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The IT Skills Management Company
Almost every week there are stories in the press about the lack of skills and poor training for young people in this country with headlines like these:
‘Young People 'Lack Skills Needed For Jobs' – Sky News, 4 March 2011
‘Give schoolchildren lessons in 'job skills', says head’ – Telegraph, 11 March 2011
‘School-leavers lack skills, say UK businesses’ – LearnDirect
The IT Skills Management Company (IT Skillsman) was formed by a group of professionals who could see the importance of appropriate IT training provided by training organisations of the correct quality and standard. For this reason, IT Skillsman is partnering with a number of organisations to work on IT Apprenticeships, IT Academies and IT Training.
IT Skills Management is working with Microsoft, e-skills UK, National Apprenticeship Service and a select number of training providers to increase the skills of young people and so give them a better opportunity to get employment. For more information look at details on the Microsoft Apprenticeship Programme page.
If employers want staff to have the right skills then it is paramount that the training providers have the correct standards and quality to provide this training. Microsoft echoes this view which is why it provides vast resources to training providers. IT Skillsman has been asked by Microsoft to support IT Academies. If you are a training provider you get more information on the Microsoft IT Academies Programme page.