Commonwealth Coder Training Course for a Career in Web Development

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) — A new program is debuting in Kentucky in August that offers web development training.

Commonwealth Coders is a 16-week course that prepares participants for a career as a junior web developer. The program was initially piloted between Cumberlands and South Central Workforce Development Councils in 23 counties. It will now debut among four labor boards representing 48 counties.

Lyndsey Brown, economic recovery coordinator for the South Central Kentucky Workforce Development Board, said the program is ideal for people from all walks of life, including recent high school graduates, stay-at-home parents, 2nd shift employees. working, retirees, veterans, those working in hospitality or retail, or someone looking to learn new skills. “During our initial pilot program, we were able to serve an age group between 18 and 65. I was very proud of those numbers,” Brown said. “You will come out of this 16 week program as a Junior Web Developer. Very exciting material, program you cover. The program begins on August 11.

Brown said a career in web development offers plenty of opportunities in remote work, office work, post-secondary education, and relocation options. “You could work for a company on the West Coast, but you work here, at home, in Warren County or Barren, or even in other areas. This is definitely where the future is heading.

“I encourage everyone to take that leap of faith and see where your next step is,” Brown said.

To apply for Commonwealth Coders, go here.

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