Cognizant’s Digital Engineering practice provides cutting-edge software development services to clients. To meet our talent needs in this space, Cognizant partners with Central Piedmont Community College to offer an 8-week pre-apprenticeship ‘no cost’ training program that teaches the foundations of Java programming language to prepare participants for Cognizant’s registered Jr. Full Stack Developer Apprenticeship in Charlotte, North Carolina.
This competitive no-cost training program is for early to mid-career professionals or veterans who are interested in advancing their technology skills by learning to code in Java and upskilling to a Full Stack Developer. Selection criteria based on work experience, education, essay response and North Carolina Readiness Certificate.
Class size is limited to 25. Registration deadline is January 11, 2021.
A professional, no-cost Java training program (8-weeks, virtual and live-online sessions part-time).
An opportunity to interview with Cognizant for a paid Apprenticeship program to prepare for a career as Jr. Full Stack Java Developer contingent (for those who successfully complete the pre-apprenticeship training).
Paid apprenticeship includes 12-weeks of intensive post-hire training. Starting apprentice salary is $25/hr with a progression to $34/hr after 6 months.
About the Program
Class: The pre-apprentice program includes two online classes (Java Programming Foundations and Java Backend Foundations) taught in a blended format with half the course as self-directed and focused on theory, and half taught online with live coaching.
Schedule: Participants must commit to 60+ hours of self-directed learning and outside homework assignments as well as 30 hours of live online instruction per class. The two classes total 120 hours of training.
Required Resources: A laptop or desktop computer with internet access. Recommend Core i5 processor.
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