Bacolod City - CodersGuild.NET Inc. (CGN) and Negros Occidental Language & Information Technology Center (NOLITC) have successfully made another milestone as they celebrate the achievements of 29 students that make up SDTP-NOLITC's Batch 1, during the SDTP graduation ceremony last August 19, 2019 held at the NOLITC campus.
The Software Development Training Program (SDTP) is a 7-month intensive training course that produces entry-level programmers who are in-demand by the Philippine software industry. The SDTP in Bacolod city is a partnership between CGN and NOLITC.
SERVIO Technologies, a Filipino investment and holding company specializing in the development and distribution of software technology products for business, already hired 16 out of the 29 SDTP graduates whom will start working on various projects starting September 2019.
Furthermore, 100 SDTP graduates are expected to be employed by XRM Philippines and SERVIO Technologies by the end of 2020 according to CGN Founder, Mr. Joey Gurango. Both firms will soon set up business in Bacolod city.
The event also recognized 17 Batch 2 students who successfully finished their SDTP Level 1 training and already started Level 2 training last August 14, 2019.
Application for SDTP-NOLITC's Batch 3 is now on-going. The newest batch will start the Level 1 training on September 2, 2019.
Among the honorable guests who joined in congratulating the graduates are Executive Assistant to the Governor Charina Magallanes-Tan, Board Member Agustin Ernesto Bascon of the 5th District and Chairman of the Committee of Education, CGN Founder Joey Gurango, and Ma. Cristina Orbecido, NOLITC's Vocational School Administrator.
Through the SDTP initiative, we are moving a step closer towards making the Philippines a nation of programmers. And Negros Occidental may soon become the first province of programmers in the country.