Quebec injects $ 151 million for IT jobs

Quebec injects $ 151M for IT jobs

MISE & Agrave; DAY

The Minister of Labor of the Legault government, Jean Boulet, announced Monday morning in Montreal three measures of $ 151 million to train and requalify more than 50,000 workers in information technology (IT) these five coming years. & nbsp;

“The increase in productivity, digitization, automation and the implementation of innovative technologies depend in large part on companies and workers in the field of information technology (IT),” said Jean Boulet, Minister of Labor, Employment and Social Solidarity, Minister of Immigration, Francization and Integration, by press release. & Nbsp;

“The needs are great, but it is with the mobilization of all the players concerned that we will be able to meet the challenge of growing this promising sector”, underlined Mélanie Bosc, Managing Director of TECHNOCompétences. & Nbsp;

Requalification

To achieve this, Quebec plans to extend the Program for the requalification and support in information and communications technologies (PRATIC) with a $ 60 million envelope. & nbsp;

We will also promote the short-term training program focusing on internships in professions prioritized by the Commission des Partenaires du marché du travail – information technology component (31 , $ 5 million). & Nbsp;

Finally, to boost human resources, Quebec will provide an additional $ 60 million in support to firms to train their workers and improve their human resources management and recruitment exterior. & nbsp;

* These investments nts are added to the $ 86.4 million already allocated to these programs, bringing the amounts invested to $ 237.9 million over five years.

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