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Learn at your own pace from Industry Engineers and professionals. Gain coding, electronics, and robotics skills to showcase on a College Application, Resume, or Portfolio.

Arduino for Beginners

Non-coder to Prototyper


Build Arduino Robots

Develop autonomous robots


Get the Kit & Take the Course

We Provide the Tools to Make Robotics Fun & Educational

LR Alpha Kit


All the parts you need for both LR Courses


Gain Robotics Skills using Industry Hardware


Reuse components for this course and personal projects


LR EST Patch & Botly Sticker Included!

Student Success Story – Michael L. 

“I need to be involved with folks who are just getting started in robotics. I don’t want the technical-robotic information to be over my head, yet. This is the only site I’ve ever come across that stated they were to here help a newbie. Thank you!”

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

What is the LR Alpha Series?

The LR Alpha Series is a collection of robotics courses that provides a roadmap for learning. We recommend starting with Arduino for Beginners, before taking Build Arduino Robots. We want to ensure you have the fundamentals of writing sketches, interfacing hardware with software, and understanding the basics before diving into robotics. The LR Alpha Series has its own robotics kit, LR Alpha Kit, which has all of the components you need to complete both LR Alpha Series courses.

What if I already know Arduino? Do I need to take this course?

If you already have a strong foundation in Arduino and have built Robots from the component level, start to finish, you do not need to take this course. If any of those topics are fuzzy or unfamiliar to you, you’re welcome to join! This course is designed for beginners (or as a refresher) so that you can build robots on your own.

Do I need anything for the course?

Yes, we recommend getting an Arduino kit for this course. You can purchase the LR Alpha Kit which contains all of the components you need for this course and our first course, Arduino for Beginners. Save 25% off the LR Alpha Kit when you enroll in both courses.

How difficult is the material to learn?

We won’t sugar-coat this: Learning technical skills is challenging.

However, if you’re determined to review the material and enjoy learning new things, we’ve designed the course to be digestible for even the beginner of beginners.

If you have questions at any point during the course, we’re here to help you.

How long do I have access to the course?

You have 100% Lifetime access to the course. We also don’t impose a time limit on how long you have to complete the course.

If I'm older, can I really learn this stuff?

The content is designed for beginners of all ages, with or without any experience with coding or electronics.

If you have basic computer experience (downloading files, typing, installing programs) and a desire to learn Arduino, then this course is for you!

How long does it take to complete the course?

The course is self-serve, so it really depends on how fast you learn the material and how much time you put into it.

I’ve seen students complete the course in as little as 2 weeks.

Most students spend roughly 1-2 hours working on the course per week.

Do I get a certificate for completing the course?

Yes. After you complete the coursework and score an 80% or better on the final quiz, you’ll be rewarded a Course Certificate.

Who teaches the course?

The instructor for the course is Liz Miller, a Robotics Engineer. Her experience spans tenures at UPenn GRASP Lab, MIT Robotics Prep courses, and Engineering work for United Technologies Corporation.

Liz is also the creator of Learn Robotics and has extensive industry experience writing controls code for a variety of Industrial Automation equipment.

She’s also taught robotics to hundreds of students in person and thousands of students around the globe.

I have a technical question about my specific project. Will you help me?

We are happy to help you with any questions you have about the lessons or course work.

Custom project support is not included in the course. We offer individual consultations booked by the hour if you need assistance with your specific device.

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