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‘Deployment to employment’ job magnificent coming to Angus legion

Main aim is to harness talents and experiences of veterans who’ve served their country and divulge them for second careers; Native discontinuance scheduled for Oct. 22

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CODING FOR VETERANS

The Coding For Veterans Career Caravan will open its mission to bring our troops from “deployment to employment,” even within the face of COVID-19, with a first discontinuance at Denison Armoury (formerly CFB Downsview) on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020.

The major aim is to harness the abilities and experiences of veterans who’ve served our country and divulge them for second careers as tool and cyber-security mavens at salaries straight away drawing strategy $100,000 yearly.

It’s estimated 182,000 professional tool and cyber-security positions will straggle unfilled within the next couple of years.

The Caravan is COVID-19 compliant, which methodology veterans shall be ready to safe significant profession advice in individual, socially distanced whereas following security protocols dilemma out by public wisely being.

“They served us all with dedication and sacrifice all over their navy profession and now we are providing them an opportunity to aid comprise the pressing talents shortage within the IT sector, which is inflicting a predominant high-tail on the Canadian financial system,” says Jeff Musson, Coding For Veterans CEO.

Coding For Veterans is an intensive eight-month course supplied in partnership with the College of Ottawa that presents the graduating navy veterans with job-ready training and certification.

“We’re providing the navy veterans with the tools required for a profession in IT,” says CFV executive director Pat Shaw. “Now we fetch tech companies, defence contractors and executive companies drawn to filling their expertise requirements with graduates from our program, whereas on the same time, our program presents navy veterans with a stable profession whereby to be triumphant in stable, long-term employment.”

Yearly, roughly 7,000 ladies and men folk leave the Canadian Forces. They’re assuredly perceived as simplest having the educational for security work or policing. Nonetheless CFV has performed wide analysis to resolve that our navy personnel are especially suited to tool and cyber security work.

COVID-19 restrictions fetch all nonetheless halted the life like job gala’s people leaving the navy rely on to aid them transition into civilian lifestyles and receive appropriate sort-paying jobs.

Coding For Veterans fills that hole, and presents broad return for candidates who circulation the onboarding overview job and graduate from the program, which is delivered 100 per cent on-line.

The Coding For Veterans tour will discontinuance at most major navy installations and training centres in Ontario before Remembrance Day 2020 — when this would possibly perchance well per chance additionally deploy in our nation’s capital for the special ceremonies on Nov. 11.

TOUR DATES:

Oct. 21, TORONTO – Denison Armoury, Protection force Family Resource Centre (faded CFB Downsview), 5 Yukon Lane, North York, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Oct. 22, CFB BORDEN (up so a long way set) – Royal Canadian Legion Hall 499, 15 Fraser St., Angus, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Oct. 23, NORTH BAY (up so a long way set) – Royal Canadian Legion Hall 599, 30 Legion Dr., North Bay, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Week of Oct. 26-30 


PETAWAWA – CFB Petawawa


KINGSTON/TRENTON – CFB Kingston, CFB Trenton, RMC

Week of Nov. 2-6


SOUTHWESTERN ONTARIO – Hamilton, London, Windsor

Week of Nov. 9-13


EASTERN ONTARIO/OTTAWA – Nov. 9, 10 and 11


OTTAWA Nov. 9 and 10 HMCS BYTOWN Officers’ Mess

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