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Industry Accredited Degrees in a Class of their Own

With increasing pressure on universities to show return on investment from degree courses, understanding value to students has never been more important. The latest independent analysis of Higher Education statistics provides a clear answer: industry-accredited degrees improve results and lead to higher pay. Graduates of employer-backed Tech Industry Gold degrees outperform computing overall and almost …

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12-week Software Engineering Bootcamp from Bright Network Technology Academy receives Tech Industry Gold accreditation

We’re excited to announce that the 12 week Software Engineering Bootcamp from Bright Network Technology Academy has been accredited as Tech Industry Gold. This is an end-to-end structured training programme that will take learners from technologically curious to a Full Stack Software Engineer. Bright Network have invested heavily in ensuring this is a market-leading training …

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TechSkills appoints Lorna Willis as new CEO

TechSkills today announced the appointment of Lorna Willis as its new Chief Executive Officer. Lorna will replace Julian David who has been acting as Interim CEO since the departure of TechSkills’ previous CEO, Kelly Nicholls. TechSkills, a subsidiary of the trade association techUK, is delighted to announce their new CEO, Lorna Willis. TechSkills is a …

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Olli Myers, Wimbledon Summer Placement Winner 2023

Every year TechSkills partners with IBM to offer one Tech Industry Gold degree student an exclusive Summer Placement at Wimbledon. IBM is responsible for supplying specific IT services prior to, and during, The Wimbledon Championships. This placement gives one student the incredible opportunity to work as part of their team and deliver one of the …

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High-quality & worthwhile should be the tenets of university degrees say TechSkills & techUK

To ensure that university leads to good employment outcome, we need to ensure that courses are developed and delivered with a clear focus on job-readiness and creating an aptitude for learning. The government has committed to “cracking down on rip-off universities degrees”. Figures from the Office for Students show that nearly three in ten graduates do not …

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Global Knowledge Apprenticeships become first provider of Tech Industry Gold accredited Level 3 apprenticeship

Top 10 ranked Apprenticeship training provider becomes the first to achieve Tech Industry Gold accreditation for the Level 3 Information Communication Technician Apprenticeship Standard, recognising high quality delivery of a vital digital skills development pathway. TechSkills is pleased to announce that Global Knowledge Apprenticeships, a leading provider of IT/Digital Apprenticeship training, has achieved Tech Industry …

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New FDM Training Programmes get Tech Industry Gold accreditation

We’re excited to announce two new Tech Industry Gold accredited programmes from FDM Group – the Return to Work Solutions Delivery Programme and the Ex-Forces Career Programme. The FDM Returners Programme offers the opportunity to step back into a rewarding and successful career. Whether it has been 1 year or 20 years, this Programme is …

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IBM and Tech Industry Gold Wimbledon Summer Placement 2023

  IBM and TechSkills are excited to announce this exclusive opportunity for one first year Tech Industry Gold degree student. IBM is the official Information Technology Supplier and Consultant to the All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) and is responsible for supplying specific IT services prior to, and during, The Wimbledon Championships.  IBM has a …

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Tech Industry Gold techUK Partner Benefits for Degree Course Directors

We are excited to announce that Tech Industry Gold Degree Course Directors are eligible for our TIG techUK Partner Benefits for the remainder of the 22/23 academic year. This includes a series of events, webinars, talks and online meetings that allow you to: ✔️ Gain access to leading edge employers in the tech sector, sharing …

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