ADVERTISEMENT

40,000 complete 8-week IT retraining course

Innovation

Photo by REDPIXEL.PL / Shutterstock.com

More than 40,000 people completed the eight-week free IT training launched as part of the economic protection action plan. 

Some 1,076 people also took part in programming training based on that course, Secretary of State György László of the Ministry for Innovation and Technology said at a press conference in Budapest, according to profitline.hu. More than 1,000 people have thus retrained as programmers. 

László added that 97% of the students who studied programming passed the exam, and three-quarters of them were already in the labor market. Among those retraining were shop assistants, lawyers, interpreters, couriers, and teachers. 

The average age of the students was 39 years old, which, according to László, means that it is never too late to learn a new profession.

ADVERTISEMENT

Rate-setters augur slower decline in CPI in 2022 Analysis

Rate-setters augur slower decline in CPI in 2022

Lawmakers approve residency permit for digital nomads Parliament

Lawmakers approve residency permit for digital nomads

Magyar Bankholding chairman to serve as CEO as well Appointments

Magyar Bankholding chairman to serve as CEO as well

ITM, capital gov't agree on support for public transport City

ITM, capital gov't agree on support for public transport

SUPPORT THE BUDAPEST BUSINESS JOURNAL

Producing journalism that is worthy of the name is a costly business. For 27 years, the publishers, editors and reporters of the Budapest Business Journal have striven to bring you business news that works, information that you can trust, that is factual, accurate and presented without fear or favor.
Newspaper organizations across the globe have struggled to find a business model that allows them to continue to excel, without compromising their ability to perform. Most recently, some have experimented with the idea of involving their most important stakeholders, their readers.
We would like to offer that same opportunity to our readers. We would like to invite you to help us deliver the quality business journalism you require. Hit our Support the BBJ button and you can choose the how much and how often you send us your contributions.