Register-Herald: CentralApp launches ‘learn to earn’ job training program

CentralApp, a West Virginia-based company, is offering job-seekers throughout southern West Virginia the chance to learn high-tech skills — and get paid while doing it.

CentralApp is looking for candidates for apprenticeships that will teach participants to develop applications within Salesforce, a global business platform.

The eight-month career training program will allow workers to develop computer coding skills and earn certifications needed for employment in the rapidly expanding tech industry.

“We believe Appalachia is fertile ground for growing the digital development industry in the United States,” Patrick Farrell, co-founder of CentralApp, said.

“We have talented people who are ready to work, and the old obstacles of location and geography don’t apply for digital jobs,” Farrell added.

Weekly stipends are available for highly qualified candidates participating in the training, and CentralApp plans to offer job opportunities to workers who earn certifications through the program.

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