for roles and certifications

Operate multiple devices on real virtual equipment with practice labs for networking, security, DevOps, and industry certifications.

  • Docker, Chef, Puppet, Jenkins, Jira
  • PowerShell, Ansible Playbooks, Wireshark
  • CISSP, CompTIA, Certified Ethical Hacker, Cisco, and more

Immersive Learning

Get Hands-on alongside experts live

Take advantage of opportunities to utilize practice instances alongside live or on-demand Bootcamps. Put what you learned into practice immediately, which can increase learning retention by 75%.

  • Data Wrangling with Python
  • Python Fundamentals
  • Full Stack w/ React or MEAN stack

Want access to practice for these topics and more?

  • Python
  • R
  • MySQL
  • HTML/CSS
  • Blockchain
  • Chef
  • Puppet
  • Docker for DevOps
  • React
  • jQuery
  • Node.js
  • Java
  • JavaScript
  • Secure Programming
  • Penetration Testing
  • Wireshark
  • Security Architecture
  • QA Testing
  • Data Visualization with Python
  • Machine Learning with Python
  • Implementing Data Ops with Python
  • Data Wrangling with Python
  • Front End Development
  • Middle/Back-End Development
  • Full Stack Development
  • CISSP Prep
  • CompTIA Certifications Prep
  • Certified Ethical Hacker
  • Cisco Certifications Prep
  • Base Ubuntu
  • C#
  • C++
  • Data Science
  • Elm
  • Golang
  • Haskell
  • Kotlin
  • LAMP
  • Octave
  • PHP
  • PostgreSQL
  • Ruby
  • Ruby on Rails
  • Rust
  • Swift

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