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More than 40,000 people have taken the free eight-week computer training course launched as part of the economic protection action plan.
Some 1,076 people also participated in programming training based on the course, State Secretary GyÃ¶rgy LÃ¡szlÃ³ of the Ministry of Innovation and Technology told a press conference in Budapest, according to profitline. hu. More than 1,000 people have thus been converted into programmers.
LÃ¡szlÃ³ added that 97% of students who studied programming passed the exam and three-quarters of them were already in the workforce. Among those who retrain are salespeople, lawyers, interpreters, couriers and teachers.
The average age of the students was 39, which LÃ¡szlÃ³ says means it’s never too late to learn a new trade.
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