Herald-Dispatch: CentralApp launches job training program

September 15, 2017

HUNTINGTON – 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 says it’s looking for candidates for apprenticeships that will teach participants to develop applications within Salesforce, a digital 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, according to Patrick Farrell, co-founder of CentralApp.

“We believe Appalachia is fertile ground for growing the digital development industry in the United States,” Farrell said. “We have talented people who are ready to work – and the old obstacles of location and geography don’t apply for digital jobs.”

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