In the Blink course, you will create a blink circuit, controlled by a microcomputer. The blink circuit is the first circuit electronics beginners creates. The circuit simply blink an LED in the circuit. You will learn basic programming by arduino, a computer language for beginners.

After successful completion of the course assignment, you will receive Blink badge.

The class takes 2 hours including a 10 minutes break.


The course is suitable for anyone who are interested in IoT, smart devices, and programming with no experience in the past.


Participants must be over 14 years.

Course objectives

Upon completion of the course, participants will:

  • be able to turn on and off a device
  • be able to compile code
  • be able to upload code to a microcomputer

Course materials

In the course, the following materials are used.

  • A computer
  • Development environment on the computer
  • An LED
  • A resistor
  • Wires
  • A development board (ATmega328 arduino nano)
  • A USB serial converter
  • A USB cable

All materials are provided.

Topics covered in the course

  • Programming 101
  • Hazards and risks
  • Hello world
  • Compiling
  • Uploading the code to microcomputer
  • Using breadboard
  • The blink


Participants will demonstrate their achievements by creating a working blink circuit.


10 USD

Minimum and maximum participants

Minimum participants 1
Maximum participants 5