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Code/IT Academy

Are you looking for a new career in an in-demand field, with higher wages, and growth potential? Code/IT Academy is a free upskilling program for new economy jobs in web development. Take a step toward a brighter future! There’s no cost and no risk. Invest just 10 weeks in Code/IT’s free training to start making a life change.

  • No cost 
  • No eligibility restrictions
  • All classes are in person at The Mill  (no virtual option)
  • Access to laptops provided to those in need
  • Preference is given to those without a college degree

Spring 2022 graduates celebrate!

Fall 2022 Session: AWS Cloud Practitioner

The fall 2022 session provides a detailed overview of cloud concepts, core services, security, architecture, pricing and support. You’ll gain an understanding of cloud computing concepts, independent of specific technical roles. This course is designed for participants who 1) are planning to take the AWS (Amazon Web Services) Cloud Practitioner exam and 2) have a basic understanding of IT services, such as networks, security, data storage, and their uses within an organization. All participants who meet attendance requirements will receive AWS Cloud Practitioner exam vouchers.

Class meets downtown at The Mill two nights each week, Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:30-7:00 pm. You should expect to spend an additional 8-10 hours a week outside of class studying and completing exercises. Jason Endris from Ivy Tech Bloomington will lead the classes.

You’ll also meet regularly one-on-one with career coaches from Ivy Tech’s Career Coaching and Employer Connections to ensure your success. Participants will receive a part-time membership at The Mill, giving you a gorgeous workspace with fast wifi and a friendly community to support and inspire you.

Get ready to expand your knowledge, hone your skills, and rock the AWS Cloud Practitioner exam! 

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September 25

applications closed 

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October 17

program kickoff

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hiring events

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December 14

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job placement support

SUMMER 2022 SESSION: WEB DEVELOPMENT

The summer 2022 program focuses on web development. No previous experience in web development or coding is needed. You’ll gain a basic understanding of essential web development skills and business practices and learn to build websites using HTML and CSS, following the principles of “mobile first” and responsive web design. (Not sure what that means? No worries, that’s what this class is for!)

Class meets downtown at The Mill two nights each week, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:45-7:15 pm. Ivy Tech Bloomington faculty lead the classes, and you’ll also meet regularly one-on-one with career coaches from Ivy Tech’s Career Coaching and Employer Connections to ensure your success. Participants will receive a part-time membership at The Mill, giving you a gorgeous workspace with fast wifi and a friendly community to support and inspire you.

Get a taste of a new career, acquire in-demand skills, and gain confidence in your ability to build a new future for yourself! 

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June 17

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July 11

program kickoff

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hiring events

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September 15

program end

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Partners

A partnership between Duke Energy, The Mill, Ivy Tech Bloomington, and the City of Bloomington, Code/IT Academy includes curriculum, career coaches, technical coaches, academic resources, and job placement support after the course.

Code/IT Academy is made possible by a generous grant from the Duke Energy Foundation. The Duke Energy Foundation’s Powerful Communities program makes strategic investments to build powerful communities where our natural resources thrive, students can excel and a talented workforce drives economic prosperity for all. The Foundation annually funds more than $30 million to communities throughout Duke Energy’s sevenstate service area.

For Employers

Code/IT Academy produces motivated graduates who are ready to work hard and change their lives. If you’re interested in helping grow our local talent pool in coding, IT, and tech, please reach out. Our employer partners work with us in a variety of ways, including holding mock interviews to build skills or holding real interviews to find talent. Add your contact information to our list to be notified of opportunities!

This is such a perfect example of another way that Bloomington is continuing to lead the way in the world, with the collaboration you’ve brought together, and the skill set that graduates have learned to become part of an emerging economy.

Blair Milo

Former Indiana Secretary for Career Connections and Talent