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40,000 complete 8-week computer refresher courses

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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 György László 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.

László 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 László says means it’s never too late to learn a new trade.


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