In today’s digital age, coding has emerged as a skill that not only holds significant professional value but also has the power to transform lives in profound ways.
Whether you’re a student, a career changer, or someone looking to upskill, learning to code can be a life-changing journey.
Coding can change someone’s life, much like Jody (you can learn about his experience as you read this blog) – from opening up new career opportunities to fostering creativity and problem-solving skills.
We are currently accepting applications through December 31st. The training will start on January 8th.
What is Code Kentucky?
This free-to-participate program is run by KentuckianaWorks, in partnership with the Kentucky Education and Labor Cabinet, the Northern Kentucky Workforce Investment Board (NKWIB), the Bluegrass Workforce Innovation Board, SOAR, and employers seeking highly-skilled tech talent to grow.
Meet an Eastern Kentucky Code Kentucky Graduate!
Jody, a recent Code Kentucky graduate and Paintsville native, was working in healthcare and looking for a career change. That was until he was introduced to Code Kentucky, where he felt motivated to take the risk, and chance, to do something new.
Does this sound familiar to what you are going through? Watch Jody’s testimony below and see if you too want to make a career change.
Train here and stay here
This unique opportunity provides training to be a part of the growing tech sector. It also provides potential above-average pay, and the ability to be a part of the global and digital economy in SOAR’s 54 counties.
Are you a fit?
No previous coding experience is required. What is required is a willingness to learn, work hard, and seize this opportunity.
Here are some other requirements:
- Be 18 or older
- A resident of one of Kentucky’s 54 Appalachian counties
- Possess a minimum of a high school diploma
- Have a home computer or laptop with a stable internet connection
- Must have a strong interest/aptitude in tech. This isn’t the basics of computers. Our program is geared toward people who have never programmed/coded before, but it requires some comfort/confidence with technology to be successful.
Apply now! After applying, you’ll receive some pre-work via email. This must be completed in two weeks for consideration to take the training.
Classes start January 8th.
In a world driven by technology, learning to code has the potential to change your life in ways you might not have imagined.
It opens doors to new career opportunities, enhances problem-solving skills, empowers entrepreneurship, boosts confidence, and instills a lifelong learning mindset.
Coding is not just a technical skill; it’s a transformative journey that can shape the way you approach challenges, creativity, and innovation.
So, if you’ve ever considered taking up coding, don’t hesitate to start your journey today, and discover how it can change your life for the better.