Scam Awareness Course

This mini course is focused on educating you about the scams happening in the ed-tech industry. This course will ensure that you will never be scammed again concerning ed-tech courses and also makes you eligible for an educational scholarship.


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Last Updated: Jan 26, 2024 8:29 AM


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What you'll learn

  • What is a scam?
  • How to detect a scam?
  • Three levels of scam detection.
  • A six-point checklist to safeguard against scams.
  • Remedy for fighting back with any ed-tech scam.

System Requirements

  • Access on any Device

Course Instructors/Creators

Dhaval Patel

Dhaval Patel

Data Entrepreneur (12+ Years), YouTuber,
Ex - Bloomberg, NVIDIA

I have 17 years of experience in Programming and Data Science working for big tech companies like NVIDIA and Bloomberg. I also run a famous YouTube channel called Codebasics where I pursue my passion for teaching.

Hemanand Vadivel

Hemanand Vadivel

Ex- Data Analytics Manager, 8+ Years in Europe, Microsoft Certified, Certified Supply Chain Professional

I’m a Mechanical Engineer who transitioned to a full-time Data & Analytics Manager in the UK & Germany. I have delivered 30+ analytics projects over 15+ countries and trained professionals at different levels to equip them with valuable analytics skills.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is the purpose of the Scam Awareness Course?

The Scam Awareness Course is a specially designed program that educates learners about various scams happening in the ed-tech industry. It focuses on identifying unethical practices, understanding unrealistic promises, and offers preventive actions and remedies to help you learn how to avoid falling victim to these scams.

Even the most highly convincing ad might not be genuine. You as a hopeful aspirant should not be taken for granted. We save you valuable time by doing our research and making you aware of the most common malpractices happening in this industry that go easily unidentified. Taking this course will equip you with the knowledge to recognize and avoid scams in online courses, essential for safeguarding your time, money, and trust against unethical practices.

No, this course is completely free. It’s part of our mission to raise awareness and protect learners from scams.

The Scam Awareness Test is a multiple-choice question test designed to ensure that learners have understood the course material.

Each correct answer earns 10 points, and each wrong answer deducts 10 points. The passing score is 300 and maximum score is 600.

Negative marking is to encourage careful consideration of each question, reflecting the seriousness of scam awareness.

Yes, you can retake the test. We encourage learners to review the course material and attempt the test again for a better score.

Yes, upon passing the Scam Awareness Test, you'll receive a certificate that is shareable on LinkedIn and a revolution link to help spread the word.

A revolution link is a special URL that you can share with others. When someone clicks on this link and enrolls in the Scam Awareness Course, you get revolution points for making them aware.

A revolution link works by tracking your revolution partner. When you share your unique link and someone clicks on it to join the Scam Awareness Course, our system records that your revolution partner has enrolled on the course. It's a way to track who has helped spread the word about the course. The more effort you put into circulating the revolution link the higher the chance to qualify for winning the 1 Lakh INR Scholarship.

A revolution partner is someone who enrolls on the Scam Awareness Course and spreads the word about the Scam Awareness Course further with others.

Yes, you also stand a chance to win a scholarship to support your education and a bunch of other exciting goodies.

All participants aged 16 and above who pass the Scam Awareness Test are eligible to win the scholarship.

The top three participants on the Revolutionaries Leaderboard will win the scholarship. Top Revolutionary Leader: 1Lakh INR Second Revolutionary Leader: 25K INR Third Revolutionary Leader: 10K INR Note: 1. Codebasics team members in leaderboard are not considered for scholarship. 2. You are eligible for scholarship if you participate until Feb 29th

You will be receiving the prize in the form of a Cheque. We want you to use it for your educational purposes.

The top 20 learners on the revolutionaries leaderboard will stand a chance to win surprise goodies.

1. Yes. Update your profile information with your full legal name exactly as it appears on your valid government ID. You will not be able to qualify if we are not able to verify your identity. 2. Do not indulge in any malpractice to win this competition. 3. Codebasics reserves the right to use its discretion to disqualify any participants if found guilty of indulging in any malpractice or misconduct. 4. For example, taking this test by creating multiple accounts just for the sake of winning is considered malpractice. Note: The last date for participation is 16th March. Winners will be announced as per leader board score as on 31st March.

1. Provide a valid and up-to-date mobile number for communication purposes by updating the same in the profile section. This will be crucial for any notifications or updates regarding your scholarship. 2. Providing your LinkedIn profile would be helpful too.

Start accumulating revolution points by spreading the word about the course on social media! The more points you earn, the closer you get to become the top revolutionary Leader. Here’s a breakdown of how you can earn the points: 1. You earn 100 points for every revolution partner enrollment in Scam Awareness Course. 2. You earn 200 points for every Scam Awareness Course completion by revolution partner.

The leaderboard is calculated using a simple formula: Scam Awareness Test percentage scored * Revolution Points. Ex: Scam Awareness Test percentage scored (90%) * Revolution Points (300) = 270

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This course includes:
  • play 27min on-demand video
  • lectures 2 Lectures
  • list 1 Quiz
  • mobile Access on any Device
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