Learn During Class Time — Not Personal Time

Foundry College courses meet twice a week for 90 minutes per session, and students are not required to complete any advance reading or homework assignments. Hands-on activities and focused, engaging lectures help students master new skills and knowledge efficiently so they can fit learning into their busy lives.

A More Efficient Path to Mastery


No Pre-Class Preparation

Research shows that many students don’t complete pre-class reading—so our instructors share all essential material during live lectures.


Put Learning Into Practice

After each lecture, students break out into small groups to put learning into immediate practice—ensuring that they master new skills and knowledge efficiently.


No Homework Assignments

Each class ends with a quiz to confirm that students understand the material and can apply it in workplace situations.

Mastery-Based Learning

Foundry College doesn’t give grades—students have either “mastered” the material or are “in progress.” This mastery-based approach ensures that students who progress through the program truly understand the material. All students have multiple opportunities to pass each end-of-class quiz.

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Support to Achieve Mastery

We understand that many students will periodically need extra time and support to achieve mastery. Students who don’t pass the in-class quizzes after two attempts are considered “in progress,” and will need to review a recording of relevant parts of the lecture outside of class. Following this review, they can try the quiz again.

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