One of the leading tech training providers is coming to Tampa to support the boom in economic tech growth. Ironhack is a globally ranked tech school that offers intensive courses in Web Development, UX/UI Design and Data Analytics for career changers and enterprise training. Ironhack’s new learning concept: “Hybrid Campus” partners with DeskPass to offer in person collaboration while taking Remote-live classes online. This means students can come together and network with each other at co-working spaces throughout Tampa. One of Ironhack’s financing partners, Climb Credit, is supporting the launch with five (5) individual $1,000 scholarships —the first offering of multiple quarterly scholarship awards which will total $20,000 throughout 2022. The scholarships aim to enable career changers without prior technical knowledge to start a career in tech.
As Tampa becomes the next tech hub, affordable and accessible tech education is key to the future workforce development. By training in the most in-demand tech fields, Ironhack is committed to the growth and economic development to address the current talent gap and support the influx of companies relocating. Ironhack’s courses have helped over 10,000 students globally change careers and learn high paying tech skills. There is no tech background required to join Ironhack. Applications for hybrid campus are open and enrolling for cohorts as early as March 22nd. Interested candidates can start applying here : https://www.ironhack.com/en/tampa
“Miami was our first US campus in 2017, with its success, it’s clear that we can continue supporting other major markets to increase the tech talent. The future of the workforce is Hybrid. Structuring our cohorts for flexibility, supports career changers of all types, like those with constraints in commuting, child-care and illness. Hybrid allows students to get the best of both worlds and replicate the modern workforce” – Lisa Nuessle, Sr Growth Lead of America
Ironhack, a coding bootcamp headquartered in Miami with campuses throughout Europe and Latin America, is paving the way for the coding industry to fill the industry’s employment gap. In January of 2021, Ironhack secured $20 million in a Series B round led by Lumos Capital, with participation from Endeavor’s Catalyst Fund, as well as existing investors including Brighteye and Creas to expand Ironhack’s remote programs and enterprise training. Since then, it has launched and grown remote and hybrid programs in Dusseldorf and London as well as enterprise and scholarship programs with Santander, Uber, OfferUp and Sanitas.
Ironhack’s educational programs provide students with the technical training and industry introductions they need to be employable after graduation.
Every student gets access to the most in-demand digital skills through live and hands-on training and can build the foundation to transform their career and become a developer, a UX/UI designer or a data analyst regardless of their previous experience.
Adam Lopez is an Ironhack grad now working in Tampa as a Developer.
“I have had wonderful success since completing Ironhack’s bootcamp in 2015. It put me and my family at a point I could have never dreamed of working as a retail manager for Publix. Switching careers was one of the best things I could have done in my professional career. I have Ironhack and all the developers I’ve learned from my cohort to thank.”
Ironhack’s intensive career services provide students with the tools and training to get hired in tech. Students are given a career coach to cover everything from resume writing, interview prep, networking, etc. With over 600 hiring partners world-wide, Ironhack connect’s graduates with hiring companies in the local ecosystem helping to get their tech job. Ironhack has graduated more than 10,000 students and many of its graduates now have careers at Fortune 500 companies like PWC, Meta, JP Morgan Chase, Amex, and more. Of their US graduates, 34 percent are women, and 62 percent identify as Black or Hispanic.
You can find more information here regarding enrolling, events and scholarship info for those considering a career in tech: https://www.ironhack.com/en/tampa
About Ironhack : Ironhack is one of the top-ranked global Tech Schools offering 9-weeks full time and 24 week part time intensive & immersive courses in Web Development, UX/UI Design and Data Analytics and with campuses located in Madrid, Barcelona, Miami, Paris, Mexico, Berlin, Amsterdam, Sao Paulo,Tampa, Dusseldorf, London and Lisbon. Since 2013, Ironhack has graduated over +10,000 students who are building their careers in companies like Meta, American Express and PWC. Follow us on Instagram and MeetUp