Retraining As A Programmer
Retraining and Covid-19 – Umschulung in Zeiten von Corona
The interest in retraining – or Umschulung in German – and the associated Jobwechsel, career change, is growing, especially since the Coronavirus has impacted our places of work. Many industries are severely affected and react with so-called Kurzarbeit or layoffs. However, this does not apply to the IT industry – der IT-Branche , quite the contrary, software developers are in high demand and continue to be hired.
Working from home – Home Offices
There is also a rethinking around working remotely. The pandemic has proven that it works, especially in the area of IT. Tech companies such as Facebook and Twitter want their employees to decide whether and how much they work from home, in their so-called Home Offices, even after Covid-measures have been lifted. That means more flexibility, and less time spent on the commute.
Skills shortage in IT – Fachkräftemangel in der IT
In a world that is becoming increasingly digital, in which video conferencing is becoming the new normal, companies have to react – and invest in their own IT. That requires qualified employees – Fachkräfte. In Germany, more than 100,000 IT jobs are vacant (according to Bitkom) and there is a particular shortage of Software Entwickler and Programmierer.
The projected future growth for jobs in web development is 12% by 2022, 24% for software development by 2026, and 11% for data administration, according to thebalancecareers.com.
How do I become a programmer? – Aber, wie wird man eigentlich Programmierer?
There are different ways to become a programmer or software developer, and one of them is online training – Online Umschulung. Online Courses and flexible learning are becoming more and more popular because, in contrast to university and vocational training, they offer many advantages.
Online learning with Code Institute – Der Online Kurs bei Code Institute
Code Institute’s online course is delivered 100% online and can be individually tailored to the student’s personal schedule. Whether vollzeitbeschäftigt – full-time employee, Kurzarbeiter or currently not employed, the decision on when to learn is up to the individual – the community or a tutor is always available. In addition to that, Code Institute provides job-ready skills, i.e. specific knowledge that is in high demand on the job market. And not only that, Code Institute graduates receive a dimploma that is credit-rated by the University of the West of Scotland.
No background in IT? No problem! – Keinen Hintergrund in IT? Kein Problem!
A background or experience in IT is not required, anyone can retrain as a programmer with Code Institute as long as they are motivated. Code Institute’s students and graduates switched their careers from hospitality, retail, finance, events, teaching and many more…
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