Frequently asked questions (F.A.Q)
How long are the CodeMachine training courses?
All of our training courses are 5-days long.
How much do these courses cost?
CodeMachine uses tiered flat-rate pricing based on the number of attendees. Please contact us for a quote.
What information do you need to provide a quote?
Please use the contact form to provide the following information for a quote:
- Who many attendees would be taking the training?
- Would you prefer an online or onsite delivery (please provide the location)?
- Which courses are you interested in?
- What is the preferred time frame for the training (month and year)?
Are all CodeMachine courses live instructor-led?
Due to the highly technical nature of our courses, they are all taught in a live instructor-led format. This also allows the instructor to adjust the course delivery based on the technical level of the students.
What does a typical training session look like?
All our courses comprise of lecture, live demos, code walkthroughs, hands-on labs, Q&A sessions, and quizzes. At least 50% time dedicated to hands-on labs, instructor-led demos, and code-walkthroughs to ensure that the theory is well understood and retained by the students.
How much content overlap is there between different courses?
There is very little content overlap between the different courses. Many of our clients engage us to deliver all our courses to the same cohort of students who find every single course extremely valuable.
Can CodeMachine customize the training content?
These courses have been carefully designed to have a certain flow of topics and hands-on lab exercises. Limited customization is possible as long as it maintains the integrity of the course.
What platform does CodeMachine use for online training delivery?
CodeMachine uses the GotoTraining platform for all online training delivery. GotoTraining provides native clients for Windows, Mac, and Linux. GotoTraining is a reliable online training platform that provides low latency audio, minimal lag between audio and video, and negligible downtime.
How is the online experience different from onsite delivery?
CodeMachine has been delivering online training for more than a decade. Our course content has been carefully created with online delivery in mind. From the feedback received from students over the years, the online training experience is as delightful as an onsite one.
Which time-zones are the online courses delivered in?
For all our private training deliveries, the daily training schedule is during normal work hours of the students, irrespective of the time zone they are in. Quite a few of our multi-national clients have employees attending from different time zones in which case we let the students pick a mutually convenient time.
What is your cancellation policy?
CodeMachine's cancellation policy is the best in the industry - if a course is canceled after confirmation, all we request is that we get reimbursed for all out-of-pocket expenses that have been incurred in the preparation of the course i.e. airfare, hotel reservation charges, etc.
What sets CodeMachine apart from the rest?
CodeMachine has been involved in Windows internals, development, and debugging since the inception of Windows NT in 1992 and has delivered related courses all over the world for more than 15 years. CodeMachine instructors bring unmatched historical perspective to design and architectural questions that come up during the training. Moreover, CodeMachine instructors actively work on Windows security software on a regular basis enabling them to convey real-life experiences to attendees. This depth of technical knowledge and architectural insights sets CodeMachine courses apart from other training providers.