Main objective is to harness abilities and experiences of veterans who’ve served their nation and prepare them for second careers; Native cease scheduled for Oct. 22
CODING FOR VETERANS
The Coding For Veterans Profession Caravan will start its mission to convey our troops from “deployment to employment,” even within the face of COVID-19, with a primary cease at Denison Armoury (previously CFB Downsview) on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020.
The first objective is to harness the abilities and experiences of veterans who’ve served our nation and prepare them for second careers as software program and cyber-security professionals at salaries instantly approaching $100,000 yearly.
It’s estimated 182,000 expert software program and cyber-security positions will go unfilled within the subsequent couple of years.
The Caravan is COVID-19 compliant, which means veterans will be capable to safe invaluable profession recommendation in individual, socially distanced whereas following security protocols set out by public well being.
“They served us all with dedication and sacrifice throughout their army profession and now we’re offering them a possibility to assist fill the pressing abilities scarcity within the IT sector, which is inflicting a crucial drag on the Canadian financial system,” says Jeff Musson, Coding For Veterans CEO.
Coding For Veterans is an intensive eight-month course provided in partnership with the College of Ottawa that gives the graduating army veterans with job-ready coaching and certification.
“We’re offering the army veterans with the instruments required for a profession in IT,” says CFV government director Pat Shaw. “We have now tech firms, defence contractors and authorities companies interested by filling their expertise necessities with graduates from our program, whereas on the similar time, our program gives army veterans with a stable profession wherein to realize secure, long-term employment.”
Yearly, roughly 7,000 women and men go away the Canadian Forces. They’re usually perceived as solely having the coaching for safety work or policing. However CFV has performed in depth analysis to find out that our army personnel are particularly suited to software program and cyber safety work.
COVID-19 restrictions have all however halted the standard job festivals individuals leaving the army rely upon to assist them transition into civilian life and discover good-paying jobs.
Coding For Veterans fills that hole, and gives super return for candidates who cross the onboarding evaluation course of and graduate from this system, which is delivered 100 per cent on-line.
The Coding For Veterans tour will cease at most main army installations and coaching centres in Ontario forward of Remembrance Day 2020 — when it can deploy in our nation’s capital for the particular ceremonies on Nov. 11.
Oct. 21, TORONTO – Denison Armoury, Navy Household Useful resource Centre (former CFB Downsview), 5 Yukon Lane, North York, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Oct. 22, CFB BORDEN (up to date location) – Royal Canadian Legion Corridor 499, 15 Fraser St., Angus, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Oct. 23, NORTH BAY (up to date location) – Royal Canadian Legion Corridor 599, 30 Legion Dr., North Bay, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Week of Oct. 26-30
PETAWAWA – CFB Petawawa
KINGSTON/TRENTON – CFB Kingston, CFB Trenton, RMC
Week of Nov. 2-6
SOUTHWESTERN ONTARIO – Hamilton, London, Windsor
Week of Nov. 9-13
EASTERN ONTARIO/OTTAWA – Nov. 9, 10 and 11
OTTAWA Nov. 9 and 10 HMCS BYTOWN Officers’ Mess
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