Nucamp launches coding training for companies to improve the skills of the existing workforce
BELLEVUE, Wash., May 17, 2022 – Nucamp, a leading provider of nationwide top-rated and affordable coding bootcamps, today announced that it is expanding the reach of its comprehensive online coding program to businesses and their workforces with the launch of Nucamp for Business. Nucamp’s unique technology training model allows workers to complete courses at their own pace, making workforce training and employee development more efficient and less disruptive to businesses.
Built with support from [email protected]the first and largest venture capital fund focused exclusively on workforce development and the future of work, Nucamp has improved its infrastructure, made it easier to enroll in employee training and streamlined the process of payment for employers to create a turnkey technology training program.
Since 2017, Nucamp’s mission has been to make coding education affordable and accessible to everyone, initially focusing on career moves excluded from the digital economy.
By creating its own curriculum based on the technologies most requested by employers and developing a system to deliver the classroom experience with a dedicated instructor at scale, Nucamp was able to deliver on its promise to provide coding training. high quality at an affordable price. to consumers, an achievement reflected in its rapid growth.
Now, with Nucamp for Business, companies can access Nucamp’s high-quality, cost-effective training for their employees without the added expense of maintaining an in-house training department. Nucamp provides the up-to-date expertise, infrastructure, convenience and content, so businesses can allocate resources to running their business and focus on supporting their customers. Additionally, organizations with a qualified education assistance program are eligible for a federal tax deduction of $5,250 per year per employee. Considering the prices of any of Nucamp’s bootcamps, this means that eligible companies can effectively train their employees tax-free. For other employers who wish to take advantage of this, Nucamp has also created a guide to make these requirements much easier to understand and meet.
“If you want to make education accessible, you have to make it affordable. Nucamp is living proof that a quality education doesn’t have to be expensive, and we aim to bring our accessible model to companies looking to hone their workforce to stay relevant,” said Ludovic Fourrage, Founder and CEO. by Nucamp.
“This launch in partnership with Jobs for the Future is a testament to Nucamp’s current success and future opportunities.”
“Nucamp’s proven track record of delivering affordable, high-value coding training at scale demonstrates its continued commitment to its mission of making technical training accessible to everyone,” said Yigal Kerszenbaum, Founding Partner and Director. general of [email protected] “As part of Jobs for the Future (JFF), [email protected] pursues the same mission: to lead the transformation of the workforce and education systems to achieve equitable economic progress for all. Nucamp’s alignment with our own core purpose has positioned it as a natural candidate for our grant program. We are proud of our role in supporting Nucamp’s expansion and excited to partner with them in the development of Nucamp for Business as the next phase of the company’s mission-driven growth.
As the demand for technical knowledge increases, organizations that recognize IT skills as a business imperative and invest in coding training for their employees are more likely to realize returns, such as increased revenue and reduced turnover, with a more efficient workforce. ease. The benefits are plentiful in many types of jobs and industries. Technical knowledge improves collaboration between IT staff and non-engineers such as product managers, technical writers, and QA testers.
Sales teams can answer more technical questions without consulting a developer.
Marketers can improve SEO and deploy design changes to websites. Customer support can resolve more requests without calling a team of engineers who are often late. Employee training helps attract, develop and retain high-quality talent, reducing the need to hire expensive, short-term contractors who leave a knowledge gap at the end of their contract. The doubling of training and development also supports recruitment efforts, as internal mobility allows HR managers to fill open positions across the organization with less reliance on external hiring. Additionally, investing in professional development results in higher employee satisfaction, as they feel more valued.
“With the rapid changes in computing, it is critical for us to regularly identify new technical development resources to meet industry demands,” said Dennis Muller, president and co-founder of MicroTrain Technologies. “Nucamp for Business allows us to meet demand with additional offerings in our mission to help career changers get trained, certified and hired.”
Nucamp offers a variety of online courses, including a Web Development Fundamentals bootcamp that spans four weeks for $449, a Back End, SQL and DevOps with Python bootcamp that spans 16 weeks for $1,540, a Front End Web & Mobile Development bootcamp that spans 17 weeks for $1,540 and a Full Stack Web & Mobile Application Development bootcamp that spans 22 weeks for $1,940. Classes are part-time, online and structured with a week of guided, hands-on, self-paced study. This includes video lectures, online resources, auto-graded quizzes, and code challenges. The flexible schedule allows students to study when it suits them. On Saturday morning, the whole class attends a four-hour online workshop with a dedicated instructor. Then, students develop a hands-on coding project and submit it for grading.
With Nucamp for Business, employers can track the status of employees as they progress through the class.
A unique Nucamp for Business approach is to hire expert, part-time US-based instructors who work full-time in the industry, which means they are actively engaged in the technology they teach on an ongoing basis. . This ensures that instructors are better informed through their own real industry experience and stay up to date with the latest trends in their field. Nucamp limits class size to no more than 15 students. During the week, classroom collaboration is done through a dedicated Slack channel. Students also have access to the larger and very active Nucamp Slack community, which consists of former students and industry experts. Employees are grouped with other members of their organization and assigned a local instructor whenever possible. This facilitates collaboration between colleagues to help foster a feeling of “at home” while learning.
Employers with tech-savvy workforces remain competitive, productive and efficient in an ever-changing digital economy. Nucamp looks forward to bringing businesses and learning organizations all the benefits of Nucamp for Business and creating new partnerships to help prepare employers and employees for future success.
Nucamp: Mission-driven, Nucamp has been making affordable high-level coding instruction available to everyone since 2017. Nucamp offers the industry’s only truly affordable comprehensive 22-week web and mobile development coding bootcamp for less than $2,000. It offers a high-quality program using a unique hybrid evening and weekend format in small classes of no more than 15 students. Nucamp further sets its bootcamps apart by the talent and qualifications of its instructors, who teach part-time in addition to working full-time in the industry – bringing subject-specific expertise and front-line knowledge to the classroom. class to ensure that the course content is highly relevant. For more details, visit https://www.nucamp.co.
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