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Tech Talent South Offering Free Technical Training to Residents of Austin and Travis County

Tech Talent South, Nov, 12 2020 | 2 min read




Tech Talent South is excited to announce our partnership with Workforce Solutions Capital Area and the City of Austin and Travis County on a free, remote technical training program [RE:WorkNOW] for Austin and Travis County residents!

RE:WorkNOW is a rapid training effort within the Austin Metro Area Community Workforce Plan, designed to assist 260 of the City of Austin and Travis County’s approximately 50,000 jobless residents connect to no-cost, rapid, and safe training.

The ultimate goal of the Tech Talent South program is to create a workforce more capable of remote work, enable digital startups to take root in Austin and Travis county, and make it easier for technology-centric companies to take advantage of the City's pro-business environment.

The 12-week technology program will begin on December 14th and will run Monday through Friday, from 8 am - 5 pm CST. Participants will learn the foundations of front-end and back-end software development -- how to make websites, mobile apps, and the digital systems upon which businesses rely. You can preview the course syllabus here

Recruitment specialists will help prepare graduates to apply and compete for technical and tech-adjacent roles. Program graduates can be found in roles such as Software Engineer, Business Analyst, Application Developer, Quality Assurance, Salesforce Administrator, Java Developer, and more.

Through Workforce Solutions Capital Area, enrollees in RE:WorkNOW training courses will be provided $200 weekly stipends, career advising and placement. Childcare, transportation, and digital inclusion will also be provided as needed and as funds are available.

The application is now live and accessible HERE.


Class is scheduled to begin December 14th. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply immediately.

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