Do I have to be present at specific times?
No, all materials can be downloaded and studied at your own convenience, including live sessions and the physical meet-up. We have students from all over the world.
I'm going on vacation during the course period. Can I still follow the course?
Sure, many people have a holiday sometime during the course. You can follow the course at your own pace. That said, most people have found that they benefit from keeping up with the group. In principle, it’s exactly like following a part-time online college degree.
How intensive is the course?
The course is designed to be part-time, so you can follow it alongside your work or studies, but it will require a serious time commitment, such as in the evenings or in the weekends.
At a minimum you want to have one free evening per week and several days before the exam to follow the course. (Unless you’re not interested in the certification. Then you can of course work through everything at your own pace.)
If you don’t get around to studying all the materials before the exam, you can postpone the exam to the next course round.