Adult learners are given the opportunity to upskill and reskill with new partnership between Shelton State and Promineo Tech.
June 8, 2021 – There are nearly 900 open software developer jobs in the state of Alabama with an average salary ranging from $75,000 and $95,000. Shelton State will be offering coding and data engineering bootcamps powered by Promineo Tech to help fill these positions and enhance the tech workforce in Alabama. The bootcamp programs prepare students to fill entry-level roles such as Java Developer, Software Engineer, Back End Developer, Application Developer, Front End Developer, Data Engineers, Python Programmers, and Business Intelligence Developers.
“There is great demand for software developers in our area, and we are delighted to partner with Promineo Tech to deliver specialized training to fill these positions,” noted Nicole DuBose, Director of Training for Business and Industry at Shelton State. “These courses are perfect for people seeking to increase skills in their current positions or looking to transition to a new career altogether.”
Bootcamp learning is an accelerated track to a career in technology. The bootcamps offered at Shelton State are career focused and help to train the adult learner with the skills and technologies that they need to fill the open roles in the IT industry.
“We’re very excited to partner with Shelton State Community College to bring coding and technology bootcamp programs to the state that are affordable.” said Nick Suwyn, President of Promineo Tech. “Everyone should have the opportunity to explore careers in technology if that’s their desire, and these programs will help make that possible.”
Shelton State will offer Front End Software Development, Back End Software Development and Data Engineering bootcamps starting in July. The virtual classroom encourages real connections between students, instructors, mentors and industry professionals to help facilitate their learning and navigate their career path. The weekly learning happens in 1.5 hours of live, personally-tailored micro-lectures, and an additional 13-18 hours of self paced work which accommodates the schedule of a full time workload.
Increasing the accessibility of tech education is pivotal in this time where there is a growing demand for tech talent. Shelton State Coding Bootcamps offer financing options through Climb Credit to provide educational opportunities for a larger portion of the workforce.
Enrollment for July, August and September cohorts are currently live.
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About Shelton State: A vital member of the Alabama Community College System, Shelton State Community College is committed to creating new opportunities for West Alabama. “With a renewed focus on meeting the needs of its customers, the College offers innovative solutions and an enhanced approach to customized education, training, and community impact,” states President Brad Newman. “Collectively, we will be excellent in each!” Be part of the new vision for our shared community. Visit sheltonstate.edu to learn more or apply.
About Promineo Tech: Promineo Tech is an Education-as-a-Service provider that partners with colleges to offer coding bootcamps and related technology training. Their mission is to make technology education affordable, accessible, and low risk for everyone so that anyone has the opportunity to improve their lives through learning. They teach people the skills needed to enter, and be successful, in high-demand, technology fields such as the software development industry. Learn more at PromineoTech.com.