MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New Horizons South Florida, TechLaunch @Florida Vocational Institute and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami join forces to increase the level of awareness and skills in IT by giving Miami high school students the opportunity to learn Coding, Networking, and practice in a Technology Lab – funded by CareerSource South Florida and the TechHire.Miami initiative. The program is free for all qualified students and designed to serve low-income and minority youth.
The Tech Bootcamp is designed to expose students to different career paths and opportunities in the tech industry. “It’s a tech world, and we need to equip our youth with hands-on learning and educate them on how technology is relevant to succeed in future jobs,” said Arnie Girnun co-chair of TechHire.Miami and President of New Horizons South Florida and TechLaunch @Florida Vocational Institute.
The skills in the field of Information Technology are quickly becoming requirements for more and more careers, while demand for highly skilled tech professionals is on the rise. Starting here in Miami, this initiative will help students live up to their full potential, while developing their digital skills and pointing the way to the possibilities available.
About Florida Vocational Institute (FVI)
Florida Vocational Institute’s mission is to empower students through education to start achieving their dream jobs in information technology and healthcare in less than a year. FVI achieves this mission through a passionate experienced team all focused on helping our clients achieve success. FVI is the first IT Coding bootcamp in Florida that is approved by the US Department of Education for Federal Financial Aid. For more information please visit www.fvi.edu.
About New Horizons South Florida
Established in 1997, New Horizons South Florida is the leading provider of IT, Desktop Applications, Project Management and Business Skills training courses for businesses and individuals with locations in Miami, Plantation, West Palm Beach and the Caribbean. As a learning solutions provider for many of the industry's top vendors, such as Microsoft, VMware and Cisco, New Horizons South Florida offers the latest authorized classes delivered by certified instructors to keep businesses and individuals on the cutting edge of information technology. For more information, visit our website at www.nhflorida.com.